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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Blood Match – K-Rod Confronts Brian Bruney!

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

The Brian Bruney versus K-Rod situation escalated today when Frankie Rodriguez confronted Brian Bruney before the start of today’s game. Adam Rubin explains,  As the Mets were stretching in the outfield as the Yankees took batting practice Sunday, there was a little commotion. K-Rod was pointing and gesturing at Brian Bruney. The two had to […]

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Mets Minors: Ken Oberkfell Could Be Fired As Bisons Manager

An article by posted on June 14, 2009 0 Comments

I came across an interesting bit of news regarding Class-AAA Buffalo Bisons manager, Ken Oberkfell. The Buffalo News writes, I wrote today’s Inside Baseball column before the Bisons completely melted down defensively and committed three errors in the final two innings of Saturday’s 7-2 loss to Durham. Luis Natera had to go as hitting coach […]

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Mets Rebound To Beat The Yankees 6-2

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Game Recap The best thing about baseball is that after a bad game, you can always clear the slate, come back the next day and try again. The Mets did just that today, and bounced back from yesterday’s brutal loss to beat the Yankees 6-2 in the second game of the Subway Series. It was […]

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There Will Be More Gut Wrenching Losses…

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Howie Rose called it the worst regular season loss in franchise history and that none ever hurt this bad. He should know, he’s seen them all. I find it amazing that not one Mets player expressed outrage last night… Certainly, you could tell by the looks on their faces that they were shell-shocked, but not one […]

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Don’t Worry Mets Fans, Fernando Nieve Starts Today!

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

Are you feeling lucky, punk? I told you I’d be back with an optimistic post and here it is! After moaning and groaning my way back to my computer this morning, I went to Mets.com and suddenly all that pent up anger was transformed into warm feelings of joy and sheer happiness. On the day […]

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Mets Choke Again, Lose 9-8 To The Yanks

An article by posted on June 13, 2009 0 Comments

I can’t believe what I just saw… I find it so hard to remain optimistic after watching the Mets lose in gut-wrenching fashion once again. With a huge victory only one out away, Luis Castillo drops the game-ending third out, allowing two Yankees runs to score and give them a walk-off victory in front of a packed […]

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Mets Should Consider Dealing For Brad Penny

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

With the news that John Maine has been placed on the disabled list with what Omar Minaya calls “weakness and fatigue”, can we now seriously consider the need for another starting pitcher? Who knows when John Maine will come back. If we were to go by what he said last night it would leave us once […]

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Our Q & A With Jon and Lisa of the Subway Squawkers

An article by posted on June 12, 2009 0 Comments

A Yankee fan from Staten Island and a Manhattan Met fan sound off about their teams – and each other. That’s the tag line for Jon Lewin and Lisa Swan, better known as the Subway Squawkers! With the Subway Series suddenly upon us once again, they were kind enough to field some questions for us on […]

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Click Here To See A Special Message For Phillies Fans

An article by posted on June 11, 2009 0 Comments

Here is the lineup for tonight’s rubber match: Luis Castillo – 2B Alex Cora – SS Carlos Beltran – CF Gary Sheffield – LF David Wright – 3B Fernando Tatis – 1B Fernando Martinez – RF Omir Santos – C Tim Redding – RHP By the way, Joe Janish of Mets Today said it first […]

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Subway Shuffle, Fans Scuffle, Chip-Chip Hooray!

An article by posted on June 11, 2009 0 Comments

Livan Is Movin’ On Up The Mets have juggled their rotation for this weekend’s series against the Yankees so that John Maine can get an extra day of rest. The switch will now have Livan Hernandez start on Friday, and John Maine will pitch on Saturday. Johan Santana will close out the Subway Series on Sunday. Maine is […]

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