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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Bullpen’s Folly: Last Night’s Win Against The Rays Was A Rare Delight

An article by posted on June 13, 2012 0 Comments
Bullpen’s Folly: Last Night’s Win Against The Rays Was A Rare Delight

Stephen Guilbert from Mack’s Mets penned an interesting post that pointed out a rare occurence in last night’s 11-2 win against the Tampa Bay Rays. Here’s a small part of it: Last night, the Mets accomplished a feat that has proved difficult for them in 2012–they played a full nine-inning game in which the bullpen did […]

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David Wright: I Want To Win, And That Will Be My Deciding Factor

An article by posted on June 12, 2012 0 Comments
David Wright: I Want To Win, And That Will Be My Deciding Factor

Some of you may have missed this revealing quote from David Wright with the distraction of the Subway Series Sweep. Columnist Mark Hale of the New York Post, caught up with the Mets third baseman who once again made very clear that he has no desire to negotiate any contract with the Mets until the end of the […]

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MMO Roundtable: The Bobby Parnell Conundrum

An article by posted on June 12, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: The Bobby Parnell Conundrum

Bobby Parnell is an enigma… He’s got the one thing you crave in closer a rocket for an arm. Consistently checking in at 99 mph and frequently topping 100, you would think the Mets had themselves someone they could rely on to step into the eighth or ninth innings to finish off the opposition and […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: Forget Triple-A, Promote Zack Wheeler To The Mets Now

An article by posted on June 11, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair Or Foul: Forget Triple-A, Promote Zack Wheeler To The Mets Now

Hey, I haven’t done of these in a while, but after I read something over at ESPN New York this morning, I just knew it was time for a new edition of MMO Fair or Foul… Each week, ESPN senior baseball editor Matt Meyers and Mets blogger Mark Simon convene to discuss the upcoming week for the Mets. I […]

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Warner Fusselle, Radio Voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones, Passes Away

An article by posted on June 11, 2012 0 Comments
Warner Fusselle, Radio Voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones, Passes Away

WARNER FUSSELLE, VOICE OF BROOKLYN CYCLONES, PASSES AWAY ***Georgia native was previously Was Voice of This Week in Baseball, Seton Hall Basketball*** Warner Fusselle, the radio “Voice of the Brooklyn Cyclones” since the team’s inception in 2001, passed away last night of an apparent heart attack at Hackensack (NJ) Medical Center. He was 68. A […]

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Yankees Complete Sweep Of The Not So Amazin’ Mets

An article by posted on June 10, 2012 0 Comments
Yankees Complete Sweep Of The Not So Amazin’ Mets

Well, that was a sobering series, wasn’t it? For only the second time in Subway Series history, the Mets were swept by the the Yankees in Yankee Stadium in the Bronx after a brutal 5-4 loss that came after the Mets squandered a three-run lead. Jon Niese started today and delivered a solid outing that was worthy […]

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Jenrry Mejia’s Shift To The Bullpen Is Official

An article by posted on June 10, 2012 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia’s Shift To The Bullpen Is Official

Looks like it’s official… Triple-A manager Wally Backman confirmed tonight that Jenrry Mejia will indeed be removed from the Bisons rotation and will start working out of their bullpen effective immediately. Mejia concludes his stint as a Bisons’ starter with an  0-1 record, a 1.13 ERA and seven strikeouts in 16 innings. It won’t be […]

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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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