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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Are Mets Babying Jose Reyes? Some Mets Players Think So…

An article by posted on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

In a NY Post exclusive, Mike Puma sheds light on one Mets player who doesn’t sound too pleased with how the Mets are “babying” Jose Reyes. This anonymous player has his own thoughts on whether Jose Reyes should start on Opening Day. Just call this show “Everybody Loves Reyes.” Except that many Mets players aren’t […]

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2010 Mets Rotation: Not For The Squeamish

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

While reading MetsBlog, I came across an interesting link in which Tim Dierkes of MLBTR compiled a pretty cool spreadsheet. Dierkes ranked this years projected opening day rotations based on how much each team has spent. It really is a unique way to look at things and I hope you visit them to see his entire list.  Surprisingly, the […]

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Mets Place Reliever Pat Misch On Waivers

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

This just in from Rich Couthino of 1050 ESPN Radio, According to MLB sources Pat Misch was placed on waivers which he needs to clear before the Mets can send him to minors. The problem with that is nobody seems to believe that Misch will clear waivers. Misch had a 2.84 ERA in 18.1 innings last season […]

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A Few More 2010 MLB Staff Predictions

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

Here are few more 2010 MLB predictions, before we unveil all of our 2010 Mets predictions later today. Which MLB free agent will be the biggest bust in 2010? Jeff S. –  John Lackey Dave L. – Kelvim Escobar Tom S. – Joel Pineiro Satish R. – Randy Wolf Michael B. – Joel Pineiro Rob […]

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Interview With Mets Prospect Hub

An article by posted on March 30, 2010 0 Comments

For the last few years, Tej and David, the geniuses behind Mets Prospect Hub, have provided our site with each night’s Mets Minor League Report. Their daily reports kept us abreast of the progress of every major and minor Mets prospect, as well as each minor league affiliate. And this year promises to be even […]

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Nationals Claim Chris Coste Off Waivers

An article by posted on March 29, 2010 0 Comments

According to Brian Costa of the Newark Star-Ledger, the Washington Nationals have claimed catcher Chris Coste after the Mets placed him on waivers this weekend. Coste, 37, hit .224/.301/.317 in 230 plate appearances for the Phillies and Astros last year. After signing with the Mets, Coste made the following comments which understandably ticked many a Mets […]

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Look Who’s Talking Now

An article by posted on March 29, 2010 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com had the following to say in a post to his Daily Scoop. The Mets’ minor-league system looks a lot better now than most realized last year, when so-called experts rated it near the bottom. Those ratings will need to be re-evaluated now that five young Mets looked very good or better […]

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Pelfrey Should Try Re-Naming His Pitches

An article by posted on March 29, 2010 0 Comments

Remember in the classic baseball movie Major League 2, when Charlie Sheen’s character, Rick “Wild Thing” Vaughn, had the hilarious habit of naming and re-naming each of the pitches in his arsenal? Including the new pitch he was working on that spring? Maybe Mike Pelfrey should consider naming his pitches beginning with his sinker, which I now […]

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Sean Green and Bobby Parnell To Buffalo

An article by posted on March 28, 2010 0 Comments

According to a post from MetsBlog, Adam Rubin, has been told by a major-league source that relievers Sean Green and Bobby Parnell both are expected to open the season at Triple-A Buffalo. We posted on MMO that this would most likely be the case last week, and this would also suggest that both Nelson Figueroa and Hisanori Takahashi will […]

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Jason Bay Loves Pearl Jam

An article by posted on March 28, 2010 0 Comments

Jason Bay still has that brand-new car smell.. We still haven’t learned how all those cool gizmos and hi-tech gadgets work… All of us are hoping that his acquisition will be the driving force, as the Mets look to put the pedal to the metal and vrooom to the top of the NL East. Steve […]

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