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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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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Daniel Murphy: We’re Trying To Get To A Hundred

An article by posted on April 28, 2011 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy: We’re Trying To Get To A Hundred

In a column by David Waldstein of the NY Times, Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy, still overflowing with enthusiasm after a dramatic win, channeled his inner Tug McGraw after the game. Waldstein explains: Daniel Murphy, who had two very big hits and one bad defensive mistake, said after the Mets beat the Washington Nationals, 6-3, […]

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National League’s Best Lineup?

An article by posted on April 27, 2011 0 Comments

1. Reyes 2. Murphy 3. Wright 4. Beltran 5. Bay 6. Davis Best lineup in the NL? That’s what Rich Couthino says in a post for WFAN. I surely got your attention with that headline — but it’s not as far-fetched as it sounds. New York’s lineup is the biggest reason why the Mets are […]

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Five’s Are Wild

An article by posted on April 26, 2011 0 Comments
Five’s Are Wild

The Mets extended their winning streak to five games with a 6-4 win against the Nationals. Francisco Rodriguez picked up his fifth save of the season. David Wright went 0 for 5 tonight.

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Ike Davis Bobblehead Day

An article by posted on April 26, 2011 0 Comments
Ike Davis Bobblehead Day

Here is a photo of the Ike Davis Bobblehead that will be given out on Sunday, July 19 in a game versus the St. Louis Cardinals. Very cool.

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Jeff Wilpon Sparks Mets 4-Game Win Streak

An article by posted on April 25, 2011 0 Comments
Jeff Wilpon Sparks Mets 4-Game Win Streak

Fred and Jeff Wilpon get a lot of heat these days from just about anyone who owns a keyboard, most of it undeserved. Many fans have even accused them of being to meddlesome in how the team is run (not so sure how true that is either). Well it appears that their meddling may have […]

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