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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Matt Harvey Returns To Dan Patrick Show And Apologizes

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Returns To Dan Patrick Show And Apologizes

Mets ace Matt Harvey rejoined the Dan Patrick show this morning and apologized for yesterday’s awkward interview, when he talked about his Qualcomm promotion and that’s it. He told Patrick that he had a lot on his mind and was on his way to the doctor during his call and was a bit flustered. “That […]

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Remembering Bob Murphy On His Birthday

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments

MMO wants to send a Happy Birthday shout-out to the late great Bob Murphy (1924-2004). “Murph” would have been 89 years old today and I can’t begin to tell you how often I think about him each season. Today’s game broadcasts have become so noisy and are just a non-stop barrage of promos and product pitches. […]

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Hail Satin, Who Keeps Making A Case For More Playing Time

An article by posted on September 19, 2013 0 Comments
Hail Satin, Who Keeps Making A Case For More Playing Time

Josh Satin singled home two runs in the ninth inning to lift the Mets to a 5-4 win. It was Satin’s first career walk-off hit and the Mets’ 10th walk-off win this season. Satin drove in a career-best three runs and finished with two hits and is now batting .300 (45-150) as a starter this season. “That’s one of […]

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Montero and Flores Named Mets’ Top Performers By Baseball America

An article by posted on September 18, 2013 0 Comments
Montero and Flores Named Mets’ Top Performers By Baseball America

Mike Kerwick of Baseball America has dished out his Minor League Players of the Year selections and named Rafael Montero as the Mets’ Best Pitcher and Wilmer Flores got the nod as the Mets’ Best Position Player. Both players were very deserving, especially Montero who has done nothing but excel since turning pro. His primary […]

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D’Arnaud Day To Day With Stiff Shoulder

An article by posted on September 18, 2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Day To Day With Stiff Shoulder

Mets catcher Travis d’Arnaud left tonight’s game with a sore right shoulder after being struck by a foul tip off the bat of San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence. Leading off the second inning, Pence fouled a 3-0 fastball straight back, striking d’Arnaud in the shoulder. The rookie catcher stayed in the game for another […]

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Harvey Will Avoid Surgery, Elects To Rehab Elbow

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Will Avoid Surgery, Elects To Rehab Elbow

Update 2:20 PM According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Matt Harvey has opted to rehabilitate the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and avoid surgery for now. “The diagnosis apparently was positive enough whereby Harvey is expected to try rehab for now, then begin a throwing program in one-to-two months,” Heyman said. Harvey still […]

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MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Rookie Has Impressed You The Most?

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Mets Rookie Has Impressed You The Most?

Which Mets rookie has impressed you the most this season? Joe S. - Zack Wheeler has impressed me the most. He came with a ton of expectations and has shown improvement with each outing. If he can match Harvey’s focus he will be a force to be reckoned with. Rob C. – Wheeler for toughing it out and […]

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Mets’ Byrd and Hawkins Among Top Free Agent Signings

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mets’ Byrd and Hawkins Among Top Free Agent Signings

Last week, Jon Heyman posted a list of his Top Free Agent Signings based on impact per dollar. Both Marlon Byrd, No. 10, and LaTroy Hawkins, No. 25, made the cut for the Mets. Here are the best of the best, as he calls them, of the free-agent pickups for the 2013 season, ranked in order of […]

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A Shadowy Figure Enters…

An article by posted on September 17, 2013 34 Comments
A Shadowy Figure Enters…

I read this funny parody from Mike Kerwick of The Record about a week ago and intended to post about it on MMO, but completely spaced and forgot about it. I just came across it again as I was looking through my favorites folder and I got another laugh out of it. I think you […]

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David Wright Nominated for 2013 Roberto Clemente Award

An article by posted on September 16, 2013 0 Comments
David Wright Nominated for 2013 Roberto Clemente Award

The New York Mets, Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of Major League Baseball, today announced that David Wright was named the club’s 2013 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Wright is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player […]

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