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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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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Collins Calls Mets Flat, I Call Last Night’s Performance A Joke

An article by posted on June 26, 2012 0 Comments
Collins Calls Mets Flat, I Call Last Night’s Performance A Joke

Terry Collins didn’t mince words last night, and his pre-game concerns of how he sensed a lack of energy from the Mets inside the clubhouse before the game, proved to be prophetic. “We were a little flat,” Collins said. “They’re human beings and the adrenaline knock out for a while, and the fact that they […]

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Parnell Back As Mets Closer… Hold On To Your Butts…

An article by posted on June 25, 2012 0 Comments
Parnell Back As Mets Closer… Hold On To Your Butts…

Bobby Parnell is on the hot seat again as an oblique injury to Frank Francisco has once again led the 27-year old reliever to assume the role of Mets closer. It’s a role he’s held three times before, but never could retain for more than a week or two and never with any success. While […]

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