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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Don’t Expect Big Add-Ons, By And Large These Fighting 2012 Mets Are On Their Own

An article by posted on June 30, 2012 0 Comments
Don’t Expect Big Add-Ons, By And Large These Fighting 2012 Mets Are On Their Own

Last night rumors abounded that the Mets were actively looking for relief help and actually contacted the san Diego Padres to inquire about Huston Street. You could read more about that below this update. However, Adam Rubin reported that a baseball official familiar with the Mets plans told him that he did not foresee the Mets […]

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Mets Minor League Surprises and Disappointments

An article by posted on June 29, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Surprises and Disappointments

As we approach the end of the first half of the 2012 season, so much has happened and there’s a lot to digest. Who would of thought that if the season ended on June 29, that the Mets would be in line for that second Wild Card? The Mets minor leagues has also had their […]

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What’s Wrong With Mets Handling Of Once Highly Regarded Jenrry Mejia?

An article by posted on June 29, 2012 0 Comments
What’s Wrong With Mets Handling Of Once Highly Regarded Jenrry Mejia?

It seems like every day we read about a new plan or a different course of action for the artist formerly known as the Mets No. 1 Prospect – Jenrry Mejia. He’s up, he’s down, he’s in the rotation, he’s not, he’s in the bullpen, he’s not, he’s a reliever, he’s a starter… Oh, and […]

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Ike Davis Is Coming On Fast and Furious

An article by posted on June 28, 2012 0 Comments
Ike Davis Is Coming On Fast and Furious

Ike Davis is tied for fifth in the National League with 20 RBI in June and is batting .267 (20-75) with five home runs, two behind the NL lead, this month. Since June 9th, Davis is batting .353 (18-51) and has five multi-RBI contests during that stretch. His last seven hits have all been for extra-bases. Yesterday against […]

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With 10 Games Left Until All-Star Break, What Are Your Mets Expectations?

An article by posted on June 28, 2012 0 Comments
With 10 Games Left Until All-Star Break, What Are Your Mets Expectations?

Yesterday was undoubtedly a much needed win for the Mets as they salvaged the final game of the Cubs series with a resounding 17-1 victory. But with only ten games left until the All Star break, the Mets have a tough four-game set against the Dodgers, before wrapping up the first half with three games at […]

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Bisons’ Cabrera, Harvey & Pascucci Named to AAA All-Star Team

An article by posted on June 27, 2012 0 Comments
Bisons’ Cabrera, Harvey & Pascucci Named to AAA All-Star Team

Three Bisons players will represent Buffalo at the 25th Annual Triple-A All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 11 at Coca-Cola Field, presented by the New Era Cap Company and The Buffalo News (7:00 p.m.). The International League announced its full 30-man All-Star Team today. RHP FERNANDO CABRERA was elected as a starter for the International League […]

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What The Heck Are We Waiting For?

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
What The Heck Are We Waiting For?

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post,says the Mets are looking outside the organization for bullpen help and are expected to be involved in trade talks for San Diego Padres closer Huston Street (how many times has his name been tied to the Mets?), Oakland A’s closer Grant Balfour, and Houston Astros starter Brett Myers. I can just envision it now […]

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Jenrry Mejia Going Back To Buffalo Rotation

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Going Back To Buffalo Rotation

This is via Adam Rubin, but according to Terry Collins, after Jenrry Mejia’s two-week reintroduction to bullpen Mejia very well may be headed back to starting rotation work with the Bisons — not the major league bullpen! After rehabbing from Tommy John surgery as a starting pitcher, Mejia has underwhelmed in five relief appearances with Buffalo, […]

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Cyclone Roller Coasters: Nimmo Enjoys A Good Walk, Ynoa and Mateo Are Sizzling Hot

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Cyclone Roller Coasters: Nimmo Enjoys A Good Walk, Ynoa and Mateo Are Sizzling Hot

Hey, I just wanted to let you know that Pete will be at Hudson Valley in a little bit to cover the Brooklyn Cyclones on the road. Stay tuned for some great pictures, insights from Rich Donnelly and the other coaches and players, and a few impromptu player interviews. The Cyclones are off to a […]

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Talking Mets Minors With Mets Prospect Hub

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Talking Mets Minors With Mets Prospect Hub

A couple of weeks ago I had a chance to send out a few general questions to our old pal Tejesh of Mets Prospect Hub. Tej was kind enough to take some time to share his thoughts about the Mets with regard to the First Year Player Draft and some other minor league things I […]

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