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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Was The Bernazard Story Overblown?

An article by posted on July 23, 2009 0 Comments

Brian Moritz of Press-Connects wrote a new article that sheds some more light on the alleged incident involving Tony Bernazard and what transpired in the clubhouse of the B-Mets. The Double-A squad spent the day trying to downplay a story in the New York Daily News that said Tony Bernazard, the Mets’ vice president for player […]

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I Don’t Trust Omar Minaya Anymore

An article by posted on July 23, 2009 0 Comments

I’ve supported Omar Minaya ever since he first took the reins of the New York Mets after the 2004 season. He took an organization that was in complete disarray and put the Mets back on the map. He said that the Mets would be rebuilt and taken seriously, and he gave us his five year […]

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Another Stunning Embarrassment In A Season Full Of Them

An article by posted on July 22, 2009 0 Comments

Most of us became aware of Mets VP of Player Development, Tony Bernazard, last year when we learned about his shady and underhanded maneuvers leading up to the firing of Willie Randolph. In fact, Randolph claimed that he was sabotaged by Bernazard. Since then, Tony B. manages to get his name in the news every now and […]

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My Roadmap To Victory Has Halladay In It!

An article by posted on July 21, 2009 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.com and MLB Network, Omar Minaya told the Blue Jays no when they called and offered the Mets Roy Halladay in exchange for prospects Fernando Martinez, Ruben Tejada, Jon Niese and Bobby Parnell. Wow… The Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post spoke to Omar Minaya: Minaya also did not deny an […]

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Mark Teahen Is Good To Go

An article by posted on July 20, 2009 0 Comments

Since the season started and we got socked with all these injuries, I really haven’t sounded the alarm as far as trades go. I don’t really subscribe to the notion of trading prospects for rental players. The only player I had any interest in acquiring, and one that I devoted an entire blog to, has been Alex […]

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Braves Scalp Mets 7-1, Another Met Goes Down

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

One long weekend into the second half of the season, and with still no relief in sight, the Mets dropped three out of four games to the Braves, after a 7-1 shelling on ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball. Fernando Nieve started, but his appearance would be cut short when he was carted off the field in the second […]

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Mets Should DFA Redding and Promote Jon Niese

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

For the life of me, I just can’t ever figure this team out sometimes. Here we are hanging on the edge of a cliff and praying that we don’t fall into complete obscurity, and yet with help just a phone call away, the Mets refuse to dial 911. During the All Star break, I blogged […]

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It’s Time To Show Omar The Door

An article by posted on July 19, 2009 0 Comments

To sell, or not to sell. That is the question. However, the answer is not as easy as you might think. If the Mets become sellers, then Omar Minaya will be rubber stamping this season which was engineered by him, as a failure. If the Mets become buyers, and they still don’t make it, then […]

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Mets Shutout Again, Fall To Braves 11-0

An article by posted on July 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets went down to the Georgia and I guess the devil must have went down with them because that’s how gloomy things have been only two games into their second half of the season. Mike Pelfrey and the Mets handed the Braves an 11-0 win and in the process they fell to 8 1/2 […]

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Snake Eyes! Gary Sheffield Pulls Up Lame

An article by posted on July 17, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets may have just lost Gary Sheffield to the disabled list after he pulled up lame trying to chase down a Yunel Escobar double. Sheffield caught up with the ball, flipped it to Angel Pagan, and grabbed his right leg in pain. After a long injury delay, he was escorted off the field by […]

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