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 Have Signed 15 Of Their Draft Selections

An article by posted on June 17, 2012 0 Comments

In addition to Louisiana high school shortstop Gavin Cecchini (12th overall pick) and Purdue catcher Kevin Plawecki (35th overall), the Mets have confirmed the signings of 13 other selections from last week’s draft according to ESPN.. Rd. 3 (107), Matt Koch, RHP, Louisville Rd. 4 (140), Branden Kaupe, SS, Baldwin (Hawaii) HS Rd. 5 (170), Brandon Welch, RHP, Palm Beach State Rd. […]

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Nieuwenhuis Is Building A Strong Case For Rookie of the Year Consideration

An article by posted on June 16, 2012 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Is Building A Strong Case For Rookie of the Year Consideration

Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit his sixth home run of the year last night, a solo shot in the sixth inning against the Reds. Nieuwenhuis has now hit three home runs in his last two games and has four in the month of June which ties him for the most with Milwaukee’s Martin Maldonado among all major […]

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Bay To DL With Likely Concussion, Mets Fans Still Behaving Badly

An article by posted on June 16, 2012 0 Comments
Bay To DL With Likely Concussion, Mets Fans Still Behaving Badly

Last night, Jason Bay was forced to leave the game against the Cincinnati Reds after hitting his head against the left-field wall on Jay Bruce’s second-inning inside-the-park home run. The Mets are saying that Bay likely suffered another concussion and expect to place him on the disabled list before today’s game. Infielder Justin Turner is […]

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Special Offers: Mets To Celebrate Johan Santana’s No-Hitter This Monday and Tuesday!

An article by posted on June 16, 2012 0 Comments
Special Offers: Mets To Celebrate Johan Santana’s No-Hitter This Monday and Tuesday!

METS TO CELEBRATE JOHAN SANTANA’S NO-HITTER WITH SPECIAL TICKET OFFERS AND GIVEAWAYS THIS MONDAY AND TUESDAY AT CITI FIELD $5.70 Promenade Reserved Seats for This Monday, June 18 Expanded T-Shirt Tuesday This Tuesday, June 19 for For First 25,000 Fans FLUSHING, N.Y., June 16, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced they will celebrate […]

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MMO Roundtable: Mets No-Hit Appeal, Wright or Wrong?

An article by posted on June 15, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Mets No-Hit Appeal, Wright or Wrong?

Well, today is decision day on the appeal that the Mets filed hoping that MLB would overturn the play that was scored a hit during R.A. Dickey’s spectacular start against the Rays. That one hit turned out to be the only one the Rays would get that day, and the masses are split as to whether it […]

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TOTALLY R.A.D. – DICKEY THE CONQUEROR!

An article by posted on June 13, 2012 0 Comments
TOTALLY R.A.D. – DICKEY THE CONQUEROR!

HE’S UNBELIEVABLE! The Mets (34-29) demolished the Rays (35-27) for their second consecutive win tonight by the score of 9-1 in what may have been Dickey’s most spectacular performance as a Met and in his career. Dickey faced just two batters over the minimum tonight in a scintillating performance, striking out 12 batters and allowing just one hit […]

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The Mets Twitterverse: When The Bullet Hits The Bone

An article by posted on June 13, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets Twitterverse: When The Bullet Hits The Bone

As someone who takes great pride in running a Mets fansite, I must admit that occasionally I am repulsed by the behavior of some of those who call themselves Mets fans. Among our incredible fanbase, lurk many who occupy the lowest depths of depravity and are a pariah among us. You may have wondered what […]

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Bullpen’s Folly: Last Night’s Win Against The Rays Was A Rare Delight

An article by posted on June 13, 2012 0 Comments
Bullpen’s Folly: Last Night’s Win Against The Rays Was A Rare Delight

Stephen Guilbert from Mack’s Mets penned an interesting post that pointed out a rare occurence in last night’s 11-2 win against the Tampa Bay Rays. Here’s a small part of it: Last night, the Mets accomplished a feat that has proved difficult for them in 2012–they played a full nine-inning game in which the bullpen did […]

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David Wright: I Want To Win, And That Will Be My Deciding Factor

An article by posted on June 12, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright: I Want To Win, And That Will Be My Deciding Factor

Some of you may have missed this revealing quote from David Wright with the distraction of the Subway Series Sweep. Columnist Mark Hale of the New York Post, caught up with the Mets third baseman who once again made very clear that he has no desire to negotiate any contract with the Mets until the end of the […]

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MMO Roundtable: The Bobby Parnell Conundrum

An article by posted on June 12, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: The Bobby Parnell Conundrum

Bobby Parnell is an enigma… He’s got the one thing you crave in closer a rocket for an arm. Consistently checking in at 99 mph and frequently topping 100, you would think the Mets had themselves someone they could rely on to step into the eighth or ninth innings to finish off the opposition and […]

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