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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Mets Notes: Edgin Unscored Upon In Last 16 Appearances, Wright Has 41 Game Errorless Streak

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Edgin Unscored Upon In Last 16 Appearances, Wright Has 41 Game Errorless Streak

R.A. DICKEY: Leads the National League with a 2.67 ERA (second in the majors) and is tied for second in the majors with 18 wins, one behind Gio Gonzalez and David Price. Dickey is second in the NL with 205 strikeouts. Dickey also leads the NL in complete games (five), shutouts (three) and innings pitched (212.0). He is third […]

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Matt Harvey Scratched Due To Forecast, Jeremy Hefner Will Start Instead

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Scratched Due To Forecast, Jeremy Hefner Will Start Instead

The Mets just announced that Matt Harvey has been scratched from tonight’s start due to the forecast. He will still have one start remaining before he is shut down for the season. Jeremy Hefner is going to start tonight in place of Harvey. Hefner was originally scheduled to start tomorrow’s game. Here is tonight’s lineup vs. […]

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Ike Davis On The Mets Trading Block?

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
Ike Davis On The Mets Trading Block?

Updated Post 11:30 AM Ike Davis said the following to the New York Post regarding reports that the Mets will consider trading him this offseason: “If they trade me, they trade me. I can’t do anything about it. I have to do my job where I am at. … I think I can help teams […]

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More Thoughts On Benching Davis In Favor Of Duda Against LHP

An article by posted on September 18, 2012 0 Comments
More Thoughts On Benching Davis In Favor Of Duda Against LHP

Yesterday, Terry Collins announced that Lucas Duda will play first base against left-handed pitching for the remainder of the season. That of course translates into first baseman Ike Davis riding the pine against left-handed pitching from here on in, thus becoming a platoon player at least for the rest of this season. Knowing the type […]

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Mets Agree To Player Development Contract With Las Vegas 51′s

An article by posted on September 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Agree To Player Development Contract With Las Vegas 51′s

The New York Mets today announced they have signed a two-year player development contract with the Las Vegas 51s, which will be the club’s new Triple-A affiliate. The 51s play in the Pacific Coast League and have Cashman Field as their home stadium. “We are excited about our new partnership with the Las Vegas 51s […]

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Let’s Do This For Dickey!

An article by posted on September 17, 2012 0 Comments
Let’s Do This For Dickey!

I’ve been so down on this team lately. So much so that it’s even effected my outlook on non-baseball matters. Everything just feels so drab. Yesterday, I found myself trying to find ways to transcend my negativity into something positive – if only to spare myself from two more weeks of this agonizing final month […]

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A Quick Thought About Ike Davis

An article by posted on September 16, 2012 0 Comments
A Quick Thought About Ike Davis

Just a quick thought on something Adma Rubin just tweeted about Ike Davis: If you look at David Wright’s OPS which is a team leading .895 and also top ten in the NL, you would think he’d be infinitely ahead of Ike Davis in the RBI department considering Davis has just a .754 OPS. That’s […]

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Wally Backman Talks About Matt Harvey, Says He’s Never Seen Him Pitch Like This Before

An article by posted on September 15, 2012 0 Comments
Wally Backman Talks About Matt Harvey, Says He’s Never Seen Him Pitch Like This Before

Here’s a clip from SNY of Kevin Burkhardt interviewing Wally Backman who is now part of the Mets coaching staff since the minor league season ended. The subject is Mets rookie Matt Harvey who Backman says he’s never seen him pitch like this when he was at Triple-A Buffalo, and he wonders if Harvey was […]

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Mejia To Make His 2012 Debut In Mets Rotation Tonight

An article by posted on September 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mejia To Make His 2012 Debut In Mets Rotation Tonight

It will be two years to the day since the last time Jenrry Mejia started a game for the New York Mets back on September 15, 2010. In that game, his third of that season after working mostly in relief, Mejia was removed in the middle of an at-bat in the third inning with a […]

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Alderson Would Gladly Rip Up Dickey’s $5MM Option In Favor Of Bigger Deal?

An article by posted on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson Would Gladly Rip Up Dickey’s $5MM Option In Favor Of Bigger Deal?

Mets beat reporter Anthony DiComo answered some fans’ questions in his latest mailbag feature at Mets.com. The following question regarding R.A. Dickey’s future this offseason was one of many nice exchanges. What are the chances the Mets sign R.A. Dickey to a longer deal in the offseason, despite the young arms coming up through the […]

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