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 Patching Things Up With Their Past

An article by posted on September 24, 2007

Check out the patch the Mets will have on their uniform next year as they say their farewell to Shea Stadium. It’s pretty cool I think, and it does a great job of bringing together the present and the past of the place we’ve called home for over 40 years. I really look forward to […]

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We’ll Have To Win This On Our Own

An article by posted on September 23, 2007

With our Magic Number down to 7 and only 8 games left to play, the Mets have one way of ensuring that they clinch a division title… Keep winning! The way the Phillies have been playing lately means that we can’t relax and hope that they lose 2 or 3 games down the stretch. They have […]

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I Have Become Un-Comfortably Numb

An article by posted on September 18, 2007

I’m not ready to jump off a ledge just yet, but I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t a little bit scared right now. At a time when the Mets should be playing their best baseball, we have instead been witness to shoddy defense, horrendous relief pitching, and a lackluster approach at the plate. […]

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Mets Minor League Report: Final Stats

An article by posted on September 16, 2007

Yes folks, this is the last edition of the Minor League Report. I’ll just go through a quick recap of the teams that made the playoffs, and their results, and the records and such for the other teams. AAA – New Orleans Zephyrs The Zephyrs finished the regular season winning the PCL American South division […]

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Behold, The Beast Of The East Is Unleashed

An article by posted on September 14, 2007

A season can have several turning points or shifts in momentum. When the Mets win it all in 2007 and I look back and reflect on the season, the biggest turning point to me will be the sweep in Atlanta. I have read several articles and blogs which refer to the the disaster in Philly […]

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I’ve Seen The Lights Go Out On Broadway

An article by posted on September 13, 2007

When the wrecking ball begins to lay waste to what once was heaven to millions of fans, it will not be a Mets baseball game that would have closed out the long and proud history of Shea Stadium. In fact, it will be the Piano Man, Billy Joel, who will preside over Shea Stadium’s final […]

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A Special 9/11 Message From Mets Merized

An article by posted on September 11, 2007
A Special 9/11 Message From Mets Merized

Time does not heal all wounds.  The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day out of our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts.  Every single day, Americans are still dying because of 9/11. Their […]

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Warning: I’m Suffering From A Bad Case Of Writers Block

An article by posted on September 8, 2007

I had one of those mornings this morning… I think it was because I didn’t have any coffee. Hey, I can’t wait to see Pedro take the mound tomorrow afternoon at Shea. Yesterday he said he feels sharper than he did during his first start and that he expects to throw more pitches than the […]

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Will David Wright Be The First MVP In Mets History?

An article by posted on September 7, 2007

It’s still to early to say who will win the National League MVP in 2007, but one player who is starting to get some much deserved attention, is New York Mets third baseman, David Wright. Back in April and May when Wright was enduring one of the longest slumps in his career, nobody could have imagined that he […]

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Mets Numbers Tell The Story

An article by posted on September 6, 2007

Matt over at Metsblog had a very telling statistic on his site today. Apparently, Howard Johnson is having a great impact as hitting coach for the Mets. Check out what Matt wrote… Prior to Rick Down being fired as the team’s batting coach, the Mets hit .268 as a team, .252 with runners in scoring […]

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