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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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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Tejada’s 16 Pitch At-Bat Is Longest In Majors This Season

An article by posted on May 30, 2011 0 Comments
Tejada’s 16 Pitch At-Bat Is Longest In Majors This Season

On Friday night, when Mets second baseman Ruben Tejada battled Phillies’ pitcher Antonio Bastardo in a 16-pitch at-bat that resulted in a walk, manager Terry Collins said it was “as good as an at-bat as we’ve seen all year from anybody.” “He fought off the good pitches. The thing I thought was truly amazing was that he […]

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Mets Deny ESPN Report On Einhorn Deal, But New Sources Corroborate It

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Deny ESPN Report On Einhorn Deal, But New Sources Corroborate It

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reported that new Mets partner David Einhorn has an opportunity to become the majority and principal owner of the Mets in three years. “Einhorn has agreed in principal to purchase roughly 33 percent of the team for $200 million, which will infuse cash and keep the organization solvent […]

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After MRI, Mets Say Dickey Is Day To Day

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
After MRI, Mets Say Dickey Is Day To Day

R.A. Dickey underwent an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery today which revealed a partial tear of the plantar facia of the right foot. His status is day-to-day. R.A. Dickey left this lat night’s game against the Cubs after injuring his right heel while covering first base on a groundball to the right side […]

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Number Seven, Is Number One

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
Number Seven, Is Number One

MetsBlog informs us that last night, Jose Reyes passed Darryl Strawberry and David Wright to rank first on the team’s all-time Runs Scored list with 664. Reyes also needs two more hits to pass Cleon Jones for second place on the Mets all-time leaders in base hits with 1,189. Eddie Kranepool, who has 1,418 base hits is the […]

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Francisco Rodriguez Is An Elite Closer Again

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

K-Rod is on fire! Fracisco Rodriguez tossed 0.2 scoreless innings yesterday at Chicago to extended his scoreless inning streak to 19.2 innings, the longest active streak in the majors. Rodriguez has converted 15 straight save chances, his longest such stretch since saving 16 straight to start the 2009 season. Rodriguez is second in the majors with […]

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My Simple Plea To Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
My Simple Plea To Sandy Alderson

Dear Sandy, It’s been a real treat having you running things around here these last few months.Quite frankly, it’s been a breath of fresh air.  I admire your seriousness, your constant communication with all of us, and the transparency in how you run this franchise. You’re doing a fine job under what I consider to be […]

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Mets Activate Angel Pagan, Callup RHP Dale Thayer, F-Mart and Misch Out

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team has reinstated outfielder Angel Pagan from the 15-Day Disabled List and has selected the contract of righthanded pitcher Dale Thayer from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League.  To make room on the active roster for Pagan and Thayer, the Mets have optioned outfielder Fernando Martinez to Buffalo […]

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Mets Announce David Einhorn As New Minority Owner

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Announce David Einhorn As New Minority Owner

The Mets have just announced that hedge fund manager David Einhorn, has invested $200 million in the team. “We are very excited about David joining our ownership group for several reasons,” said Fred Wilpon in a team press release.  “David’s investment immediately improves the franchise’s financial position.  Equally important, David’s intelligence, integrity and success in […]

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