Joe D

I'm a lifelong Mets fan who loves writing and talking about the Amazins' 24/7. From the Miracle in 1969 to the magic of 1986, and even the near misses in '73, '00 and '15, I've experienced it all - the highs and the lows. I started Mets Merized Online in 2005 to feed my addiction and interact with other passionate Met fans like you. Follow me on Twitter @metsmerized.

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Syndergaard Among The Game’s Top Pitchers, Is A Multi-Year Deal in the Works?

An article by posted on 03/01/2017 0 Comments
Syndergaard Among The Game’s Top Pitchers, Is A Multi-Year Deal in the Works?

ESPN.com’s Buster Olney ranked the Top 10 MLB Starting Pitchers in his latest ESPN Insider article this morning, and you know damn well I immediately checked to see if our own Noah Syndergaard was on his list. He was. Syndergaard was ranked at the No. 6 spot behind Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, Madison Bumgarner, Chris […]

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A Very Happy New Year From MMO

An article by posted on 01/01/2017 0 Comments
A Very Happy New Year From MMO

Hello Everyone and a Very Healthy and Happy New Year to you all in 2017. Thank you so much for what was another remarkable year of growth and expansion for MMO. It’s because of you that MMO has become the single most active Mets online community there is. A community so rich in opinions and […]

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Addison Reed Was One Of Our Top Performers In 2016

An article by posted on 31/12/2016 0 Comments
Addison Reed Was One Of Our Top Performers In 2016

When we look back on the 2016 season, one player we won’t soon forget is right-handed reliever Addison Reed. Only just turning 28 three days ago, Reed was one of the top setup men in all of baseball last season and he delivered one of the best seasons for a reliever in Mets franchise history. […]

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Join Nelson Figueroa For Annual Charity Bowl on January 16

An article by posted on 31/12/2016 0 Comments
Join Nelson Figueroa For Annual Charity Bowl on January 16

Join former Mets pitcher and current SNY analyst Nelson Figueroa for his annual charity bowling event at Lucky Strike in Manhattan on January 16. Enjoy an evening of bowling and mingling with Figgy and guests to help raise funds for Chai Lifeline (ChaiLifeline.org). In addition to a fun night of bowling, there will be a […]

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Original Met Chris Cannizzaro Dies At 78

An article by posted on 30/12/2016 0 Comments
Original Met Chris Cannizzaro Dies At 78

Chris Cannizzaro, an original member of the 1962 New York Mets, passed away at the age of 78, the San Diego Padres announced on Friday. Cannizzaro was suffering from lung cancer and lost his battle on Thursday. A defensive minded catcher, Cannizzaro was selected from the St. Louis Cardinals in the 1961 expansion draft and […]

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Featured Post: Hoping That Tomas Nido Gets The Amed Rosario Treatment

An article by posted on 28/12/2016 0 Comments
Featured Post: Hoping That Tomas Nido Gets The Amed Rosario Treatment

According to what a source told Marc Carig of Newsday, three Mets prospects whose names were kicked around at the Winter Meetings included 2011 first rounder – outfielder Brandon Nimmo, 2012 first rounder – catcher Kevin Plawecki, and currently the team’s top catching prospect Tomas Nido. Carig believes those prospects could come into play as the […]

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Mets Among Teams Scouting Righty Reliever Jose Arredondo

An article by posted on 27/12/2016 0 Comments
Mets Among Teams Scouting Righty Reliever Jose Arredondo

The Mets are among teams scouting free-agent RHP Jose Arredondo, who is currently pitching for Bravos de Margarita in the Venezuela winter league. “I want major league scouts to focus on the training I’ve done and how I’m trying to get back in major league form,” Arredondo told the Daily News from Venezuela, where he’s currently pitching […]

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Manfred: Alderson Has Done A Phenomenal Job Rebuilding The Mets

An article by posted on 27/12/2016 0 Comments
Manfred: Alderson Has Done A Phenomenal Job Rebuilding The Mets

In an exclusive interview, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred spoke with Daily News columnist John Harper, and also spoke candidly about the Mets GM. Asked whether he thought New York has become a Mets town as opposed to a Yankees one, Manfred offered some high praise for the Mets and Sandy Alderson in particular. “I think […]

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Merry Christmas From All Of Us At MMO!

An article by posted on 25/12/2016 0 Comments
Merry Christmas From All Of Us At MMO!

Whether you write for MMO, engage in the comments, submit an occasional Fan Shot, or just come over to read our articles and the threads, this site wouldn’t be what it is without all of your tremendous and active participation. Thank you so much for your support. I’d like to wish all of you a very […]

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MMO’s Annual Mets Themed Christmas Carols

An article by posted on 24/12/2016 0 Comments
MMO’s Annual Mets Themed Christmas Carols

About six years ago we started writing Mets themed Christmas carols which my buddy and MMO contributor John Bernhardt would then perform and sing on his weekly radio show. Sometimes we’d make a contest out of it and over the years you guys came up with some really great entries. I always found it to […]

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