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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Paulino Has BIg Night, Keys Mets Victory

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments
Paulino Has BIg Night, Keys Mets Victory

“To get through 14 innings and only give up one run, that’s a credit to the whole pitching staff. I’m just glad I could help. … It took so long for this to happen, but now it seems like it was for a reason. It’s an unbelievable feeling to have gone through so much to […]

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Let Pelfrey Benefit From Some Time In Triple-A

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments

Everyone knows how terribly Mike Pelfrey has performed at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies have teed off on him and have produced at a 1.10 OPS clip against him. Pelfrey has a 9.55 ERA at CBP and a 2.15 WHIP. As Bob Klapisch of The Record wrote, “this is where Pelfrey’s sinkers have historically met their doom”. Pelfrey […]

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Mets Reaction To News Of Osama Bin Laden

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments

Terry Collins  “Obviously this is a big night for the United States. I wish we could have finished the game two hours ago and celebrated a little bit of it. We’ll take a nice ride home, take the day off and get ready for San Francisco. This is a good win for us, and obviously […]

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Metsmerized Players Of The Month!

An article by posted on May 1, 2011 0 Comments
Metsmerized Players Of The Month!

Here are the 2011 Metsmerized April Players of the Month… Hitter of the Month Ike Davis Ike Davis has been the Mets most dynamic player so far this season, and is my pick for Metsmerized Hitter of the Month in April. His career high 11-game hitting streak came to an end yesterday in which he batted .462 (18-39) with […]

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Get Metsmerized! The Week In Review and A Word Of Thanks

An article by posted on May 1, 2011 0 Comments
Get Metsmerized! The Week In Review and A Word Of Thanks

With our site now producing over 70-80 Mets posts per week, and more than half of those being 100% unique and original content, I thought it was time to try and highlight the weeks greatest hits. Ed Leyro got things started last Sunday with an interesting post in which he ponders the question: Could Ike Davis Be The […]

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Five Quick Fixes The Mets Need To Make NOW

An article by posted on April 30, 2011 0 Comments

We can cry all we want about the latest two losses or we can be proactive and learn from them. I would rather take the high road and implement a few improvements rather than sitting back and pointing fingers and looking for blame. Here are a few fixes that need to be implemented with due […]

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Big Pelf, Big Flop, Big Hole In Rotation

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Big Pelf, Big Flop, Big Hole In Rotation

Mike Pelfrey’s 2011 season continues to deteriorate and he had his butt handed to him tonight in Philadelphia where he failed again to make it out of the fifth inning. His final line was as ugly as all the other stinkers he’s pitched this season: 4.1 IP, 8 H, 4 ER, 1 BB , 3 K, […]

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Ronny Paulino Activated From DL; Mike Nickeas Optioned To Buffalo

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced that they have activated catcher Ronny Paulino from the 15-Day Disabled List and he will be available for tonight’s game at Philadelphia. He will wear uniform #9. In order to make room on the 25-man roster, the Mets optioned catcher Mike Nickeas to Buffalo (AAA) of the International League. […]

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Benchwarmers: Are Mets Reserves Better Or Worse?

An article by posted on April 29, 2011 0 Comments
Benchwarmers: Are Mets Reserves Better Or Worse?

Like any other major league bench, many of the Mets reserves have already been pressed into some regular duty due to injuries or giving a slumping regular some time off. Last year, general manager Omar Minaya caught a lot of heat for lack of a strong bench and also having poor depth at several key positions. Has […]

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What Are The Odds Jose Reyes Is Still With Mets Next Opening Day?

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
What Are The Odds Jose Reyes Is Still With Mets Next Opening Day?

Jose Reyes is really lighting up the Mets blogosphere today with several posts debating the merits of giving him an extension that will keep him in Flushing. But what are the odds that that can really happen? Is there a number that would make both sides happy? MetsBlog was asked if 5 years at $85-95 […]

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