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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Willie Harris Snatches Victory From Mets; Fall To Nats 4-3

An article by posted on April 10, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets lose their first heart-breaker of the season today, falling to the Nationals 4-3 in gut-wrenching style courtesy of yet another Willie Harris game saving catch. Ugh.. Game Notes Oliver Perez was good.. no, he was bad… no, he was just plain ole’ Ollie. He pitched 5 2/3 innings and allowed 4 runs on […]

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Ruben Tejada Is Youngest To Play For Buffalo In 17 Years

An article by posted on April 10, 2010 0 Comments

Updated Post 12:20 pm Here is some additional information regarding the recent demotion of Ruben Tejada. According to a Mets Press release, Tejada will be playing shortstop today for the Bisons and will also get some work in at second base as the Mets try to make him more versatile. At 20 years and 165 days […]

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Ike Davis Will Be Here Sooner Rather Than Later

An article by posted on April 10, 2010 0 Comments

Last night I had the pleasure of watching the game while chilling out with my pals on Twitter. It was actually the second time I ever did that since registering our site with Twitter about a year ago. It’s actually a pretty cool experience and it’s almost like hanging out in your living room with […]

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It’s Official, Jose Reyes To Bat Leadoff On Saturday

An article by posted on April 9, 2010 0 Comments

Updated Post 4:40 pm Jerry Manuel just announced that Jose Reyes will be in the lineup and batting leadoff tomorrow. Manuel also said it will not take long for Reyes to return to being the impact player he can be and the catalyst the Mets need right now. Original Post 12:00 pm Jose Reyes is […]

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Mets Lose Rubber Game 3-1, Early Warning Signs?

An article by posted on April 9, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets squandered a good start from young Jon Niese and fell to the Florida Marlins 3-1 in front of a mere 25,000 fans on Thursday night. Game Notes Jon Niese wasn’t spectacular against the Fish, but he delivered a solid performance that was a far cry better than John Maine the night before. In […]

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Fun At The Phillies Expense

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

As Mets fans, we don’t get moments like this very often, so in those rare instances when the Phillies make headlines for all the wrong reasons, you really have to relish them. To begin, we already know what a big mouth Jimmy Rollins has, but get a load of what he said while a guest on […]

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Despite Results, Jenrry Mejia Looked Good Out There

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

Unless they were under a rock, most Mets fans know that Jenrry Mejia finally made his much anticipated debut last night against the Marlins. And though he displayed the velocity and movement that had been advertised, the results were mediocre at best. Mejia earned a spot on the roster with a blazing fastball that in fact […]

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Give Mets Credit For Trying To Change Image

An article by posted on April 8, 2010 0 Comments

Earlier in the week, Adam Rubin of ESPN NY posted some information that grabbed my attention. While reporting that right-hander Kiko Calero is expected to remain with the organization, he also wrote, Mets officials expect fluidity with their bullpen early in the season, and suggest the relievers who broke camp won’t stick long if they’re […]

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More Manuel Head Scratching…

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Sometimes Jerry Manuel makes decisions that can really leave you dumbfounded… Like for example, how many of you agree with the decision to bat Alex Cora in the leadoff spot again? Or what about inserting Mike Jacobs back into the cleanup spot after a poor 0 for 4 showing on Opening Day? It’s basically the same […]

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Phillies Claim Nelson Figueroa Off Waivers

An article by posted on April 7, 2010 0 Comments

Update 4/7 1:30 pm The Phillies have claimed right-hander Nelson Figueroa off waivers, according to ESPN NY. He is expected to join the Phillies immediately and is likely would be the team’s long man and spot starter. The Mets designated Figueroa for assignment over the weekend. Figueroa went 3-8 with a 4.09 ERA in 16 games […]

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