Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/13/12
As someone who takes great pride in running a Mets fansite, I must admit that occasionally I am repulsed by the behavior of some of those who call themselves Mets fans. Among our incredible fanbase, lurk many who occupy the lowest depths of depravity and are a pariah among us. You may have wondered what Keith Hernandez and Gary Cohen were referring to during last night’s broadcast when out of the blue Hernandez said how disgusted he was with Twitter and wondered why any player would want anything to do with it. What Hernandez was referring to was perfectly captured in a post by MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo who relayed the behavior of some Mets fans who decided to to send death threats and other obscenity-laden messages to Mets reliever Jon Rauch after he allowed Russell Martin’s walk-off home run on Sunday. Rauch was bombarded with tweets telling him to kill himself, hang himself, choke to death, and just about the worst things you could possibly imagine. It was a terrible scene watching these
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