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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What Could Wright Net The Mets In A Trade?

An article by posted on May 3, 2012 0 Comments
What Could Wright Net The Mets In A Trade?

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, tackles some interesting questions in his regular weekly mailbag feature including this question regarding David Wright’s trade value. What type of package can you get for Wright if he is 100 percent healthy and playing at his All-Star level? – Adrian G., Bordentown, N.J. History would indicate a player of Wright’s caliber […]

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Mets Hitting Up Other Teams For Starting Pitching

An article by posted on May 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Hitting Up Other Teams For Starting Pitching

Hey I just wanted to say thanks to all of you for continuing to support our site. Every site owner including me likes to talk about our traffic all the time and how well we are doing, but someone reminded me yesterday that we have something better than traffic and she’s right. We have a […]

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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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