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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Montero Showed Poise and Confidence In A Solid Debut

An article by posted on May 15, 2014 0 Comments
Montero Showed Poise and Confidence In A Solid Debut

After watching Rafael Montero make his major league debut against the Yankees last night, one thing that jumped out at me was that he most certainly looked like he belonged here. There was a confident swagger prevalent that you won’t see in his pitching line, and he carried himself like a 10-year veteran on the […]

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Murphy Among The Elite At Second Base

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Among The Elite At Second Base

Daniel Murphy continued his offensive onslaught on Tuesday night, blasting a three-run homer to help defeat the Yankees 12-7 in the Bronx. He is now batting .320 after a productive two nights at Yankee Stadium. “He’s gotten hot, and when he gets hot, he is a good hitter,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “He’s got power, he’ll […]

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A Tale Of Two Cities: Mets Going Up, Yanks Going Down

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
A Tale Of Two Cities: Mets Going Up, Yanks Going Down

After dominating the New York baseball landscape for the better part of 25 years, the New York Yankees now look like a team at the edge of a steep cliff. There is a momentum shift that is not going unnoticed by both fans and media alike where the Yankees and those upstart New York Mets […]

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Wheeler Still A Work In Progress

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Still A Work In Progress

It felt so good to hand it to the Yankees on their home turf during the first two games of the Subway Series, and I’m hoping that the Mets bats continue to pummel the baseball when the action shifts to Citi Field tonight. From all the talk on the SNY post-game show and waking up […]

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Shake Shack Shakedown After Duda and Sandberg Get Food Poisoning

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Shake Shack Shakedown After Duda and Sandberg Get Food Poisoning

Step away from your burger and drop your napkins… According to a report on ESPN New York, Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg and New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda both came down with food poisoning over the weekend at Citi Field, and both said Tuesday that they believe a hamburger from Shake Shack was the cause. Sandberg told reporters […]

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Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Curtis Granderson Showed Us The Bronx

Curtis Granderson showed Met fans the Bronx last night – and it was all good in the hood. The Mets right fielder looked right at home in Yankee Stadium, going 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBIs in the Mets’ 9-7 win. This was where he enjoyed back-to-back 40-plus homer seasons, which was what appealed […]

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Petruccio: Da’ Bronx Bombers!

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Petruccio: Da’ Bronx Bombers!

Pop culture artist Joe Petruccio posted his amazing depiction of last night’s Mets 9-7 win over the Yankees. Curtis Granderson, Chris Young, Travis d’Arnaud and Eric Young each blasted home runs to beat the Yankees at their own game and in their own park. I’ve been following Joe for years. He has been chronicling the […]

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Francesa Calls Mets Jackasses For Boycotting WFAN

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Francesa Calls Mets Jackasses For Boycotting WFAN

A team source told Justin Tasch of the Daily News that the Mets were not “boycotting” WFAN, rather trying to build up their new radio relationship with WOR. Mike Francesa blasted the Mets on Monday and unleashed one of his signature tirades against the franchise whom he referred to as “jackasses” for banning them “It’s […]

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Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon gave up his eighth home run of the season en route to an early shower that saw him allow seven runs, six earned, and failing to complete six innings for the second time in three starts. Colon, who signed a two-year, $20 million contract with the Mets in the offseason, has seen his […]

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Chris Young Loves How Mets Battled: “We Were Never Out Of It”

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Loves How Mets Battled: “We Were Never Out Of It”

Chris Young came through for the second consecutive game on Monday, this time going 2-for-4 and delivering the game-winning, eighth-inning home run in the Mets’ 9-7 win over the Yankees. Young told reporters he didn’t know the regular season could ever feel as electric as last night, calling it the most exciting game he’s ever played […]

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