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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How Confident Are You In Mets Ability To Draft Best Players?

An article by posted on September 19, 2009 0 Comments

In a special series that ran on Fox Sports, Rotoworld’s Matthew Pouliot ranked each MLB team based on what the roster would look like if the team had kept all the players it originally drafted and signed, including international players. It’s a fantastic way of looking at how well or how poorly a team has done at […]

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Carlos Delgado Likely Done For The Season

An article by posted on September 19, 2009 0 Comments

After suffering yet another setback with his hip injury, Carlos Delgado will most likely miss the remainder of the season. Delgado told reporters that there is inflammation in his hip following some running last Saturday. The Mets first baseman had right hip surgery on May 19 and was originally expected to return in early August, but suffered a string […]

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Mets Minor League Award Winners

An article by posted on September 18, 2009 0 Comments

2009 STERLING AWARD WINNERS STERLING ORGANIZATIONAL PLAYER OF THE YEAR: IKE DAVIS (1B) Obtained: Mets’ first round pick in 2008 Signing Scout: Mike Brown Davis combined to hit .298 (128-429) with 58 runs scored, 31 doubles, three triples, 20 home runs and 71 RBI in 114 games between St. Lucie and Binghamton. He finished the […]

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Mets Reach New Low As Figgy Falters In 7-3 Loss

An article by posted on September 18, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, as the Mets fell to the Braves 7-3 it was more than just your typical loss. For the Mets it was their ninth loss in their last ten games, a feat they have managed to avoid all season long until last night. It was also their fifth straight loss, just one away from a […]

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Feliciano Looking For Multi-Year Deal

An article by posted on September 16, 2009 0 Comments

According to a report by Adam Rubin in the Daily News, Mets lefty reliever Pedro Feliciano is looking for a multi-year deal this off season as he enters his final season with the Mets. Rubin writes, Feliciano, 33, is arbitration-eligible and under the Mets’ control for the 2010 season. After that, he will be eligible […]

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Questions Linger As Mets Fall To Braves 6-0

An article by posted on September 16, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets were shutout last night by Tommy Hanson and the Atlanta Braves 6-0 in front of a sparse crowd in Turner Field. Pat Misch made his fourth start for the Mets and wasn’t sharp at all, allowing 4 runs on 8 hits and 1 walk in five innings pitched. He’s looking less and less like […]

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Will Wright Ever Hit 30 Homeruns Again?

An article by posted on September 15, 2009 0 Comments

I recently was emailed this question by one of our readers. I heard that the Mets will not alter the dimensions of Citi Field next season. Does this mean that David Wright is doomed to be a 10-12 homerun hitter instead of a 30 homerun hitter? I was a little surprised myself when I heard […]

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Daniel Murphy To The Minors In 2010?

An article by posted on September 14, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com mentioned something over the weekend regarding Mets first baseman Daniel Murphy that caught my attention. While reporting that Carlos Delgado may still attempt to comeback this season, if only for just one or two weeks, he also throws this in, The Mets have thought about possibly bringing back Delgado on an incentive-laden […]

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B-Mets Awards: Thole, Tejada, Merritt

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

Last week, the Binghamton Mets announced their award winners for the 2009 season. In a short post-game ceremony, former B-Met Josh Thole, Pitcher,  Roy Merritt and Shortstop, Ruben Tejada were recognized for personal accomplishments both on and off the field. Here are the the capsules from the team’s website. Most Inspirational Player: SS Ruben Tejada […]

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Keith Hernandez Loves Bobbleheads

An article by posted on September 13, 2009 0 Comments

Newsday’s Neil Best was fortunate enough to meet with Keith Hernandez recently. Keith was gracious enough to allow his camera crew to film him and his lovely wife Kai in their beautiful Long Island home in Sag Harbor. I absolutely loved all the vintage bobblehead dolls that you could see everywhere, as well as all […]

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