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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Hefner Continues His Impressive Season Tonight Against The Phillies

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Continues His Impressive Season Tonight Against The Phillies

Since May 26, the Mets are third in the majors with a 3.18 (151 earned runs/427.0 innings) team ERA and there’s a good reason for that positive development, his name, Jeremy Hefner. Since June 4, Jeremy Hefner leads the majors with a 1.76 ERA (10 earned runs/51.0 innings) over eight starts. Pittsburgh’s Francisco Liriano is second with a […]

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Fan Shot From Afghanistan: Optimism in a Mets World

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Fan Shot From Afghanistan: Optimism in a Mets World

Brave service men and women are still in Afghanistan protecting the American ideal. Here is a special Fan Shot that comes from one of our friends still serving in Afghanistan, Staff Sergeant Michael Cunningham, US Army.   I am about to return from a nine month deployment to Afghanistan with a renewed optimism about the […]

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MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: 2013 Mets Midseason Report Cards

With the New York Mets (41-50) about to embark on the second half of the the 2013 season, I hit up two dozen of our MMO writers for their overall grades by position for our Mid-Season Report Cards. For added measure we also included Terry Collins, Sandy Alderson and Mr. Met who was the only […]

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Who Was The Biggest First Half Surprise For The Mets?

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Who Was The Biggest First Half Surprise For The Mets?

I asked my writers who they thought was the biggest surprise for the Mets in the first half, and one of the benefits of having 25-35 active writers is that it gives me a good well-rounded sense of where the Mets fan base is on these roundtable questions I like to do. As expected there […]

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Jerry Seinfeld Tells Met Fans That The American League Is Not The Taliban

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments

Jerry Seinfeld, celebrity Mets fan extraordinaire, didn’t take to kindly to how Met fans behaved at the All-Star Game on Tuesday. “This is one of the lowest moments of my lifetime of Mets fandom, when the Citi Field crowd was booing teams that they see as rivals to their Mets team,” he told Steve Somers […]

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Having Cash vs Spending Cash: There Is A Difference You Know…

An article by posted on July 19, 2013 0 Comments
Having Cash vs Spending Cash: There Is A Difference You Know…

The top of the food chain on the New York Mets have been out in full force the past 4-5 days with one clear and concise message, “We have plenty of money to spend, and we’re gonna spend it… maybe.” In a series of four separate broadcast interviews and two print interviews, Fred and Jeff […]

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Thought’s On Matt Harvey’s Future $200 Million Contract

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Thought’s On Matt Harvey’s Future $200 Million Contract

Yesterday, after I posted on what someone from Men’s Journal had sent me and asked to share their article for our readers, I didn’t quite get a chance to weigh in on the totality of the article which covered a lot of ground. I simply posted a quick excerpt for them with a link to […]

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Best and Worst Moments of the Mets First Half

An article by posted on July 18, 2013 0 Comments
Best and Worst Moments of the Mets First Half

I asked some of our writers what they felt were the Best and Worst moments for the Mets in the first half, and it looks like the consensus for the best was when we swept the Yankees and the Empire State Building was brightly lit up in Blue and Orange. Daniel Nelson Best Moment: I’d […]

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Dumb Yankee Fan Who Ran Onto The Field

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Dumb Yankee Fan Who Ran Onto The Field

Last night, during the All Star Game at Citi Filed, a Yankee fan decided to act on a dare from his Twitter followers urging him to run out onto the field. And the 18-year old wasted no time hopping over the 3 1/2 foot barrier and dashed for second base donning his Robinson Cano t-shirt. […]

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Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

An article by posted on July 17, 2013 0 Comments
Beltran Hopes For Three More Years, Talks Hall of Fame As A Met

It was great to see Cardinals right fielder and former Met Carlos Beltran receive a warm welcome and a hearty round of cheers last night from the crowd at Citi Field. Before the game, Beltran spoke to reporters about his future and said he hopes to continue performing at this level for another three years. […]

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