While a lot has gone wrong during their current slide for the New York Yankees,

the defense turned into a big issue in Tuesday's game against the New York Mets.

Because there was no physical mistake. Rather, 

it was a huge mental mistake by second baseman Gleber Torres.

The Mets fell 2-1 in the sixth inning. But with Pete Alonso at first base,

Jeff McNeil hit a ball into the right-center field gap.

It seemed certain that Alonso would score the tying run.

Due to a major mistake by Torres, things went very well for the Mets.

McNeil initially finished third, with Torres moving to second to try to take out McNeil.

It also opened the door for Alonso to score an uncontested tying run.