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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Byrdak To DL With Sore Shoulder

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Byrdak To DL With Sore Shoulder

The New York Mets have announced that left handed reliever Tim Byrdak has been placed on the 15 Day DL with a sore left shoulder. Byrdak, 38, will have an MRI in New York on Monday and will be examined by team doctors from the Hospital for Special Surgery. Byrdak said he injured himself delivering […]

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Heads Up…

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Heads Up…

A reader sent this over to me and it’s pretty freaking cool. They call this video “Heads Up”, I decided “Mets: 2112″ sounds better. Anyway, you will now be seeing this playing from time to time at Citi Field… Enjoy it. http://youtu.be/slmv9PWlNVc    

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Mets Bullpen Could Be A Team Strength Down The Stretch

An article by posted on August 3, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Bullpen Could Be A Team Strength Down The Stretch

Closer Frank-Frank is being activated today. Mike Puma of the post writes: After spending the last five weeks on the disabled list with a strained left oblique, closer Frank Francisco will rejoin the Mets today, giving the team some much needed depth in the bullpen. The right-hander is 1-3 with a 4.97 ERA and 18 […]

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Young Shines, Cedeno Drives In Five, As Mets Pummel The Giants 9-1

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Young Shines, Cedeno Drives In Five, As Mets Pummel The Giants 9-1

I’ll get to the recap in a minute, but first I gotta tell you something funny before I forget. I was on the phone with a buddy of mine on Tuesday night and we were lamenting the fact that the trade deadline came and went without so much as a peep from Sandy Alderson. Surprise, […]

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Josh Edgin Is Fearless

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
Josh Edgin Is Fearless

Josh Edgin has not allowed a run in his last eight outings, spanning 7.1 innings. Overall, he has racked up 18 strikeouts in 10.0 innings of work and left-handed hitters are 4-23 (.174) with 12 strikeouts against him. On Monday night, Edgin earned his first major league victory, bit in my opinion he’s earned much more than that. He’s […]

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MMO Mailbag: Why Don’t The Mets Call Up Fred Lewis?

An article by posted on August 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Why Don’t The Mets Call Up Fred Lewis?

I received an interesting question from @GWNY on Twitter who asked me: Why don’t the Mets call up Fred Lewis to play LF? It’s a great question and one we’ve grappled with a couple of times in our Minor League comment threads this season. The answer as to why Lewis is still languishing in Buffalo […]

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Win A Free Pair Of Tickets To See The Marlins vs Mets On August 7

An article by posted on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
Win A Free Pair Of Tickets To See The Marlins vs Mets On August 7

Hey Mets fans… We are at it again with yet another great MMO Fan Giveaway! This time we are going to present one lucky Mets fan with a Free Pair of Tickets for Tuesday, August 7th when the Mets open up their six-game homestand against Jose Reyes and the Miami Marlins! It looks like the starter […]

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Mets and Marlins Discussed A Jason Bay For Heath Bell Swap

An article by posted on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
Mets and Marlins Discussed A Jason Bay For Heath Bell Swap

According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Mets and the Marlins discussed a trade that would have sent Jason Bay to Miami for Heath Bell and John Buck before the trade deadline. Basically it’s a swap of bad contracts and underperforming players. Bell is 2-5 this season with a 5.66 ERA 41 1/3 innings […]

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Despite Solid Effort, Harvey Gets No Defense or Run Support In Mets 4-1 Loss

An article by posted on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
Despite Solid Effort, Harvey Gets No Defense or Run Support In Mets 4-1 Loss

Despite a solid effort by Matt Harvey, the Mets combined sloppy defense and little run support to saddle their rookie with a loss as the Mets (50-54) fell to the Giants (56-47) by the score of 4-1 Tuesday night in San Francisco. Matt Harvey gave up three runs, only two earned, on four hits, three walks […]

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Congratulations To These Five Awesome Mets Fans!

An article by posted on August 1, 2012 0 Comments
Congratulations To These Five Awesome Mets Fans!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THESE 5 WINNERS! 1. Mike A. from East Northport, NY 2. Ryan M. from Knoxville, TN 3, Anna D. from Port Washington, NY 4. Gregg R. from Fort Lauderdale, FL 5. Dan V. from Manassas, VA The five of you have shown yourselves to be the best of the best and true die-hard […]

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