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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R.A. Dickey Named National League Player of the Week

An article by posted on May 29, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey Named National League Player of the Week

New York Mets right-hander R.A. Dickey has been named the National League Player of the Week for the period ending May 27th. The announcement was made earlier today on MLB Network. Dickey was a perfect 2-0 in two starts last week and had a Major League-best 21 strikeouts. The knuckleballer allowed just a single earned […]

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The Difference Between Mejia And The Big Three

An article by posted on May 29, 2012 0 Comments

Interesting article on ESPN New York by Adam Rubin who differentiates how the organization vies Jenrry Mejia as compared to Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler and and Jeurys Familia. Terry Collins already has stated Mejia is expected to contribute in the Mets’ bullpen in 2012. And Sandy Alderson has differentiated Mejia from fellow prospects Matt Harvey,Jeurys Familia and Zack Wheeler. That trio […]

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McHugh Has Scouts Buzzing, Mulvey Calls It Quits, Good News For Verrett

An article by posted on May 29, 2012 0 Comments
McHugh Has Scouts Buzzing, Mulvey Calls It Quits, Good News For Verrett

Collin McHugh continues his incredible season with another solid start on Monday as he allowed just two runs on five hits and a walk while racking up a season-high eight strikeouts. McHugh’s 2.17 ERA ranks fifth in the Eastern League as does his 1.08 WHIP. But what really impresses me is his 53 strikeouts which is the […]

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Mets Promote Jack Egbert From Buffalo, Option Robert Carson To Binghamton

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Promote Jack Egbert From Buffalo, Option Robert Carson To Binghamton

The Mets announced that they have optioned LHP Robert Carson to Double-A Binghamton and purchased the contract of RHP Jack Egbert from Triple-A Buffalo to replace him on the roster. Egbert has been having a fine season at Buffalo where is 2-3 with a 2.08 ERA in 17 appearances spanning 26 innings. He has allowed 22 hits and 5 walks […]

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Jenrry Mejia Promoted To Triple-A Buffalo

An article by posted on May 25, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Promoted To Triple-A Buffalo

During last night’s Mets telecast on SNY, general manager Sandy Alderson announced that RHP Jenrry Mejia will be promoted from Binghamton to Triple-A Buffalo today. Mejia made his fourth start of the season pitching for the B-Mets yesterday and went five innings against the New Britain Rock Cats, giving up four runs (all earned) on five hits, with […]

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A Word About Josh Edgin, Jack Egbert and Elvin Ramirez

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Word About Josh Edgin, Jack Egbert and Elvin Ramirez

It’s funny how some fans view things when it comes to Mets prospects. On Tuesday, I saw some tweets regarding reliever Josh Edgin and that he’s somehow nearing a promotion to the Mets bullpen. Really? That’s news to me. I know this isn’t something they read anywhere because it’s simply not true so I have […]

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It’s Going To Be A Banner Day At Citi Field!

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
It’s Going To Be A Banner Day At Citi Field!

Congratulations to our two lucky winners Billy and Kyle who each won themselves a pair of tickets to Banner Day at Citi Field on Sunday, May 27. For those of you participating, here are the guidelines from the Mets: Guidelines for Banner Day: Banner Day participants must have tickets to the game Participants must check in at the […]

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Last Day To Enter Our Contest And Win A Pair Of Tickets To Banner Day!

An article by posted on May 24, 2012 0 Comments
Last Day To Enter Our Contest And Win A Pair Of Tickets To Banner Day!

BANNER DAY CONTEST ENDS TODAY! Hey Mets fans… We are at it again with yet another great MMO Fan Giveaway! This time we are going to present TWO lucky Mets fans with a Free Pair of Tickets for BANNER DAY on Sunday, May 27, when the Mets take on San Diego Padres! Hall of Famers Dwight […]

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Tejada Batting and Running, Could Start Rehab Games This Week

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
Tejada Batting and Running, Could Start Rehab Games This Week

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins said Ruben Tejada batted in an extended Spring Training game in Port St. Lucie yesterday. Tejada did not play in the field and is trying to comeback from a strained right quadricep muscle he suffered while diving into first base in a game against the Diamondbacks on May 6. […]

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Morning Grind: We Sure Could Use Someone Like Angel Pagan In Centerfield Right Now

An article by posted on May 22, 2012 0 Comments
Morning Grind: We Sure Could Use Someone Like Angel Pagan In Centerfield Right Now

Alright, I’ve gone too long without a good rant and after a loss like last night’s stinker against the Bucs, today’s as good a day as any. Let me begin with Andres Torres who has stunk up the joint considerably since his hot week after coming off of the disabled list. Torres is now batting […]

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