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 LAUNCH “50 DAYS TO 50” PROMOTION ON TWITTER

An article by posted on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
METS LAUNCH “50 DAYS TO 50” PROMOTION ON TWITTER

“50 DAYS TO 50” TWITTER CONTEST TO CELEBRATE START OF 50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON  Tickets, Autographed Memorabilia, Unique Experiences Among 50 Prizes For Fans Every Day Through Opening Day, April 5  The New York Mets today announced the launch of “50 Days to 50” on Twitter to celebrate the franchise’s 50thAnniversary season.  Tickets, autographed memorabilia and unique […]

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Selig Believes Wilpon Will Get Back On Track

An article by posted on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
Selig Believes Wilpon Will Get Back On Track

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports gives his take on the state of the Wilpons as they head toward their March 19 trial date for the clawback suit from the trustree Irving Picard. Selig is betting that the Mets’ picture will become clearer over the next several months, says Rosenthal, and Selig  may be proved correct. […]

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Mets Bobblehead Dates Announced: Seaver, Staub, Mex, Fonzie, Piazza!

An article by posted on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Bobblehead Dates Announced: Seaver, Staub, Mex, Fonzie, Piazza!

The New York Mets announced the Mets 50th Anniversary Alumni Bobblehead Series will feature Tom Seaver, Rusty Staub, Keith Hernandez, Edgardo Alfonzo and Mike Piazza. Each Mets legend in the bobblehead series represents a different decade in Mets history: Tom Seaver Bobblehead Presented by Citi – Sunday, April 22 at 1:10 p.m. vs. Giants Seaver […]

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Recap Of Sandy Alderson Interview On WFAN

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Recap Of Sandy Alderson Interview On WFAN

This afternoon, Sandy Alderson was a guest of Mike Francesa on WFAN and MetsBlog posted a summary recap. Johan Santana will throw off a mound later this week in Port St. Lucie. Ike Davis is in “terrific shape” and is ready to go – he will have a positive effect for the team. Daniel Murphy will get the […]

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Mets Blogosphere Weighs In On Alderson/Twitter

An article by posted on February 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Blogosphere Weighs In On Alderson/Twitter

I wanted to get a sense of what some of the most popular Mets bloggers, Mets personalities and Top Mets Tweeps thought about Sandy Alderson’s foray into Twitter. Most of the people who responded were very positive about it. Check it out… I love that Sandy is on twitter. It shows he can relate and […]

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The Lion (Picard), The Witch (Wilpon) and the Wardrobe (Mets Blogosphere)

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
The Lion (Picard), The Witch (Wilpon) and the Wardrobe (Mets Blogosphere)

I read an interesting article at Baseball Prospectus by Biz of Baseball’s Maury Brown, who sheds new light on some of  complexities regarding the financial turmoil that has engulfed Mets ownership in the aftermath of the Madoff scandal. Interestingly enough, Brown corroborates some of the things I’ve either speculated here on MMO as well as a few […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Are Waving The White Flag?

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Are Waving The White Flag?

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reported today that the Mets are one of five teams waving the white flag. Here is the segment he wrote on the Mets… The Mets’ payroll has dropped roughly $50 million since this time last year. They lost popular shortstop Jose Reyes because they weren’t able to match the Marlins’ offer — a notion that […]

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7 Days Until Pitchers & Catchers Report, Mr. Met Off To St. Lucie

An article by posted on February 13, 2012 0 Comments
7 Days Until Pitchers & Catchers Report, Mr. Met Off To St. Lucie

Mr. Met helps the load the truck for Port St. Lucie!! Next stop, Port St. Lucie, Florida. One more week until pitchers & catchers report!

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Mets Announce Josh Lewin To 2012 WFAN Broadcast Team

An article by posted on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Announce Josh Lewin To 2012 WFAN Broadcast Team

Sports Radio 66 WFAN New York – the flagship station for New York Mets baseball – and the New York Mets today named play-by-play veteran Josh Lewin to the 2012 Mets radio broadcast team. Lewin will join Howie Rose in the booth. Lewin, 43, has 16 years of Major League Baseball broadcast experience, calling games […]

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A.J. Burnett Close To Being Traded To Pirates

An article by posted on February 12, 2012 0 Comments
A.J. Burnett Close To Being Traded To Pirates

It looks like A.J. Burnett is on his way to the Pirates. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Pirates and Yankees have a framework for a possible A.J. Burnett deal in place. The deal is not done but the two teams have a lot of common ground and Pittsburgh is still the frontrunner. Yesterday, […]

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