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 Fans Have Destroyed Their Homefield Advantage

An article by posted on April 29, 2008

Yes, it’s true and it pains me to say it. We have created such a feeling of hostility in our own home park that it has permeated into the minds of the players and turned our Mets fan base into a laughing stock throughout all of sports. We have made it a burden for the […]

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Screw The Curtain Calls, Gimme More Two Homer Games

An article by posted on April 28, 2008

What in the world is all this fuss about curtain calls?? Like I said last night, who cares? As far as I’m concerned the only issue is that Carlos Delgado hit two homeruns and even won a Metsy for crying out loud… Do we have to make everything so negative all the time… even when […]

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Delgado Slams Two Homers, Then Slams The Crowd

An article by posted on April 27, 2008

Wow, what a way to make a statement. Today’s big win over John Smoltz and the Braves would not have been possible if not for the efforts of first baseman Carlos Delgado. Delgado launched a pair of homeruns today and we’re talking huge blasts, not the the garden variety homers the Mets have been hitting […]

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Minor League Player of the Week – Fernando Martinez (CF)

An article by posted on April 26, 2008

It’s no surprise that everyone is looking at the Mets future center fielder. Martinez was signed in 2005 as a non-drafted free agent. Native of the Dominican Republic, Martinez has shown signs of a five-tool player last year as he hit some home runs along with speed and a great arm. He was slowed down, […]

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If At First You Don’t Succeed… You Must Be Carlos Delgado

An article by posted on April 26, 2008

They say that money can’t buy happiness, but in the case of Carlos Delgado it’s even worse than that. The $16 million dollars he is being paid, actually $20 million with the option included, makes Carlos Delgado the highest paid player on the New York Mets and first base overall. Yes, even more than Albert […]

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Keith Hernandez – Legend

An article by posted on April 25, 2008
Keith Hernandez – Legend

You’re probably thinking, why legend? Let’s face it, Keith Hernandez is the king of comedy with it comes to color commentary. There’s something about his informations or antics that make the game even better. No offense to Ron Darling, but every pre-game show I just can’t wait to see who’s sitting next to Gary. Just […]

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Another Grand Performance From Willie’s Guys

An article by posted on April 25, 2008

"He’s my guy. I stick with my guys." I’m sure there’s no need for me to reveal the source of that quote. After all we’ve been hearing those same words day after day for over a year now. You can’t fault a manager for showing confidence in his players, but at some point you have […]

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Please Don’t Tell Me This Is As Good As It Gets!

An article by posted on April 24, 2008

The next time you see Billy Wagner walk to the mound in the ninth inning, you might be seeing history in the making… Well, maybe Mets history… Or maybe not… You see, Billy Wagner has started this season by pitching eight straight no-hit innings. Gulp… That’s right, he’s just three outs a way from a No-Hitter! Well at least the […]

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Mets May Have Caught Themselves A Whopper

An article by posted on April 24, 2008

Mike Carp is pushing his way onto the minds of the Mets hierarchy with every passing day and every line drive hit. His stock had been on the rise a couple of years ago but then cooled off after an injury riddled 2007 season. He was hardly heard of again until the start of this […]

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Will Delgado Ever Return To Form Or Are We Kidding Ourselves?

An article by posted on April 24, 2008

Jeremy Cothran of the Star-Ledger takes a close look at Carlos Delgado in his column this morning. He is among the growing majority that believes Delgado is in a downward spiral that has created a black hole in the middle of the Mets lineup. For the better part of his career, there were few sluggers […]

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