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 Activate Bay, Add Beato to 40, DFA Satin and Place Young On Paternity Leave

An article by posted on June 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Activate Bay, Add Beato to 40, DFA Satin and Place Young On Paternity Leave

The Mets have announced that left fielder Jason Bay has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and reliever Pedro Beato from the 60-day disabled list. To make room for Jason Bay on the roster, the Mets have placed pitcher Chris Young on paternity leave. Meanwhile, the Mets designated Josh Satin for assignment to clear a spot for Pedro Beato. So […]

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Rauch Out With Elbow Soreness, Ramon Ramirez Placed On DL, Jack Egbert Cut

An article by posted on June 5, 2012 0 Comments
Rauch Out With Elbow Soreness, Ramon Ramirez Placed On DL, Jack Egbert Cut

The Mets have placed Ramon Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring. Miguel Batista has been activated from the disabled list, and will take Ramirez’s place on the active roster. Ramirez was the key player in the deal that sent Angel Pagan to San Francisco and was part of the revamped bullpen the Mets focused […]

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Mets News: Niese’s Heart Condition Is Not Serious, Tejada To Be Activated Friday

An article by posted on June 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets News: Niese’s Heart Condition Is Not Serious, Tejada To Be Activated Friday

Mets starter Jonathon Niese says he’s OK after his heart started racing during a game over the weekend. Niese was pulled from the game after tossing six impressive innings in which he struck out ten batters. Yesterday, Niese said that he’s expecting to have a minor procedure during the All-Star break to help correct the condition that […]

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My Thoughts On Last Night

An article by posted on June 5, 2012 0 Comments
My Thoughts On Last Night

Well as is usually the case Day One of the First Year Player Draft was filled with surprises. Mark Appel didn’t go first, or second, or even third, we was selected with the eighth pick by the Pittsburgh Pirates. I don’t remember seeing too many mocks that had shortstop Carlos Correa in the number one slot do […]

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Chris Young Starts On Tuesday, Mets Rotation Set For Nats/Yanks Series

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Chris Young Starts On Tuesday, Mets Rotation Set For Nats/Yanks Series

Manager Terry Collins announced that right-hander Chris Young will make his long anticipated return to the rotation on Tuesday when the Mets begin a big three game series against the Nationals. Young will be on a strict pitch count and is expected to throw between 80-85 pitches, with a limit of 90 according to Collins. […]

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First Place In Our Hearts, First Place In The NL East

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
First Place In Our Hearts, First Place In The NL East

As most of you know, for most of the offseason, I’ve taken an optimistic approach toward the Mets for this new season. In our 2012 MMO Predictions, I picked the Mets to win the second Wild Card in the National League. For comeback player of the year, my choice was Johan Santana. I’m on record as […]

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Comedian Bill Maher Buys A Piece Of The Amazins

An article by posted on June 4, 2012 0 Comments
Comedian Bill Maher Buys A Piece Of The Amazins

Last night, the Mets announced that comedian Bill Maher is now a new limited partner with the Mets after purchasing a minority stake in the team. “I think it’s a great investment,” Maher said. “I think it’s a great team that I’ve been rooting for since they came into existence, which was soon after I […]

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David Wright Likely Seeking 8 Year, $150 Million Deal

An article by posted on June 3, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright Likely Seeking 8 Year, $150 Million Deal

It’s kind of funny in that two days ago I posted an MMO Roundtable in which we discussed how much the Mets should offer David Wright whenever both sides got around to discussing parameters. After the game yesterday, Wright was asked about his stance that he did not want to negotiate during the season, and […]

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Mets Minors News: Satin Could Get Called Up, Carson On Way To New York

An article by posted on June 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minors News: Satin Could Get Called Up, Carson On Way To New York

Hi everyone, a few notes on the minors, but before that I want to apologize for the meltdowns we experienced on MMO this past Friday and Saturday when we suffered a few outages due to heavy traffic. We have taken measures to increase our memory and resources so that will not happen again. The site […]

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Collateral Damage: Mike Baxter Out Six Weeks, Ramon Ramirez To DL

An article by posted on June 2, 2012 0 Comments
Collateral Damage: Mike Baxter Out Six Weeks, Ramon Ramirez To DL

During tonight’s post game interview, Terry Collins announced that outfielder Mike Baxter suffered a displaced right collar bone and an injured rib. He is expected to miss about six weeks. Baxter slammed into the left field wall after making a tremendous catch to preserve Johan Santana’s no-hitter in the seventh inning. He awoke to a lot […]

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