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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Brandon Nimmo Meets The Press At Brooklyn

An article by posted on June 18, 2012 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Meets The Press At Brooklyn

In this video from Media Day at MCU Park, Brandon Nimmo talks about his transition to pro baseball, expectations, and of course his excitement about playing with the Brooklyn Cyclones. He had some nice things to say about 2012 draft pick Kevin Plawecki, is hoping to win a championship with Brooklyn and one day playing […]

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Mets Notes: Ike Davis Heating Up, Duda Streaking, Dickey Domination, Wright One Away From HoJo

An article by posted on June 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Ike Davis Heating Up, Duda Streaking, Dickey Domination, Wright One Away From HoJo

IKE DAVIS: Singled in the second inning yesterday to extend his hitting streak to a season-high eight games. Davis is hitting .478 (11-23) during the span…The streak is the second longest of Davis’ career and trails only an 11-game run last season from April 17-April 29. He is tied for second in the NL and […]

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Collin McHugh To Start For Buffalo On Monday

An article by posted on June 17, 2012 0 Comments
Collin McHugh To Start For Buffalo On Monday

Lynn Worthy just reported that RHP Collin McHugh has just been told he’ll be going to Triple-A Buffalo and pitching for the Bisons tomorrow. Readers of this site know that our own Petey Pete deduced this would be the case last week and that Monday would be the day that McHugh would get his first Triple-A […]

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Mets Have Signed 15 Of Their Draft Selections

An article by posted on June 17, 2012 0 Comments

In addition to Louisiana high school shortstop Gavin Cecchini (12th overall pick) and Purdue catcher Kevin Plawecki (35th overall), the Mets have confirmed the signings of 13 other selections from last week’s draft according to ESPN.. Rd. 3 (107), Matt Koch, RHP, Louisville Rd. 4 (140), Branden Kaupe, SS, Baldwin (Hawaii) HS Rd. 5 (170), Brandon Welch, RHP, Palm Beach State Rd. […]

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Nieuwenhuis Is Building A Strong Case For Rookie of the Year Consideration

An article by posted on June 16, 2012 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Is Building A Strong Case For Rookie of the Year Consideration

Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit his sixth home run of the year last night, a solo shot in the sixth inning against the Reds. Nieuwenhuis has now hit three home runs in his last two games and has four in the month of June which ties him for the most with Milwaukee’s Martin Maldonado among all major […]

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Bay To DL With Likely Concussion, Mets Fans Still Behaving Badly

An article by posted on June 16, 2012 0 Comments
Bay To DL With Likely Concussion, Mets Fans Still Behaving Badly

Last night, Jason Bay was forced to leave the game against the Cincinnati Reds after hitting his head against the left-field wall on Jay Bruce’s second-inning inside-the-park home run. The Mets are saying that Bay likely suffered another concussion and expect to place him on the disabled list before today’s game. Infielder Justin Turner is […]

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Special Offers: Mets To Celebrate Johan Santana’s No-Hitter This Monday and Tuesday!

An article by posted on June 16, 2012 0 Comments
Special Offers: Mets To Celebrate Johan Santana’s No-Hitter This Monday and Tuesday!

METS TO CELEBRATE JOHAN SANTANA’S NO-HITTER WITH SPECIAL TICKET OFFERS AND GIVEAWAYS THIS MONDAY AND TUESDAY AT CITI FIELD $5.70 Promenade Reserved Seats for This Monday, June 18 Expanded T-Shirt Tuesday This Tuesday, June 19 for For First 25,000 Fans FLUSHING, N.Y., June 16, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced they will celebrate […]

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MMO Roundtable: Mets No-Hit Appeal, Wright or Wrong?

An article by posted on June 15, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Mets No-Hit Appeal, Wright or Wrong?

Well, today is decision day on the appeal that the Mets filed hoping that MLB would overturn the play that was scored a hit during R.A. Dickey’s spectacular start against the Rays. That one hit turned out to be the only one the Rays would get that day, and the masses are split as to whether it […]

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TOTALLY R.A.D. – DICKEY THE CONQUEROR!

An article by posted on June 13, 2012 0 Comments
TOTALLY R.A.D. – DICKEY THE CONQUEROR!

HE’S UNBELIEVABLE! The Mets (34-29) demolished the Rays (35-27) for their second consecutive win tonight by the score of 9-1 in what may have been Dickey’s most spectacular performance as a Met and in his career. Dickey faced just two batters over the minimum tonight in a scintillating performance, striking out 12 batters and allowing just one hit […]

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The Mets Twitterverse: When The Bullet Hits The Bone

An article by posted on June 13, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Twitterverse: When The Bullet Hits The Bone

As someone who takes great pride in running a Mets fansite, I must admit that occasionally I am repulsed by the behavior of some of those who call themselves Mets fans. Among our incredible fanbase, lurk many who occupy the lowest depths of depravity and are a pariah among us. You may have wondered what […]

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