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, '00 and '15, 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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Dodgers Obtain Ricky Nolasco From The Marlins

An article by posted on July 7, 2013 0 Comments
Dodgers Obtain Ricky Nolasco From The Marlins

The Dodgers have obtained right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins for three minor-league pitchers – Steve Ames, Josh Wall and Angel Sanchez. L.A. also picked up an international signing bonus worth $197,000 in the deal. “Nolasco is somebody that can help us out,” Colletti said. “Obviously he’s an accomplished big league starter. We felt […]

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Ike Davis Admits Demotion To Minors Was The Right Move

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Ike Davis Admits Demotion To Minors Was The Right Move

After a three week exile to Triple-A Las Vegas, Mets first baseman Ike Davis returned with a vengeance last night, piecing together a 3-for-5 performance with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs. Davis was penciled into the cleanup spot and for all intents and purposes did his job and did it well. It was […]

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Wheeler Takes Another Step Forward, His Former Team Is Up Next

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Takes Another Step Forward, His Former Team Is Up Next

In the midst of all the Keystone Cops slapstick last night, Zack Wheeler made his fourth start of the season and delivered a somewhat uneven performance. It wasn’t bad, it wasn’t great, it was a step in the right direction. “I’m happy about my outing, even though there were some low points,” Wheeler explained. “Falling […]

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Nieuwenhuis Goes Crazy, Davis Goes Insane, Wheeler Wins The Game!

An article by posted on July 6, 2013 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Goes Crazy, Davis Goes Insane, Wheeler Wins The Game!

KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK… What a comedy of errors we had in this one as the New York Mets walloped the Milwaukee Brewers by the score of 12-5 tonight at Miller Park. This was a fun game and I hope you all got a chance to watch it. I’m going to forego a retelling […]

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MLB Films, Features, Classic Games Now Available On iTunes!

An article by posted on July 5, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Films, Features, Classic Games Now Available On iTunes!

 MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PRODUCTIONS FILMS AVAILABLE ON iTUNES! All-Star Games, World Series Films, Season 1 of “This Week in Baseball” Baseball fans are now able to experience their favorite films in an entirely new way, as titles from the Major League Baseball Productions Film & Video Archive are now available on iTunes. Over 100 titles […]

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Andre Ethier Would Be A Worse Idea For Mets Than Jason Bay Was

An article by posted on July 5, 2013 0 Comments
Andre Ethier Would Be A Worse Idea For Mets Than Jason Bay Was

  There seems to be a big push on MetsBlog to go after Andre Ethier. Why? For all the complaining we did about Jason Bay and the way that debacle worked out, do we really want to get involved in another sequel so soon after? I hate sequels! Consider the following: Andre Ethier is owed […]

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Mets Need To Decide What They Are And What They Want To Be

An article by posted on July 5, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Need To Decide What They Are And What They Want To Be

I don’t know what to make of Terry Collins these days… His bias toward his veteran players is so blatant now that he makes no attempt whatsoever to hide it. This is the third time in two weeks that the Mets manager felt the need to forego any praise of a big hit by catcher […]

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Video: All Star Voting Is Over… Will David Wright Emerge Victorious?

An article by posted on July 5, 2013 0 Comments
Video: All Star Voting Is Over… Will David Wright Emerge Victorious?

The All Star voting is now over and all Met fans can do now is wait with baited breath to see if David Wright maintained his lead over Pablo Sandoval for the privilege to start at third base in the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. In an official release by MLB, the voting […]

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Wheeler Frustrated After Throwing Bullpen Session

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Frustrated After Throwing Bullpen Session

The Star-Ledger reported that Zack Wheeler has been working on some mechanical adjustments and that the Mets are trying to address a couple of issues. Wheeler reportedly had a bad bullpen session on Wednesday prompting him to react angrily afterward. “Any pitcher who doesn’t throw a good side isn’t happy about it,” Wheeler said. ”It feels […]

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Mets Designate Brandon Lyon, Recall Greg Burke

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Designate Brandon Lyon, Recall Greg Burke

The Mets have designated reliever Brandon Lyon for assignment. Sidearm reliever Greg Burke is due to rejoin the Mets on Friday in Milwaukee to replace Lyon’s spot on the active roster. Lyon had a 4.98 ERA in 34.1 innings pitched for the Mets this season and has allowed ten earned runs in his last eight appearances. He […]

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Mets Go Down 5-4 In An Independence Day Thriller

An article by posted on July 4, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Go Down 5-4 In An Independence Day Thriller

Recker ties game with a homer in the 13th, but the celebration didn’t last long for Mets The Mets played their hearts out and battled hard, but ultimately they would fall to the Arizona Diamondbacks by the score of 5-4 this afternoon at Citi Field in a 15 inning marathon. Here’s the short and sweet… […]

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