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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MMO 2011 Staff Predictions: Award Winners

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Here is who we think will bring home all the hardware in 2011 as well as who we believe will lead their leagues in a few key categories. (Click the image to enlarge!) Let us know what you think and feel free to share your predictions too!

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Shut-up, You Old Windbag

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments
Shut-up, You Old Windbag

On Tuesday, Tim McCarver made some disparaging comments about the Mets with regard to the Madoff scandal. “It’s agonizing. I personally feel the Wilpons have to sell the ballclub. I don’t see how they can escape by selling a minority position, particularly when they don’t allow any control.” “It’s deplorable. I would not want to […]

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Collins Joshes With Us… Jose Thole?

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Ha ha ha… Was Terry Collins joking with us on April Fools Day this morning? Here’s something that found it’s way into my in-box this morning with my Flushing Flash subscription. April 1, 2011 Dear Mets Fans: With our 2011 opener tonight in Florida, I want to make this pledge to Mets fans — our […]

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Last Minute Stuff Before Mets Opening Day

An article by posted on April 1, 2011 0 Comments

Today at Digital Domain Park, Jason Bay commented on the injury that led to him going on the Disabled List to start the season. “It was devastating at first. I took one swing and had a little bit of a sting or a stab in my side. I’ve never had that before. I kind of hoped it […]

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2011 MMO Staff Predictions: Part 1 Division Winners and Post Season

An article by posted on March 31, 2011 0 Comments

It’s time for our 2011 MMO Staff Predictions! This year, sixteen of us will look into our crystal balls and try to predict all the happenings of the 2011 Baseball Season. We will have three parts again this year: 1. 2011 Division Winners and Postseason – 12:00 PM 2. 2011 MLB Award Winners – Tomorrow (4/1) 3. 2011 10 Mets Predictions – […]

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Evans, Misch and Hernandez Clear Waivers

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN, outfielder/first baseman Nick Evans has officially cleared waivers, and was sent to Triple-A. Evans was waived after losing out on a bench spot to Daniel Murphy, Willie Harris and Scott Hairston. Pat Misch and Luis Hernandez also cleared waivers. Original Post 3/28 This just in from Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]

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Bob’s Blitz: Doc Gooden Interview

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

Bob Mantz Jr. of the always incredible sports blog Bob’s Blitz, posted a great interview of Dwight Gooden who answered questions for fans at a luncheon at Big Shots Sports Bar & Grill in Woodbridge, NJ on Tuesday. Some great questions were asked. Check it out.

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The Bay Injury Worries Me

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

Jason Bay is in New York after he was sidelined with a strain in his left intercostal muscle, which is located near the rib cage. Apparently, Bay injured himself while taking batting practice on Tuesday. You may remember he had previously asked out of a couple of games because of back soreness prior to that. Some […]

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Ronny Paulino Could Lose Significant Time

An article by posted on March 30, 2011 0 Comments

It took New York Mets backup catcher Ronny Paulino more than half of spring training before he finally showed up to camp more than three weeks late due to visa problems stemming from his 50 game PED suspension. It now looks like Paulino will miss even more time as recent bloodwork revealed a serious problem that […]

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New Guys Make Their First Head Scratcher Of The New Season

An article by posted on March 29, 2011 0 Comments

As most of you read earlier, the Mets designated Manny Acosta for assignment today and opted to take Blaine Boyer north instead. I’m not going to go into all the reasons why I preferred we kept Acosta instead. Hey, I’m a big boy and I can live with the decision. But when speaking to reporters about the […]

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