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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Ike Davis Sent To Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 23, 2010 0 Comments

First base prospect Ike Davis has been sent to minor-league camp, according to David Lennon of Newsday via  Twitter. Ike Davis headed down today. No Opening Day for him. Davis ends a solid spring debut with a .480 batting average, three home runs and ten RBI’s in 25 at-bats. He made quite an impression on the […]

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Watch The Lineup Tonight On MSG!

An article by posted on March 23, 2010 0 Comments
Watch The Lineup Tonight On MSG!

Here’s something well worth watching tonight at 10:00 PM EST on MSG. “The Lineup: New York’s All-Time Best Baseball Players,” a new original series and interactive fantasy game that will determine the best baseball players in the history of New York, premier tonight on MSG Network with “Catchers,” the first of ten weekly episodes. Each […]

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Mike Pelfrey Keeps Sinking, Chris Carter Keeps Rising

An article by posted on March 22, 2010 0 Comments

Mike Pelfrey had another rough outing today as the Washington Nationals beat the Mets 7-5. Pelfrey allowed four home runs giving up two homers each to Ryan Zimmerman and Josh Willingham. Zimmerman hit a booming solo shot in the first and a two-run shot in the fifth, while Willingham had a solo shot in the second and […]

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Spring Training Battles – Odds To Make The Final Cut

An article by posted on March 22, 2010 0 Comments

As the Mets round the final turn and race down the stretch and toward the finish line, let’s take a look at which players will be standing in the winners circle come April 3rd. Remember, many leads are always lost as the pack tightens up near the finish line, but here’s how I see it now. […]

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Mets Say Not Interested In Mike Lowell? (Lennon)

An article by posted on March 22, 2010 0 Comments

Most of you who read this site are well aware of the competition for first base between Daniel Murphy, Ike Davis, Mike Jacobs and Fernando Tatis. Top prospect, Ike Davis is out-hitting and out-producing the competition and is miles ahead of the pack, but his youth and inexperience may have him ticketed for a one-way […]

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Adam Rubin Departing The NY Daily News

An article by posted on March 21, 2010 0 Comments

Last night while appearing on WFAN, New York Mets Beat Writer Adam Rubin announced that he will be departing the New York Daily News [Hat Tip: Tom Pich of MetsGuide]. He did not specify where he would be going other than that he would still be covering the Mets in some form. Today, Pich communicated […]

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MMO 2010 Predictions: Part 1 – MLB Standings & Post Season

An article by posted on March 21, 2010 0 Comments

It’s finally time for our Mets Merized Online 2010 Season Predictions. This year, nine of us will look into our crystal balls and try to foresee the things that will take place between the white lines and shape this new baseball season. As always, we beginning with Part One, our 2010 Final Standings and Post […]

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Mejia Takes A Walk On The Wild Side

An article by posted on March 20, 2010 0 Comments

By now you all know my stance on simply handing 20-year old Mejia a bullpen spot, especially when it means passing on one of Hisanori Takahashi, Kiko Calero, Nelson Figueroa or even Fernando Nieve who are all performing better than him. I won’t bore you with my theories on how this same experiment didn’t work for Bobby Parnell […]

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Mets Release Josh Fogg

An article by posted on March 19, 2010 0 Comments

According to Adam Rubin of the Daily News, the Mets have released RHP Josh Fogg. Fogg, who signed a minor league deal with the Mets in January, did not appear in a Grapefruit League game with the Mets this spring and so he requested his release to give him some time to catch on with another team. […]

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Is Manuel Leaning Toward Mike Jacobs At First Base?

An article by posted on March 19, 2010 0 Comments

I created quite a firestorm the other day when I wrote… I’m just kidding, I always wanted to know what it felt like to write an intro like that… One of our readers (Bayonne Met Fan) posted a link to a comment by Adam Rubin that read, Look for Jacobs to even potentially chip away […]

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