Video: Mets Celebrate Catching Final out of Spring Training Drill

Rob Goldberg@TheRobGoldbergFeatured ColumnistMarch 10, 2021

New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo, left, celebrates with Pete Alonso after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, March 4, 2021, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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Though nothing in MLB spring training counts toward a World Series, you can't stop teams from celebrating like it does.

The New York Mets put this method to the test Wednesday with a celebration that resembled the final out of a title run:

Deesha @DeeshaThosar

🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨 Mets are celebrating catching the final out of Game 7 World Series. You’ll want the sound all the way up for this one. https://t.co/0GGYrHLBsU

Manager Luis Rojas later explained this was part of a defensive drill where the players had to make 27 straight outs without an error, per Deesha Thosar of the New York Daily News.

The Mets still got a chance to act like they won it all before the regular season even begins next month. Considering the franchise last won a World Series in 1986 before much of the roster was born, the celebration is likely a new feeling for most of the players.

New York does have high expectations, entering 2021 with the fifth-best odds to win a title at 10-1, per DraftKings.

We can see in October if the preparation worked out for Rojas and the Mets.


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