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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Playoffs Bound: Mets Are Making Believers Out Of Everybody

An article by posted on April 24, 2015 0 Comments
Playoffs Bound: Mets Are Making Believers Out Of Everybody

What a spectacular start to the Mets season and what an incredible record setting homestand that saw them go a perfect 10-0 for the first time in the 54 year history of the franchise. It’s the first time the Mets can boldly say they have a hugely significant home field advantage since moving into  Citi […]

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Juan Lagares Makes His Most Spectacular Catch Yet

An article by posted on April 23, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Makes His Most Spectacular Catch Yet

Juan Lagares did it again, making a another spectacular over the shoulder catch in center field on Thursday night to rob a stunned Jace Peterson of at least a double. With a strong wind wreaking havoc, Lagares was on the run toward the center field wall chasing a deep drive by Peterson. Lagares turned to […]

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Harvey To Have Foot Issue Examined By Doctors

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey To Have Foot Issue Examined By Doctors

Speaking to reporters at Citi Field , Terry Collins said that Matt Harvey has a minor foot issue but will make his next scheduled start against the New York Yankees. Harvey will have had his left foot checked out by a team doctor, and has been reportedly dealing with this issue for about a month. […]

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It’s The Pitching, Stupid…

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
It’s The Pitching, Stupid…

So to what can these Amazing 2015 Mets attribute their remarkable early success and their uncanny 11-3 start to? As is always the case in matters of baseball dominance, “it’s the pitching, stupid.” Pitching, pitching, pitching… It’s what wins divisions, it’s what wins World Series championships. And it’s what’s driving these incredibly fun to watch […]

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Marlins Owner Quizzed People About Wally Backman At Citi Field

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins Owner Quizzed People About Wally Backman At Citi Field

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria “quizzed” people at Citi Field during the weekend about Wally Backman’s readiness to be a major league manager, according to a report in the New York Post. Loria was in attendance in Queens as his Marlins were swept in a four-game series by the New York Mets. The Miami Herald reported […]

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Mets Have The Best Record In Baseball, Ready To Take The Plunge?

An article by posted on April 22, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Have The Best Record In Baseball, Ready To Take The Plunge?

What an incredible and exhilarating two weeks it’s been to be a Mets fan. Here we are only 14 games in and our Mets are on top of the world boasting an MLB best 11-3 record. It is their best start since their 1986 World Series championship season. (Wait, what!) And Iheir eight straight home wins […]

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Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Six Things You Should Know About Catcher Kevin Plawecki

On Tuesday, look for Mets catching prospect Kevin Plawecki to make his MLB debut as he takes over for the injured Travis d’Arnaud who suffered a broken hand on Sunday against the Marlins. Here are six things you should know about the former Purdue All American. 1. Plawecki has a short compact swing and impresses […]

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Mets Keep Winning, Attendance Keeps Climbing, What A Concept

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Keep Winning, Attendance Keeps Climbing, What A Concept

A report by Cody Derespina on Newsday points out that through the Mets’ first seven home games this season, the team is averaging 35,268 fans. 2015: 35,268 (7-0) 2014: 30,506 (2-5) 2013: 27,811 (5-2) 2012: 32,317 (4-3) 2011: 30,027 (1-6) 2010: 32,685 (3-4) 2009: 37,424 (4-3) It’s the highest average attendance during the same time […]

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Scouts Say Plawecki Could Be Better Than d’Arnaud

An article by posted on April 21, 2015 0 Comments
Scouts Say Plawecki Could Be Better Than d’Arnaud

As you all know by now, catcher Travis d’Arnaud fractured the metacarpal of the pinkie finger on his right hand on Sunday and will wear a splint for three weeks. However Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the New York Post that three weeks was a best case scenario and he could be out for a […]

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After Huge FSL Debut, Conforto Named Player of the Week

An article by posted on April 20, 2015 0 Comments
After Huge FSL Debut, Conforto Named Player of the Week

Mets 2015 first rounder Michael Conforto had another big game on Sunday going 3-for-5, with a home run and a walk. Today he was recognized as the Player of the Week by the Florida State League for the period of April 9-19. Conforto has excelled through his first week-and-half with the Mets. In 11 games […]

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