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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A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

An article by posted on July 8, 2011 0 Comments
A Night With Ike Davis – Every Kid Deserves To Grow Up

New York Mets star Ike Davis is stepping up to the dinner plate with Solving Kids’ Cancer (SKC) for the first annual “A Night with Ike Davis” charity event at Michael’s Restaurant in Brooklyn on Sunday night July 17th at 7 p.m.  All the proceeds from the evening will benefit SKC along with The Liddy […]

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Reyes Camp Calls NY Post Report Bogus, Mets Getting Calls On Beltran

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

The secret negotiations between the Mets and Jose Ryes which were reported by the NY Post, were apparently so secret that neither Jose Reyes or his agents knew anything about them. Nothing has changed folks. Just as Reyes and his agents made very clear last month, they are very committed to not negotiating a new contract during the […]

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Road Warriors Win 4th Straight Without Reyes In 5-3 Win Over Dodgers

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments
Road Warriors Win 4th Straight Without Reyes In 5-3 Win Over Dodgers

Home cooking is overrated – just ask the Mets who continue to dominate on the road and now boast the most road wins in the National League with a 26-20 mark. Remarkably, the Mets won their fourth straight game last night with a convincing 5-3 win over the Dodgers. Game Notes Jonathon Niese (8-7) allowed three […]

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Mets To Place Reyes On DL, Evans Headed To Los Angeles

An article by posted on July 7, 2011 0 Comments

According to Ed Coleman of WFAN, Nick Evans is on his way from Triple-A Buffalo to Los Angeles. The move could mean that the Mets intend to place shortstop Jose Reyes on the disabled list, although no official decision has been made yet by the Mets. Reyes has yet to do any running drills and […]

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Alderson Shopping Isringhausen and Byrdak, Surprised At Collins’ Use Of K-Rod

An article by posted on July 6, 2011 0 Comments

Last night before the game, Sandy Alderson told Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal that even he has been “a little surprised in some instances” at the way manager Terry Collins has used Francisco Rodriguez in non-save situations this season. Referring to the fact that K-Rod now has 32 games finished and is on pace […]

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Mets Injury Updates On Wright, Reyes, Davis, Santana

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments

Jose Reyes Feelin’ No Pain Jose Reyes played catch at Dodger Stadium on Monday afternoon and was in great spirits, saying he felt no pain in his strained left hamstring. Still, the Mets will hold him out an extra day or two as an extra precaution. “To get him for one game tonight or tomorrow and then […]

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Ruth Roberts, “Meet The Mets” Song Writer, Passes Away

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments
Ruth Roberts, “Meet The Mets” Song Writer, Passes Away

Ruth Roberts,who is best known for writing the enduring Mets anthem “Meet The Mets”, passed away before the weekend of lung cancer according to her brother, Sam Roberts. The accomplished song-writer was 84 and died Thursday night at her home in Rye Brook, N.Y. She was honored at Citi Field over the weekend. (See photo from Marianne […]

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Jose Reyes 2011 All Star BP Jerseys Are Here!

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments
Jose Reyes 2011 All Star BP Jerseys Are Here!

Hey, if you’re looking to get yourselves the official 2011 Jose Reyes All Star batting practice jersey, they were just added to the Mets Shop at Mets.com. Only $119.99 by Majestic Athletic Official 2011 Home Run Derby and All-Star Game Cool Base BP Jersey One color name, two color number printed tackle twill, exactly as […]

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Mets Summer Blood Drive At Citi Field On Thursday

An article by posted on July 5, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Summer Blood Drive At Citi Field On Thursday

The Mets will host their annual Summer Blood Drive for the New York Blood Center on Thursday, July 7th, 2011 in Citi Field’s Caesars Club from 10am to 5pm.  Each donor will receive 15% off regularly priced merchandise at the Mets Team Store. The discount is good for that day only. Donors must be 17 […]

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Alderson Could Make Substantial Offer To Reyes

An article by posted on July 4, 2011 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, Mets GM Sandy Alderson has apparently seen the light and is now ready to do what it takes to make Jose Reyes a substantial offer after the season to retain the Mets’ shortstop. Alderson is now leaning strongly toward authorizing a substantial offer after the season to […]

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