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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Is Mets Home-Grown Talent Overrated?

An article by posted on May 2, 2012 0 Comments
Is Mets Home-Grown Talent Overrated?

In this edition of MMO Fair or Foul, Seth Shapiro of Mets Fever picks apart some of the Mets newbies in his post entitled “Mets Home-Grown Talent Overrated“. Here are a few snippets from his post, but I would urge you to read it in it’s entirety so that you can see everything in context. […]

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St. Lucie Mets Have The Best Record In Professional Baseball

An article by posted on May 2, 2012 0 Comments
St. Lucie Mets Have The Best Record In Professional Baseball

The Mets are the only team that have a winning record in the majors and have EVERY minor league affiliate over .500. Buffalo (AAA) is 14-10 and in second place in the North Division in the International League. Binghamton (AA) is 12-11 and in third place in the Eastern League’s Eastern Division. St. Lucie (A) […]

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Is Schwinden A Viable Replacement For Pelfrey?

An article by posted on May 2, 2012 0 Comments
Is Schwinden A Viable Replacement For Pelfrey?

We received some good news from the Mets that Mike Pelfrey had successful Tommy John surgery yesterday which was performed by Dr. James Andrews. Pelfrey is back home in Wichita, Kansas to recover and eventually begin the long road to rehab and recovery. We at MMO wich him all the best and a speedy recovery. This afternoon, Chris […]

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Mets Were Incredibly Clutch In April

An article by posted on May 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Were Incredibly Clutch In April

I just finished reading Mark Simon’s “In-Depth” column on ESPN New York. He does a great job highlighting which Mets performed the best in April. He had a little something that really caught my attention at the end where he wrote that the Mets had a .286 batting average and a .389 on-base percentage in […]

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Mets Comeback Falls Short In 4-3 Loss To Astros

An article by posted on May 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Comeback Falls Short In 4-3 Loss To Astros

The Mets almost grinded out another come-from-behind victory tonight in Houston, but came up a run short and fell to the Astros 4-3. R.A. Dickey was solid and didn’t allow a hit in the first five innings before getting into some trouble in the sixth when he was roughed up for three runs, the big […]

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Hits and Misses: Just Another Manic Monday

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
Hits and Misses: Just Another Manic Monday

The Mets are 13-9 and if the season ended today, and I know it doesn’t, the Mets would be in the playoffs. The Marlins and Phillies on the other hand would be watching from home like you and me. Now onto the meaty stuff… During the Colorado series the Mets bullpen was charged with 17 […]

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MMO Roundtable: Andres Torres To Unseat Kirk Nieuwenhuis In Center Field

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Andres Torres To Unseat Kirk Nieuwenhuis In Center Field

The best thing about a Mets fan site as diversified as ours, is a fair representation and good cross-section of fan sentiment on many of the hot topics we cover extensively at MMO. Today, we tackle the ongoing debate between the hot-hitting, slick fielding rookie Kirk Nieuwenhuis versus journeyman Andres Torres who is healthy again and returns […]

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Ike Davis Keys 11th Inning Rally In Mets 6-5 Win Over Rockies

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
Ike Davis Keys 11th Inning Rally In Mets 6-5 Win Over Rockies

Nothing ever comes easy for the Mets does it? This was one of those games where you come out of it with your nerves frazzled, your voice gone, and a sudden need for a new remote control for the HD. Johan Santana pitched brilliantly and tossed six scoreless innings before departing the game with a four-run […]

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Thoughts On Johan…

An article by posted on April 29, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On Johan…

Mets ace Johan Santana received a no decision on April 24 against Miami in the Mets’ 2-1 come-from-behind victory against the Fish. Santana pitched 6.2 innings and allowed one run on three hits and recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts in his best start of the season. It was his 50th career double-digit strikeout game. Continuing to […]

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Andres Torres To Be Activated From DL On Monday

An article by posted on April 29, 2012 0 Comments
Andres Torres To Be Activated From DL On Monday

Outfielder Andres Torres was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run score on Saturday in what was his final rehab game for Buffalo. Torres will join the Mets in time for Monday’s game in Houston. Torres has been on the disabled list since April 6 after straining his right calf muscle. He hit .263 (5-19) […]

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