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Daniel Hudson does impromptu AMA on Twitter

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Last night, the team was flying from Texas to New York, getting ready for this weekend's series against the Mets. Someone was making full use of the plane wifi...

Of course, there was always the better half, with an alternative, probably more sensible suggestion...

Of course, like all us married men, Hudson ignored his wife's advice, and opted instead to open the doors to the Twitterverse.

For all its undeniable negatives e.g. speed over accuracy with regard to news, the potential for harassment, this is why Twitter can be great for sports fans. How often do you get the chance to interact directly with your favorite players, with no agents or official media in the way? And this was not part of any pre-arranged "social media" promotion: it was just Huddy, on the spur of the moment, because he had nothing to do. It's the kind of thing unimaginable just a few years ago, and I think it's awesome. Hudson kept his word and diligently tweeted his way across country: here are just a few of the questions and answers, from the serious to the mundane. Get a coffee...