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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Tigers Sign Alex Gonzalez, Pass On Stephen Drew

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Tigers Sign Alex Gonzalez, Pass On Stephen Drew

March 24 The Detroit Tigers have acquired veteran shortstop Alex Gonzalez from the Baltimore Orioles for utility man Steve Lombardozzi, according to the Baltimore Sun. Gonzalez, 37, has played 15 seasons in the major leagues, for the Florida Marlins, Boston Red Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue Jays, Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers. He appeared in 12 […]

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Jenrry Mejia Decision is the Litmus Test on 90 Win Season

An article by posted on March 24, 2014 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Decision is the Litmus Test on 90 Win Season

On Sunday, manager Terry Collins told reporters that there are differing opinions among the Mets as to who should be the team’s fifth starter. Mets executives have yet to convene as a group to make a final call regarding the fifth spot in the starting rotation, writes Marc Carig of Newsday. But righthander Jenrry Mejia has […]

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Video: Must See Play By Daniel Murphy

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
Video: Must See Play By Daniel Murphy

Why is this man laughing? I’ll tell you why, it’s because he just shocked the shit out of this guy… That’s Washington Nationals’ phenom Bryce Harper, who just got robbed of a basehit by Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy. With one out in the sixth in Sunday’s win against the Nationals, Harper laid down a bunt to […]

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Spring Training Wrap: Mets Split A Pair, Mejia Shines

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Wrap: Mets Split A Pair, Mejia Shines

Mets 3, Nationals 1 Jenrry Mejia, who is battling for that fifth spot in the rotation, tossed a gem today and was sharp, dominating and in mid-season form. However, these are the Mets and the best man doesn’t always win. The young righthander hurled 5.0 innings allowing just two hits and a run while striking out […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, Mets vs Nationals

An article by posted on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, Mets vs Nationals

He’s Baa-aack… Today’s Mets Action The Mets will play a pair of split squad games today. Jenrry Mejia opposes Washington Nationals righthander Tanner Roark at 1:10 PM in Port St. Lucie. This game will be broadcast on WPIX and WOR 710 AM. In the other game, Carlos Torres opposes Atlanta Braves right-hander Freddy Garcia at 1:05 PM at ESPN Wide […]

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Spring Training Recap: Mets 10, Marlins 2

An article by posted on March 22, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Mets 10, Marlins 2

The Mets banged out 13 hits including three home runs to beat the Miami Marlins by a score of 10-2 on Saturday at Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter. There were a lot of great story lines in this game for the Mets, but let’s begin with Travis d’Arnaud, who blasted a two-run homer against Miami Marlins […]

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

An article by posted on March 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM (WOR)

The New York Mets head to Jupiter to play the Miami Marlins in a 1:05 PM matinee on Saturday at Roger Dean Stadium. The game will be broadcast on WOR 710 AM. Righthander Bartolo Colon, who is expected to start the second game of the season, opposes Marlins lefthander Brad Hand. In his second spring start […]

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Mets Wonder If Flores Could Be A Version Of Peralta At Short

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Wonder If Flores Could Be A Version Of Peralta At Short

March 21 Joel Sherman of the NY Post reports that the Mets are beginning to warm up to the idea of playing Wilmer Flores at shortstop. While the premise of Flores at shortstop was unanimously disregarded when Spring Training began, the idea is becoming more appealing to some Mets brass. Sherman says that now there is a […]

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An Offseason Of Unrealized Expectations

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
An Offseason Of Unrealized Expectations

I don’t know about you, but this offseason has dragged on for as long as any I can ever remember since writing my first post about the Mets almost ten years ago to the day. As one who has chronicled this offseason word by word and sentence by sentence from it’s infancy in early October […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Twins, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Twins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets are in Fort Myers today to take on the Minnesota Twins at 1:05 PM. Dillon Gee will oppose Ricky Nolasco. Unfortunately, the game will not be broadcast on TV or radio. But MMO is on site and I asked Dave to jump into our game thread and share any insights, quotes, images, etc. […]

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