- Adam Rubin, ESPNNewYork.com
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NEW YORK -- You can’t win them all. But did it really have to end in the Subway Series?
Jacob deGrom surrendered three homers, including a pair of long balls to Mark Teixeira, and the New York Mets’ franchise-record-matching winning streak ended at 11 games with a 6-1 loss to the New York Yankees in the Bronx.
The Mets still own the best record in the majors at 13-4.
DeGrom lost a career-high 18 1/3-inning scoreless streak when he surrendered a first-inning two-run homer to Teixeira, which landed in the hitter-friendly right-field stands at Yankee Stadium. Jacoby Ellsbury and Teixeira went deep to the same section of the ballpark in a four-run third inning as the Yankees grabbed a 6-0 lead.
DeGrom, facing a lineup with eight lefty batters or switch hitters, retired the final eight batters he faced. He surrendered six runs on eight hits and two walks in five innings.
The six runs allowed matched a career high. He also allowed that total against the St. Louis Cardinals in 4 1/3 innings at Busch Stadium on June 16, 2014.
DeGrom had allowed three homers in a game only one other time in his career. That came in his second career start, against the Los Angeles Dodgers last May 21. He had never given up more than one homer in any other start.
DeGrom’s ERA climbed from 0.93 to 2.96.
The Mets’ now-halted 11-game winning streak tied the franchise record. It also was accomplished by the 1969, ’72, ’86 and ’90 clubs.
Tossed: Jonathon Niese was ejected in the top of the sixth inning for chirping at plate umpire Doug Eddings.
Debutant: Hansel Robles made his major league debut in the seventh inning. With the Mets trailing 6-1, Robles inherited two runners from Sean Gilmartin with none out after an error by second baseman Daniel Murphy.
Alex Rodriguez, the first major league batter faced by Robles, produced an infield single to load the bases. Robles then escaped, retiring Teixeira on a foul pop out, then striking out Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran.
The Mets' 11=game winning streak ended at the hands of the Yankees and Mark Teixeira.