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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Mets Minor League Report: Harvey Shines, Duda Raking, Havens Hitting

An article by posted on June 4, 2011 0 Comments

Baseball America Prospect Hot Sheet The Mets had two players appear on Baseball America’s latest Prospect Hot Sheet: Matt Harvey threw seven scoreless innings against Dunedin on Friday while allowing just three hits and establishing a career high with 10 strikeouts. He followed that with nine-strikeout effort against Clearwater. That’s all in a week’s work for […]

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In Omar-esque Style, Mets Shutdown Wright For Three More Weeks

An article by posted on June 4, 2011 0 Comments
In Omar-esque Style, Mets Shutdown Wright For Three More Weeks

Sandy Alderson was the bearer of bad news tonight after the Mets 6-3 loss to the Braves. The Mets GM announced that third baseman David Wright will be shutdown from all baseball activities for three more weeks. Alderson said Wright was seen at the Hospital for Special Surgery today, but there were no x-rays or […]

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Today Is Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day!

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments
Today Is Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day!

DON’T TRADE JOSE REYES DAY! FRIDAY, JUNE 3, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM CITI FIELD, FLUSHING, NEW YORK Today is “Don’t Trade Jose Reyes Day” at Citi Field. What started out as a cool idea by lifelong Mets fan Donna Bauer, has evolved into a big time event that will feature thousands of fans who will […]

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Mets Promote Reliever Manny Acosta

An article by posted on June 3, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team has selected the contract of righthanded pitcher Manny Acosta from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. Acosta will wear uniform #36 and will be available for tonight’s game vs. Atlanta. After yesterday’s game, the Mets optioned lefthanded pitcher Mike O’Connor to Buffalo. In order to make room […]

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Collins Blasts Team, Mets Respond With Huge Comeback Win

An article by posted on June 2, 2011 0 Comments

One day after manager Terry Collins tore into his team for a lack of execution and performance, the Mets responded by rallying back from a 7-0 deficit to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-8. It was the biggest comebak win for the Mets since June 30, 2000 against the Atlanta Braves. Wow! Recap to come… Original Post 1:00 AM Here are […]

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Jose Reyes May Be Changing Alderson’s Mind

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

John Harper of the Daily News, spoke to a scout who says that while Reyes has seemed more likely to go, as he heads toward free agency, there is a sense among some baseball people that the shortstop may be changing Alderson’s mind. As an example, Harper shares a discussion he had yesterday with a major league scout […]

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Mets Quick Hits: Johan Getting Close, Power Outage, Trading Wright

An article by posted on June 1, 2011 0 Comments

HEAD TURNER: Justin Turner leads or is near the top in several rookie categories: is first in the majors with a .337 (31-92) batting average; first in the majors with a .384 on-base percentage; fifth in the majors with a .467 slugging percentage and ranks third in the NL and fifth in the majors with […]

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Doctors Confirm Gary Carter Has Brain Cancer

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments
Doctors Confirm Gary Carter Has Brain Cancer

Tonight, doctors at Duke University Hospital have confirmed that Gary Carter has glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer which affects the central nervous system. The doctors have released the following statement: “The results of biopsies performed on the tumor in Gary Carter’s brain have conclusively shown that Mr. Carter has a glioblastoma. While surgery is not a good […]

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Alderson Hopes Ike Davis Can Return By The All Star Break?

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

Just a quick update as Mets GM Sandly Alderson spoke to reporters about the news that Ike Davis has been re-fitted with a new boot on his foot and that he will cease all baseball activities for three weeks. What got my attention was that Alderson said that he hoped Davis could return by the All Star […]

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This Week On The Mets Farm

An article by posted on May 31, 2011 0 Comments

Mark Cohoon Debuts For Bisons Left-handed pitcher Mark Cohoon has been promoted from Double-A Binghamton to Triple-A Buffalo, the team announced on Friday. Cohoon got the start for the Bisons on Monday against the Charlotte Knights and had a rocky debut. Cohoon lasted five innings and earned the win, but allowed five earned runs on seven hits. […]

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