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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Dickey & Frenchy Fuel Mets 10-4 Win Over Brew Crew

An article by posted on May 30, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets avoided the sweep this afternoon and took the finale by a 10-4 score thanks to Dickey’s solid effort and a big day at the plate for Jeff Francoeur who exploded for four hits today. Game Summary R.A. Dickey gave the Mets another solid outing today and improved to 2-0 with a 2.84 ERA. Dickey worked […]

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Halladay Throws A No-Hitter… Well That’s Just Perfect!

An article by posted on May 30, 2010 0 Comments

Last night, Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay threw the 20th perfect game in major league history, facing the minimum number of 27 Florida Marlins batters and retiring all of them in order in a 1-0 win. He struck out eleven of them. It was without a doubt, the best performance of his All-Star career. Halladay struck […]

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Bullpen-Gate: Mets Have Five Walk-Off Losses In May

An article by posted on May 29, 2010 0 Comments

After the bitter taste of last nights walk-off loss against the Brewers wore off, I recalled it wasn’t that long ago that we lost in similar fashion against the Braves in Atlanta. I decided to look further and went to the best place for Mets research, Baseball Reference.  It took a while to go through every […]

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When Will The Mets Start Treating Johan Like An Ace?

An article by posted on May 29, 2010 0 Comments

You could almost hear the Brewers bench let out a collective sigh of relief when they saw Pedro Feliciano take the mound for the ninth inning. No longer would they have to face a dominating Johan Santana who had held them in check for the first eight innings of the game. All they could muster was […]

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Rod Barajas Get Out The Vote Campaign!

An article by posted on May 27, 2010 0 Comments
Rod Barajas Get Out The Vote Campaign!

Rod Barajas has been a savior for the Mets this season. In addition to saving the Mets with his offensive contributions, and saving the rotation with his top-notch game calling, you could also make the case that he is also responsible for saving Jerry Manuel’s job too. Last night when Barajas grabbed his wrist in pain after blocking a pitch […]

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Should Mets Trade David Wright?

An article by posted on May 23, 2010 0 Comments

Michael G. Baron of MetsBlog dug up a post by Tracy Ringolsby of FOX Sports, who suggests Mets third baseman David Wright needs a fresh start and the Mets should trade him. He writes, He is not only talented, but he’s too nice to be the eye of the Queens Hurricane. He’s a legitimate bat with […]

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I Can’t Stop Thinking About Last Night’s Loss

An article by posted on May 22, 2010 0 Comments

Last night’s 2-1 loss at the hands of the Yankees left such a sour taste in my mouth. Not so much for the loss, but more for what that game could have been and could have meant to the team and to the fans. With the team still mired in the cellar of the standings, […]

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Heyman: Rockies/Castillo, HoJo In Jeopardy

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

Update 5:00 PM Jon Heyman of SI.com added some new information ands confirms the earlier report that the Mets and Rockies are talking about Luis Castillo. But more interesting than that, is his feeling that Mets hitting coach Howard Johnson “appears to be in some jeopardy” of losing his job. Regarding Castillo, a person connected to the Rockies […]

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Reyes and Wright Are No Longer Mets Cornerstones?

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

 I’ve always been a big fan of Joel Sherman of the NY Post, but I think he really must have been in the midst of a bad hair day when he penned this piece this morning. I warn you that this falls into the category of Wright and Reyes bashing, so if you want to […]

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John Maine Episode Is Just Another Amazin’ Mess

An article by posted on May 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets ended a lousy 2-6 road trip with a 10-7 win over the Nationals yesterday. That’s the good news, but leave it to the Mets to upstage a solid pitching effort by a Raul Valdes and a ten run offensive outburst by conjuring up yet another public relations nightmare. After the drama that unfolded when Jerry […]

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