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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There’s Only One NY Team In First Place, And It’s Not The Yankees!

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments
There’s Only One NY Team In First Place, And It’s Not The Yankees!

Not only are the Mets all alone in the NL East, but they have more home wins than any other team in baseball! Last night, the Mets set a season high for runs scored with ten, while improving to 8-1 on their 10-game homestand which concludes this afternoon. So many things to be smiling about […]

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Video: Jason Bay Hits First Homer As A Met

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

After 68 at-bats and 20 games without a homerun to start his Mets’ career, Jason Bay hit his first homer of the year yesterday, blasting a solo shot in the Mets’ 4-0, Game 1 win over the Dodgers at Citi Field. Since Jose Reyes has been inserted in the three spot, Jason Bay is swatting […]

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Rain Helps Mets Sweep Braves And Move Into Second Place!

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

Jose Reyes wasted no time using his speed to get the Mets on the board early in this rain soaked 1-0 win that saw the Mets sweep the Braves. It was the fourth straight victory for the Mets and sixth of their last seven. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey started and it was clear right from the […]

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ONLY ONE MORE WEEK TO WIN A FREE FATHEAD!!!

An article by posted on April 24, 2010 0 Comments

Last week, I was contacted by Smile.ly at www.smile.ly which is a social media community that promotes brand awareness and allows you to receive free products and then give your opinion about them. They also offer some pretty cool contests and prizes, and it’s a great place for bloggers to get product to review for their […]

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Congratulations Ike On Your First Home Run!

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

Congratulations to Ike Davis on his first Major League home run! The rookie first baseman hit his first major-league home run tonight, and boy was it something to behold! It was a long drive into the Shea Bridge in right-center field in the fifth inning against the Braves and tied the game 1-1 at the time. […]

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Amazin’ Saberhead Vs The Amazing Kreskin

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

I came across an interesting post by Jerry Vrentas of the Star-Ledger who reveals that Omar Minaya has been consulting frequently with a sabermetric guru before making a trade or player acquisition. Meet Ben Baumer, who serves as the Mets’ official Statistical Analyst, Baumer has been serving the Mets in this role for the last seven seasons […]

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Mets New Lineup: Reyes 3rd Ahead Of Bay 4th

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

We all know about the on again, off again musings of Jerry Manuel with regards to batting Jose Reyes third in the lineup, a move that Reyes is strongly opposed to. In fact, Manuel had planned on unveiling Reyes in the third spot during the Cardinals series last weekend, but backed off after Reyes began chirping […]

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Mets Top The Cubs 5-2, And Win Their First Series

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

Hey Mets fans… we finally did it… our New York Mets not only notched a solid 5-2 win against the Chicago Cubs, but in doing so they won their first series of the young season after losing their first four. Game Notes Johan Santana had to rely on being crafty and pitching smart tonight as he […]

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Baseball Needs The Mets To Be Good!

An article by posted on April 22, 2010 0 Comments

I read a great quote from a scout in the latest edition of Jayson Stark’s Rumblings & Grumblings on ESPN.com. “You know, baseball needs the Mets to be good,” one scout said. “Baseball is more fun when the Mets are good and that rivalry between them and the Phillies is cooking. But this just isn’t […]

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Igarashi To The DL, Acosta Called Up

An article by posted on April 21, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets have placed reliever Ryota Igarashi on the 15-day disabled list and promoted Manny Acosta from Triple-A Buffalo. After his MRI Wednesday morning, the Mets announced that he sustained a moderate injury to his left hamstring in last night’s game. The right-hander strained his left hamstring in the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s 4-0 victory over […]

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