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, '00 and '15, 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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Did We Mention Josh Satin Had Three Hits On Sunday?

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Did We Mention Josh Satin Had Three Hits On Sunday?

ALL HAIL!!! After riding the pine for two games since the return of Ike Davis from Triple-A Las Vegas, Josh Satin was inserted into Sunday’s lineup at the last minute after Brewers decided to start Tom Gorzelanny instead of their originally announced starter. Satin didn’t miss a beat and continued where he left off going 3-for-4 with […]

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MLB Scout Says If Mets Are Serious About Competing In 2014, They Won’t Trade Parnell

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Scout Says If Mets Are Serious About Competing In 2014, They Won’t Trade Parnell

As Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported yesterday from a team source, Bill Madden of the Daily News, confirms that the Mets may not be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline. The article also quotes a major league scout who hypothesizes that the Mets could be tempted to deal Bobby Parnell to the […]

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Mets News: Injury Updates On Marcum, Niese, Duda and Turner

An article by posted on July 8, 2013 0 Comments
Mets News: Injury Updates On Marcum, Niese, Duda and Turner

While his team boarded a flight to San Francisco for the start of a three game series, pitcher Shaun Marcum boarded another plane bound for St. Louis to be examined for numbness and tingling in his cold right hand. He will be visiting with the same specialist who diagnosed Dillon Gee with a damaged artery in his pitching […]

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A Quick Message For The MMO Community

An article by posted on July 7, 2013 0 Comments

I usually don’t write these types of posts and in fact I don’t believe I’ve ever done this before, but here goes… For the greater part of this year I’ve been very down on MMO – a site I started on March 5, 2005. I’m not talking about our content which I am always proud […]

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Expect A Very Quiet Trade Deadline For The Mets

An article by posted on July 7, 2013 0 Comments
Expect A Very Quiet Trade Deadline For The Mets

According to what a team insider told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, with the July 31 trade deadline three weeks away, they may not be buyers or sellers and will instead stand pat. Rubin says that Mets officials are expected to keep tabs with the Colorado Rockies about Carlos Gonzalez and the Los Angeles Dodgers about Andre Ethier. But given the […]

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Hefner Constantly Making Adjustments To Maintain His Edge

An article by posted on July 7, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Constantly Making Adjustments To Maintain His Edge

It was Jeremy Hefner‘s turn to have a Sunday round with Steve Serby of the New York Post. As is usually the case, Serby did a nice job of revealing a side of Hefner we hadn’t known on a variety of topics ranging from the two times he was drafted by the Mets and didn’t […]

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Dodgers Obtain Ricky Nolasco From The Marlins

An article by posted on July 7, 2013 0 Comments
Dodgers Obtain Ricky Nolasco From The Marlins

The Dodgers have obtained right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins for three minor-league pitchers – Steve Ames, Josh Wall and Angel Sanchez. L.A. also picked up an international signing bonus worth $197,000 in the deal. “Nolasco is somebody that can help us out,” Colletti said. “Obviously he’s an accomplished big league starter. We felt […]

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Ike Davis Admits Demotion To Minors Was The Right Move

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Admits Demotion To Minors Was The Right Move

After a three week exile to Triple-A Las Vegas, Mets first baseman Ike Davis returned with a vengeance last night, piecing together a 3-for-5 performance with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs. Davis was penciled into the cleanup spot and for all intents and purposes did his job and did it well. It was […]

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Wheeler Takes Another Step Forward, His Former Team Is Up Next

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Takes Another Step Forward, His Former Team Is Up Next

In the midst of all the Keystone Cops slapstick last night, Zack Wheeler made his fourth start of the season and delivered a somewhat uneven performance. It wasn’t bad, it wasn’t great, it was a step in the right direction. “I’m happy about my outing, even though there were some low points,” Wheeler explained. “Falling […]

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Nieuwenhuis Goes Crazy, Davis Goes Insane, Wheeler Wins The Game!

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Goes Crazy, Davis Goes Insane, Wheeler Wins The Game!

KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK… What a comedy of errors we had in this one as the New York Mets walloped the Milwaukee Brewers by the score of 12-5 tonight at Miller Park. This was a fun game and I hope you all got a chance to watch it. I’m going to forego a retelling […]

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