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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Mets Will Finally Give Jesus Feliciano His Shot

An article by posted on June 7, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are expected to callup outfielder Jesus Feliciano from Class-AAA Buffalo in time for tomorrow’s game against the San Diego Padres. After toiling for 13 seasons in the minors, Feliciano will finally get his first taste of big league action. Coincidentally, the promotion and realization of his Major League dream may even be announced officially […]

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Jeff Francoeur Is Sizzling Hot Again

An article by posted on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

Rightfielder Jeff Francoeur is on fire, and over his last eleven games, he is batting .451 with a .500 OBP, .559 SLG, and a 1.023 OPS. The streak coincides with the meeting he had with manager Jerry Manuel before the first game of the Phillies series. Manuel told Francoeur to tune out all the advice he had […]

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MLB To Review Oliver Perez MRI

An article by posted on June 6, 2010 0 Comments

According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, MLB has told the Mets that they intend to review the circumstances leading up to the Mets placing Oliver Perez on the disabled list and want a copy of his latest MRI which prompted the Mets to DL him on Saturday..  There are some conflicting reports that the Mets had sent Perez […]

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Metsmerized Today: Great Mets Links For Your Pleasure

An article by posted on June 5, 2010 0 Comments

Our own Elliot Teichman, who has been producing our game previews since 2007, has a great post on his site 213 Miles From Shea. It takes a look at some of the more interesting promotions our minor league teams are having this season. There’s definitely some really cool things going on with my favorite being Star Wars Night […]

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Daniel Murphy Out 6 Months With MCL Tear

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

Update 5:40 PM It’s bad news Mets fans, according to David Lennon: Murphy diagnosed with “high-grade” MCL tear of right knee. No surgery, but will be out 4-6 months. Ouch! Too bad… Original Post 12:30 AM Playing in just his second game as a second baseman, Daniel Murphy was taken out on a vicious slide […]

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Johan Santana: He Coulda Been A Contender…

An article by posted on June 3, 2010 0 Comments

  Everybody has a breaking point, and even though Johan Santana has not reached his, I’m thinking that a couple of more devastating losses like last night, and Johan will be singing a different tune. After the game, Santana may have revealed his frustration with the bullpen when he made this comment, “I can only […]

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Another Crushing Defeat, Another Epic Fail, Another Stunning Loss

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

How much more of this can we take? Once again, Mets fans had to endure another agonizing, gut wrenching, heartbreaking loss. How can these types of losses continue to plague this team time and time again? The Mets have made losing in stunning fashion an art form… This one hurts so much on so many levels. Only […]

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Bringing Back Ty Wigginton and Adding Kevin Millwood

An article by posted on June 2, 2010 0 Comments

According to Dan Martin of the New York Post, righthander Kevin Millwood and super utility man Ty Wigginton are open to playing for the Mets if the Orioles become sellers between now and the trade deadline. Martin says that despite his 0-5 record, the 35-year-old Millwood has pitched well in his first season with Baltimore. He currently has […]

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Alex Cora’s Option Vests After 80 Appearances

An article by posted on June 1, 2010 0 Comments

This afternoon, Adam Rubin, Mets beat writer for ESPN NY, had a live chat and one of the more interesting things that came out of it was some information regarding a vesting option that Alex Cora has in his contract.  Q – Doesn’t Cora’s option vest with 80 starts, not 80 appearances? It’s bad enough […]

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Two Disgusted Players Say Mets Should Cut Ollie

An article by posted on May 31, 2010 0 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, before accepting a demotion to the bullpen, it was reported that Oliver Perez refused a minor league assignment so he can sort things out with his pitching problems. This morning, Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that Oliver Perez has again refused a minor league assignment from the Mets.  Perez’s […]

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