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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LHP Steve Matz and ESPN’s Mark Simon On Metsmerized Radio At 6 PM!

An article by posted on September 13, 2012 0 Comments
LHP Steve Matz and ESPN’s Mark Simon On Metsmerized Radio At 6 PM!

Hi Mets fans! We have a very special show in store for you tonight at 6:00 PM as we bring you an Extended Edition of Metsmerized Radio. Join our host Matt Falkenbury of the Daily Stache as he welcomes not just one special guest, but two of them in what’s bound to be our best show […]

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R.A. Dickey Wins 2012 Branch Rickey Award

An article by posted on September 13, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey Wins 2012 Branch Rickey Award

R.A. Dickey, star pitcher of the New York Mets, has been named the winner of the 2012 Branch Rickey Award, presented by AMG National Trust Bank. Jim Wilkins, founder of the award, made the announcement today during a press conference at the Denver Athletic Club. Dickey, currently one of the best pitchers in Major League […]

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The Mets And Their Home Field Disadvantage

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets And Their Home Field Disadvantage

The Mets have lost five straight and dropped seven of their last eight games. The club has lost a season-high six games in a row for the third time this season and is 3-7 in its last 10 games. They are at a season high of 12 games under .500 for the season and in danger of being swept on […]

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MMO Mailbag: Will Johan Santana Have Any Trade Value This Winter?

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Will Johan Santana Have Any Trade Value This Winter?

Here’s a question from Peter R. who asks, Will Johan Santana have any trade value this winter? My short answer is no. The long answer is actually just more questions than it is answers. Why would a team deal for a pitcher who is owed $30 million dollars in 2013, especially one that was shelved in mid-August […]

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Frank Francisco Has A 6.75 ERA In Last 28 Days

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Frank Francisco Has A 6.75 ERA In Last 28 Days

Mets closer Frank Francisco has a 6.75 ERA and a 1.607 WHIP in the last 28 days. He has allowed seven earned runs on eleven hits and four walks in his last 9.1 innings pitched including last night. Francisco is in the first year of a two-year $12 million dollar deal he signed last December […]

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Mets Announce Preliminary 2013 Schedule

An article by posted on September 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce Preliminary 2013 Schedule

METS ANNOUNCE PRELIMINARY 2013 SCHEDULE Opening Day Is Monday, April 1 vs. San Diego at 1:10 p.m. at Citi Field The New York Mets today announced the club will begin the 2013 season at home vs. the San Diego Padres on April 1 at 1:10 p.m. The opening homestand continues Wednesday, April 3 and Thursday, […]

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A Special Thanks To The Cyclones As Their Season Comes To An End

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
A Special Thanks To The Cyclones As Their Season Comes To An End

The Brooklyn Cyclones’ season came to an end on Monday night as they lost the third and decisive game of the New York-Penn League Semi Finals to the Hudson Valley Renegades by the score of 2-0. As they’ve done to other teams all season long with their overpowering pitching, the Renegades turned the tables on the […]

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It Still Hurts…

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
It Still Hurts…

Time does not heal all wounds. The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day out of our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts. Every single day, Americans are still dying because of 9/11. Their […]

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Mets Continue To Make History In A Breaking Bad Way

An article by posted on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Continue To Make History In A Breaking Bad Way

The Mets officially have been eliminated from NL East title contention after losing to the Nationals 5-1 on Monday night. Collin McHugh started and only gave up five hits however three of them were home runs and accounted for all four Nationals runs. I’m not a pitching analyst by any stretch of the imagination, but […]

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Random Thoughts After A Weekend To Forget…

An article by posted on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
Random Thoughts After A Weekend To Forget…

Talk about about a depressing weekend at Citi Field… A three game sweep at the hands of the Atlanta Braves and the Mets one game away from tying the franchise record for the most consecutive games scoring three or less runs. A loss today to the Nationals and we’ll officially be in the throws of the worst […]

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