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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Mets Minor League Notes: Wheeler and Familia To Make 2012 Debuts

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Notes: Wheeler and Familia To Make 2012 Debuts

Hey everyone, while Pete’s up in Binghamton, New York taking in a couple of minor league games this weekend, I’m going to post some notes from the the B-Mets and Bison’s. He’ll have some good stuff to share including pics and plenty of notes, quotes and interviews including tonight’s starter Zack Wheeler. And just in […]

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MMO Reactions: Opening Day Was A Big Hit!

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Reactions: Opening Day Was A Big Hit!

Thanks to our affiliation with USA Today Sports, effective immediately, most of our images are now provided by US Presswire who contract with some of the best sports photographers in the world. This photo is the first of many great ones to come. I was absolutely thrilled and equally surprised to see Johan Santana be […]

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Mets Announce Nieuwenhuis To Replace Torres

An article by posted on April 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce Nieuwenhuis To Replace Torres

Mets make it official… With center fielder Andres Torres heading to the disabled list, the Mets are expected to promote Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Triple-A Buffalo to make his major league debut this weekend, a team source told ESPNNewYork.com. The lefty-hitting, righty-throwing center fielder had been held back in Port St. Lucie last weekend as his teammates […]

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Torres Confirms He’s Heading To The DL

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Torres Confirms He’s Heading To The DL

Update 4:45 PM Torres confirms he’s going to the DL and when asked how long he’ll be out he responded “I don’t know, three weeks?”. He’s on his way to Port St. Lucie to begin rehab on his calf. The Mets options to replace him on the roster would be Adam Loewen, Vinny Rottino, Matt […]

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Hits and Misses: Marlins Pregame Was A Disgrace, Niese Deal Is Not A Wilpon PR Move, It’s Opening Day!

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Hits and Misses: Marlins Pregame Was A Disgrace, Niese Deal Is Not A Wilpon PR Move, It’s Opening Day!

Just a couple of thoughts on that bizarre Marlins pregame ceremony and the reports of a 5-year Niese extension. What a despicable act by the Miami Marlins last night, who decided it would be a brilliant idea to wheel out the ailing boxing icon Muhammad Ali as part of their pre-game ceremonies. Sorry, but that was a […]

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Coaches, Players To Wear Gary Carter’s No. 8 Jersey Today

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Coaches, Players To Wear Gary Carter’s No. 8 Jersey Today

The Mets just shared a photo of what the players will see when to get to their lockers this morning. The whole team will be wearing these blue Gary Carter jerseys to honor “The Kid” today during batting practice. What a great sight this will be. I’m looking forward to seeing all the festivities and everything else […]

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Mets Special Offers & New Attractions For 2012 Season

An article by posted on April 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Special Offers & New Attractions For 2012 Season

The New York Mets today announced the lineup of special offers and new attractions at Citi Field for the 2012 season. The Mets 50th Anniversary season starts with Opening Day today with the Mets hosting the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. Special Offers The Mets will offer fans a variety of ticket packages for all […]

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And The Winner Of The Free Pair Of Mets Tickets Is…

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
And The Winner Of The Free Pair Of Mets Tickets Is…

I can’t do this on my own… I need your help…. I narrowed down all the entries to these ten. Help me decide which of these ten entries is the winner of the Free Mets Tickets? The 2012 Mets – 50 Years, 2 Championships, 48 Excuses (Mary) The 2012 New York Mets: Lowering the Fences, […]

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Mets Slash Ticket Prices For Opening Day

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments

Mets are still trying to push ticket sales for Opening Day and are offering these new lower prices via email to some potential ticket buyers. Metropolitan Box was $175. Now $169. Field Box Silver was $175. Now $153. Baseline Silver was $99. Now $95. Caesars Box was $100. Now $90. Baseline Box was $95. Now […]

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Last Chance To Win A Free Pair Of Tickets To See The Mets Next Week!

An article by posted on April 4, 2012 0 Comments
Last Chance To Win A Free Pair Of Tickets To See The Mets Next Week!

Hey Mets fans! What better way to kick off our eight season season of covering the New York Mets than by giving away a Free Pair of Tickets for the Tuesday, April 10th game against Davey Johnson, Ryan Zimmerman, Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals! Thanks to our 2012 Ticket Partners: Seatcrew.com is a brand new, […]

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