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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A New York Marathon With A Thrilling Finish!

An article by posted on July 8, 2007

Last night the Mets won in thrilling fashion as they beat the Astros 5-3 in a 17 inning marathon. The Mets started the game down 3-0 after the Astros took the lead scoring all their runs in the 4th inning off of Tom Glavine. Carlos Delgado then launched a 2-run shot in the fifth, and […]

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The All Star Game Isn’t What It Used To Be

An article by posted on July 8, 2007

MetsGal is off on vacation today, so you will all have to put up with an extra blog from me this week. Voting for the All Star Game never really bothered me as much as it does these days. To be honest, I never really cared about the selection problem so much, because the game […]

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Omar Minaya Had A Terrible Off Season, But He Can Still Make Up For It Before It’s Too Late

An article by posted on July 5, 2007

Omar Minaya did a terrible job of trying to improve the Mets this past off-season. I think we would all agree that he did a spectacular job in 2005 and 2006, but he has failed miserably in 2007. This was supposed to be the season we won it all. The team’s slogan "Your Season has Come" implies that the Mets will […]

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From The Orange Seats – Oh No, Not Another DL! PLUS QUESTION OF THE WEEK!

An article by posted on July 3, 2007

July seemed so promising for the Mets with a much anticipated winning streak, team spirit on the rise and players performing again. However, it might have just gone from easy cruising to hectic labor. From the injury-prone Moises Alou, to the latest DL stint of Oliver Perez, the Mets have some issues. Now, with four major players (Chavez, […]

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WIN FREE TICKETS TO SEE THE NEW YORK METS!

An article by posted on July 1, 2007

Mets Merized is doing it again! We are giving away another pair of FREE Mets Tickets as part of our 4th of July Grand Slam Ticket Giveaway! Win two tickets to see the Washington Nationals take on the New York Mets at Shea on Monday, Septemeber 24. All you need to do is correctly answer the […]

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It Was David That Helped The Mets Wright Their Ship

An article by posted on July 1, 2007

It feels like decades since the Mets last swept a series, but this afternoon they have a chance to do just that. What makes it even more enticing is that it comes against an old nemesis, the Philadelphia Phillies. It was the Phillies who last swept the Mets at Shea Stadium, and sent the Mets […]

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Mets Merized Quick Minor League Report PLUS QUESTION OF THE WEEK!

An article by posted on June 30, 2007

  Sorry folks, but no full report today. Minor League Report will return next Saturday in its entirety.   PLAYER NEWS: FERNANDO MARTINEZ has been to selected to play in the 2007 All-Star Futures Game at San Francisco. The game will take place on July 8th. MARTINEZ will play on the World Team, managed by […]

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El Duque Dont Need To Cheat To Beat The Likes Of Rollins, Howard and Utley!

An article by posted on June 30, 2007

Charlie Manuel, the manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, and the rest of those Philadelphia Cheesecakes may have just catapulted the Mets out of their month long slump on Friday. Besides continuing their usual round of trash talking, this time from starter Cole Hamels, they picked a fight with the wrong guy during game one of the doubleheader when they accused […]

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Schoeneweis Has Been A Bust, But The Bullpen Has Improved Lately

An article by posted on June 28, 2007

Before I report on the bullpen, just a little info on tonight’s pitching match-up. Orlando Hernandez will take the mound tonight and try to defeat someone who gave some Mets fans nightmares in the off-season, including Carlos Beltran. Of course I’m talking about Adam Wainwright who takes the mound tonight as a starter rather than […]

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Carlos Delgado: The Mets Have Been Down This Road Before

An article by posted on June 28, 2007

Everyone wants to know what the deal is with Carlos Delgado. It’s really plain to see if you ask me. Carlos Delgado has just turned 35. Much like sluggers Jeff Bagwell, Glenn Davis, and Jack Clark to name a few, Delgado has experienced a very sharp decline like they did. The players I mentioned played […]

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