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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Val Pascucci Back With The Bisons

An article by posted on May 13, 2010 0 Comments

According to this press release, via NJ.com, the Camden Riversharks announced today that designated hitter, Valentino Pascucci has signed a contract with the New York Mets organization. He will join New York’s AAA team, the Buffalo Bisons, of the International League. “Valentino was a team leader for us. He came in as a former major […]

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There’s Something Very Phishy About This Post

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

I wanted to post something before the game and I had a choice to either write something about the trash at Citi Field or some non Mets news that smelled very Phishy. What a choice, huh? I decided to go with the latter, but before I do, I wanted to thank our friends at the uber-cool Real Dirty Mets […]

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David Is Definitely Not On The Wright Track

An article by posted on May 11, 2010 0 Comments

It’s safe to say that David Wright has been in a real rut at the plate as of late. He’s back to pressing at the plate, his swing is way off kilter, and he’s even letting his emotions get the best of him. On the surface, you look at Wright’s numbers on the season and there’s […]

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Chris Carter Called Up, Catalanotto DFA’d

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier today, Joe D. posted a blog saying that 1B/OF Chris Carter is very close to joining the Mets. In it he wrote, With the Mets’ continuing reluctance to take on additional payroll, they find themselves in the very fortunate (and envious) position of tapping into their minor league system for help that appears to […]

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Time To Give Oliver Perez His Walking Papers

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

Oliver Perez took the mound today against the National League’s best starter, Tim Lincecum. Sometimes in a matchup like this, you’ll see some mediocre pitchers unfortunate enough to be in this matchup, at least elevate their performance somewhat. That wouldn’t be the case for Ollie as he delivered one of his worst performances of the […]

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R.A. Dickey And Chris Carter Could Be Close To Joining Mets

An article by posted on May 10, 2010 0 Comments

After another week of futility for Gary Matthews Jr, Frank Catalanotto and Oliver Perez, it occurs to me that with Memorial Day fast approaching, the time for the Mets to makes some significant changes to the complexion of their roster has arrived. With the Mets’ continuing reluctance to take on additional payroll, they find themselves in […]

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Jason Bay Has Been Solid In Citi Field

An article by posted on May 9, 2010 0 Comments

Many were worried about Jason bay being able to hit at Citi Field after the Mets signed him. Some said that Citi Field wasn’t his type of park or that he wasn’t the kind of player who could succeed in Citi Field. Just over five weeks into the season, Bay is batting .239 this season with just […]

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Mets Could Have Six Players With 20+ Home Runs This Season

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

Last season was one of frustration and futility where home runs and the Mets were concerned. A brand new ball park was held to blame for the lack of oomph in the Mets offense and many were convinced that David Wright would never eclipse 15 homers in a season again. If this season has shown […]

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Ike Davis Stars In “The Catch: Part Deux”

An article by posted on May 8, 2010 0 Comments

For the second time in two weeks, rookie first baseman Ike Davis makes a spectacular catch of a foul popup. The one he made in the ninth inning of tonight’s 6-4 win over the Giants was even better than his first effort. See what you think… What an amazing night for Ike as he continues […]

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HOT-ROD BARAJAS DOES IT AGAIN!!!

An article by posted on May 7, 2010 0 Comments

Rod Barajas with a two home run night including a game winning walk-off bomb in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Giants 6-4!!! For Hot-Rod, it was his third multiple home run game of the year, his eighth and ninth homers of the season. Introducing our latest addition to the Mets Graphics Library, […]

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