After Subway Series sweep, Yankees tell Mets to 'bend the knee'

As noted in our nightly recap, the Yankees on Thursday edged the Mets, thanks in part to another big night from Gary Sanchez. With that win, the Yankees swept the Subway Series for 2017. That's the first time the Pinstripers have swept their crosstown rivals in a season series since 2003. 

To mark such a momentous occasion, the Yankees decided to bust out a "Game of Thrones" meme on social media. Please regard ... 

Ouch. OK, every game was pretty close, but, yeah, a sweep's a sweep, especially among rivals. Steven Matz, your thoughts?

Well, go on, Mets. Bend the knee. For the good of the kingdom.

CBS Sports Writer

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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