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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Tim Redding To Start On Monday

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post, Tim Redding will come off the DL and make his first start of the season on Monday against the Dodgers. He also writes, Redding, the former National who was signed to a one-year, $2.25 million deal in the offseason, has been sidelined since early in spring training […]

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Reyes Out Of Lineup Again and Other Mets Notes

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

Shortstop Jose Reyes will miss his second consecutive game due to a right calf injury. Reyes did say that it was feeling better than yesterday so the condition is improving. Carlos Delgado will also miss another game with his hip injury, and questions still swirl about regarding his status for the rest of the season. […]

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Opinion: What’s The Deal With Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday Jose Reyes was the big topic of conversation and it was due mostly to a couple of reasons. The first being, his erratic decisions while running the bases (or trotting), and the second big flare up came when the news hit that a stiff calf would keep him out of the lineup. The radio call-in […]

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Mets Steal First Game From Giants 7-4

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets had another unlikely win last night that saw them come from behind and take the lead with three runs in the ninth inning and then hang on for the 7-4 win. The go-ahead run scored after Carlos Beltran doubled and then stole third base in the ninth. David Wright then drove home Beltran with […]

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Seven Stolen Bases, A New Mets Record!

An article by posted on May 15, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have just stolen their sixth and seventh bases of the game tonight, thanks to a double steal with Sheffield swiping third and Wright taking second. The seven stolen bases set a new Mets club record. For David Wright it was his fourth steal of the night and a new career best. Carlos Beltran […]

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Injury Update: Putz Joins Delgado On Shelf With Bone Spur

An article by posted on May 14, 2009 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, both Carlos Delgado (hip) and J.J. Putz (elbow) have been diagnosed with ailments, but the Mets feel some rest will do the trick and maybe they both can avoid the DL. J.J. Putz is joining Carlos Delgado on the shelf, at least for a few games. Putz had an […]

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Jerry Manuel Is Running Out Of Rope

An article by posted on May 14, 2009 0 Comments

I’m not ready to say it’s time to trade up on Jerry Manuel, but lets just say I’m not his biggest supporter lately. Has anyone else noticde how he barely gets a chuckle whenever he makes a little joke or delivers a sarcastic response to a reporter, during the post game pressers lately? Not long ago, […]

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Lets Go After Diamondbacks LHP Doug Davis

An article by posted on May 14, 2009 0 Comments

Jonathon Niese has been optioned back to Triple-A Buffalo and will be replaced on the roster by Nelson Figueroa. Niese didn’t fare nearly as well in his second start as he did in his season debut. Yesterday, he allowed five runs and seven hits in 4.2 innings today against the Braves. It looks like the spot […]

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Mets Lose Heartbreaker To Braves 8-7, But They Battled

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

Game Summary Back to back walk off wins would have been really nice, but alas it wasn’t meant to be. However, it wasn’t due to a lack of trying. The Mets lost a tough game to their division rival Atlanta Braves by a score of 8-7 in a 12 inning marathon. Despite the loss, it was […]

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Chipper Jones Won’t Be Naming Next Kid Citi

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, during a post game interview, Chipper Jones was still fuming over a call at third base that saw Carlos Beltran slide in safely on a steal attempt. Replay video showed that Beltran may have been tagged before touching the base, but that’s baseball. Chipper had plenty to say as he voiced his frustrations and pinned […]

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