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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Gritty Francoeur Toughin’ It Out And In Todays Lineup

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments

Jeff Francoeur, who was struck on the left elbow by a pitch in the seventh inning last night, will be in the lineup this afternoon. Francoeur, who put on a personal one-man highlight reel against the Phillies, was later removed from the game, taken for x-rays and was diagnosed with a contusion on his elbow. He was expected to get […]

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You Are What Your Record Says You Are!

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments
You Are What Your Record Says You Are!

Ahh… Is there anything more satisfying than waking up the morning after a satisfying victory over a division rival, especially a 9-1 pounding like we gave the Phillies last night… So many things are just working so well for the Mets right now. When will all of this good fortune come to an end? I […]

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Last Night’s Game Was Brought To You By The Number 8

An article by posted on May 1, 2010 0 Comments

Eight pints make a gallon. Eight is the third number that stays the same when written upside down. There are eight legs on a spider, barring accidents. Scorpions also have eight legs. According to Indian mythology, the Earth is supported on the backs of eight white elephants. Before the rise of Christianity, there were eight […]

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It’s All The Little Things That Make These Mets Legit

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Brian Costa of the Star-Ledger just posted an update to his blog about the Mets being on the field for some early batting practice at Citizen’s Bank Park. Nothing big really, every team on any given day will have a few players go out and take in some early swings before the mandatory reporting time. […]

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Beltran Still Not Close To A Return

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

At the end of spring training, Carlos Beltran said he wanted to begin running exercises in Port St. Lucie on April 10, and rejoin the Mets by at least early May, but after three weeks of Beltran’s self-imposed deadline he is still not close to returning. According to the New York Daily News Beltran was fitted for a custom knee […]

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Big Pelf Is Coming Of Age Before Our Eyes

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments
Big Pelf Is Coming Of Age Before Our Eyes

  The fact that one of tomorrow’s starters is 4-0 with a 0.69 ERA and it’s not Roy Halladay shows just how far Mike Pelfrey has come in the first month of the season. Pelfrey knows that he will face his toughest test of this young season when the Mets face Halladay and the Phillies […]

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Here Come The Mets!!!

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Just a little something to set the mood for the huge weekend series against the Phillies. Do you remember how down we all were only two weekends ago? Now we’re the ones that are striking fear down the spines of opposing teams. Baseball is so amazing that way… I have three things that I would […]

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Thank You Mets Fans… You Did It Again!

An article by posted on April 30, 2010 0 Comments

Last night I took a look at my weekly stats report from the week of April 18-24 and was surprised to see that MMO had reached another milestone. It’s been a while since I shared some sire info, so I thought, hey why not… Monday April 19th, 2010 will forever go down as the day that […]

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MMO Flashback: Only Health Stands In Our Way

An article by posted on April 29, 2010 0 Comments
MMO Flashback: Only Health Stands In Our Way

I hate off days… Especially when we’re on a seven game winning streak! So on this slow Mets news day, I dug around and came across a cool post I wrote not too long ago that seems very appropriate today. This post was originally published in February, back when the Mets were the laughing stock of baseball. Back […]

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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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