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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Has Jerry Manuel Earned An Extension?

An article by posted on July 18, 2010 0 Comments

Here’s something I read this morning by Steve Popper of The Record who also happens to be one of my favorite beat writers covering the Mets. Steve caused me to chuckle when he started out this morning’s column with a warning to his readers, I’m going to make the most common sense argument – and one […]

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Thoughts On Mets Latest Offensive Funk

An article by posted on July 17, 2010 0 Comments

Two games into the second half, and the Mets have yet to cross home plate. So much for the triumphant return of Carlos Beltran. I can certainly understand being shut out by the likes of Tim Lincecum., but Barry Zito too? We made him look like Sandy Koufax out there last night… Beltran thought otherwise, […]

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Are Ollie’s Days As A Met Numbered?

An article by posted on July 17, 2010 0 Comments

It’s becoming increasingly apparent that Oliver Perez may have pitched his last game as a New York Met. Perez turned off many of his teammates when he refused to accept a minor league assignment before being shuffled to the DL with an encore performance of the mysterious knee injury. It even prompted an internal investigation […]

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Mets Cannot Let The Braves And Phillies Pull Away From The Pack

An article by posted on July 16, 2010 0 Comments

With last night’s 2-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants, the Mets now find themselves five games back of the front-running Atlanta Braves. It looks like a fight to the finish may be shaping up for the NL Wild Card this season. Three NL East teams currently occupy the top seven spots for the Wild Card; […]

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F-Mart Was Raking Last Night

An article by posted on July 16, 2010 0 Comments

The Buffalo Bisons hit four home runs last night, but they still fell short of a miracle comeback and lost to the Gwinnett Braves 8-7 In that game, Val Pascucci hit a pinch hit home run, but the star of the night was right fielder Fernando Martinez, who clubbed a pair of home runs, his eighth […]

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Mets 2010 First Half Report Cards

An article by posted on July 15, 2010 0 Comments

Here are the results of our First Half Report Cards for the 2010 season. We graded the Mets in the following ten categories: Starting Pitching Bullpen Catchers Corner Infielders Middle Infielders Outfielders Bench Manager General Manager Overall This year, we also decided to include an average overall grade in each category, to kind of balance […]

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We Are Still Operating Without A Setup Man

An article by posted on July 15, 2010 0 Comments

It’s now apparent that the Mets do have what it takes to make a run for the division. We find ourselves in this position because it turns out the Mets were not as bad as many of the experts had projected, and the NL East in general had a lot more parity at the top […]

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5th Annual Mets Merized First Half Awards

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

I can’t believe that this is our 5th Annual MMO First Half Awards. This year 17 MMO Bloggers weighed in, an all time high for us. After a few long hours, all the results have finally been tabulated and here they are presented for your enjoyment. Best Mets Win The 20 Inning Marathon (7 Votes) – Jose Reyes hits a […]

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Link: 5 Reasons Why Mets Fans Should Be Confident

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

Our good friend and frequent contributor Dave from NYsportSpace came up with five good reasons why Mets fans should be confident at the All star break.  5) Angel in the Right field He has had a incredible season thus far. With a .315 average and a .373 on base percentage, Angel has taken advantage of […]

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2010 All Star Game: Finishing Touches

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

I find it amazing that even though the National League hadn’t won an All Star game in 13 years prior to last night’s 3-1 victory, they still lead the overall All-Star game series 41-38-2. You take away those 13 years, and the NL was 40-26-1 which is about a .600 winning percentage. All those online sports betting […]

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