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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Chin-lung Hu Could Be Next Met To Get Chopped?

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments
Chin-lung Hu Could Be Next Met To Get Chopped?

Not that this should come as any surprise to us, but when Angel Pagan gets activated tomorrow from the disabled list, it could mean a flurry of minor moves including cutting utility infielder Chin-lung Hu. Hu has been a major disappointment at the plate and his roster spot was assured mostly because of his defensive […]

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Matt Harvey Fans Nine In Another Gem

An article by posted on May 5, 2011 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Fans Nine In Another Gem

After getting off to a blistering hot start to his professional career and not allowing an earned run in his first 22 innings pitched, Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey hit a bump on the road last week and was charged with six runs (four earned) on nine hits and a walk while striking out three in […]

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Johan Santana Way Ahead Of Schedule

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments

According to several reports, Mets ace Johan Santana said yesterday, that he is “way ahead” of schedule as he continues to rehab his surgically repaired left shoulder. The New York Post reported that Santana threw the ball 110 times Monday on flat ground at the Mets spring training complex in Port St. Lucie, and that his […]

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System Failure

An article by posted on May 3, 2011 0 Comments
System Failure

Mets lost 7-6 tonight against the Giants, but the play on the field told a different story and it wasn’t as close as the score would suggest. This was a sloppy game for the Mets, with plenty of fundamental errors, mental lapses and too many missed opportunities to count. Josh Thole had three hits, but […]

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Teams Would Be Interested In Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on May 3, 2011 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the NY Post has a rough take on where the Mets are and even says it’s okay for some Mets fans to be delusional about the Mets chances this year. Thanks Joel. He also discusses some of the potential trade options for the Mets and of course it’s the same usual suspects; Jose […]

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Mets Donate 4,000 Tickets To Military Members And Families

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Press Release The New York Mets today announced the team has donated 4,000 tickets to military members and their families for tomorrow’s game against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. Working in conjunction with the USO, the Mets distributed 2,000 tickets to tomorrow’s series opening game with the defending World Series champion Giants […]

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Remembering How The Mets and Piazza Helped Heal A City

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments
Remembering How The Mets and Piazza Helped Heal A City

On the morning after President Obama ordered US Forces to attack and kill 9/11 mastermind, terrorist Osama Bin Laden, it’s hard to focus on anything Mets. The emotions still run too deep. We are all so joyed and relieved that justice has been done, but it also brings back the memories of how it all […]

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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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