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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It’s All The Little Things That Make These Mets Legit

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger just posted an update to his blog about the Mets being on the field for some early batting practice at Citizen’s Bank Park. Nothing big really, every team on any given day will have a few players go out and take in some early swings before the mandatory reporting time. […]

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Beltran Still Not Close To A Return

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

At the end of spring training, Carlos Beltran said he wanted to begin running exercises in Port St. Lucie on April 10, and rejoin the Mets by at least early May, but after three weeks of Beltran’s self-imposed deadline he is still not close to returning. According to the New York Daily News Beltran was fitted for a custom knee […]

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Big Pelf Is Coming Of Age Before Our Eyes

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments
Big Pelf Is Coming Of Age Before Our Eyes

  The fact that one of tomorrow’s starters is 4-0 with a 0.69 ERA and it’s not Roy Halladay shows just how far Mike Pelfrey has come in the first month of the season. Pelfrey knows that he will face his toughest test of this young season when the Mets face Halladay and the Phillies […]

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Here Come The Mets!!!

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Just a little something to set the mood for the huge weekend series against the Phillies. Do you remember how down we all were only two weekends ago? Now we’re the ones that are striking fear down the spines of opposing teams. Baseball is so amazing that way… I have three things that I would […]

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Thank You Mets Fans… You Did It Again!

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Last night I took a look at my weekly stats report from the week of April 18-24 and was surprised to see that MMO had reached another milestone. It’s been a while since I shared some sire info, so I thought, hey why not… Monday April 19th, 2010 will forever go down as the day that […]

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MMO Flashback: Only Health Stands In Our Way

An article by posted on April 29, 2010 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Only Health Stands In Our Way

I hate off days… Especially when we’re on a seven game winning streak! So on this slow Mets news day, I dug around and came across a cool post I wrote not too long ago that seems very appropriate today. This post was originally published in February, back when the Mets were the laughing stock of baseball. Back […]

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Mets Confidence Is Growing And Sweeping The NL

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

  “We’re playing pretty good baseball. I knew once those middle of the order guys hit, it could be a lot of fun. The good thing is we have won games when they haven’t hit; now that they’re hitting it’s more of an all inclusive thing.”  ~  Jerry Manuel   “It’s great to see that everybody […]

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There’s Only One NY Team In First Place, And It’s Not The Yankees!

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments
There’s Only One NY Team In First Place, And It’s Not The Yankees!

Not only are the Mets all alone in the NL East, but they have more home wins than any other team in baseball! Last night, the Mets set a season high for runs scored with ten, while improving to 8-1 on their 10-game homestand which concludes this afternoon. So many things to be smiling about […]

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Video: Jason Bay Hits First Homer As A Met

An article by posted on April 28, 2010 0 Comments

After 68 at-bats and 20 games without a homerun to start his Mets’ career, Jason Bay hit his first homer of the year yesterday, blasting a solo shot in the Mets’ 4-0, Game 1 win over the Dodgers at Citi Field. Since Jose Reyes has been inserted in the three spot, Jason Bay is swatting […]

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Jenrry Mejia To Remain In Bullpen

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

As the Mets’ bullpen has exceeded expectations in the early part of the season, the need for Jenrry Mejia seems to be diminishing, but Jerry Manuel remains adamant that the 20-year-old will be a bigger part of the pen rather than be pushed out and sent to tune up in the minor leagues for an […]

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