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 and '00, 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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Happy Labor Day From MMO!

An article by posted on September 3, 2012 0 Comments
Happy Labor Day From MMO!

As we close out this Labor Day Weekend with friends and family, I just wanted to say a few things… First and foremost, I want to say thank you to all of our brave servicemen and servicewomen who are still defending freedom here at home and overseas in every corner throughout the world. Thank you […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview With Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on September 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview With Brandon Nimmo

In case you missed it on Friday, enjoy this exclusive interview with Brandon Nimmo… Our Minor League Editor Pete Shapiro, hooked up with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post and together they had a great interview with Mets 2011 first rounder Brandon Nimmo on Wednesday at the Hudson Valley before the Cyclones game. If […]

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Yesterday Was Kind Of A Bad Day… And Then This Happened!

An article by posted on September 2, 2012 0 Comments
Yesterday Was Kind Of A Bad Day… And Then This Happened!

Saturday was one of those days for me when very little if anything went right, you know what I mean? Things were looking a little better when I discovered  a new trendy restaurant and ordered this amazing dinner of Korean braised short ribs topped with caramelized onions and served with chipotle mashed potatoes and honey […]

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Credit Ozzie Guillen With An Assist In Amazins’ 5-3 Comeback Win!

An article by posted on September 2, 2012 0 Comments
Credit Ozzie Guillen With An Assist In Amazins’ 5-3 Comeback Win!

Wow, what a game! The Mets combined a solid start by Jeremy Hefner with a huge ninth inning rally and a clutch save by Frank Francisco to stun the Miami Marlins by a score of 5-3 on Saturday night. After Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen pulled his ace Josh Johnson while in the midst of a […]

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The Ike Man Has Been Pure Chaos This Season

An article by posted on September 1, 2012 0 Comments
The Ike Man Has Been Pure Chaos This Season

Ike Davis extended his career-high in home runs when he belted 25th homer of the season last night – a two run blast that soared deep into the Miami night and put the Mets up 3-0. Davis now leads the National League with 18 home runs on the road. His 25 home runs are the sixth-most […]

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Why Shouldn’t Shoppach Be The Mets’ Regular Catcher For Remainder Of Season?

An article by posted on September 1, 2012 0 Comments
Why Shouldn’t Shoppach Be The Mets’ Regular Catcher For Remainder Of Season?

Much was expected in 2012 for Mets starting catcher Josh Thole. He left Spring Camp with one message from manangement – swing for the fences. The results have been staggering and I mean that in a bad way. It’s yet another case of where the Mets front office tried to squeeze a square peg into a round […]

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Davis Provides The Pop, Dickey Brings The Sizzle, Mets Hook The Marlins 3-0

An article by posted on August 31, 2012 0 Comments
Davis Provides The Pop, Dickey Brings The Sizzle, Mets Hook The Marlins 3-0

R.A. Dickey took a giant step forward on his quest for that coveted NL Cy Young Award tonight as the Mets defeated the Miami Marlins by the score of 3-0. The Mets knuckleballer spun a complete game shutout to earn his seventeenth victory of the season, tying him with Cincinnati’s Johnny Cueto for the most […]

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Jon Rauch Is Leading An Effective Resurgence In The Mets Bullpen

An article by posted on August 31, 2012 0 Comments
Jon Rauch Is Leading An Effective Resurgence In The Mets Bullpen

When the Mets signed Jon Rauch who was coming off one of his worst seasons in his career, there may have been none that were more critical of giving him a $3.5 million dollar guaranteed contract than I was. In fact, at the time and considering how little money we had to spend, I still […]

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Episode One: Attack Of The Metsmerized Radio Show!

An article by posted on August 30, 2012 0 Comments
Episode One: Attack Of The Metsmerized Radio Show!

Good Afternoon Mets Fans! Tonight at 6:00 PM will be the debut of our Mets Merized Radio Show on Blog Talk Radio. We have a great one-hour show planned, and we are happy to announce that our first guest will be notable and featured columnist Craig Wolff of the Newark Star-Ledger. Craig started his career […]

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Matt Harvey: Now You See Him, Now You Don’t

An article by posted on August 30, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey: Now You See Him, Now You Don’t

Last night, rookie pitcher Matt Harvey was very effective if not dominant and he picked up his fourth win of the season for his effort. what has made Harvey really stand out for me since being promoted, is how serious and all business he is on the mound. It helps him keep an even keel even on […]

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