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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Wright Officially Placed On DL, Nick Evans Called Up

An article by posted on May 18, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets announced they have placed third baseman David Wright on the disabled list, retroactive to Monday, with a stress fracture in his lower back. Wright hurt himself on April 19 while trying to make a diving play in the field, and he had a magnetic resonance imaging exam and a CT scan Monday to […]

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Getting Some Things Off My Chest

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments

I swear, sometimes I think this team is cursed… It doesn’t matter who writes out the lineup cards or who runs things upstairs, disaster is never too far away and always manages to seek us out. So David Wright has a stress fracture in his lower back, Ike Davis has his foot wrapped up and is […]

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Stress Fracture Could Keep Wright Out Longer Than Two Weeks?

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments
Stress Fracture Could Keep Wright Out Longer Than Two Weeks?

Yesterday, after I posted the news that David Wright was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his lower back., I speculated in the comments that maybe resting for ten days would do the trick. That was the optimist in me speaking. This morning in the New York Post, Mark Hale shares a gloomier outlook after speaking to […]

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Mets Option Iggy and Outright Hu To Buffalo, Promote Tejada, Activate Beato

An article by posted on May 17, 2011 0 Comments

Sandy Alderson announced a couple of moves after Monday’s 2-1 extra-inning loss to the Marlins. They have optioned reliever Ryota Igarashi and outrighted infielder Chin-lung Hu to Triple-A Buffalo, and are activating right-hander Pedro Beato from the disabled list and recalling middle infielder Ruben Tejada from Buffalo. Alderson said Tejada will play second base and […]

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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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