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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Terry Collins Sends Letter To Fan

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Sends Letter To Fan

I don’t know all the specifics and I don’t know who the actual parties involved are, but a reader emailed me an image of a letter Terry Collins wrote to a Mets Fan who recently lost their husband who was also a huge fan That was a pretty thoughtful thing for Terry Collins to do. […]

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Syndergaard Delivers His Best Performance Yet!

An article by posted on July 29, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Delivers His Best Performance Yet!

Noah Syndergaard delivered an electrifying performance on Tuesday night, tossing 8.0 shutout innings against the San Diego Padres and allowing just three hits while striking out nine. Thor, who took a perfect game into the seventh inning, became the first Met to toss at least eight shutout innings in one of his first 14 career […]

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Watch Lucas Duda Blast Longest HR Ever Hit By Met At Citi Field

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Watch Lucas Duda Blast Longest HR Ever Hit By Met At Citi Field

Lucas Duda’s home run on Tuesday night against the San Diego Padres, was the longest homer ever hit by a Mets player at Citi Field, according to ESPN Stats & Info. A blast that measured 462 feet, Duda’s two-run shot came off right-hander James Shields and it scored Daniel Murphy to give the Mets an […]

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A’s Deal Ben Zobrist To Royals

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
A’s Deal Ben Zobrist To Royals

The New York Mets may still be in the market for a big bat, but it wont be Ben Zobrist who many said Sandy Alderson coveted. The Oakland A’s dealt the versatile Zobrist to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for two pitching prospects according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Jon Heyman reports that […]

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Latest Trade Buzz: Mets Not Interested In Carlos Gonzalez, Thankfully So

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Latest Trade Buzz: Mets Not Interested In Carlos Gonzalez, Thankfully So

The Mets are not interested in acquiring Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez, according to several reports from the team’s beat writers. In the wake of dealing Troy Tulowitzki to the Blue Jays, the Rockies are now looking to deal CarGo as they look to do a complete rebuild in Colorado. The Mets are interested in acquiring […]

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Law: Are Mets Pushing The Panic Button?

An article by posted on July 28, 2015 0 Comments
Law: Are Mets Pushing The Panic Button?

“The New York Mets are “going for it,” if by going for it we mean acquiring fringe pieces and, at least in the deal for Tyler Clippard, now surrendering legitimate top-10 prospects. Sandy Alderson just dubbed Mets fans the “citizens of Panic City,” but with this move he has just declared himself mayor.” That’s what Keith Law of […]

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Mets Checked In On Braves SS Andrelton Simmons

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Checked In On Braves SS Andrelton Simmons

According to Buster Olney of ESPN via Twitter, the Mets reached out to the Atlanta Braves to inquire about the availability of gold glove shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Olney says the talks didn’t go far as the Braves had an “unreachable price tag” on their 25-year old shortstop. Considered by many to be the best defensive […]

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Johnson and Uribe Give Mets A New Look and New Attitude

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Johnson and Uribe Give Mets A New Look and New Attitude

It’s amazing how a couple of minor additions like Juan Uribe and Kelly Johnson could change the entire complexion and dynamic of the lineup. Having those two as options adds length as well strength to the lineup, something this team has desperately needed for the better part of the last three months. For weeks I’ve […]

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Mets Shift Focus To Acquiring Late Inning Reliever

An article by posted on July 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Shift Focus To Acquiring Late Inning Reliever

Jon Heyman was a guest of Lori Rubinson on WFAN on Sunday night, and when asked what he felt the Mets would do before now and the trade deadline, he said he expects them to add a solid setup reliever like Tyler Clippard or other quality relievers that are out there and available. He likes […]

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Juan Uribe Lifts Mets To Within Two Games Of First Place

An article by posted on July 26, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Uribe Lifts Mets To Within Two Games Of First Place

The Mets won in exciting fashion on Sunday, as newly acquired Juan Uribe singled off the center-field wall against former teammate Kenley Jansen to score Curtis Granderson with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Mets a stunning 3-2 walk-off win against the Dodgers at Citi Field. Uribe collected his […]

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