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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Your Mets Hot Stove Season Has Come – Part 2 of 3

An article by posted on October 8, 2007

On Friday I took a look at all of the weaknesses the Mets needed to address this off-season, and focused on why they should re-sign both Luis Castillo and Paul Lo Duca. This morning I wanted to delve into the outfield situation. Let’s start with left field which was handled quite well by Moises Alou […]

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Your Mets Hot Stove Season Has Come – Part 1 of 3

An article by posted on October 6, 2007

With the first two considerable moves of the off-season now out of the way, the Mets are in full hot stove mode. With Tom Glavine declining his player option and Willie Randolph officially being retained, the Mets must now go about the business of filling some major flaws and in the process, resurrect the confidence […]

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Is This The Mets Cable Network, Or Not?

An article by posted on October 3, 2007

Before I start this off season debating, assessing, and blogging about the team, I must first address an issue that has bugged me all year long… I’m talking about the Mets cable network SNY. For months and months I have been bombarded with way too much Yankees coverage and not enough coverage of the team that pays the […]

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Mets News: The Walking Wounded

An article by posted on October 2, 2007

John Maine learned that he has been playing with a bad hip for most of the second half after receiving the results of an MRI. It may explain the big drop off in his performance shortly after the All-Star break. He will learn later today whether he will need surgery. If he does, it will […]

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Omar And Willie: Joined At The Hip

An article by posted on October 2, 2007

It is being reported in several sources that Mets General manager, Omar Minaya will soon meet with the ownership group to present his plan for 2008. We have learned that Omar, will suggest keeping Willie Randolph on as the manager for the 2008 season. Several reports suggest that the Wilpon’s have told Omar that if […]

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Break Up The Mets?

An article by posted on October 2, 2007

That’s what Jon Heyman of SI.com thinks in this morning’s column… Following one of the bigger collapses in major league history, the Mets need to make some significant personnel changes for 2008. They simply can’t come back with the same team. They couldn’t possibly sell that to the public. More important, they couldn’t sell it […]

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Breaking News: Schoeneweis Linked To Steroids Shipments

An article by posted on October 1, 2007

ESPN is reporting that Mets reliever Scott Schoeneweis has been implicated in the ongoing steroids investigation of Signature Pharmaceuticals. The investigation has already led to 21 arrests and 10 guilty pleas. The source who reviewed the invoices said that Schoeneweis spent $1,160 on the steroids. He received five packages from May 2003 through 2004, five […]

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Is Willie Coming Back To Manage In 2008?

An article by posted on October 1, 2007

Within minutes of yesterday’s season ending game, the question being asked almost everywhere in Mets circles is this one… Will Willie Randolph return As Manager Of The Mets In 2008? While many in the media and in the Mets blogosphere all assume that Randolph’s job is safe, there is a now a growing minority that are […]

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I Just Want To Say Thanks…

An article by posted on September 30, 2007

There are no words right now that can give me or you any comfort or peace. After all, what can you say about a team that literally had it all and yet gave it all away? What do you say about a team that had so much talent and not enough heart? Over the next few weeks […]

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Mets News: Delgado Fractures Hand

An article by posted on September 30, 2007

Carlos Delgado sustained a broken right hand early in the game when he was hit by a Dontrelle Willis pitch. Adam Rubin reports… The Mets suffered another blow in the first inning when Carlos Delgado suffered a broken left hand when he was struck by Dontrelle Willis with a first-inning pitch. This was later confirmed […]

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