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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Japanese Phenom, Yu Darvish, Is On The Mets Radar

An article by posted on September 7, 2010 0 Comments

It looks like the Mets are taking a serious look at Japanese sensation, right-handed starting pitcher, Yu Darvish. Two weeks ago, the Mets and Yankees had scouts on-hand to watch Darvish showing off his electrifying assortment of pitches, all of which he can throw for strikes. Darvish struck out 10 hitters in that game for his tenth double digit strikeout game […]

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Pagan To Be Honored Friday At Citi Field

An article by posted on September 7, 2010 0 Comments

Outfielder Angel Pagan will be the Mets nominee for the 2010 Roberto Clemente Award. The award is presented annually to the player who demonstrates the values that Clemente displayed in his commitment to the community. Last season, Derek Jeter of the Yankees won the award; Johan Santana was the Mets’ nominee. “When you see Roberto Clemente, you don’t […]

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MMO Flashback: Ike Davis, Happy Labor Day

An article by posted on September 6, 2010 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Ike Davis, Happy Labor Day

  I’m gonna take the day off and wanted to wish all our readers a Happy Labor Day. As a treat, here is something I posted a year ago this weekend. Enjoy. Original Post September 3, 2009 What’s Not To Like About Ike? When the Mets selected first baseman Ike Davis with the first of their two […]

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Ruben And Ike Homer As Mets Rout Cubs 18-5 To Avoid Sweep

An article by posted on September 5, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets pounded the Cubs by the score of 18-5 this afternoon at Wrigley Field to salvage the weekend series and avoid the sweep. Game Summary The Mets bats exploded today as they pounded out 21 hits, drew six walks and scored 18 runs in a cavalcade of offensive exploits by everyone in the lineup. The Mets […]

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Mets To Add Nick Evans, Dillon Gee, Raul Valdes

An article by posted on September 5, 2010 0 Comments

       According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets are expected to add right-hander Dillon Gee, left-hander Raul Valdes and first baseman/outfielder Nick Evans to the active roster on Monday in time for the series opener in Washington against the Nationals.   Gee went 13-8 for the Bisons with a 4.96 ERA […]

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Minaya Knows End Is Near, Marlins Owner Eying Backman

An article by posted on September 5, 2010 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria is looking for a more dynamic personality to take over as the manager of the Marlins. He wants a fiery manager. Among the potential candidates Loria may be looking at are Jim Fregosi, Larry Bowa, and the Mets’ Wally Backman. Needless to say, losing Backman […]

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The End Is Near, Mets Tragic Number Is 15

An article by posted on September 5, 2010 0 Comments

With just 26 games left going into today’s game against the Cubs, the outlook seems bleak. [tweeted]http://twitter.com/AnthonyDiComo/status/23030614915[/tweeted] It’s obvious that the team should be in 2011 mode and what few games left should be used to help make determinations and valuations on players. I wish Manuel would stop keeping up the pretense that we’re still in […]

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Growing Pains, Mejia Struggles In 5-3 Loss

An article by posted on September 4, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets lost to the Cubs this afternoon by the score of 5-3 in sunny and windy Wrigley Field. It was a coming out party of sorts for Jenrry Mejia who made his much anticipated debut as a starting pitcher. Game Summary It wasn’t exactly a Cinderella story for the young righthander Jenrry Mejia who after 30 […]

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Something Is Definitely Up

An article by posted on September 4, 2010 0 Comments

Some weird happenings are taking place in Metsville in the last few days. First, Jeff Wilpon and John Ricco make an unexpected stop in Atlanta on Monday to watch the Mets lose to the Bravos. It prompts Anthony DiComo of MLB.com, to suggest a potential shakeup was in the works. “With just over a month remaining in the […]

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Dead Man Flying

An article by posted on September 3, 2010 0 Comments

Some mind-blowing stuff from the guys at Deadspin. A reader submitted the following to them detailing an incident that took place on a flight to Chicago for today’s game against the Cubs. Apparently, Omar was flying coach, but that’s the least of this tale. So I’m settling into my seat on a VERY inexpensive Jetblue […]

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