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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Steve Cohen Still In It, Wants Significant Say In Running Team

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

Kate Kelly of CNBC reported that billionaire hedge fund manager, Steve Cohen, is still very much involved in purchasing a 49% stake of the New York Mets and has some specific demands. Steve Cohen has offered to buy a 49 percent stake for about $200 million dollars, which is the cash that the Wilpons and Katz […]

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Mets Place Ike Davis On DL, Call Up F-Mart

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments

The Mets placed first baseman Ike Davis on the disabled list Wednesday with a sprained left ankle and a bone bruise. To replace him on the roster, the team recalled outfielder Fernando Martinez from Class AAA Buffalo. Davis was injured on Tuesday night when he collided with third baseman David Wright while trying to field […]

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If You’re Crappy And You Know It Clap Your Hands, And Bat Second For The Mets

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments
If You’re Crappy And You Know It Clap Your Hands, And Bat Second For The Mets

I don’t typically like to do these short rants anymore even though that’s all I did when I first started this site, but today is an exception, so let the good times roll. What the hell is this METS OBSESSION with putting their worst possible hitters in the two hole? METS NUMBER TWO HITTERS ARE BATTING […]

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Farewell To A New York Icon

An article by posted on May 12, 2011 0 Comments
Farewell To A New York Icon

Sadly, Bill Gallo, the beloved cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, passed away yesterday. Gallo, who worked for the News for seven decades, died Tuesday from complications of pneumonia at White Plains Hospital. He was 88. “His death closed a chapter in the storied history of The News,” said Daily News chairman and publisher Mortimer Zuckerman. […]

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There Will Be No Dream Scenario With Reyes

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

Before I begin, former Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels will be arrested after the NYPD concluded its investigation, but enough on that. As Jose Reyes keeps sizzling and as this season keeps chugging along it’s now quite clear that Reyes wasn’t having a one or two week hot streak – Reyes is having the best season […]

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Kevin Burkhardt: Ike Davis Heading To NY For More Tests

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Kevin Burkhardt: Ike Davis Heading To NY For More Tests

According to SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt via Twitter, Ike Davis is flying to New York where he will meet with more team doctors. Not sure if he already had the MRI that the team discussed last night as there is no other offical word. Obviously, there are some concerns and I always brace myself when things like […]

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Where Will Beltran Go?

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments

David Schoenfield of ESPN’s Sweet Spot speculates on which teams could be interested in carlos Beltran if the Mets fall out of contention and decide to move him at the trade deadline in July. Angels: Anaheim has a mediocre offense and the willingness to spend, but they have Bobby Abreu locked in at DH and […]

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Matt Harvey Slammed In Worst Game As A Pro

An article by posted on May 11, 2011 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Slammed In Worst Game As A Pro

One night after Bobby Ojeda sang the praises of 2010 first-round pick Matt Harvey, the right-hander suffered his worst outing as a pro. Harvey allowed a first-inning grand slam, a two-run homer in the third inning, and before he could get out of the fourth-inning he had given up a total of seven earned runs. His final […]

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Cool Mets Links: Expanding Your Mets Universe

An article by posted on May 10, 2011 0 Comments

There’s so much good reading in the Mets blogosphere these days compared to five years ago. There’s always a new Mets blog that pops up to bring a new perspective into the fold. There’s also those Mets blogs that toil away endlessly with great content that is always worth a read and adding to your favorites. Every […]

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Citi Field Ranks Sixth In Home Runs Allowed This Season

An article by posted on May 9, 2011 0 Comments
Citi Field Ranks Sixth In Home Runs Allowed This Season

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the New York Mets front office have had discussions about moving in the outfield walls at Citi Field. A fascinating rumor that’s been rippling through the Mets’ clubhouse lately has the team finally getting ready to move in the fences at Citi Field. Based on what he’s heard from […]

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