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Aug 17th, 2011

ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA NIGHT AT CITI FIELD.

Call me cynical, but it’s hard for me to read about this and not think, “We just don’t have enough group sales to fill those crappy Big Apple seats so we’ll cave and do one of those social media nights that the kids are into these days.” For $41: Seating in the exclusive Big Apple Reserved section $18 food and beverage credit [so essentially your ticket is $23, which is about what the Big Apple seats are worth in my opinion] “Connect” T-Shirt and name tag sticker [Generic MLB shirt with Mets branding] Automatically eligible for in-game Twitter giveaways during each inning I hate the Big Apple seats and find them to be very, very overpriced, even with a $18 food and beverage credit (because they only do that because they hope that most people won’t use all $18 of theirs) and the rest of me says, “NO ONE ON AT&T WILL HAVE SIGNAL ANYWAY.” Let’s take a look at what other teams are doing for Social Media Night.… [more]

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Apr 20th, 2011

NEW MEDIA AND METS FANS.

This headline – from the Daily News – is causing a lot of outrage today. It’s causing fans to be angry and either harass Martino – known as @surfingthemets on Twitter – or to post collective grar at him. Who does he think he is! How dare he! What a douchebag! I myself stopped following Mr. Martino after a tweet during spring training in which he referenced “Future Yankee Jose Reyes” (and in the interests of full disclosure, I probably hurled some grar at him before I did). The problem is: Martino’s story isn’t a bad story. It’s accurate.… [more]