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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SPECIAL OFFER: R.A. DICKEY 3-PACK TICKET DEAL STARTING AT $43

An article by posted on September 10, 2012 0 Comments
SPECIAL OFFER: R.A. DICKEY 3-PACK TICKET DEAL STARTING AT $43

METS LAUNCH R.A. DICKEY 3-PACK TICKET OFFER STARTING AT ONLY $43 DOLLARS! Catch Dickey’s Start Tomorrow Night as He Goes for 19th Win! Plus Two More Games at Citi Field! Special $19 Dynamic Deal for Tomorrow Night’s Game Packs Are Available at Mets.com/RA or (718) 507-TIXX FLUSHING, N.Y., September 10, 2012 – The New York […]

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Parnell Hands Braves The 3-2 Win As Mets Get Swept At Home

An article by posted on September 9, 2012 0 Comments
Parnell Hands Braves The 3-2 Win As Mets Get Swept At Home

Bobby Parnell allowed the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th inning as the Atlanta Braves beat the Mets 3-2 to sweep the series at Citi Field as the Mets’ woes at home continue. Parnell was his usual self in these late game settings, allowing a leadoff single to Martin Prado followed by two […]

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Harvey To Make Last Start September 18, Mejia To Replace Him In Rotation

An article by posted on September 9, 2012 0 Comments
Harvey To Make Last Start September 18, Mejia To Replace Him In Rotation

Terry Collins told reporters that Matt Harvey’s final start of the season will be on September 18. The rookie right-hander’s next start will come this Wednesday against the Nationals at Citi Field. It was initially going to be a marquis match-up between Stephen Strasburg and Harvey, but the Nationals decided on Friday that they would shut their phenom down for the […]

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Niese Could Be A Valuable Trade Chip For Mets This Offseason

An article by posted on September 8, 2012 0 Comments
Niese Could Be A Valuable Trade Chip For Mets This Offseason

Andy McCullough of the Star-Ledger believes Mets lefthander Jon Niese could be a valuable trade piece for Sandy Alderson this winter citing that the team is deep in starting pitching and that they may need to deal an established player for multiple prospects in order to improve. Throughout the industry, opposing clubs have taken notice — which […]

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Mets Contain Chipper, But Lose Andres Torres And The Game 3-0

An article by posted on September 7, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Contain Chipper, But Lose Andres Torres And The Game 3-0

The New York Mets lost the opener of their weekend series with the Braves by the score of 3-0 tonight in Citi Field. Jonathan Niese got the start and really deserved a better fate this evening. The lefty allowed just one run, a solo shot by Jason Heyward, on five hits and a walk while striking out […]

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My Thoughts On MLB’s Mets Top 20 Prospects – Part 1

An article by posted on September 7, 2012 0 Comments
My Thoughts On MLB’s Mets Top 20 Prospects – Part 1

Yesterday, I took at the newly updated Top 20 Mets Prospects list by MLB’s Joey Nowak and Jonathan Mayo. I was very disappointed to say the least, and it didn’t look like much thought was put into it. Some of their choices were way off and hard to justify. Reese Havens at number 8 was laughable, […]

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Mark Simon Nails It On Chipper

An article by posted on September 7, 2012 0 Comments
Mark Simon Nails It On Chipper

I must have read a dozen or so articles on what Mets fans should or shouldn’t do as Chipper Jones brings his farewell tour to Flushing for one last goodbye. In a post entitled, “Honor Chipper? Not So Fast”, Mark Simon of ESPN concludes with the following: Maybe it seems a bit dopey to say […]

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Mets To Wear First Responder Hats On September 11

An article by posted on September 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Wear First Responder Hats On September 11

In a tradition that started after the attacks of September 11, the New York Mets today announced they will honor New York City First Responders by wearing hats from the city agencies during batting practice and the National Anthem prior to the 7:10 p.m. game against the Washington Nationals Tuesday, September 11 at Citi Field. […]

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Source Says Mets Cut Losses To $23MM And Are On Firmer Financial Footing

An article by posted on September 6, 2012 0 Comments
Source Says Mets Cut Losses To $23MM And Are On Firmer Financial Footing

According to a report by Josh Kosman of the NY Post, the Mets are expected to cut their 2012 season loss by two-thirds from last year, to roughly $23 million. That figure is in line with expectations, but not enough to support anything but a modest uptick in payroll in 2013. But even with the […]

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Sweet Music! Dickey Is First To 18 Wins!

An article by posted on September 5, 2012 0 Comments
Sweet Music! Dickey Is First To 18 Wins!

SWEET MUSIC! R.A. Dickey’s magical season continued today in St. Louis where he earned his Major League leading 18th win of the season as he keeps on marching toward the 2012 National League Cy Young Award. Dickey (18-4) struck out five and walked one while becoming the first Mets pitcher in 22 years to win […]

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