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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Press Release: Dillon Gee Underwent Surgery To Repair Artery

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Press Release: Dillon Gee Underwent Surgery To Repair Artery

The following update was just issued by the Mets: Dillon Gee underwent surgery today on his right shoulder to replace a portion of a damaged artery.  The surgery, which went as expected, was performed by Dr. Robert Thompson in St. Louis. Dillon is expected to be discharged from the hospital either Tuesday or Wednesday. Dillon’s […]

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Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign CJ Nitkowski To Minor League Deal

Left-handed reliever CJ Nitkowski announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Mets and is headed to Double-A Binghamton. Back in March, Nitkowski auditioned for the Mets in front of J.P. Ricciardi and Dan Warthen, and it was later reported they would offer him a minor league deal. “They liked what they saw,” Nitkowski said at the […]

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Josh Edgin In Atlanta, Added To Mets Active Roster

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Josh Edgin In Atlanta, Added To Mets Active Roster

Josh Edgin will be added to the 25-man roster today and wear uniform #66. Edgin, 25, was 3-2 with one save and a 3.89 ERA in 35 games for Buffalo (AAA) and struck out 40 batters. The 6-1, 225-pounder also pitched for Binghamton (AA) of the Eastern League this year, recording two saves and a 1.42 ERA (one earned run/6.1 […]

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Terry Collins: If The People Who See Harvey Say He’s Ready, Bring Him Up

An article by posted on July 13, 2012 0 Comments
Terry Collins: If The People Who See Harvey Say He’s Ready, Bring Him Up

Harvey Hysteria is gripping the Mets fanbase and I think even manager Terry Collins is getting caught up in it as he continues to weigh in daily and leans toward bringing him up with each passing day. Maybe during an idle moment, Collins had an opportunity to take a gander at Miguel Batista’s and Jeremy […]

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Mid-Season Mets Minor League All-Star Team

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mid-Season Mets Minor League All-Star Team

What a great night it was for our prospects in Buffalo and Binghamton who were selected to play in the Triple-A and Double-A All Star games. As you may have already read in today’s MMO Farm Report, we had Matt Harvey, Fernando Cabrera and Valentino Pascucci representing the Bisons, while Eric Campbell, Jefry Marte and Armando Rodriguez […]

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Can Mets Win A Wild Card With One Of MLB’s Worst Defense?

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
Can Mets Win A Wild Card With One Of MLB’s Worst Defense?

Currently, the New York Mets are one of the three worst fielding teams in the Major Leagues. They have already tallied 63 errors this season. They are one-thousandth of a percentage point from having the worst fielding percentage in the NL. By position, the Mets lead the league in errors at center field and second […]

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Mets Will Not Sign Second Round Pick RHP Teddy Stankiewicz

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Will Not Sign Second Round Pick RHP Teddy Stankiewicz

The New York Mets will not sign their second-round pick in the 2012 First Year Player Draft, RHP Teddy Stankiewicz. According to Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com, the Texas high school right-hander has elected to go to Seminole Junior College in Oklahoma instead. The deadline for signing Stankiewicz and the rest of the players selected in last month’s draft was at 5:00 […]

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Mets Are Better Than Sex AND The Phillies

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Are Better Than Sex AND The Phillies

Our friends at the Mets Are Better Than Sex get all the credit for uncovering this gem. It’s audio of Phillies announcer, Scott Franzke, going off on the Mets’ Scott Hairston last week during the series at Citi Field. Apparently he didn’t realize his mic was live when he exclaimed the following after a Hairston home run. “Will […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Time To Trade Johan Santana

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Time To Trade Johan Santana

Over at Mets360, Dave Groveman plays Devil’s advocate and proposes why now is the time to trade Johan Santana. I have my own thoughts on that, but first consider this: So… perhaps the Mets should still be looking towards this season with an eye towards winning in 2013-2014.  While Johan Santana has been resurgent, it’s not exactly […]

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Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

Yesterday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that  the Mets might look to acquire a veteran reliever or two, and possibly a veteran catcher before the July 31 trade deadline, “since they owe it to manager Terry Collins and the players.” This morning he writes that Huston Street would have no problem joining the Mets and reuniting […]

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