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

An article by posted on 17/09/2013 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 17/09/2013 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 17/09/2013 121 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 16/09/2013 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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Mets and LaTroy Hawkins Have Mutual Interest In Returning For 2014 Season

An article by posted on 16/09/2013 0 Comments
Mets and LaTroy Hawkins Have Mutual Interest In Returning For 2014 Season

Even though the Mets’ bullpen ranks 13th in the NL with a 4.09 ERA and 14th with a .261 BAA, there has been many positive developments as opposed to 2011-2012 when Sandy Alderson was forced to completely revamp the pen and hit the reset button. Before suffering a herniated disk in his neck that was […]

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Do You Still Believe Or Have The Mets Lost Your Trust?

An article by posted on 16/09/2013 0 Comments
Do You Still Believe Or Have The Mets Lost Your Trust?

In case you missed this, Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post hits the Mets over the head as they conclude their fifth consecutive losing season, all while they try to convince fans that next season will be different… Again… So far, they were right… It’s always been different as they continue collecting even more […]

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Alderson On Track To Be First Mets GM To Have Three Straight Seasons Of Increasing Losses

An article by posted on 15/09/2013 0 Comments
Alderson On Track To Be First Mets GM To Have Three Straight Seasons Of Increasing Losses

Adam Rubin points out that Mets GM Sandy Alderson is on track to become the first general manager in the 52 year history of the franchise to post increasing loss totals in each of his first three seasons. Sandy Alderson soon will become 1st GM in #Mets history to post increasing losses totals in each of […]

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D’Arnaud Gives Mets 1-0 Walk-off Win Against Marlins

An article by posted on 15/09/2013 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Gives Mets 1-0 Walk-off Win Against Marlins

Struggling catcher Travis d’Arnaud delivered a two-out single with the bases loaded to give the Mets a 1-0 walk-off win in 12 innings on Sunday at Citi Field. Dillon Gee started and pitched 7.1 shutout innings, scattering six hits and two walks while striking out eight. The bullpen followed up Gee’s brilliant performance with a tremendous […]

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Vladimir Guerrero, Steve Phillips, And What Could Have Been

An article by posted on 15/09/2013 0 Comments
Vladimir Guerrero, Steve Phillips, And What Could Have Been

After a brilliant 16-year career, outfielder Vladimir Guerrero announced his retirement this weekend, according to Hector Gomez of the Dominican Listin Diario. While he never made it to those almost automatic Hall of Fame thresholds of 3,000 hits or 500 home runs, it will be hard to keep his .318/.379/.553 career slash line out of Cooperstown. […]

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Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

An article by posted on 14/09/2013 0 Comments
Wright Planning To Return Tuesday For San Francisco Giants Series

As I speculated before the weekend, David Wright is indeed planning to return during the San Francisco Giants series beginning on Tuesday. Both Wright and Terry Collins staunchly defended their rationale in attempting to have the third baseman return from a strained right hamstring this season, as reported by Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “It’s […]

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