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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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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Mets By The Numbers – Week Three

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

A new weekly feature that will look at the Mets beyond the box score. The Mets find themselves in the same spot as the crosstown Yankees. Both are in second place in their respective divisions, and both teams are 1.5 games out of first place. In the last ten games, Mets starting pitchers have a combined 1.38 ERA […]

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Rain Helps Mets Sweep Braves And Move Into Second Place!

An article by posted on April 26, 2010 0 Comments

Jose Reyes wasted no time using his speed to get the Mets on the board early in this rain soaked 1-0 win that saw the Mets sweep the Braves. It was the fourth straight victory for the Mets and sixth of their last seven. Game Notes Mike Pelfrey started and it was clear right from the […]

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ONLY ONE MORE WEEK TO WIN A FREE FATHEAD!!!

An article by posted on April 24, 2010 0 Comments

Last week, I was contacted by Smile.ly at www.smile.ly which is a social media community that promotes brand awareness and allows you to receive free products and then give your opinion about them. They also offer some pretty cool contests and prizes, and it’s a great place for bloggers to get product to review for their […]

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Congratulations Ike On Your First Home Run!

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

Congratulations to Ike Davis on his first Major League home run! The rookie first baseman hit his first major-league home run tonight, and boy was it something to behold! It was a long drive into the Shea Bridge in right-center field in the fifth inning against the Braves and tied the game 1-1 at the time. […]

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Amazin’ Saberhead Vs The Amazing Kreskin

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

I came across an interesting post by Jerry Vrentas of the Star-Ledger who reveals that Omar Minaya has been consulting frequently with a sabermetric guru before making a trade or player acquisition. Meet Ben Baumer, who serves as the Mets’ official Statistical Analyst, Baumer has been serving the Mets in this role for the last seven seasons […]

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Mets New Lineup: Reyes 3rd Ahead Of Bay 4th

An article by posted on April 23, 2010 0 Comments

We all know about the on again, off again musings of Jerry Manuel with regards to batting Jose Reyes third in the lineup, a move that Reyes is strongly opposed to. In fact, Manuel had planned on unveiling Reyes in the third spot during the Cardinals series last weekend, but backed off after Reyes began chirping […]

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