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.

rss feedFacebook Twitter Author's Website

Joe D's Latest Posts

MMO Fair or Foul: Reyes Still Hurt Mets Never Offered A Contract

An article by posted on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Reyes Still Hurt Mets Never Offered A Contract

Here’s something you may have missed on MLB.com, but originally featured in the NY Post. As Jose Reyes prepares for his first Spring Training as a Marlin, the former Mets shortstop told the New York Post he’s still a bit hurt that the Mets didn’t offer him a contract. “I understand it’s a tough situation […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Waiting Until Piazza Is Selected To HOF Before Retiring His Number

An article by posted on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Waiting Until Piazza Is Selected To HOF Before Retiring His Number

David Lennon of Newsday tweeted that the Mets will wait to retire Piazza’s No. 31 until he is selected to the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Lennon also speculates that Piazza will get selected on the first ballot, and that he will go into the Hall wearing a Mets cap. ESPN’s Adam Rubin disagrees that Piazza […]

Continue Reading »

Mets To Scout Scott Kazmir

An article by posted on February 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Scout Scott Kazmir

The Mets planned to send a scout to a scheduled showcase in Houston for the team’s former top draft pick, Scott Kazmir, a club insider told the New York Daily News. Kazmir, 28, is trying to jump start his once-promising career and has scheduled a workout for Wednesday. The Mets drafted Kazmir in the first round of the […]

Continue Reading »

Wright Hopeful For A Return To His Former Glory

An article by posted on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Hopeful For A Return To His Former Glory

Nice article by Dan Martin of the Post who writes that Mets third baseman David Wright would like to avoid many of the things that happened to him last year, and that the broken back that limited him to 104 games and a .254 average last season, now feels good. “My back feels real good,” Wright […]

Continue Reading »

Mets Love Songs

An article by posted on February 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Love Songs

I wasn’t really a huge fan of Twitter when it first came out, and in fact I was late to the party and only signed up in late 2010 I think. However, lately I’ve seen the light and actually enjoy Twitter as a means to stay connected with other Mets fans, other Mets bloggers, and […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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. […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »