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 First Quarter Update: Inside The Numbers, Booms and Busts

An article by posted on May 16, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets have now completed their first quarter of the season and find themselves in last place in the National League East with a 19-21 record. Inside The Numbers 1. Versus Teams Over .500:  8 W – 14 L – .363 W% 2. Versus Teams Under .500:  11 W – 7 L – .611 W% 3. […]

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Mets Starters Are Scraping Bottom

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments

After another abysmal start by knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, his ERA now stands at 5.08 and he hasn’t picked up a win in over a month His record now stands at 1-5. Worse yet, batters are hitting .305 against him and his WHIP is 1.60 – both marks are in Oliver Perez territory. Now you say […]

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Is Mike Piazza Syndrome Setting In Regarding David Wright?

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
Is Mike Piazza Syndrome Setting In Regarding David Wright?

Some of you may recall that whole bizarre period during Mike Piazza’s final years with the Mets, when the team was trying to get the soon to be Hall of Fame catcher to move to first base. It all began when someone asked a question…  Why is Mike Piazza still catching and not playing first […]

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Dickey Falters As Astros Rocket Past Mets 7-3

An article by posted on May 15, 2011 0 Comments
Dickey Falters As Astros Rocket Past Mets 7-3

The Houston Astros rocketed three home runs to help beat the Mets 7-3 and take the second game of the weekend series at Minute Maid Park, ending the Mets three game winning streak. Game Notes R.A. Dickey put the Mets in an early hole when he allowed four runs to score in the first inning. […]

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“Don’t Trade Jose Reyes” Day!

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments
“Don’t Trade Jose Reyes” Day!

Donna Bauer who is a tremendous Mets fan with a BIG following on Facebook, sent me an invitation to a great event she has started up called: DON’T TRADE JOSE REYES DAY! FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CITI FIELD, FLUSHING, NEW YORK BUY METS TICKETS! Donna calls her event a day to celebrate Jose […]

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Mets Plan A Week Long Tribute To Honor The Troops

An article by posted on May 13, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Plan A Week Long Tribute To Honor The Troops

There’s nothing sweeter than checking my email this morning to find something from the Mets regarding a special week of events all intended to support and honor our troops. It’s so good to see our team is always out in front on things like this. I love the Mets and everyone who knows me knows that, […]

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Chris Young Opts For Surgery, Out For Season

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Mets right-hander Chris Young has opted for surgery to repair a torn anterior capsule in his right shoulder. Young was considering whether to go through a second non-surgical rehabilitation program as he did last year. Mets assistant general manager John Ricco confirmed today that the scheduled operation is most likely season-ending. Young signed an incentive-laden one-year deal with […]

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Steve Cohen Still In It, Wants Significant Say In Running Team

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Kate Kelly of CNBC reported that billionaire hedge fund manager, Steve Cohen, is still very much involved in purchasing a 49% stake of the New York Mets and has some specific demands. Steve Cohen has offered to buy a 49 percent stake for about $200 million dollars, which is the cash that the Wilpons and Katz […]

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Mets Place Ike Davis On DL, Call Up F-Mart

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets placed first baseman Ike Davis on the disabled list Wednesday with a sprained left ankle and a bone bruise. To replace him on the roster, the team recalled outfielder Fernando Martinez from Class AAA Buffalo. Davis was injured on Tuesday night when he collided with third baseman David Wright while trying to field […]

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If You’re Crappy And You Know It Clap Your Hands, And Bat Second For The Mets

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments
If You’re Crappy And You Know It Clap Your Hands, And Bat Second For The Mets

I don’t typically like to do these short rants anymore even though that’s all I did when I first started this site, but today is an exception, so let the good times roll. What the hell is this METS OBSESSION with putting their worst possible hitters in the two hole? METS NUMBER TWO HITTERS ARE BATTING […]

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