New York City FC has finalized contingency plans for the MLS Cup playoffs, securing dates at Citi Field if there is a conflict with the New York Yankees.
Those plans don't include a scenario if NYCFC reaches the MLS Cup final.
By securing the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, NYCFC will have a first-round bye, meaning it will not host a playoff game until Oct. 23, when the MLS playoffs will reach the conference semifinal stage.
If the Yankees are eliminated prior to the American League Championship...