The Mets are already practicing their World Series celebration during spring training

The Mets are already practicing their World Series celebration during spring training

Confidence and visualization can go a long way.

The Mets last appeared in a World Series in 2015, last won one a World Series in 1986 and have generally been considered one of the most snakebitten baseball teams in recent memory. 

Well, they’re celebrating like it’s ’86 again β€” only way, way earlier. In videos posted on Wednesday, the Mets were practicing defense and their World Series celebration after securing the final out.

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Mets manager Luis Rojas explained that the goal of the simulated contest was to complete 27 outs without making an error, a task which Mets players took seriously.

There’s plenty of cause for optimism for New York, with a new boss in town and the Mets swinging a big-time trade for Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco over the winter.

Carrasco is currently on the shelf with a minor elbow issue, but hopefully he’ll be back in time for the next Mets practice celebration.