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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The Second Lefty: A New Mets Bullpen Concept

An article by posted on July 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are crumbling my friends. Yes, I know crumbling may be a little too strong a word to describe the state of the Mets right now, but what else can you call it at this point, it’s not September 30th so it’s clearly too early to call it choking. And there’s still some time to […]

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The Best Lineup Jerry Manuel Has Ever Posted

An article by posted on July 20, 2010 0 Comments

I know I said I was going to discontinue posting lineups before each game near the end of last season. You can get the lineup at the pre-game show on SNY or MetsBlog, who posts it as soon as he gets it. But I had to make an exception today because as I read it […]

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Mike Pelfrey Is A Train Wreck Right Now

An article by posted on July 20, 2010 0 Comments

In his last four starts, Mike Pelfrey has allowed a mind boggling 51 baserunners in just 14.2 innings pitched. In that span he has allowed an unsightly 21 earned runs. In his last six starts, Pelfrey’s ERA has climbed from an NL East leading 2.39 to a season high of 4.01. His start last night in which […]

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Thoughts On Mets Latest Offensive Funk

An article by posted on July 17, 2010 0 Comments

Two games into the second half, and the Mets have yet to cross home plate. So much for the triumphant return of Carlos Beltran. I can certainly understand being shut out by the likes of Tim Lincecum., but Barry Zito too? We made him look like Sandy Koufax out there last night… Beltran thought otherwise, […]

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Mets Cannot Let The Braves And Phillies Pull Away From The Pack

An article by posted on July 16, 2010 0 Comments

With last night’s 2-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Mets now find themselves five games back of the front-running Atlanta Braves. It looks like a fight to the finish may be shaping up for the NL Wild Card this season. Three NL East teams currently occupy the top seven spots for the Wild Card; […]

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F-Mart Was Raking Last Night

An article by posted on July 16, 2010 0 Comments

The Buffalo Bisons hit four home runs last night, but they still fell short of a miracle comeback and lost to the Gwinnett Braves 8-7 In that game, Val Pascucci hit a pinch hit home run, but the star of the night was right fielder Fernando Martinez, who clubbed a pair of home runs, his eighth […]

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Mets 2010 First Half Report Cards

An article by posted on July 15, 2010 0 Comments

Here are the results of our First Half Report Cards for the 2010 season. We graded the Mets in the following ten categories: Starting Pitching Bullpen Catchers Corner Infielders Middle Infielders Outfielders Bench Manager General Manager Overall This year, we also decided to include an average overall grade in each category, to kind of balance […]

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5th Annual Mets Merized First Half Awards

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

I can’t believe that this is our 5th Annual MMO First Half Awards. This year 17 MMO Bloggers weighed in, an all time high for us. After a few long hours, all the results have finally been tabulated and here they are presented for your enjoyment. Best Mets Win The 20 Inning Marathon (7 Votes) – Jose Reyes hits a […]

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Link: 5 Reasons Why Mets Fans Should Be Confident

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

Our good friend and frequent contributor Dave from NYsportSpace came up with five good reasons why Mets fans should be confident at the All star break.  5) Angel in the Right field He has had a incredible season thus far. With a .315 average and a .373 on base percentage, Angel has taken advantage of […]

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National Treasure – NL Ends Drought With 3-1 Victory

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

Finally, after 13 years, the National League ended their winless drought and beat the American League 3-1 in last night’s All-Star Game. The Brave’s Brian McCann had the biggest hit of the night when he stroked a three-run double off of White Sox’ reliever Matt Thornton in the seventh inning. The long drive into the right field corner proved to be […]

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