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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Game Recap: Mets Lose Opener To Pads 6-5

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets came within inches of a win when David Wright blasted the first Mets homer at Citi Field, a three run shot that tied the game at 5-5, but the Mets flamed out after that and lost 6-5 to the Padres. Mike Pelfrey started but it didn’t take long for him to get into […]

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Wright Hits First Mets Homer At Citi!

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

David Wright just hit the first Mets homerun at Citi Field, and it wasn’t just your ordinary homerun… With the Mets down by three runs in the bottom of the fifth, Dan Murphy and Jose Reyes were on first and third and the crowd was getting raucous. Then, Wright took a 3-2 pitch into the […]

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Join Us In Our Live Game Chat – Go Mets!

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

Join us today in our live chat as we watch the game and chat with other Mets fans about anything Mets. All you do is just click here to enter our special Gameday Live chat room. You can register for free, it only takes a minute with our no hassle registration which secures your unique […]

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Mark Fidrych Found Dead

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

This news is still breaking, but Mark “The Bird” Fidrych has been pronounced dead after an accident while doing repairs on his pickup truck. The official statement reads, Mark Fidrych has died, the Worcester District Attorney’s office announced on Monday. The D.A.’s office said Fidrych was found by a family friend underneath a pickup truck […]

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Broadcast Legend, Harry Kalas Dead

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

Longtime Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas died at 1:20 p.m. ET on Monday, shortly after collapsing in the team’s broadcast booth before the series opener against the Nationals. “We lost Harry. I’ve been 39 years with the Phillies and 39 years with Harry and, as I said in this clubhouse, we lost our voice today,” said […]

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Poll: Parnell or O’Day On Chopping Block?

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

According to NJ.com, Tim Redding got a break from his rehab in Port St. Lucie, Fla., and was invited to Miami for Sunday’s game. It’s still uncertain how long it will be before he is invited to join the team on the active roster. He is scheduled to throw his third bullpen session today and […]

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Pelfrey’s Philosophy On Winning In Citi Field

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey will usher in a new era at Citi Field tonight as the Mets officially annoint their new ballpark. Pelfrey spoke to MLB Network about how he plans to adjust his pitching style for his new homefield surroundings. “There’s a 415 written out there on the wall,” Pelfrey said, referring to the fence in right-center […]

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Cool Facts About Johan Santana

An article by posted on April 13, 2009 0 Comments

If you needed any additional evidence of why Johan Santana is the best pitcher in the game on a day in, day out basis, here it is. Johan Santana’s ranks during 2004-09 Victories 87 First ERA 2.75 First Winning percentage .690 First Strikeouts 1,209 First Opposing batting average .213 First Presence, Swagger, Class, Attitude – […]

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Game Recap: Santana, Mets Fall 2-1 To Marlins

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

Typically, when a pitcher throws seven scoreless innings and allows just three hits and strikes out thirteen batters, he comes out of it with a win. But, that wasn’t the case today for Johan Santana, Sunday’s hard luck loser. The Mets lost a heartbreaker to the Marlins by a score of 2-1. Both Marlins runs […]

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Livan Hernandez Pitches In

An article by posted on April 12, 2009 0 Comments

One of baseballs greatest charms is how unpredictable it can be at times. We spent an entire off season arguing and debating who out fifth starter would be. When Livan Hernandez was finally tabbed for the job, I’m sure that many of us weren’t entirely thrilled, but as Mets fans we accepted it just the […]

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