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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Comedian Bill Maher Buys A Piece Of The Amazins

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Comedian Bill Maher Buys A Piece Of The Amazins

Last night, the Mets announced that comedian Bill Maher is now a new limited partner with the Mets after purchasing a minority stake in the team. “I think it’s a great investment,” Maher said. “I think it’s a great team that I’ve been rooting for since they came into existence, which was soon after I […]

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David Wright Likely Seeking 8 Year, $150 Million Deal

An article by posted on June 3, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Likely Seeking 8 Year, $150 Million Deal

It’s kind of funny in that two days ago I posted an MMO Roundtable in which we discussed how much the Mets should offer David Wright whenever both sides got around to discussing parameters. After the game yesterday, Wright was asked about his stance that he did not want to negotiate during the season, and […]

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Mets Minors News: Satin Could Get Called Up, Carson On Way To New York

An article by posted on June 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors News: Satin Could Get Called Up, Carson On Way To New York

Hi everyone, a few notes on the minors, but before that I want to apologize for the meltdowns we experienced on MMO this past Friday and Saturday when we suffered a few outages due to heavy traffic. We have taken measures to increase our memory and resources so that will not happen again. The site […]

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Collateral Damage: Mike Baxter Out Six Weeks, Ramon Ramirez To DL

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Collateral Damage: Mike Baxter Out Six Weeks, Ramon Ramirez To DL

During tonight’s post game interview, Terry Collins announced that outfielder Mike Baxter suffered a displaced right collar bone and an injured rib. He is expected to miss about six weeks. Baxter slammed into the left field wall after making a tremendous catch to preserve Johan Santana’s no-hitter in the seventh inning. He awoke to a lot […]

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No-Hitter Reactions: Oh, What A Night!

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
No-Hitter Reactions: Oh, What A Night!

Gregg – On this historic night the numbers, 57, 6/1/12, and 8020, will have significant meaning in the lexicon of Met fans. Johan Santana is the true ace of this ball club. Besides the no hitter, its now two complete game shutouts in a row. I caught Johan’s locker room speech on SNY, he more or less said, […]

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To Reach That Unreachable Star…

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
To Reach That Unreachable Star…

The Impossible Dream To dream the impossible dream To fight the unbeatable foe To bear with unbearable sorrow To run where the brave dare not go To right the unrightable wrong To love pure and chaste from afar To try when your arms are too weary To reach the unreachable star This is my quest […]

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Mets Option Rob Johnson To Buffalo, Place Chris Schwinden On Waivers

An article by posted on June 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Option Rob Johnson To Buffalo, Place Chris Schwinden On Waivers

Okay, so now everything is official… The Mets have optioned catcher Rob Johnson to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Josh Thole who was just activated and will be in tonight’s lineup against the St. Louis cardinals. Earlier today, the Mets placed pitcher Chris Schwinden on waivers and officially added reliever Elvin Ramirez from Triple-A […]

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Welcome Back Carlos Beltran!

An article by posted on June 1, 2012 0 Comments
Welcome Back Carlos Beltran!

In less than ten hours, former Mets center fielder Carlos Beltran will make his first return to Citi Field since being traded to the Giants for Zack Wheeler almost eleven months ago. Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Today, asked and answered the cosmic question that Mets fans will always be haunted by whenever they think […]

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Could Chris Young Be Back In Time To Face Yankees In Subway Series?

An article by posted on June 1, 2012 0 Comments

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that starting pitcher Chris Young is expected to remain with Triple-A Buffalo for one or two more starts as Sandy Alderson predicted earlier in the week. Young took a huge step toward re-joining the Mets rotation after he tossed six scoreless innings yesterday in a start for Triple-A Buffalo. The 33-year old […]

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How Many Times Must Collins Get Burned, Before He Stops Playing With Fire?

An article by posted on May 31, 2012 0 Comments
How Many Times Must Collins Get Burned, Before He Stops Playing With Fire?

Losing sucks in general, but losing the way we did last night always carries the added stigma that the loss might have been avoidable if not for a critical turning point that sealed the team’s fate in the most horrific of ways. Dillon Gee started the game and was pitching solidly coming of his nine-strikeout […]

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