You can watch the Mets-Phillies game on Wednesday, but not on broadcast or cable TV.
The game, scheduled for 1:10 p.m. will be the first of 25 major league games to be shown only on Facebook. Since all the Facebook games this season are on weekday afternoons, the target audience may be largely people shirking at work.
Facebook is said to have paid about $30 million for the games.
MLB Network announcers will call the game, which can be found on the MLB Live page on Facebook.
Posted at the top of the page in the hours before the game was: “Live baseball on Facebook. Does it get any better than that?”
Not everyone agreed: