for $19 less than the price on the ticket, i sat in lower box 113, row 29, purchased from a season ticket holder who decided to use his corporate seats instead. i just so happened to be at the right place at the right time. and those seats got me in the right place for seeing exactly what i hoped to see.
after benitez walked jose reyes, two giants fans in front of me got up, turned around and proceeded to leave while saying, "yep, i've seen this crap before".
a game-winning david wright double later, and they couldn't be any more correct.
thank you, lord, that #49 is now wearing the other team's jersey.
here's my seats for the meltdown: