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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Source Says Mets Cut Losses To $23MM And Are On Firmer Financial Footing

An article by posted on September 6, 2012 0 Comments
Source Says Mets Cut Losses To $23MM And Are On Firmer Financial Footing

According to a report by Josh Kosman of the NY Post, the Mets are expected to cut their 2012 season loss by two-thirds from last year, to roughly $23 million. That figure is in line with expectations, but not enough to support anything but a modest uptick in payroll in 2013. But even with the […]

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Sweet Music! Dickey Is First To 18 Wins!

An article by posted on September 5, 2012 0 Comments
Sweet Music! Dickey Is First To 18 Wins!

SWEET MUSIC! R.A. Dickey’s magical season continued today in St. Louis where he earned his Major League leading 18th win of the season as he keeps on marching toward the 2012 National League Cy Young Award. Dickey (18-4) struck out five and walked one while becoming the first Mets pitcher in 22 years to win […]

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Mets September Promo: Kids Get Free Admission With Purchase Of One Regular Ticket

An article by posted on September 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets September Promo: Kids Get Free Admission With Purchase Of One Regular Ticket

KIDS GO FREE TO METS GAMES AT CITI IN SEPTEMBER!  Up to 3 Kids Get Free Admission With Purchase of Regularly Priced Ticket  Offer Available at Mets.com/KidsFree, (718) 507-TIXX and Citi Field Box Office The New York Mets today announced Kids Go Free to Mets games at Citi Field in September.  Up to three children […]

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September Roster Expansion Could Be Reduced From 40 To 30 Players

An article by posted on September 5, 2012 0 Comments
September Roster Expansion Could Be Reduced From 40 To 30 Players

A source has told Scott Miller of CBS Sports, that changes could be coming to September 1st Roster Expansion rules and that it could happen as soon as next season. The most common scenario under discussion is to expand September rosters to 30, with each club’s 25-man roster on Aug. 31 being locked in throughout September. In other […]

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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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