Mets offer free tickets for Friday night

After a 68-minute rain delay interrupted Thursday night's game after two innings of play, the Mets are offering ticket-holders for Thursday night's game free tickets to Friday night's game against the Padres.

Here's the full press release:

FLUSHING, N.Y., May 24, 2012 -- In appreciation for fans waiting out tonight’s rain delay, the New York Mets have announced that tickets from tonight’s game against the Padres (marked “Thursday, May 24 -- Game 21”) can be redeemed tomorrow for complimentary tickets to tomorrow’s 7:10 p.m. game against San Diego at Citi Field. This includes paid, complimentary and tickets marked “NO RAIN CHECK.”

The first 25,000 fans in attendance will receive a Mets Cap Presented by Parts Authority.

Tickets can be exchanged in person starting tomorrow at the Citi Field Advance Ticket Windows or two hours prior to game time at the Day of Game Ticket Sales Windows located next to the Jackie Robinson Rotunda and the Left Field Gate.

Complimentary tickets will be available in the Baseline Box, Right/Left Field Reserved, Caesars Box, and Promenade Reserved, subject to availability.

Tickets can only be exchanged for tomorrow night’s game.

For complete information, please visit Mets.com or call (718) 507-TIXX.