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 Recall Red Hot Jordany Valdespin, DFA Justin Hampson

An article by posted on July 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Recall Red Hot Jordany Valdespin, DFA Justin Hampson

The Mets have designated Justin Hampson for assignment and recalled Jordany Valdespin fron Triple-A Buffalo. Valdespin, 24, has been on hot streak at Buffalo and is batting .333 in his last ten games with two homeruns, eight RBI and four stolen bases. For the season he has a .289 average in 136 at-bats. Hampson, 32, appeared in three games and […]

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Amazins Put On Early Fireworks Show In 11-1 Phillies Beat-Down!

An article by posted on July 4, 2012 0 Comments
Amazins Put On Early Fireworks Show In 11-1 Phillies Beat-Down!

On the eve of the Fourth of July, the Mets bats exploded for fifteen hits tonight and beat up the Philadelphia Phillies 11-1 in a sold out Citi Field. Jon Niese pitched a gem of a game going a full eight innings and holding the Phillies to just one run on three hits while striking […]

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Was The Mets GM Trolling Mets Fans On Twitter?

An article by posted on July 3, 2012 0 Comments
Was The Mets GM Trolling Mets Fans On Twitter?

You’ve heard the term used all the time, but what exactly is a troll and what is trolling, and was the Mets GM guilty of being a troll or trolling his own fan base on Twitter in recent days? I’ll let you be the judge on Alderson, but first lets define what a troll is. […]

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Credit Selig With The Annual All-Star Flubs, Snubs And Follies

An article by posted on July 3, 2012 0 Comments
Credit Selig With The Annual All-Star Flubs, Snubs And Follies

In this latest gathering of the Knights of the MMO Roundtable, we ponder the age-old question about the Mid-Summer Classic. What are your thoughts on All Star fan voting especially when Home-Field Advantage is at stake? Jessep – I think people need to remember this game was supposed to be fun. Nobody was really begging […]

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Andres Torres: The Agony and the Ecstasy

An article by posted on July 3, 2012 0 Comments
Andres Torres: The Agony and the Ecstasy

I was happy to see Andrew Keh of the New York Times hit on something that his been really bugging me this season and that is the play of Mets centerfielder Andres Torres. I find myself either screaming at him for some dumb misplay on the field or running the bases, or rooting and cheering […]

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Mets Have K-Rod On Their Radar

An article by posted on July 3, 2012 0 Comments

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, writes that the New York Mets want to upgrade their bullpen, and that former Met closer Francisco Rodriguez is one of a few players the front office is targeting according to what a source with knowledge of the situation. Davidoff points out a few good reasons why the Brewers may be in “sell […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Should Cut Justin Turner

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Should Cut Justin Turner

Chris McShane of Amazin Avenue get’s the nod in this weeks edition of Fair or Foul after arguing that the Mets should designate Justin Turner for assignment in all due haste. He writes, Last night, Terry Collins inexplicably started Justin Turner over Ike Davis at first base. He shouldn’t have had the option. In limited playing time this year, […]

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Mets Sign Dominican Shortstop For $1.75 Million As International Free Agency Begins

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Dominican Shortstop For $1.75 Million As International Free Agency Begins

The Mets announced that they have signed Dominican SS Germán Ahmed Rosario during the first day of the International Free Agent signing period. Rosario will get a $1.75 million signing bonus, the highest bonus the Mets have ever paid an International Free Agent, topping the $1.3 million the Mets paid Fernando Martinez in 2005. Baseball America […]

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MMO Minors: A Demotion For Familia and A Promotion For Mateo Might Be Imminent

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Minors: A Demotion For Familia and A Promotion For Mateo Might Be Imminent

I find it amazing how little attention RHP Luis Mateo gets when the topic of conversation is about the Mets’ best pitching prospects. If you didn’t know any better you would think that Zack Wheeler, Jeurys Familia, Matt Harvey and one or two others, were the only starting pitchers in the Mets minor league system. So […]

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2012 All-Star Rosters Announced – Wright, Dickey Selected As Reserves

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
2012 All-Star Rosters Announced – Wright, Dickey Selected As Reserves

The starting lineups for the 2012 All-Star Game on July 10 at Kauffman Stadium have been announced. including the 17 starters as well as the all the reserves and of course the pitchers. Only David Wright and R.A. Dickey made the cut, Wright as a reserve and Dickey as a starting pitcher. Congratulations to both […]

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