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 Rites Of Spring: Official Dates and Roster

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Rites Of Spring: Official Dates and Roster

Mets pitchers and catchers report to Port St. Lucie for Spring Training today. Here are the some of the things you need to know including important dates and the complete Spring Training roster. Important Spring Training Dates Pitchers and Catchers Report February 15, 2011 Physicals – February 16, 2011 Pitchers first workout – February 17, 2011 Position […]

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For Phillies & Yankees, It’s World Series Or Bust

An article by posted on February 14, 2011 0 Comments

Kevin Kernan of the NY Post had a sobering article for Mets fans today as he relays comments from Phillies closer Brad Lidge. When closer Brad Lidge was asked by The Post yesterday about the Phillies’ aspirations now that Lee is No. 2 in their Phantastic Phour rotation, he said it’s win the World Series […]

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Can Niese Be A 15 Game Winner For The Mets This Season?

An article by posted on February 13, 2011 0 Comments

Dan Martin of the NY Post, had a nice column the other day in which he included comments from an interview with Mets starting pitcher Jon Niese. Niese made the decision to come to Spring Training early because he wanted to get a jump on the season and prepare his body for the rigors of an […]

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Fan Post: Mets Futility In Last 20 Years Compared To Rest Of The NL

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments

The following research and data was submitted by one of our readers, T Agee for posting on MMO. It represents the last 20 Years of Mets payroll and results in four categories as compared to the rest of the league. In addition to total payroll, the other four categories are: 1. Sub .500 record in […]

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Jenrry Mejia: Is His Future In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia: Is His Future In The Bullpen?

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen worries me sometimes. I understand that he was spared a trip to the guillotine thanks to the efforts of R.A. Dickey and Mike Pelfrey who both made last minutes pleas for clemency, but I’ve never really been a big fan of his. As we’ve all heard countless times already this offseason, […]

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ESPN Tackles The Madoff/Wilpon Issue

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

This morning, ESPN: Outside The Lines discussed the implications of the Madoff claw-back lawsuit headed by the trustee Irving Picard who is acting on behalf of all the victims. Picard alleges that the Mets owners should have known about the fraud and raked in millions in illegal profits. Thanks to Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]

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Some Happy Mets Thoughts On A Cold Friday

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
Some Happy Mets Thoughts On A Cold Friday

It seems that some of you really got your feathers ruffled over my post the other day in which I speculated that Pujols and the Phillies looked like a good match? Chill out everybody, we’ve been speculating on MMO since 2005, you should be used to it by now. Did you happen to catch Andy […]

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Discussing Mets Prospects With Joe DeMayo Of Port St. Lucie To Flushing

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

Recently I did an email interview with Joe DeMayo who does a fantastic job covering the Mets Minor Leagues and the MLB Draft for the excellent Mets site, St. Lucie To Flushing. 1. Where do you rank the Mets Minor League System on a scale of 1-10 in the following areas: A) Starting Pitching: 3. […]

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Latest On Madoff Lawsuit: Cuomo To Mediate, Junk Bond Rating

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Latest On Madoff Lawsuit: Cuomo To Mediate, Junk Bond Rating

A federal bankruptcy judge in Manhattan appointed former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo on Thursday to serve as a mediator in the legal dispute between the Mets owners and the court-appointed trustee trying to recover money for victims of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. According to the NY Times, the trustee, Irving H. Picard, has accused Mets owners […]

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Cool Mets Stuff, Bobby Jones, Best Mets Ticket Plans Ever!

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Cool Mets Stuff, Bobby Jones, Best Mets Ticket Plans Ever!

That’s the the new locker plate design that the Mets are rocking down in Port St. Lucie this Spring. Pretty cool looking design for our boys… Thanks to the New York Mets for sharing it on their Twitter feed. They also reminded us of one of the all-time great Mets moments: Happy Birthday to RHP Bobby […]

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