First of all, I love what Michael Baron is doing over at Just Mets, so be sure to click through and read his article on this. But first…
“Today we looked a little tired for me,” manager Terry Collins explained after the Mets dropped their second game in a row to the Red Sox on Saturday. “The back-to-back extra-inning games, the 3 o’clock in the morning getting back from Philly,
I don’t want to hear it.
Fine they got in at 3am. You’re home at your house at 4:30am. You stir and don’t go to bed until 5:30.
You get a nice 8 hours sleep, get up at 1:30, shower, shave and you’re at Citi Field by 3pm. You play some baseball, go home after the game, go to bed, and then you play Saturday at 4pm. Don’t go blaming Philly on these losses. Make some pitches.
What’s amazing is that I hear other baseball teams have to travel as well. Sometimes they play extra inning games!