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 Lose Rubber Game 3-1, Early Warning Signs?

An article by posted on April 9, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets squandered a good start from young Jon Niese and fell to the Florida Marlins 3-1 in front of a mere 25,000 fans on Thursday night. Game Notes Jon Niese wasn’t spectacular against the Fish, but he delivered a solid performance that was a far cry better than John Maine the night before. In […]

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Fun At The Phillies Expense

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

As Mets fans, we don’t get moments like this very often, so in those rare instances when the Phillies make headlines for all the wrong reasons, you really have to relish them. To begin, we already know what a big mouth Jimmy Rollins has, but get a load of what he said while a guest on […]

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Despite Results, Jenrry Mejia Looked Good Out There

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

Unless they were under a rock, most Mets fans know that Jenrry Mejia finally made his much anticipated debut last night against the Marlins. And though he displayed the velocity and movement that had been advertised, the results were mediocre at best. Mejia earned a spot on the roster with a blazing fastball that in fact […]

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Give Mets Credit For Trying To Change Image

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier in the week, Adam Rubin of ESPN NY posted some information that grabbed my attention. While reporting that right-hander Kiko Calero is expected to remain with the organization, he also wrote, Mets officials expect fluidity with their bullpen early in the season, and suggest the relievers who broke camp won’t stick long if they’re […]

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More Manuel Head Scratching…

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Sometimes Jerry Manuel makes decisions that can really leave you dumbfounded… Like for example, how many of you agree with the decision to bat Alex Cora in the leadoff spot again? Or what about inserting Mike Jacobs back into the cleanup spot after a poor 0 for 4 showing on Opening Day? It’s basically the same […]

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Phillies Claim Nelson Figueroa Off Waivers

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Update 4/7 1:30 pm The Phillies have claimed right-hander Nelson Figueroa off waivers, according to ESPN NY. He is expected to join the Phillies immediately and is likely would be the team’s long man and spot starter. The Mets designated Figueroa for assignment over the weekend. Figueroa went 3-8 with a 4.09 ERA in 16 games […]

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Checking In With Some Friends…

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Our old friend David Ponte from NYsportSpace, is at it again and draws on his unique wit to compile his “10 Positive Prophecies for the 2010 Mets“.  I always enjoy reading his take take on the Mets and this one is definitely worth a look. My favorite one is number three: Johan Santana will throw a no […]

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Gimme Something Good To Eat

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

Are you hungry? Then check out this sumptuous video featuring all the new gastronomical delights at Citi Field. The video is hosted by Ted Berg from SNY.tv and Lawrence Weibman the NYCFoodGuy, who give you the grand tour and their take on some of the new specialties being served up this season. Mmmm… Didn’t the Disco […]

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An Ode To Mets Opening Day

An article by posted on April 6, 2010 0 Comments

This is what happens when you wake up too early and can’t fall back asleep… Ode To Mets Opening Day The sun shined brightly on this first day, As the faithful filled the seats. With thoughts of yesteryear on their minds, You could hear all their heartbeats. It wasn’t long until our ace appeared, Standing tall for […]

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Opening Day Magic Continues As Mets Top Marlins 7-1

An article by posted on April 5, 2010 0 Comments

Game Summary If everyday was Opening Day for the New York Mets, oh what a wonderful world it would be. The Mets continued their season opening mastery with a 7-1 victory over the Florida Marlins for their fifth straight Opening Day win and improved their overall record to 32-17, both Major League records. Game Highlights Johan Santana outdueled […]

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