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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The Latest Greatest Mr. Met Commercial

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
The Latest Greatest Mr. Met Commercial

In case you missed it yesterday, here’s the latest commercial featuring baseball’s most beloved mascot, our own Mr. Met. In this particular Madison Avenue episode, our four-fingered friend catches the Philly Phanatic who is up to some of his usual pranks. But little did we know that Mr. Met is a pretty good prankster himself… These […]

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Alderson Interview With Francesa Part One: Young, Byrd, Young Pitching

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Interview With Francesa Part One: Young, Byrd, Young Pitching

Sandy Alderson is happy that tings have gotten better and credits Eric Young Jr. for part of the turnaround. He had his eye on him for a while and felt fortunate when he was placed on waivers and that he happened to have someone on waivers too, so he called the Rockies and it clicked. […]

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AL Defeats NL 3-0 In Mid-Summer Classic Amid Some Memorable Moments

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
AL Defeats NL 3-0 In Mid-Summer Classic Amid Some Memorable Moments

Well the 2013 All-Star Game has come to a close as the American League defeated the National League by the score of 3-0. It was the lowest-scoring All-Star Game since 1990, when the AL earned a 2-0 victory. I loved the Opening Ceremonies and it was great to see Carlos Beltran and Mariano Rivera get some […]

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Where’s Jerry Koosman AND Ed Kranepool?

An article by posted on July 16, 2013 0 Comments
Where’s Jerry Koosman AND Ed Kranepool?

That’s the cover of this year’s Mets Media Guide. I was taking a look at it this morning and thought I spotted a curious omission. Before you read any further, take a look and see if you can spot it too… Here is who is featured on the cover starting at the top and going […]

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MMO Featured Post: Citi Field Parking Up, ASG Viewership Down

An article by posted on July 16, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Featured Post: Citi Field Parking Up, ASG Viewership Down

In a must-read column for the National Sports Journalism Center website at Indiana University, Ed Sherman delves into the subject that neither MLB or Fox Sports wants to talk about – and that is four straight years of significant declines in viewership ratings for the All-Star Game. Here is a small part taken from the full […]

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Carlos Beltran Under-Appreciated? Not On MMO… Our Top 5 Beltran Moments

An article by posted on July 16, 2013 0 Comments
Carlos Beltran Under-Appreciated? Not On MMO… Our Top 5 Beltran Moments

David Wright told reporters Carlos Beltran was under-appreciated when he was with the Mets before last night’s home run derby… “He had a couple of monster seasons for us, and was a huge reason why we made it as far as we did in 2006,” Wright said of his former teammate. ”We came a couple runs […]

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Wright’s Gold Glove Defense Begins With His Glove

An article by posted on July 16, 2013 0 Comments
Wright’s Gold Glove Defense Begins With His Glove

David Wright ready for whatever comes at him armed with his Wilson A2K Glove. David Wright Wilson A2K Signature Glove Most noticeable difference is the color scheme. He uses an orange tan coloring for the glove itself, with blue lacing and blue bindings to make it specific to the New York Mets and him. The […]

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Video: What Do You Think Of Matt Harvey?

An article by posted on July 16, 2013 0 Comments
Video: What Do You Think Of Matt Harvey?

Check out this hilarious video of Matt Harvey going around New York City and asking people what they think of Matt Harvey. It was featured on Jimmy Fallon last night and… just stop reading and watch it already…

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MMO GFX: Happy Harvey Day!

An article by posted on July 16, 2013 0 Comments
MMO GFX: Happy Harvey Day!

As most of you know by now, Matt Harvey has been named the National League starting pitcher at the 84th All-Star Game to be played at Citi Field tonight at 8 p.m. EST. Harvey is the third Mets pitcher to start an All-Star Game. Dwight Gooden started the 1988 All-Star Game at Cincinnati and the 1986 Game at Houston. Tom […]

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Mets Things You Don’t Want To Know

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Things You Don’t Want To Know

From Jon Heyman, CBS Sports: Bobby Bonilla’s increasingly infamous deferred compensation arrangement with the Mets is actually two separate deals totaling more than $40 million, not only the $30 million that has been previously reported, people familiar with the world’s longest sports deal told CBSSports.com. Plus, a third 25-year Mets deferred compensation agreement, this one for former […]

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Matt Harvey To Start All-Star Game On Tuesday

An article by posted on July 15, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Harvey To Start All-Star Game On Tuesday

Here is the official proclamation from the Mets… Matt Harvey has been named the National League starting pitcher at the 84th All-Star Game to be played at Citi Field tomorrow at 8 p.m. EST. Harvey is the third Mets pitcher to start an All-Star Game. Dwight Gooden started the 1988 All-Star Game at Cincinnati and […]

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