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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Here’s To 8,000, And To 8,000 More

An article by posted on May 11, 2012 0 Comments
Here’s To 8,000, And To 8,000 More

Tonight’s game against the Miami Marlins will be the 8,000th regular season game in Mets franchise history. The Mets are have a won-loss record of 3829-4162 with eight ties in their history going into tonight. Johan Santana will take the mound as millions of Mets fans will dream the impossible dream – a Mets no-hitter. […]

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Mets News: Chris Young Tosses Five Scoreless Innings

An article by posted on May 11, 2012 0 Comments

Chris Young tossed five scoreless innings tonight as St. Lucie beat Brevard County 4-3. It was his first official minor league game since undergoing May 16, 2011 surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder. Young allowed five hits and two walks while striking out four batters. Young is expected to make 3-4 […]

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Mets Minor Rumblings: Nimmo, Wheeler & Flores Updates, Familia & Harvey Splits

An article by posted on May 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor Rumblings: Nimmo, Wheeler & Flores Updates, Familia & Harvey Splits

Last night, Ben Wagner tweeted a cool piece by our friend Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News. Check out these Home/Road splits on Matt Harvey and Jeurys Familia: Harvey Home: 2 starts, 0-0, 8.22 ERA, 7.2 IP, 9H,  7 ER, 5 BB, 5 K Harvey Away:  5 starts, 3-1, 2.86 ERA, 28.1 IP, 27H, 9 ER, 11 BB, […]

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DraftDay Online Championship of Fantasy Sports

An article by posted on May 10, 2012 0 Comments
DraftDay Online Championship of Fantasy Sports

We’re proud to announce the first online fantasy sports championship of its kind: The DraftDay Online Championship of Fantasy Sports. This 5-day fantasy baseball event will showcase DraftDay’s best, culminating in a $20,000 Main Event on Friday May 25. With over $40,000 in guaranteed prizes, players will compete in a variety of game formats, while battling […]

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Jenrry Mejia Solid In His First Game Back

An article by posted on May 9, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Solid In His First Game Back

Jenrry Mejia pitched solidly today for St. Lucie as they beat Brevard County by the score of 4-2. The Mets’ one-time top prospect tossed five innings and allowed just two runs on four hits and two walks with one strikeout. Mejia’s fastball ranged between 91-95 mph, but more importantly he felt good afterward in what was […]

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Gary Carter No. 8 Contest – Win Free Tickets To See Mets vs Reds On May 17

An article by posted on May 8, 2012 0 Comments
Gary Carter No. 8 Contest – Win Free Tickets To See Mets vs Reds On May 17

Hey Mets fans… We are at it again with yet another great MMO Fan Giveaway! This time we are going to present one lucky Met fan with a Free Pair of Tickets for Thursday, May 17th when the Fightin’ Mets take on Joey Votto, Jay Bruce and the rest of the Cincinnati Reds! It looks like the starter […]

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Mets Place Thole On 7-Day DL, Call Up Rob Johnson

An article by posted on May 8, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Place Thole On 7-Day DL, Call Up Rob Johnson

The New York Mets announced the club has placed catcher Josh Thole on the 7-Day Disabled List with a concussion and selected the contract of Rob Johnson from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Johnson will wear #16 and will be available for tonight’s game. Righthanded pitcher Pedro Beato was transferred to the 60-Day Disabled […]

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Pitching Is A National Treasure In Washington

An article by posted on May 8, 2012 0 Comments
Pitching Is A National Treasure In Washington

It’s amazing what that Gio Gozalez trade has done for the Washington Nationals. A lot of those who squawked that the Nats gave up too much are eating crow these days. Damn, I wanted the Mets to go after him so bad last Winter. The Nationals were smart in locking him up to a five-year, $42 million dollar contract […]

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Thole Headed To 15 Day DL With Symptoms Of Concussion

An article by posted on May 8, 2012 0 Comments
Thole Headed To 15 Day DL With Symptoms Of Concussion

During last night’s 5-3 win over the Phillies, former Met Ty Wigginton barreled into Josh Thole in the bottom of the eighth on a play at the plate. Thole took a jolt to the head from Wigginton’s left shoulder. Thole held onto the ball, preserving the 2-2 score, but it was a jarring blow to the head and […]

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It’s The DL For Ruben Tejada, Mets Add Valdespin To Roster

An article by posted on May 7, 2012 0 Comments
It’s The DL For Ruben Tejada, Mets Add Valdespin To Roster

The Mets have put Ruben Tejada on the disabled list with a right quad strain and infielder Jordany Vladespin has been added to the 25-man roster and is available for tonight’s game. The NY Post reported yesterday that a Mets source told him Ruben Tejada’s MRI results were not good and that a DL stint was very likely. We’ll have […]

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