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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Collins Wasn’t Kidding; Turner Logs First Career Game In The Outfield

An article by posted on May 9, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Wasn’t Kidding; Turner Logs First Career Game In The Outfield

Terry Collins says a lot of things that will raise eyebrows whenever we go to these pre and post game press conferences. Many times he’ll say one thing on Monday and then do the exact opposite on Wednesday. Just to cite two recent examples remember when he proclaimed Collin Cowgill the everyday center fielder on […]

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Duda Homers, But Mets Lose To Padres 6-3

An article by posted on May 9, 2013 0 Comments
Duda Homers, But Mets Lose To Padres 6-3

That shot of Lucas Duda entering the dugout after a solo homerun in the second inning of the game was tonight’s highlight as the Mets were defeated by the Chicago White Sox by the score of 6-3. What a difference between the energy in last nights game compared to this one which had all the excitement of a wake. […]

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Is Keith Hernandez Slipping?

An article by posted on May 8, 2013 10 Comments
Is Keith Hernandez Slipping?

I don’t know what’s up with Keith Hernandez lately. I mean he’s always been kind of funny, provides great insights, is definitely entertaining and amusing, and he keeps each Mets broadcast light-hearted and serious all at the same time (when he’s there). The truth is that love him. I was crazy about him as a […]

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Harvey Tosses Nine Scoreless and K’s 12 In Dramatic 1-0 Walkoff Win For Amazins’

An article by posted on May 8, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Tosses Nine Scoreless and K’s 12 In Dramatic 1-0 Walkoff Win For Amazins’

Look at that scoreboard and count all of them zeroes! What an amazing game tonight by the ace of the staff Matt Harvey who tossed nine scoreless innings tonight as the Mets beat the Chicago White Sox by the score of 1-0 on a tenth inning walk-off double by pinch hitter Mike Baxter. The Mets […]

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Unsurprisingly, Collins Says Parnell Will Remain Closer When Francisco Returns

An article by posted on May 7, 2013 0 Comments
Unsurprisingly, Collins Says Parnell Will Remain Closer When Francisco Returns

Frank Francisco pitched 1.0 scoreless inning last night for St. Lucie of the Florida State League, allowing just one single. Francisco has tossed 4.0 scoreless innings in four rehab outings and is getting closer to returning to the Mets. Terry Collins said he would first like to see how Francisco responds after back to back appearances […]

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Remember When We Used To Joke About Daniel Murphy’s Defense?

An article by posted on May 7, 2013 0 Comments
Remember When We Used To Joke About Daniel Murphy’s Defense?

Come on, admit it… At one time or another you made a joke about Daniel Murphy at second base since the day he took over the position once Jose Reyes was not re-signed and Ruben Tejada slid over to shortstop. Was the criticism harsh and often times deserved? Maybe… Maybe not… Ok, yes it was… But seeing is believing […]

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Alderson Hopes Valdespin Doesn’t Exceed Team’s Tolerance Of Him

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Hopes Valdespin Doesn’t Exceed Team’s Tolerance Of Him

Updated May 6, 2013 Updating Adam Rubin’s report this past weekend, which you can read about below, Mets GM Sandy Alderson spoke to the Daily News and said the following: “It’s no secret Jordany has had a slightly different approach to some things, there is a certain level of tolerance that we have. I hope […]

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The Grand Slam Single: Robin Ventura Returns To The Scene Of The Crime

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
The Grand Slam Single: Robin Ventura Returns To The Scene Of The Crime

The Chicago Tribune discussed Tuesday’s homecoming of sorts for Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura and his coach Joe McEwing. Both were teammates for two seasons with the Mets including the 2000 team that won the National League, but lost to Yankees in the World Series. “It was a great time,” said Ventura, who played for […]

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MMO Player of the Week: Wright Pulls Off The Hat-Trick!

An article by posted on May 6, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Player of the Week: Wright Pulls Off The Hat-Trick!

DAVID WRIGHT, 3B MMO PLAYER OF THE WEEK David Wright copped his third MMO Player of the Week honor after what may have been his most productive week of the season. The feisty third baseman had a few run-ins the umps this past week which is something we don’t see too much of from him, but […]

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Errors? What Errors? Mets Go Down Hard and Ugly In 9-4 Loss To Braves

An article by posted on May 5, 2013 0 Comments
Errors? What Errors? Mets Go Down Hard and Ugly In 9-4 Loss To Braves

This game had a definite carnival atmosphere feel to it as the Atlanta Braves beat the Mets by the score of 9-4 to split the rain-shortened two-game series at Turner Field. What a comedy of errors for the Mets even though the box score would suggest a clean game. I hate sad stories and bad endings […]

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