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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Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” More lies, more misinformation, more deviousness. It’s not what any of us want, but it’s what we’ve all become accustomed to whenever the Wilpons or Bud Selig get behind a microphone and their jaws start moving. And Tuesday’s dog and pony show by Bud Selig […]

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Mets Granted Extension To Respond To Sexual Discrimination Law Suit

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Granted Extension To Respond To Sexual Discrimination Law Suit

Not surprisingly, the New York Mets have asked for and been granted an extension to respond to the the sexual discrimination lawsuit that was filed by fired Senior VP of Ticket Sales Leigh Castergine. The extension filed by attorneys for the Mets now gives them until October 31 to respond to the federally filed complaint, according to […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Marlins 1 (Hail Flores!)

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Marlins 1 (Hail Flores!)

What a game for Wilmer Flores who continues to crush it at the plate as the Mets trounced the Miami Marlins by a score of 9-1 tonight at Citi Field. Flores blasted a pair of homers and drove a double to the wall in a huge 3-for-4 night with three runs scored and six RBIs. […]

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Selig Says The Wilpons Are Doing Everything Right

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Selig Says The Wilpons Are Doing Everything Right

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” Outgoing commissioner Bud Selig gave Mets owners his full endorsement and said that reducing payroll and building from within is the way to go. “As far as I’m concerned, from my perspective, I think the way the Mets are doing this thing is correct,” Selig […]

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Wright Nominated For Roberto Clemente Award

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Nominated For Roberto Clemente Award

The New York Mets, Major League Baseball and Chevrolet, the official vehicle of Major League Baseball, today announced that David Wright was named the club’s 2014 nominee for the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet. Wright is one of the 30 Club finalists for the annual award, which recognizes a Major League Baseball player […]

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It All Hinges On Granderson and Wright

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
It All Hinges On Granderson and Wright

Gary Cohen brought up an interesting and sensitive point during Friday night’s broadcast, asking Ron Darling if he thought Curtis Granderson and David Wright would rebound next year. It was a lively conversation that I thought would be worth discussing on MMO so I went ahead and transcribed it. Gary Cohen: Granderson missed most of […]

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Armed and Dangerous: DeGrom Was Chasing Strikeouts Last Night

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Armed and Dangerous: DeGrom Was Chasing Strikeouts Last Night

Mets righthander Jacob deGrom continues to find more and more ways to dazzle fans and onlookers whenever he takes the mound. On a cool and breezy Monday night at Citi Field, deGrom got things started by striking out the first eight Miami Marlins he faced to tie a modern day major league record. The feat had only been […]

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Collins: Mets Are Very, Very Close to the Nationals

An article by posted on September 15, 2014 0 Comments
Collins: Mets Are Very, Very Close to the Nationals

After watching the Mets lose three of four games at home to the Washington Nationals, Danny Knobler of ESPN New York compares the two teams as one heads to the playoffs and the other heads to a sixth straight losing season. He took issue with Terry Collins who yesterday told reporters that the Mets and Nationals […]

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Jenrry Mejia Leads NL With 15 Saves Since All Star Break

An article by posted on September 13, 2014 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Leads NL With 15 Saves Since All Star Break

Jenrry Mejia earned his 26th save of the season on Friday night as the Mets beat the Nationals 4-3, however his post game celebration caused a bit of a stir. After Mejia struck out Ian Desmond to end the game, he pointed at Desmond’ as if he were casting a fishing rod and then began reeling him […]

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Stanton Suffers Lacerations, Fractures, Dental Damage After Being Hit In The Face

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Stanton Suffers Lacerations, Fractures, Dental Damage After Being Hit In The Face

On Thursday night, Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after he was hit in the face by an 88-mph fastball from Brewers righthander Mike Fiers. According to several reports, Stanton suffered several facial lacerations (which required stitches), multiple facial fractures and dental damage. He’ll remain hospitalized before returning to Miami […]

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