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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Sunday Brunch: Is Today’s Lineup Subway Serious? Pinch Hitting For Hairston?

An article by posted on June 10, 2012 0 Comments
Sunday Brunch: Is Today’s Lineup Subway Serious? Pinch Hitting For Hairston?

It’s time for a few quick rants. After all, what would you expect after seeing Andres Torres and Jason Bay featured prominently at the top of the order today as we look to avoid the sweep. Is Collins kidding me with this lineup or what? At least it’s great to see the red-hot Scott Hairston batting […]

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A Yankee Tex Message Dooms Gee In Mets 4-2 Loss In The Bronx

An article by posted on June 9, 2012 0 Comments

The Mets had their opportunities to do some damage tonight, but instead they fell to the Yankees 4-2 for their sixth loss in their last seven games. Dillon Gee took to the hill and pitched surprisingly well. Sure, he got himself into some jams, but I liked the way he weaved in and out of trouble and […]

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Alderson: Cecchini Was Not A Compromise Pick, We Will Be Buyers If We’re In The Race

An article by posted on June 9, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson: Cecchini Was Not A Compromise Pick, We Will Be Buyers If We’re In The Race

Sandy Alderson was a guest on MLB.com’s The Chatting Cage, hosted by Pete McCarthy. Here were some of the highlights: We will do everything we can to keep David Wright once we get into the offseason. With respect to a trade, probably not before the All-Star Break, but certainly during that period up through the […]

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Press Release: Mets Agree To Terms With First Round Pick Gavin Cecchini

An article by posted on June 8, 2012 0 Comments
Press Release: Mets Agree To Terms With First Round Pick Gavin Cecchini

METS AGREE TO TERMS WITH FIRST-ROUND PICK GAVIN CECCHINI FLUSHING, N.Y., June 8, 2012 – The New York Mets today announced they have agreed to terms with shortstop Gavin Cecchini, the team’s first-round selection (12th overall pick) of the 2012 First-Year Player Draft. Cecchini will report to Port St. Lucie, FL, for mini-camp starting Monday, June […]

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Mets To Sell No-Hitters Tickets Starting Monday – Only $50 Each Plus S&H!

An article by posted on June 7, 2012 0 Comments
Mets To Sell No-Hitters Tickets Starting Monday – Only $50 Each Plus S&H!

METS TO SELL TICKETS FROM JOHAN SANTANA’S NO-HITTER Purchase Tickets From the Historic Game for $50 Each Season Ticket Holders to Receive Complimentary Reprints, 40-Game, 20-Game, 15-Game, and 6-Game Plan & Pack Holders to Receive Discounts No-Hitter Ticket Offer Starts This Monday, June 11 at 10:00 a.m. on Mets.com FLUSHING, N.Y., June 7, 2012 – The […]

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Murphy Leads All 2B In Errors and Has Gone Cold At The Plate

An article by posted on June 7, 2012 0 Comments
Murphy Leads All 2B In Errors and Has Gone Cold At The Plate

They say a best offense is a good defense – no wait a minute – wrong sport. But where the Mets are concerned a good defense would do wonders for this team. The last two games showcased just how bad the Mets can be defensively and how quickly things can fall apart. The poster boy […]

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Ruben Tejada Heading To NYC To Meet With Team Doctors

An article by posted on June 6, 2012 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Heading To NYC To Meet With Team Doctors

Updated 7:00 PM Terry Collins said that there has been a slight change of plans and instead of Ruben Tejada going back to St. Lucie, he is instead headed to New York where he will be examined by Mets doctors. As I reported in an earlier post, Tejada pulled himself from a rehab start with […]

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While Collins Continues To Skirt Issue On Ike Davis, What About Derrek Lee?

An article by posted on June 6, 2012 0 Comments
While Collins Continues To Skirt Issue On Ike Davis, What About Derrek Lee?

This morning, Jessep already laid out a great case as to why first baseman Ike Davis should be demoted to Buffalo with all expediency and I don’t have anything more to add to that. But on that front, Terry Collins was asked again about the situation yet he continues to dance around the issue. Adam Rubin […]

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Okay, Someone Needs To Say It… Re-Signing Hairston Was A Stroke Of Genius

An article by posted on June 6, 2012 0 Comments
Okay, Someone Needs To Say It… Re-Signing Hairston Was A Stroke Of Genius

I can imagine some of the stomachs churning already after reading that title. But as I was going through some of the Mets notes, it’s hard to ignore what an incredible impact Scott Hairston has made on this team so far this season. Hairston hit a home run and scored three runs last night after entering […]

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Mets Activate Bay, Add Beato to 40, DFA Satin and Place Young On Paternity Leave

An article by posted on June 6, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Activate Bay, Add Beato to 40, DFA Satin and Place Young On Paternity Leave

The Mets have announced that left fielder Jason Bay has been activated from the 15-day disabled list and reliever Pedro Beato from the 60-day disabled list. To make room for Jason Bay on the roster, the Mets have placed pitcher Chris Young on paternity leave. Meanwhile, the Mets designated Josh Satin for assignment to clear a spot for Pedro Beato. So […]

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