NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The World Series-bound Mets will hold a full-scale practice at Citi Field Saturday.
It will be six days from the time the Mets advanced to the World Series to the start of Game 1, WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported.READ MORE: Gas Eyed As Cause Of House Explosion That Killed 1 Woman, Injured 8 Others In The Bronx
The downtime is less than ideal, but Mets Manager Terry Collins isn’t making a big deal out of it.
“Nothing you can do about it,” he said.
Collins said if the players do their work and focus, they’ll be fine.READ MORE: NYPD Officer Released From Hospital After Being Shot In The Bronx
“No matter how hard you try, pipe in loud noise, try to have a simulated games,” Collins said it doesn’t matter.
This is where leadership comes in, like from team veteran Michael Cuddyer.
“Here’s a guy, we paid a lot of money to come here to be an every day player and right now he’s not and all he cares about is winning,” Collins said.MORE NEWS: New York AG: Trump Organization Misled Banks And Tax Officials
Game 1 in the World Series will take place Tuesday in Missouri against the Kansas City Royals.