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 Reinstate Four From 60 Day DL, Now Have Huge Decisions To Make Before Rule 5

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Reinstate Four From 60 Day DL, Now Have Huge Decisions To Make Before Rule 5

The Mets announced that Daniel Murphy, Ike Davis, Taylor Buchholz and Johan Santana have been reinstated from the 60-day disabled list and added to the Mets 40-man roster which now stands at 40. The following players are all Rule 5 eligible and must be added to the 40-man roster to protect them from being selected during the Rule 5 Draft […]

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Oh, What A Night – October 25, 1986

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Oh, What A Night – October 25, 1986

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been 25 years… I was at home that night watching the game with my family. Me and my dad were the only two that were mentally locked and loaded – the rest of my family were die-hard Yankee fans. Nobody ever said it would be easy… Lets not quibble, fast […]

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Relive The Defining Moment Of 1986

An article by posted on October 25, 2011 0 Comments
Relive The Defining Moment Of 1986

Check out this great video of Game 6 featuring commentary by Vin Scully and Keith Hernandez with a wonderful backdrop of Billy Joel’s “Miami 2017″ playing in the background. Good stuff.

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Gorski Named Class A Advanced Top Starting Pitcher.

An article by posted on October 24, 2011 0 Comments

Darin Gorski has been selected as the 2011 Top Starting Pitcher in Class A Advanced. The 2009 seventh-rounder of the Mets not only established a personal best by winning 11 games for St. Lucie, he also tossed three complete games and was selected to the Florida State League All-Star team. Gorski was 11-3 as a starter, […]

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If You Like Chicken and Beer, the Red Sox Are Hiring

An article by posted on October 23, 2011 0 Comments

After all the jokes made at the Mets expense over the last few years, some of you might enjoy this departure from that. Nice to see another team getting treated like the punchline to a bad joke. Hat tip to Ryan O’Hara.

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Site News: I Hear You Loud And Clear

An article by posted on October 22, 2011 0 Comments
Site News: I Hear You Loud And Clear

I am well aware of some of the abuses that are rampant on our site lately with regards to our Rating System, Shoutbox Terms Of Agreement Violations, Comment Guidelines Violations, and the overall lack of civility between dueling factions who simply have differing opinions on basic baseball philosophy. We have always had heated baseball debates […]

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Hot Stove Report: C.J. Wilson Will Get $75MM, Wainwright’s Option Picked Up, Reyes To Nats Rumors

An article by posted on October 22, 2011 0 Comments
Hot Stove Report: C.J. Wilson Will Get $75MM, Wainwright’s Option Picked Up, Reyes To Nats Rumors

C.J. Wilson According to Jon Heyman of SI.com, one GM said he envisioned a $75 million, five-year deal for Rangers ace C.J. Wilson. “He has been a bomb in this postseason, but the laws of supply and demand still help”, he writes. One GM suggested Wilson would do better with a non-playoff team because of his […]

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There Are No Words…

An article by posted on October 21, 2011 0 Comments
There Are No Words…

“Former Mets GM Omar Minaya interviewed yesterday for the vacancy in the Angels front office. Given Minaya’s less than stellar track record and his love for former Expos and aging names in his time here I sincerely hope that he lands in LA. Sandy Alderson and company would have a field day with him”.  ~  Stephen Schmidt, Amazin […]

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What Everyone Is Talking About

An article by posted on October 21, 2011 0 Comments
What Everyone Is Talking About

When it’s this time of the year, and all you get is one post from Joel Sherman injected into the Mets news cycle in the last 24 hours, what you end up getting is “Joel Sherman Day”. (Aren’t you glad most of our content on MMO is unique and original?) So Joel, the floor is […]

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Mets Bid Iggy Sayonara

An article by posted on October 20, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Bid Iggy Sayonara

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets have released reliever Ryota Igarashi says a major league source. Igarashi posted a disappointing 5.74 ERA, 1.71 WHIP and 69/46 K/BB ratio over 69 innings in two seasons with the Mets after signing a two-year, $3 million deal to play for the team in 2010. Iggy bypasses the […]

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