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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All Star Week: Celebrating The Man Of Steal: Jose Reyes

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
All Star Week: Celebrating The Man Of Steal: Jose Reyes

One of our readers, David Dolinsky, sent us an amazing graphic he made to celebrate our All Star shortstop Jose Reyes. Great Job David – Nice Work! Although Jose won’t be playing in Phoenix on Tuesday, he is there celebrating with all the other All Stars today and tomorrow. Yesterday, during ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball, Bobby Valentine […]

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Mets’ Matt Harvey Gets The Save In USA’s 6-4 Win In Futures Game

An article by posted on July 11, 2011 0 Comments
Mets’ Matt Harvey Gets The Save In USA’s 6-4 Win In Futures Game

Matt Harvey signs autographs before the start of the Futures Game (Photo credit to MLB.com) A pair of Mets prospects, RHP Matt Harvey and 3B Jefry Marte, represented the Mets at the 13th annual MLB Futures Game last night at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. Team USA, managed by Mike Piazza who wore a Mets hat, beat […]

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Alderson Likes Ike’s Chances, Will Begin Baseball Activities

An article by posted on July 10, 2011 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Ike Davis, who has been hobbled with an ankle injury, will begin baseball activities next week. Ike Davis actually ran bearing his full weight on flat ground, not on a treadmill, on Saturday in his native Phoenix, GM Sandy Alderson said. So far, Davis’ injured left ankle […]

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Braves Lose Chipper For 3-4 Weeks: Mets Big Bang Theory?

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments
Braves Lose Chipper For 3-4 Weeks: Mets Big Bang Theory?

Chipper Jones, who has played for nearly two months with a torn meniscus in his right knee, has been placed on the disabled list and will undergo arthroscopic surgery layer today. Jones said he hopes to miss only two to three weeks recovering from surgery, but some are saying that he could be out as long as a […]

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K-Rod Is Our Albatross And Nobody Else’s

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments

It seems like every week a different journalist keeps saying the same thing  – this time it’s Buster Olney who says: A handful of GMs feel that a Francisco Rodriguez trade is all but impossible because of his vesting option. Sandy Alderson skirted the issue while a guest in the booth during the Mets/Dodgers telecast […]

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Some Good News On Ike Davis

An article by posted on July 9, 2011 0 Comments

Good news on the Mets injury front Mets fans… It looks like the situation regarding the Ike Davis bone bruise, has taken a turn for the better. (yes, that says better) Davis, who is recovering from a bone bruise in his right ankle, has been jogging on a weight-reducing treadmill the last two days — and […]

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A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments
A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

New York Mets star Ike Davis is stepping up to the dinner plate with Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) for the first annual “A Night with Ike Davis” charity event at Michael’s Restaurant in Brooklyn on Sunday night July 17th at 7 p.m.  All the proceeds from the evening will benefit SKC along with The Liddy […]

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Reyes Camp Calls NY Post Report Bogus, Mets Getting Calls On Beltran

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

The secret negotiations between the Mets and Jose Ryes which were reported by the NY Post, were apparently so secret that neither Jose Reyes or his agents knew anything about them. Nothing has changed folks. Just as Reyes and his agents made very clear last month, they are very committed to not negotiating a new contract during the […]

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Road Warriors Win 4th Straight Without Reyes In 5-3 Win Over Dodgers

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments
Road Warriors Win 4th Straight Without Reyes In 5-3 Win Over Dodgers

Home cooking is overrated – just ask the Mets who continue to dominate on the road and now boast the most road wins in the National League with a 26-20 mark. Remarkably, the Mets won their fourth straight game last night with a convincing 5-3 win over the Dodgers. Game Notes Jonathon Niese (8-7) allowed three […]

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Mets To Place Reyes On DL, Evans Headed To Los Angeles

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

According to Ed Coleman of WFAN, Nick Evans is on his way from Triple-A Buffalo to Los Angeles. The move could mean that the Mets intend to place shortstop Jose Reyes on the disabled list, although no official decision has been made yet by the Mets. Reyes has yet to do any running drills and […]

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