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 Announce 2012 Promotional Schedule

An article by posted on February 25, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce 2012 Promotional Schedule

The New York Mets today announced the promotional schedule for the 2012 season at Citi Field.  The Mets will give away 490,000 items to fans of all ages and special events will include Banner Day (Sunday, May 27) and the Mets Hall of Fame Induction of John Franco presented by Citi (Sunday, June 3).  Single […]

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A Date Which Will Live In Mets Infamy?

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
A Date Which Will Live In Mets Infamy?

You know I caught something Jason Bay said right after he arrived to Mets camp and spoke to reporters yesterday. “For everything I have done in my career, I haven’t done it in New York, and I completely understand that.” Lets expand on that a little… Check out these numbers I looked up last night… […]

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Jenrry Mejia and Johan Santana Take Huge Steps Forward

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia and Johan Santana Take Huge Steps Forward

Mets pitching prospect Jenrry Mejia threw off a mound for the first time since he undergoing Tommy John surgery last May. Manager Terry Collins watched Mejia and said he was happy to see him on the mound again. “I thought he looked good and loose. He had really good extension”, Collins said. There’s a very good […]

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Will Justice Be Served In The Trustee’s Lawsuit Against Sterling?

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Will Justice Be Served In The Trustee’s Lawsuit Against Sterling?

A federal judge said Thursday that he will soon decide whether the clawback lawsuit by the trustee Irving Picard against Mets owners will go to trial. “I’ll have a bottom line ruling by no later than March 5 determining what goes to trial,” U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff said. Judge Rakoff deferred his decision […]

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Special Bloggers Single Game Tickets Pre-Sale!

An article by posted on February 24, 2012 0 Comments
Special Bloggers Single Game Tickets Pre-Sale!

I originally misunderstood an email I received from the Mets yesterday believing that they were extending a special offer to some selected bloggers, but I am pleased to announce that the offer was also intended to all of our readers! (Thanks, Rusty) METS SINGLE GAME TICKETS PRE-SALE! All Mets single game tickets officially go on […]

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Braun Cleared On Technicality, Suspension Overturned, Two Urine Samples Still Tested Positive

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Braun Cleared On Technicality, Suspension Overturned, Two Urine Samples Still Tested Positive

National League MVP Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension was overturned today by baseball arbitrator Shyam Das, the first time a baseball player successfully challenged the MLB Suspension For Banned Substances. The decision was announced today by the Major League Baseball Players Association, just a day before Braun was due to report for spring training. Braun originally tested […]

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Mets Tee Off At Field 7

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Tee Off At Field 7

Here is a video of what the players had to say about Field 7 yesterday, which were making some of them play and feel a little Ruthian to say the least. David Wright, Daniel Murphy and Lucas Duda became the first players to test out the new dimensions on Field 7 which has been altered […]

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MMO Links: Tejada Has Some Big Shoes To Fill

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Links: Tejada Has Some Big Shoes To Fill

On Tuesday, Grant Brisbee of SB Nation posted who he feels are the four players that have the biggest shoes to fill during the 2012 season. Among them he listed the Mets’ Ruben Tejada who of course will replace Jose Reyes this season as the everyday shortstop. It focuses mostly on the offense, but check […]

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AM Mets Notes: Ike Davis, Andres Torres, Mike Nickeas, Ruben Tejada

An article by posted on February 23, 2012 0 Comments
AM Mets Notes: Ike Davis, Andres Torres, Mike Nickeas, Ruben Tejada

Mike Nickeas may be the frontrunner for the righty-hitting complement to Josh Thole behind the plate, but the Mets are not handing Nickeas an Opening Day roster spot yet, writes Adam Rubin. The defensively capable Nickeas will need to demonstrate he can produce at the plate at a competent-enough level that Terry Collins will not need to pinch-hit for him […]

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@MetsGM Answers Questions On Twitter

An article by posted on February 22, 2012 0 Comments
@MetsGM Answers Questions On Twitter

Mets GM Sandy Alderson (@MetsGM) answered questions from his followers on Twitter today. While most of the questions were kind of silly or irrelevant, these responses were interesting: These are a few that didn’t make the first cut…

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