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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Collins Unwilling To Move Wright Down In Order For Now

An article by posted on May 14, 2016 0 Comments
Collins Unwilling To Move Wright Down In Order For Now

Mets manager Terry Collins acknowledged today that he may need to consider dropping David Wright from the No. 2 slot in the batting order, but is not ready to make such a move now despite Wright’s recent struggles. “At some point, if he continues to struggle, we’ll address that,” Collins said about Wright “He leads […]

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WIN FREE VIP TICKETS TO KINGS OF QUEENS 1986 METS REUNION!

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
WIN FREE VIP TICKETS TO KINGS OF QUEENS 1986 METS REUNION!

Hey Mets Fans! How would you like to go to the hottest Mets event of the year celebrating the 1986 World Champion New York Mets! Here’s your opportunity to Win A Free VIP Ticket to the Kings of Queens Reunion with Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, and the 1986 Mets. Here are the details followed by […]

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Negative Reaction: Chase Utley Had His Way With The Mets

An article by posted on May 13, 2016 0 Comments
Negative Reaction: Chase Utley Had His Way With The Mets

After countless articles about how the Mets would retaliate against second basemen Chase Utley once they’d meet again, including lot’s of tough talk from half of the players in the Mets clubhouse, the just completed four game series against the Dodgers in Los Angeles ended without even a whimper. Before the series, Kristie Ackert of […]

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Syndergaard Homers Twice In Epic Offensive Explosion

An article by posted on May 12, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Homers Twice In Epic Offensive Explosion

An incredible and unbelievable performance at the plate by right-hander Noah Syndergaard at Dodger Stadium, where the young Mets phenom blasted home runs in each of his first two at-bats on Thursday night against Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda. Syndergaard launched his first home run of the season – a solo shot –  over the right-center-field […]

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Matz Scratched With Sore Forearm, Verrett Likely To Start Against Rockies

An article by posted on May 11, 2016 0 Comments
Matz Scratched With Sore Forearm, Verrett Likely To Start Against Rockies

New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz will miss his next start after experiencing soreness in his left forearm following his last start. Matz, 24, spoke briefly with reporters and downplayed the severity of the situation, saying that skipping his next start was precautionary. “It’s just not worth it to risk it right now,” said Matz. “Yesterday […]

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Plawecki Homers, Has Raised His Average 50 Points On This Road Trip

An article by posted on May 10, 2016 0 Comments
Plawecki Homers, Has Raised His Average 50 Points On This Road Trip

It’s been an encouraging West Coast swing for New York Mets catcher Kevin Plawecki who has seen his batting average climb 50 points over the last four games in San Diego and Los Angeles, and the timing couldn’t be better for the former first rounder. Plawecki is batting .357 (5-for-14) with three doubles and home run […]

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Cespedes Producing At A Record Pace

An article by posted on May 9, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Producing At A Record Pace

Yoenis Cespedes continued to flex his muscle and power the New York Mets offense on Sunday, going 2-for-4 with a solo home run in a 4-3 win over the San Diego Padres. Petco Park can be a death knell for sluggers, but it couldn’t contain Cespedes who went 5-for-18 with four walks, three home runs, […]

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The Mets Bench Has Been Underwhelming Thus Far

An article by posted on May 7, 2016 0 Comments
The Mets Bench Has Been Underwhelming Thus Far

It’s only a little over a month into the season, but as the Mets head into the one-quarter pole of 2016, it hasn’t all been peaches and cream for our hometown team. Matt Harvey has been a shell of the pitcher who returned in such indomitable style a season ago – this when all of […]

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Avengers: Age of Syndergaard – Official Trailer

An article by posted on May 6, 2016 0 Comments
Avengers: Age of Syndergaard – Official Trailer

Our friends from the sports comedy website The Kicker, reached out to us with a new video they just developed that blended footage from the Thor and Avengers movies with highlights from Noah Syndergaard‘s pitching. It’s pretty cool, check it out.

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Mets Head West With Explosive Offense At The Ready

An article by posted on May 5, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Head West With Explosive Offense At The Ready

The Mets have now won six straight series against the Indians, Phillies, Braves, Reds, Giants and the Braves – which they wrapped up on Wednesday with another impressive power display and a stellar performance by Steven Matz. The Mets are 13-3 in their last 16 games and have won 15 of their last 19 games […]

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Amazin Juggernaut: Mets Roared Out Of April With Dominance and Flair

An article by posted on May 2, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin Juggernaut: Mets Roared Out Of April With Dominance and Flair

There’s something special in the air, my friends. You can feel it with every breathtaking extra-base hit off the bat of Michael Conforto. You can sense it with every swing and a miss on a knee-buckling Noah Syndergaard breaking ball. You can see it every time Neil Walker and Asdrubal Cabrera turn another improbable a […]

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