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 9/11 Pre Game Video (Giuliani, Valentine, Piazza)

An article by posted on September 12, 2011 0 Comments

Here is a video clip, courtesy of EvanSie1995, featuring the Mets 9-11 pre-game show before the game on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball. It’s a great video that captures the feelings and sentiments of the families of some of those who died on September 11, and what the Mike Piazza home run meant to them when […]

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Despicable MLB: Mets Should Wear The First Responder Hats Tonight

An article by posted on September 11, 2011 0 Comments
Despicable MLB: Mets Should Wear The First Responder Hats Tonight

According to ESPN, Major League Baseball has issued an “edict” to the Mets and across baseball not to wear hats in-game honoring first responders, such as the FDNY and NYPD, Terry Collins said. The Mets issued the following statement: “MLB set a league-wide policy as it related to caps and uniforms for September 11 and […]

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Mets Post Game: E6, E5, E6, E5, BS, L

An article by posted on September 10, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Post Game: E6, E5, E6, E5, BS, L

Get your minds out of the gutter Metsmerizers, the BS is for “blown save”… I don’t usually get asked to do these game recaps so this will be anything but typical. Despite a somewhat solid effort from starting pitcher Chris Capuano, and an almost valiant comeback attempt led by the resurgent Jason Bay, the Mets still found a […]

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The 2001 Mets: Where Are They Now?

An article by posted on September 9, 2011 0 Comments
The 2001 Mets: Where Are They Now?

With the 2001 Mets back in the spotlight as we get set to honor the 10th anniversary of the attacks on September 11, I thought I’d hit Wiki to see what most of the players from that team are doing these days. GM Steve Phillips - Co-host of “Jason and the GM” on Sirius Radio, with […]

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Current, Former Mets Visit FDNY Ladder 3, Squad 288-Haz Mat

An article by posted on September 9, 2011 0 Comments
Current, Former Mets Visit FDNY Ladder 3, Squad 288-Haz Mat

Some current and former New York Mets baseball players visited firehouses in New York City on Friday to pay tribute to first responders who perished in the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Former closer John Franco, former catcher Mike Piazza, and third baseman David Wright were among those who stopped by Ladder 3 in […]

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Mets Offer Free Tickets To First Responders On September 11

An article by posted on September 9, 2011 0 Comments

METS TO OFFER COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS TO NEW YORK CITY FIRST RESPONDERS FOR SEPTEMBER 11 REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY AT 7:30 P.M.  Mets to Donate Half the Proceeds from Special $10 Ticket Offer to Tuesday’s Children FLUSHING, N.Y., September 9, 2011 - The New York Mets today announced they will offer complimentary tickets to New York City First Responders and […]

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Doctors Confirm Ike Davis Will Avoid Surgery

An article by posted on September 8, 2011 0 Comments
Doctors Confirm Ike Davis Will Avoid Surgery

Adam Rubin reports that doctors have confirmed that Ike Davis will avoid micro-fracture surgery on his ankle. The plan is to continue resting and rehabbing the ankle throughout the offseason so that he will be ready to go come Spring Training. Original Post 9/6 Mets first baseman Ike Davis told reporters on Monday, that he will avoid microfracture […]

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Star Wars Night At Citi Field, Free T-Shirts With Every Ticket Purchase

An article by posted on September 8, 2011 0 Comments
Star Wars Night At Citi Field, Free T-Shirts With Every Ticket Purchase

Star Wars Night To Benefit Stand Up To Cancer Tuesday, September 13, 7:10 PM Calling ALL Jedi, Sith, Rebels, servants of the Empire, Clones, Bounty Hunters, Wookiees, Droids and other creatures of the galaxy. The New York Mets are proud to present its first Star Wars Night benefitting Stand Up To Cancer. Join the Mets […]

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SNY Video: Mets Reflections On September 11 Attack

An article by posted on September 7, 2011 0 Comments

Bobby Valentine, John Franco, Mike Piazza, Steve Phillips and Mookie Wilson reflect upon the tragedy that unfolded on September 11, 2001. Video cortesy of SNY.

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Wright Named NL Player of the Week

An article by posted on September 6, 2011 0 Comments

Mets third baseman David Wright has been named the National League Player of the Week. In eight games last week, Wright led the National League with 13 hits and five doubles while tying for second in the league with seven RBI and 21 total bases. His .500 batting average (13-for-26) and .594 on-base percentage both ranked third among […]

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