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Steamin’ Deal: Mets Tie Some Subway Series Ticket Prices To Gametime Temp

Fans try to beat the heat at Citi Field (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Fans try to beat the heat at Citi Field (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) – Talk about a hot deal for the Subway Series.

As part of a summer promotion, the Mets tied the ticket price for some top seats this weekend against the Yankees to the gametime temperature Wednesday night.

With heat advisories posted in the city, it was 94 degrees when the Mets started against Baltimore, and that meant a nice savings for fans.

It will now be $94 for left-field reserved seats at Citi Field on Friday night, down from the usual $115. It also will be $94 for field boxes Sunday night, cut from the regular $136. The team began selling tickets at the discounted prices right away, and said quantities were limited.

The Amazin’s will surely be out to make a statement after the Yankees swept the first three games of the Subway Series earlier this month.

“It’s a challenge,” manager Terry Collins said after Wednesday’s 4-3 win over the Orioles. “Last weekend when we were there, we let one get away for sure. They’re playing great. … Our guys are going to have to step up.”

Just don’t expect the ball to fly out of Citi Field like it did Wednesday in the Bronx, when the Yankees and Braves combined for nine home runs.

“Yankee Stadium is a great place for their team and for the fans,” said Collins. “There’s a lot of home runs hit. They can hit them out of here, too. It’s just not quite as easy as it is over there.”

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