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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Matt Harvey Slammed In Worst Game As A Pro

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Slammed In Worst Game As A Pro

One night after Bobby Ojeda sang the praises of 2010 first-round pick Matt Harvey, the right-hander suffered his worst outing as a pro. Harvey allowed a first-inning grand slam, a two-run homer in the third inning, and before he could get out of the fourth-inning he had given up a total of seven earned runs. His final […]

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Cool Mets Links: Expanding Your Mets Universe

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

There’s so much good reading in the Mets blogosphere these days compared to five years ago. There’s always a new Mets blog that pops up to bring a new perspective into the fold. There’s also those Mets blogs that toil away endlessly with great content that is always worth a read and adding to your favorites. Every […]

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Citi Field Ranks Sixth In Home Runs Allowed This Season

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Citi Field Ranks Sixth In Home Runs Allowed This Season

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the New York Mets front office have had discussions about moving in the outfield walls at Citi Field. A fascinating rumor that’s been rippling through the Mets’ clubhouse lately has the team finally getting ready to move in the fences at Citi Field. Based on what he’s heard from […]

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Mets Leaders, Best and Worst

An article by posted on May 8, 2011 0 Comments

Best and Worst (Min 20 AB, 10 IP) Batting Average Best: Jose Reyes .331 (49-148) – Carlos Beltran .295 (33-112) Worst: Lucas Duda .100 (1-10) – Angel Pagan .159 (11-69) On-Base Percentage Best: Carlos Beltran .380 – Jose Reyes .379 Worst: Lucas Duda .217 – Angel Pagan .259 Slugging Percentage Best: Jason Pridie .558 – […]

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Chris Young Has Swelling In Back Of Shoulder, Possibly Out Longer Than Minimum DL Stay

An article by posted on May 8, 2011
Chris Young Has Swelling In Back Of Shoulder, Possibly Out Longer Than Minimum DL Stay

Chris Young who was scratched from his scheduled start yesterday after stiffness in the back of his right shoulder, has been placed on the disabled list for the second time this season. Young said that the tightness started last Tuesday and hasn’t gotten better as the week went on. He also said the injury is not like […]

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The Mets Have Roster Depth

An article by posted on May 8, 2011 0 Comments

I really enjoyed reading Ken Davidoff’s column on Newsday this morning. Unlike the last few seasons, Davidoff points out that this year the Mets have gotten some solid contributions from their roster depth when players have gotten hurt or landed on the DL. Jason Pridie is one such player that has been a pleasant surprise […]

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Mets Stop Andre Ethier!

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Stop Andre Ethier!

In tonight’s Mets 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Mets halted rightfielder Andre Ethier’s hitting streak at 30 games. Andre Ethier went 0-for-4, after he walked in the first inning, flied out to left field in the second, flied out to center field in the fifth, grounded out to second base in the sixth […]

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Giants GM Denies Reyes Trade Rumors

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

Giants GM Brian Sabean denied a report that he has dicussed a swap for Jose Reyes with the Mets. “Honestly, I haven’t seen or talked to Sandy Alderson since January. I haven’t talked to anybody from the Mets, so I have no idea where the hell it came from.” Yesterday after the game, Jose Reyes […]

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Cardinals, Reds, Angels Among Teams That May Be Interested In Reyes

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments
Cardinals, Reds, Angels Among Teams That May Be Interested In Reyes

Here are five teams that former Reds and Nationals GM Jim Bowden believes may be in the market for Jose Reyes. 1. San Francisco Giants — They’re not trading any of their four starters: Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner or Jonathan Sanchez. Instead, the Mets would target 1B/OF Brandon Belt, minor league right-hander Zack […]

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Could Mets Have Prevented Jenrry Mejia’s Torn MCL?

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

As the Mets reported yesterday, Jenrry Mejia has a “complete” tear of the MCL ligament in in his right elbow and will be lost for the season and perhaps longer.. Our own John Delcos is skeptical, The Mets eschewed an opportunity last season to deal Mejia, and the thinking at the time was sound. He […]

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