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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Break Up The Mets?

An article by posted on October 2, 2007

That’s what Jon Heyman of SI.com thinks in this morning’s column… Following one of the bigger collapses in major league history, the Mets need to make some significant personnel changes for 2008. They simply can’t come back with the same team. They couldn’t possibly sell that to the public. More important, they couldn’t sell it […]

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Breaking News: Schoeneweis Linked To Steroids Shipments

An article by posted on October 1, 2007

ESPN is reporting that Mets reliever Scott Schoeneweis has been implicated in the ongoing steroids investigation of Signature Pharmaceuticals. The investigation has already led to 21 arrests and 10 guilty pleas. The source who reviewed the invoices said that Schoeneweis spent $1,160 on the steroids. He received five packages from May 2003 through 2004, five […]

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Is Willie Coming Back To Manage In 2008?

An article by posted on October 1, 2007

Within minutes of yesterday’s season ending game, the question being asked almost everywhere in Mets circles is this one… Will Willie Randolph return As Manager Of The Mets In 2008? While many in the media and in the Mets blogosphere all assume that Randolph’s job is safe, there is a now a growing minority that are […]

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I Just Want To Say Thanks…

An article by posted on September 30, 2007

There are no words right now that can give me or you any comfort or peace. After all, what can you say about a team that literally had it all and yet gave it all away? What do you say about a team that had so much talent and not enough heart? Over the next few weeks […]

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Mets News: Delgado Fractures Hand

An article by posted on September 30, 2007

Carlos Delgado sustained a broken right hand early in the game when he was hit by a Dontrelle Willis pitch. Adam Rubin reports… The Mets suffered another blow in the first inning when Carlos Delgado suffered a broken left hand when he was struck by Dontrelle Willis with a first-inning pitch. This was later confirmed […]

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Mets News: Olivo Suspended 5 Games, Playoff Tie Breakers

An article by posted on September 30, 2007

In a surprsing move, the Comissioners Offfice acted quickly and suspended Miguel Olivo for five games for instigating the benches clearing brawl during yesterday’s Mets win. No Mets players were fined or suspended for what took place before, during or after the brawl. Several Florida Marlins players admitted that today’s game had plenty of meaning […]

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Believe In The Impossible Dream!

An article by posted on September 29, 2007

What seemed improbable only 24 hours ago has become a reality for the New York Mets. Not only do they win in impressive style on the strength of a masterful pitching performance by John Maine, but with both the Phillies and the Padres both losing this evening, the Mets are back in the game! They […]

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It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over

An article by posted on September 29, 2007

Many years ago, former Mets manager Yogi Berra coined the phrase that would become synonymous with late season heroics. Yogi Berra believed in 1973, just like the late, great Tug McGraw. With two games left in the season the Mets still have life. With a win today followed by a Phillies loss tonight, the Mets can […]

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Willie’s Goof May Lead To An Un-Phenominal Choice For Tie Breaker

An article by posted on September 28, 2007

Willie Randolph could  have started Pedro Martinez instead of Philip Humber on Wednesday. He chose not to so he could give Pedro an extra days rest. Pedro said that he was ready to go, but his words fell on deaf ears. Willie had already made up his mind and he was going with Humber. Just like […]

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It’s The End Of The World As We Know It

An article by posted on September 27, 2007

Leaves are falling all around, It’s time I was on my way. Thanks to you, I’m much obliged for such a pleasant stay. But now it’s time for me to go. The autumn moon lights my way. For now I smell the rain, and with it pain, and it’s headed my way. Ah, some songs […]

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