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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Rounding The Bases: Ike Davis Is Legit, Turner To Play Winter Ball, Davey Being Davey

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding The Bases: Ike Davis Is Legit, Turner To Play Winter Ball, Davey Being Davey

Mets Matters “I applaud that Ike Davis didn’t give up, that he stuck with his plan. I truly believe the fact that we stuck with him gave him some confidence and let him get it going. Ike’s told me, ‘You won’t see that again.’ He’s told me many times, ‘You will not see that first […]

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With Things Deteriorating Quickly In Miami, Is A Reyes Reunion Possible?

An article by posted on September 25, 2012 0 Comments
With Things Deteriorating Quickly In Miami, Is A Reyes Reunion Possible?

Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria was reportedly outraged with Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez’s comments in which he told the Miami Herald the following: “There’s not a manager dead or alive that Jeffrey thinks is good enough. Not Connie Mack, not anyone.” Gonzalez managed the Marlins for five seasons including their last two winning teams, in 2008 and 2009. […]

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Davis Goes Deep Twice, Mejia Earns First MLB Win, Mets Sink Pirates 6-2

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Davis Goes Deep Twice, Mejia Earns First MLB Win, Mets Sink Pirates 6-2

The Mets got a solid outing from Jenrry Mejia and first baseman Ike Davis launched two home runs as the Mets pounded the Pittsburgh Pirates by the score of 6-2 tonight at Citi Field. It was the fourth win in a row for the Mets who were coming off a sweep of the Marlins. Game […]

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Rounding The Bases: Collins Impressed With Murphy At 2B, Mets Attendance Keeps Falling

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding The Bases: Collins Impressed With Murphy At 2B, Mets Attendance Keeps Falling

Here are some excerpts from the weekend you may have missed and might want to read to catch up on things. Mets Matters Mets manager Terry Collins said he’s impressed with the play of Daniel Murphy in his first season as a full-time second baseman. Murphy was a corner infielder in college, but played first, […]

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Revamping The Bullpen Has Been A Futile Endeavor For This Front Office

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Revamping The Bullpen Has Been A Futile Endeavor For This Front Office

R.A. Dickey finally picked up his 19th win of the season on Saturday after three previous tries. Barely… After tossing eight shutout innings, Dickey walked the first batter he faced in the ninth followed by a double by Donovan Solano to put runners on second and third with nobody out. Terry Collins came out of […]

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Dickey Only One Win Away From Pitching’s Triple Crown!

An article by posted on September 24, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Only One Win Away From Pitching’s Triple Crown!

In Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Marlins, R.A. Dickey delivered another spectacular performance for the Mets and improved his record to 19-6 while lowering his ERA to a league leading 2.66 for the season. Dickey became the fifth pitcher in franchise history to win 19 games, throw 220 innings and strikeout 200 or more in a […]

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What Was Bobby Ojeda Talking About?

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
What Was Bobby Ojeda Talking About?

After the game ended, I quickly switched over from WPIX to SNY to catch the post game. Bobby Ojeda was in the middle of raving over Ruben Tejada which was cool, but then he started saying some things that sounded a bit over the top… “Ruben Tejada is an exceptional two-strike hitter, it’s one of […]

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Tejada Comes Through In The Ninth In Mets 3-2 Win Over The Marlins

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
Tejada Comes Through In The Ninth In Mets 3-2 Win Over The Marlins

Ruben Tejada delivered the knock-out blow with a bases loaded walk-off single in the ninth inning to give the Mets a 3-2 victory at Citi Field this afternoon over the Marlins. With the win the Mets complete their first sweep at home in over three months. Game Highlights David Wright went 1-for-4 and got the Mets […]

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Thoughts On Duda, Collins and Accountability

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On Duda, Collins and Accountability

Lucas Duda was removed in the third inning by Terry Collins last night for not hustling after he chose not to run hard on a misplayed flyball in the outfield by the Marlins defense. Rather than being at second base and in scoring position, Duda ended up no further than first base. Although he took an inning […]

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Mets 11-Hit Attack Backed By Strong Niese Effort, Enough To Defeat The Marlins 7-3

An article by posted on September 22, 2012 0 Comments
Mets 11-Hit Attack Backed By Strong Niese Effort, Enough To Defeat The Marlins 7-3

Thanks to a solid effort by Jon Niese and a surprising 11-hit outburst, the Mets defeated the Miami Marlins by the score of 7-3 on Friday night at Citi Field. The win snapped the Mets’ nine game home losing streak, but they set the new franchise record of not scoring more than three runs in […]

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