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 To Continue With Flores For The Next 4-6 Weeks

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets To Continue With Flores For The Next 4-6 Weeks

Here’s the latest on Wilmer Flores who tells Joe Trezza of MLB.com how he felt about about not playing in back to back games in an attempt to have him clear his head. “It’s tough, but you got to get through it. This is how you’re going to learn, from these mistakes,” said Flores. “We’re all […]

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NY Post: Five Shortstops That Could Help Mets

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
NY Post: Five Shortstops That Could Help Mets

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, comprises a list of five external shortstop options he believes can solve the Mets problem at the position. Davidoff writes that the Mets can’t shrug their shoulders at their shortstop problem. “Should their internal options fail, the Mets have put themselves in a position where they’ll be compelled […]

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David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

According to a report by Zack Braziller of the New York Post, David Wright‘s return is still very unclear based on comments made on Monday by Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. “It’s just hard to say,” Alderson said, when asked about a possible return. “He could be a week away, could be 10 days away. […]

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Featured Post: Matz Is Ready For The Mets, But Are The Mets Ready For Him?

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: Matz Is Ready For The Mets, But Are The Mets Ready For Him?

Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz was his usual electrifying self again on Thursday night allowing just one first inning run and then shutting down the Reno Aces the rest away while striking out 12 batters in seven innings in the process. Matz toyed with the Aces using his 95 MPH fastball for nine of his […]

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Mets Had Chance To Make A Statement Against Nationals

An article by posted on May 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Had Chance To Make A Statement Against Nationals

It was supposed to be our chance to make a statement. On Thursday I called it the first must win series of the season. But instead of riding high this weekend, the Mets lost three of four to the Washington Nationals and we dropped our third consecutive series while losing seven of our last 10 […]

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Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

An article by posted on May 3, 2015 0 Comments
Are Giants Considering Dealing For Murphy?

According to a report on ESPN New York, San Francisco Giants executive VP Brian Sabean has quietly been at Citi Field during the Mets-Nationals series. Although the reason for Sabean’s visit is not exactly clear, Adam Rubin speculates that the Giants could be looking to upgrade at third base this summer. The Giants traded two […]

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Mets Were Running On Empty Saturday

An article by posted on May 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Were Running On Empty Saturday

Some might say that the Mets ran themselves out of a potential win on Saturday when they fell to the Nationals by a score of 1-0. It was the first time this season that the Mets were shutout. There were two very significant base-running gaffes that might of made a difference in the game’s outcome. […]

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Duda Turned Down $30 Million Offer From Mets

An article by posted on May 2, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Turned Down $30 Million Offer From Mets

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mets tried to sign first baseman Lucas Duda to a three-year extension plus a club option worth “just under” $30 million dollars guaranteed. The deal would have bought out one of Duda’s free agent years, two with the option. After the two sides failed to agree on […]

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Mets Option Jack Leathersich Back To Las Vegas

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Option Jack Leathersich Back To Las Vegas

What goes up, must come down… To make room for second baseman Dilson Herrera on the active roster, the Mets optioned Jack Leathersich back to Triple-A Las Vegas on Friday afternoon. Leathersich made just two appearances during his brief stay, pitching to one batter on Wednesday and then on Thursday he got hit hard, allowing […]

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What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on May 1, 2015 0 Comments
What They’re Saying About Dilson Herrera

The Mets announced on Thursday night that 21-year-old Dilson Herrera was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas. Herrera is hitting .370 at Las Vegas with eight doubles, one home run and 11 RBIs in 20 games. I rounded up some recent quotes about Herrera and they all seem to agree that this exciting young second baseman […]

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