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, '00 and '15, 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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Harvey and Syndergaard Will Start Against Royals, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

An article by posted on March 29, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey and Syndergaard Will Start Against Royals, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

Terry Collins confirmed that Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard will start Games 1 and 2 of the season against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Jacob deGrom will start in the home opener at Citi Field on April 8, assuming he’s back with the team. DeGrom and his wife Stacey are expecting their first […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 29, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:10 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets are back in St. Lucie where they will host the Miami Marlins this afternoon at Tradition Field. Starting in place of Matt Harvey will be left-hander Sean Gilmartin for the Mets, while the Marlins will counter with left-hander Chris Narveson in a 1:10 PM contest. New York Mets Curtis Granderson, RF […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:05 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:05 PM (WOR)

Veteran righty Bartolo Colon will take the mound this afternoon as the Mets travel to Roger Dean Stadium to face the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:05 p.m. ET on Monday. He will oppose right-hander Carlos Martinez for the Cards. Asdrubal Cabrera will play in his first Grapefruit League game since March 10 this afternoon. He was out with […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

With only six days remaining until the new 2016 season begins next Sunday night in Kansas City, we are beginning to get some clarity as to what our Opening Day roster will look like. Here’s how it breaks down: Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson, RF David Wright, 3B Yoenis Cespedes, CF Lucas Duda, 1B Neil Walker, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:10 PM (WPIX/WOR)

An article by posted on March 27, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:10 PM (WPIX/WOR)

Only a week to go until Opening Day as the New York Mets host the Washington Nationals this afternoon at Tradition Field. LHP Steven Matz toes the mound for the Mets and will oppose RHP Yusmeiro Petit in a 1:10 PM matchup. New York Mets Curtis Granderson, RF David Wright, 3B Yoenis Cespedes, CF Lucas […]

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Edinson Volquez vs Matt Harvey In Opening Day Rematch

An article by posted on March 27, 2016 0 Comments
Edinson Volquez vs Matt Harvey In Opening Day Rematch

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost named right-hander Edinson Volquez as their Opening Day starter when they’ll play the New York Mets in a historic World Series rematch at Kauffman Stadium. “He had a phenomenal year last year,” Yost told reporters. “He’s the veteran guy of our staff. He deserved it.” Volquez will of course […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 3

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Braves 3

The New York Mets and Atlanta Braves played ten-innings on Saturday afternoon but neither team would pull out a win as the two division rivals played to a 3-3 tie at Champion Stadium in Kissimmee, FL. For the Mets it was their 4th tie of the Grapefruit League season and they’ve now gone nine games […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 26, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM (WOR)

The New York Mets travel to Disney on Saturday to play the Atlanta Braves in a 1:05 PM matinee. The two teams are meeting for the third and final time this spring with each winning a game. RHP Jacob deGrom gets the start for the Mets and will oppose RHP Bud Norris for Atlanta. DeGrom […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:10 PM (SNY/ESPN)

An article by posted on March 25, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:10 PM (SNY/ESPN)

The New York Mets (7-13-2) will host the St. Louis Cardinals this afternoon at Tradition Field and try to snap their seven game losing streak. RHP Noah Syndergaard gets the start for the Mets and will go up against RHP Michael Wacha for the Cards in a 1:10 PM matchup. Ruben Tejada will be manning […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros 1:10 PM, Mets vs Red Sox 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 24, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros 1:10 PM, Mets vs Red Sox 1:05 PM

The New York Mets (7-11-2) will play a pair of split squad games on Thursday as they try to snap a five-game Grapefruit League losing streak. Opening Night starter Matt Harvey will oppose left-hander Dallas Keuchel as the Mets take on the Houston Astros at 1:10 PM in Port St. Lucie. (SNY) New York Mets […]

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