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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Santana Struggles, Niese Dazzles In Doubleheader Split

An article by posted on June 10, 2010 0 Comments

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness; it was the spring of hope, it […]

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Pat Misch Is Outperforming Gee, Parnell and Stoner

An article by posted on June 10, 2010 0 Comments

Remember Pat Misch? While taking a look at how our minor league teams  were doing, I was surprised to see how well Pat Misch was still doing at Class-AAA Buffalo. He got off to a great start in April and I thought he would eventually cool off, but I was dead wrong. As of last […]

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Omar Minaya Gets Heaps Of Praise From Me

An article by posted on June 9, 2010 0 Comments

As we bask in the glory of an ever so dramatic win last night, and take in the images of all that transpired during and after one of the best games of the season thus far, it feels so good to be a Mets fan. Watching how Mike Pelfrey has evolved this season has been […]

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Mets Hype Machine Already Hard At Work

An article by posted on June 8, 2010 0 Comments

It never ceases to amaze me how the Mets over-hype their prospects to no end. I’m not talking about your garden variety hype mind you, all teams are entitled and expected to hype their prospects. But with the Mets it’s completely over the top and it always leads to lofty unrealistic expectations for the prospects […]

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Drafting Harvey Was Easy, Dealing With Boras Won’t Be

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

Now that the Mets have drafted UNC product Matt Harvey with the seventh overall pick in the draft, the task at hand now becomes signing him before the August 16th deadline. I was a little shocked by the Mets selection, not because he was reach or not as talented as those they passsed on, but I didn’t […]

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Mets Select Starting Pitcher Matt Harvey In First Round

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets selected RH pitcher Matt Harvey from UNC with the seventh overall pick of the 2010 MLB Draft. Tale Of The Tape North Carolina, Junior Birthdate: 3/27/89 Height: 6-4 Weight: 225 lbs. Bats: R Throws: R MLB – Scouting Report Fastball: Harvey was throwing his fastball up to 96-97 mph and sustaining the velocity deep into his […]

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Mets Will Finally Give Jesus Feliciano His Shot

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are expected to callup outfielder Jesus Feliciano from Class-AAA Buffalo in time for tomorrow’s game against the San Diego Padres. After toiling for 13 seasons in the minors, Feliciano will finally get his first taste of big league action. Coincidentally, the promotion and realization of his Major League dream may even be announced officially […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is Sizzling Hot Again

An article by posted on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

Rightfielder Jeff Francoeur is on fire, and over his last eleven games, he is batting .451 with a .500 OBP, .559 SLG, and a 1.023 OPS. The streak coincides with the meeting he had with manager Jerry Manuel before the first game of the Phillies series. Manuel told Francoeur to tune out all the advice he had […]

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Metsmerized Today: Great Mets Links For Your Pleasure

An article by posted on June 5, 2010 0 Comments

Our own Elliot Teichman, who has been producing our game previews since 2007, has a great post on his site 213 Miles From Shea. It takes a look at some of the more interesting promotions our minor league teams are having this season. There’s definitely some really cool things going on with my favorite being Star Wars Night […]

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Johan Santana: He Coulda Been A Contender…

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

  Everybody has a breaking point, and even though Johan Santana has not reached his, I’m thinking that a couple of more devastating losses like last night, and Johan will be singing a different tune. After the game, Santana may have revealed his frustration with the bullpen when he made this comment, “I can only […]

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