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 Call-Ups Are With The Team And Ready To Play Tonight

An article by posted on September 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Call-Ups Are With The Team And Ready To Play Tonight

The New York Mets today recalled outfielder Jordany Valdespin, righthanded pitchers Elvin Ramirez, Jenrry Mejia and Jeurys Familia from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. The club also selected the contracts of lefthanded pitcher Justin Hampson and outfielder Fred Lewis from Buffalo. Everyone will be available for tonight’s game. Valdespin will wear uniform #1, Ramirez will wear #62, Mejia will wear […]

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Happy Birthday To No. 31, Mike Piazza

An article by posted on September 4, 2012 0 Comments
Happy Birthday To No. 31, Mike Piazza

 HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MIKE PIAZZA! Over the years, we’ve had many posts on MMO about Mike Piazza. So many unforgettable stories, inspiring quotes and wonderful memories about a player who touched so many lives. In an MMO interview with Mike Piazza by Jim Mancari, we learned that Piazza’s faith played a significant role in his life both on and […]

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It Was Carlos Beltran Who Told Cardinals Manager To Appeal The Torres Double

An article by posted on September 3, 2012 0 Comments

As you all know, Andres Torres lost an apparent leadoff double in the ninth inning when he was ruled out for missing first base, and the St. Louis Cardinals held off the Mets 5-4 Monday. What you may not know is that according to an Associated Press report, it was former Met and current Cardinals […]

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Jason Bay’s Grand Slam – The Shot Heard ‘Round SNY

An article by posted on September 3, 2012 0 Comments
Jason Bay’s Grand Slam – The Shot Heard ‘Round SNY

It was great to see the Mets complete the sweep of the Miami Marlins after their 5-1 victory on Saturday, but what was with that over-the-top, public display of affection for Jason Bay on SNY afterward? Did any of you happen to catch that or are you among those that change the channel immediately after the last […]

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Mets Recall RHP Collin McHugh For Today’s Start Against St. Louis

An article by posted on September 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Recall RHP Collin McHugh For Today’s Start Against St. Louis

Prior to today’s game, the Mets will recall RHP Collin McHugh from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League…McHugh will wear #36 and make his second major league start today. McHugh made his major league debut on August 23 vs. Colorado tossing 7.0 shutout innings in a no-decision. He allowed only two hits while fanning nine to become only the fifth pitcher […]

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Happy Labor Day From MMO!

An article by posted on September 3, 2012 0 Comments
Happy Labor Day From MMO!

As we close out this Labor Day Weekend with friends and family, I just wanted to say a few things… First and foremost, I want to say thank you to all of our brave servicemen and servicewomen who are still defending freedom here at home and overseas in every corner throughout the world. Thank you […]

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MMO Exclusive Interview With Brandon Nimmo

An article by posted on September 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive Interview With Brandon Nimmo

In case you missed it on Friday, enjoy this exclusive interview with Brandon Nimmo… Our Minor League Editor Pete Shapiro, hooked up with Kevin Kernan of the New York Post and together they had a great interview with Mets 2011 first rounder Brandon Nimmo on Wednesday at the Hudson Valley before the Cyclones game. If […]

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Yesterday Was Kind Of A Bad Day… And Then This Happened!

An article by posted on September 2, 2012 0 Comments
Yesterday Was Kind Of A Bad Day… And Then This Happened!

Saturday was one of those days for me when very little if anything went right, you know what I mean? Things were looking a little better when I discovered  a new trendy restaurant and ordered this amazing dinner of Korean braised short ribs topped with caramelized onions and served with chipotle mashed potatoes and honey […]

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Credit Ozzie Guillen With An Assist In Amazins’ 5-3 Comeback Win!

An article by posted on September 2, 2012 0 Comments
Credit Ozzie Guillen With An Assist In Amazins’ 5-3 Comeback Win!

Wow, what a game! The Mets combined a solid start by Jeremy Hefner with a huge ninth inning rally and a clutch save by Frank Francisco to stun the Miami Marlins by a score of 5-3 on Saturday night. After Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen pulled his ace Josh Johnson while in the midst of a […]

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The Ike Man Has Been Pure Chaos This Season

An article by posted on September 1, 2012 0 Comments
The Ike Man Has Been Pure Chaos This Season

Ike Davis extended his career-high in home runs when he belted 25th homer of the season last night – a two run blast that soared deep into the Miami night and put the Mets up 3-0. Davis now leads the National League with 18 home runs on the road. His 25 home runs are the sixth-most […]

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