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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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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Mets Played Hardball Last Night and Third Time Was A Charm

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

Last night was a coming out party for the Mets, in what was probably their most significant loss umm win of the season. The old Mets, you know the ones without any grit, would have lost the game last night and today we’d all be screaming and hollering about all the missed opportunities, runners left on […]

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The Streaker: Full Video As Chronicled By His Best Friend!

An article by posted on May 13, 2009 0 Comments

Here is the complete video of the streaker from last night’s game at Citi Field. It was taken by the best friend of the streaker who is known as Craig Coakley. When he finished his performance which included sliding into second base, he was finally grabbed by security and the guards dragged him away through a tunnel […]

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Mets Win 4-3 On A Beltran Walk-Off Walk!

An article by posted on May 12, 2009 0 Comments

Wow, what a finish! The Mets just won a heck of game thanks to some clutch hits, clutch baserunning, and the biggest play of the game… a clutch walk! That’s right, a walk-of walk!!! Carlos Beltran was at the center of all the action, and Mike Pelfrey pitched a hell of a game holding Atlanta […]

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Dan Murphy Is Hitting.200 In May

An article by posted on May 12, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, I was feeling a little masochistic and I decided that a self imposed torture of listening to WFAN after the game would do the trick. It did. I did manage however to hear an interesting call about Dan Murphy that managed to find a way to sneak in between all the ”Jerry Manuel sucks” calls, and the “this […]

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Nick Evans Is Having A Terrible Season

An article by posted on May 12, 2009 0 Comments

Nick Evans has been called the first baseman of the future for the New York Mets and has been considered the heir apparent to Carlos Delgado. The Mets may have to rethink all of that in light of the tremendous struggles Evans is experiencing at AAA – Buffalo. In 75 at-bats for the Bisons, Evans […]

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Shock, Outrage and Frustration

An article by posted on May 12, 2009 0 Comments

Jerry Manuel was asked a great question during the post game presser. “Will your team come to regret these Johan Santana losses in September?” “There will probably come a time,” Mets manager Jerry Manuel said. “There will probably come a point where you’ll think, ‘Wow, we missed a lot of opportunities with Johan.’” Ya think??? […]

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