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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Mets Lose A 2-1 Heartbreaker After A Braves Two-Run Blast In The Ninth

An article by posted on June 18, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Lose A 2-1 Heartbreaker After A Braves Two-Run Blast In The Ninth

What a punch in the gut… After a rain delay of three hours and 43 minutes, Dillon Gee took the mound and fired eight shutout innings against the Braves as the Mets took a 1-0 lead heading into the ninth. But it was all for naught as first baseman Freddie Freeman crushed a two-run, walk-off homer […]

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Wilpon Joins Alderson In Painting A Better Tomorrow, But I Need More Than Just Talk

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Wilpon Joins Alderson In Painting A Better Tomorrow, But I Need More Than Just Talk

Fred Wilpon spoke with Steven Marcus of Newsday on Monday and said he is confident in Sandy Alderson’s plan for the Mets. The Mets owner added that things will improve now that the big unproductive contracts are coming off the books. “We’re coming to the end of the time when we have had an overhang of players […]

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The Mets Weekly: Cougars and Cardinals and Cubs, Oh My…

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Weekly: Cougars and Cardinals and Cubs, Oh My…

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Cardinals and Cubs. Follow Chris and Jenson on Twitter at @TheMetsWeekly and you can subscribe to them on YouTube at youtube.com/themetsweekly.

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Wheeler Says He’s Not A Savior, But Will Try To Help Team Anyway He Can

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Wheeler Says He’s Not A Savior, But Will Try To Help Team Anyway He Can

Zack Wheeler held a 14 minute press conference with reporters at Turner Field this afternoon ahead of his major league debut on Tuesday. Wheeler said he does not see himself as a savior. “I don’t think I’m the savior at all. We’ve got great arms here and we’ve got great players. We might not be […]

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Parnell Is Going Nowhere And I’d Bet Murphy Is Safe Too

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Parnell Is Going Nowhere And I’d Bet Murphy Is Safe Too

Andy Martino of the Daily News is reporting that a source told him the Mets do not intend to trade Bobby Parnell as the trade deadline approaches and consider him to be a “valuable” piece for the team. Martino says this supports Alderson’s claim that he could be a buyer at the trade deadline and […]

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Bob Costas Can Kiss Our Collective Orange and Blue Asses

An article by posted on June 17, 2013 0 Comments
Bob Costas Can Kiss Our Collective Orange and Blue Asses

Is it me or has veteran broadcaster and baseball historian Bob Costas gone from beloved to just plain old bewildering over the last few years? He always seems to embroil himself in every controversy that comes around and not in a good way either… Sometimes he even likes to stir up his own controversies,,, During […]

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Nieuwenhuis Launches A Walk-Off Homer In Dramatic 4-3 Comeback Win

An article by posted on June 16, 2013 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Launches A Walk-Off Homer In Dramatic 4-3 Comeback Win

The New York Mets came back from a three run deficit in the ninth to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 after a dramatic walk-off three run blast by Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Things didn’t start off so good for the Mets as poor Jeremy Hefner was once again the victim of shoddy defense (2 errors) and no […]

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Amazin Milestone: Wright Just Five Hits Away From 1,500

An article by posted on June 16, 2013 0 Comments
Amazin Milestone: Wright Just Five Hits Away From 1,500

David Wright reached base in a career high-tying nine consecutive plate appearances after walking and hitting a run scoring double in his first two trips to the plate yesterday. He also accomplished the feat, August 23-24, 2005. Wright had six singles, a double and two walks during his streak. Since June 5, the Mets third baseman is hitting .441 […]

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My Good Deed For Father’s Day…

An article by posted on June 16, 2013 0 Comments
My Good Deed For Father’s Day…

About two weeks ago, I received this email from one of our readers named Amanda. Hi, my name is Amanda Clarke and I am a teenager living in New Jersey. I realize that this is a huge request, but I really want to make my dad’s Father’s Day special. He loves the Mets more than […]

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More Changes: Mets Promote Torres, Option Burke, DFA McHugh

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
More Changes: Mets Promote Torres, Option Burke, DFA McHugh

Forced to exercise a clause that would have prevented him from becoming a free agent, the Mets promoted right-hander Carlos Torres from Triple-A Las Vegas. To make room for him, the team optioned reliever Greg Burke to Vegas and designated Collin McHugh for assignment to clear a 40-man roster spot. Torres, 30, exercised an opt-out in his contract Friday, giving […]

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Mets Clueless As 5-2 Loss To Cubs Drops Them 15 Games Under .500

An article by posted on June 15, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Clueless As 5-2 Loss To Cubs Drops Them 15 Games Under .500

Nothing went right for Valdespin and the Mets against the Cubs on Saturday. The Mets dropped their second straight against the Cubs in a 5-2 loss at Citi Field on Saturday. Cubs starter Scott Feldman had the Mets number and held them to just one run and retired the last 12 batters he faced in […]

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