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 Comeback Falls Short In 4-3 Loss To Astros

An article by posted on May 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Comeback Falls Short In 4-3 Loss To Astros

The Mets almost grinded out another come-from-behind victory tonight in Houston, but came up a run short and fell to the Astros 4-3. R.A. Dickey was solid and didn’t allow a hit in the first five innings before getting into some trouble in the sixth when he was roughed up for three runs, the big […]

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Hits and Misses: Just Another Manic Monday

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
Hits and Misses: Just Another Manic Monday

The Mets are 13-9 and if the season ended today, and I know it doesn’t, the Mets would be in the playoffs. The Marlins and Phillies on the other hand would be watching from home like you and me. Now onto the meaty stuff… During the Colorado series the Mets bullpen was charged with 17 […]

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MMO Roundtable: Andres Torres To Unseat Kirk Nieuwenhuis In Center Field

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Andres Torres To Unseat Kirk Nieuwenhuis In Center Field

The best thing about a Mets fan site as diversified as ours, is a fair representation and good cross-section of fan sentiment on many of the hot topics we cover extensively at MMO. Today, we tackle the ongoing debate between the hot-hitting, slick fielding rookie Kirk Nieuwenhuis versus journeyman Andres Torres who is healthy again and returns […]

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Ike Davis Keys 11th Inning Rally In Mets 6-5 Win Over Rockies

An article by posted on April 30, 2012 0 Comments
Ike Davis Keys 11th Inning Rally In Mets 6-5 Win Over Rockies

Nothing ever comes easy for the Mets does it? This was one of those games where you come out of it with your nerves frazzled, your voice gone, and a sudden need for a new remote control for the HD. Johan Santana pitched brilliantly and tossed six scoreless innings before departing the game with a four-run […]

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Thoughts On Johan…

An article by posted on April 29, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On Johan…

Mets ace Johan Santana received a no decision on April 24 against Miami in the Mets’ 2-1 come-from-behind victory against the Fish. Santana pitched 6.2 innings and allowed one run on three hits and recorded a season-high 11 strikeouts in his best start of the season. It was his 50th career double-digit strikeout game. Continuing to […]

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Andres Torres To Be Activated From DL On Monday

An article by posted on April 29, 2012 0 Comments
Andres Torres To Be Activated From DL On Monday

Outfielder Andres Torres was 1-for-3 with a walk and a run score on Saturday in what was his final rehab game for Buffalo. Torres will join the Mets in time for Monday’s game in Houston. Torres has been on the disabled list since April 6 after straining his right calf muscle. He hit .263 (5-19) […]

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Hits & Misses: Tejada Gets 4 Hits While Reyes Gets A Mental Break

An article by posted on April 28, 2012 0 Comments
Hits & Misses: Tejada Gets 4 Hits While Reyes Gets A Mental Break

Ruben Tejada collected his second 4-hit game of the season last night in Colorado, but Jose Reyes has yet to collect his second 4-hit week as the first month of the season comes to and end. He got the game off yesterday so he could have a mental break and get some rest. He is batting .205 and has […]

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Hairston Becomes 10th Met Ever To Hit For Cycle

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Hairston Becomes 10th Met Ever To Hit For Cycle

  Mets outfielder Scott Hairston has just hit for the cycle tonight in Colorado. He is the 10th Mets player to record a cycle in team history and the first to accomplish the feat since Jose Reyes did it on June 21, 2006 against the Cincinnati Reds. Hairston started things off with a single in the second inning, a […]

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Bryce Harper: Ready Or Not Here He Comes

An article by posted on April 27, 2012 0 Comments
Bryce Harper: Ready Or Not Here He Comes

After placing third baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation, the Nationals promoted Bryce Harper from Class AAA Syracuse today . The 19-year-old will make his major league debut Saturday at Dodger Stadium. The Nationals made the final decision this afternoon, after Zimmerman visited a doctor in Los Angeles, who confirmed that the third baseman needed […]

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Video: Pelfrey To Have Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on April 26, 2012 0 Comments
Video: Pelfrey To Have Tommy John Surgery

(Video courtesy of SNY) Mike Pelfrey will undergo Tommy John Surgery on his right elbow, and miss the remainder of the season. His recovery and return could be anywhere between 12 and 18 months depending on how the elbow responds and any potential setbacks. Pelfrey does have youth on his side which could bode well for […]

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