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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Some Mets Pre-Game Stuff

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Some Mets Pre-Game Stuff

Mike Vorkunov of the Star-Ledger spoke to Terry Collins before the game at Citi Field and reports that Andres Torres has made progress in his rehab down in Port St. Lucie. The centerfielder went on the 15-day disabled list two weeks ago with a strained left calf. Collins said three days ago that Torres needs to […]

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Score Mets Tickets All Season Long From Metsmerized & TiqIQ!

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Score Mets Tickets All Season Long From Metsmerized & TiqIQ!

Score Mets tickets all season long from Metsmerized & TiqIQ! Metsmerized is once again working with TiqIQ to take the hassle out of scouring the web for tickets by aggregating multiple ticket sellers into one place. Whether you want seats directly behind home plate, or just to get in the door for the least amount […]

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Daniel Herrera Out For Season, Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on April 20, 2012 0 Comments
Daniel Herrera Out For Season, Will Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Daniel Herrera will undergo Tommy John Surgery and miss the remainder of the season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Herrera, 27, made 16 relief appearances last season and had a 1.13 ERA after joining the Mets as a player to be named in the Francisco Rodriguez trade with the Milwaukee Brewers. He was removed […]

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MMO Roundtable: Does David Wright Deserve An Extension?

An article by posted on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Does David Wright Deserve An Extension?

A team source told Andy Martino of the Daily News that a contract extension for David Wright is not on the “front burner” right now, but added that his gut feeling was that a new contract extension would get done. Today, David Wright eclipsed another franchise record with his three RBI against the Braves this afternoon, tying Darryl Strawberry […]

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Will Duda and Murphy Hit Enough To Makeup For Defensive Woes?

An article by posted on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
Will Duda and Murphy Hit Enough To Makeup For Defensive Woes?

As one of our readers pointed out yesterday, the Mets basically have four first basemen as part of their everyday defensive alignment. Ike Davis of course, but then you have Daniel Murphy at 2B, Lucas Duda in RF, and Josh Thole behind the plate. On this recent road trip we saw just how ugly things […]

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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Leads Off With Three Hits

An article by posted on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Leads Off With Three Hits

Can you believe this guy? Out of complete desperation, the Mets bypass Adam Loewen, Vinny Rottino and Mike Baxter, to tab the untested rookie Kirk Nieuwenhuis as the replacement for the injured Andres Torres. Not only does he make himself right at home in centerfield, but he’s treated us to some dazzling plays and an […]

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Mets To Launch “Feeding The Big Apple” Hunger Relief Initiative

An article by posted on April 19, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Launch “Feeding The Big Apple” Hunger Relief Initiative

FLUSHING, N.Y., April 19, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced the launch of “Feeding the Big Apple” presented by The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAIN), a season-long hunger relief initiative that starts tomorrow, Friday, April 20 with the first of 12 Food Drive Fridays at Citi Field. Throughout the season, Mets players […]

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Mets Ticket Prices On Secondary Market Flat

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Ticket Prices On Secondary Market Flat

Despite the New York Mets entering the season with muted expectations, the average price for Mets tickets on the secondary market are comparable to last year’s prices, and in fact are up a bit compared to this time last year. As the prices on the secondary market are set by individual ticket brokers all over […]

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Dick Clark Dies Of Heart Attack

An article by posted on April 18, 2012 0 Comments
Dick Clark Dies Of Heart Attack

On a sad note, television broadcasting legend Dick Clark has died of a heart attack today at the age of 82. Clark is best known for hosting blockbuster television shows such as American Bandstand, $25,000 Pyramid, and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. “America’s Teenager” was once asked about his always youthful looks and offered […]

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Torres Will Be Everyday CF Upon Return, Back To Buffalo For Nieuwenhuis

An article by posted on April 17, 2012 0 Comments
Torres Will Be Everyday CF Upon Return, Back To Buffalo For Nieuwenhuis

Terry Collins raised some eyebrows before tonight’s game when he told reporters that once Andres Torres returns from the DL, the plan is as follows: 1) Andres Torres is immediately reinstated as the everyday centerfielder 2) Kirk Nieuwenhuis will go back to Buffalo and not remain in a reserve role. Looks like Mike Baxter’s job is […]

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