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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National Treasure – NL Ends Drought With 3-1 Victory

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

Finally, after 13 years, the National League ended their winless drought and beat the American League 3-1 in last night’s All-Star Game. The Brave’s Brian McCann had the biggest hit of the night when he stroked a three-run double off of White Sox’ reliever Matt Thornton in the seventh inning. The long drive into the right field corner proved to be […]

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George Steinbrenner Dies of Heart Attack

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

As you may have heard, this morning at 6:30 AM in Tampa, Florida, New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner passed away after suffering a massive heart attack. We want to extend our condolences on the passing of one of the giants of the game and a New York icon. Rest In Peace George. “He was an […]

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Captain Kirk Preparing To Get Beamed Up

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

Kirk Nieuwenhuis is continues to mash the ball and put up solid numbers for Class AA Binghamton this season. Captain Kirk is batting .306 with 14 home runs and 53 RBI, and is currently is leading the league in doubles (29), runs scored (69) and extra-base hits (45), and ranks second in total bases with 170. He […]

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Live All Star Game Chat Tonight On MMO – Lets Talk Some Mets!

An article by posted on July 12, 2010 0 Comments

JOIN US FOR AN ALL STAR EDITION METS CHAT! Every Mets Topic Is On The Table: How is Terry Collins doing? Will Carlos Beltran still be a Met after the Trade Deadline? How do you grade the Mets first half performance? Who are the biggest studs and duds so far this season? Are you more […]

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Good Golly, Miss Ollie?

An article by posted on July 11, 2010 0 Comments

Thomas Kaplan of the NY Times updates us on Oliver Perez who made his third minor league start for Class AAA Buffalo this afternoon. Perez had a rough outing Sunday. He allowed only one unearned run in five innings, but they were five extraordinarily ugly innings: Perez gave up three hits and five walks; hit two […]

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You Play With Fire And You Get Burned

An article by posted on July 10, 2010 0 Comments

Jose Reyes was removed from todays game in the the top of the seventh inning after he re-aggravated his oblique injury while fielding a Troy Glaus grounder and throwing it to first base. Following the play, Reyes was visibly in pain and was limping around the infield before being removed and replaced by Ruben Tejada by manager Jerry Manuel. […]

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Getting Some Closure On Cliff Lee

An article by posted on July 10, 2010 0 Comments

As we wrap up a hectic week of Cliff Lee posts on MMO, it’s only fitting to put some closure on the matter from the perspective of where the Mets stood, what the Mariners wanted, and how far the Mets were willing to go. To begin, according to reports in both the Daily News and […]

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Mike Pelfrey Has A Dead Arm

An article by posted on July 10, 2010 0 Comments

Despite the loss yesterday, I thought R.A. Dickey pitched well and simply threw a couple of knucklers that simply hung over the fat part of the plate… It happens… What I found more discouraging was how quiet the Mets bats were against a division rival they will need to beat if they expect to contend […]

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Fina-Lee! Mariners Deal Ace To The Rangers

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

It’s over… According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Texas Rangers have indeed acquired Cliff Lee from the Seattle Mariners. The Rangers are sending a package that will include one of baseball’s best prospects in Justin Smoak as well as two to three other top Rangers prospects. Interesting as well is that […]

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Nick Evans Returning To Mets

An article by posted on July 9, 2010 0 Comments

Remember Nick Evans? He was a healthy scratch from the lineup for AA-Binghamton leading Adam Rubin to believe he may soon be joining the Mets. On Wednesday, Mets manager Jerry Manuel indicated that he wanted a right handed batter on the bench in anticipation of the Braves series that starts today. Evans, 24, is having a solid bounce-back […]

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