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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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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Mets Valued At $1.65 Billion, Season Tickets Have More Than Doubled

An article by posted on March 23, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Valued At $1.65 Billion, Season Tickets Have More Than Doubled

The New York Mets were ranked as the sixth most valuable MLB franchise by Forbes today. The New York Yankees came in first with their value set at $3.4 billion dollars. Forbes says the Mets are worth $1.65 billion dollars and have annual revenue of $313 million. TEAM VALUE REVENUE 1. New York Yankees $3.4B $516M […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 1:07 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 23, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Blue Jays, 1:07 PM (WOR)

The New York Mets now travel to Dunedin, Fla. to play the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday afternoon. The veteran Bartolo Colon gets the start for the Mets and opposes right-hander Aaron Sanchez for the Jays in a 1:07 PM match-up. The Mets have not visited Dunedin since March 18, 1989. Adam Rubin reports that […]

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Harvey and d’Arnaud Among MLB’s Top Batteries

An article by posted on March 22, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey and d’Arnaud Among MLB’s Top Batteries

Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com recently ranked the Top 10 MLB Pitcher and Catcher Batteries and the Mets were very well represented, occupying three of the 10 spots. The rankings were based on Projected WAR. 9. Noah Syndergaard and Travis d’Arnaud, Mets (Projected WAR: 6.9) D’Arnaud holds up his end of the bargain, with the sixth-highest projected WAR tally […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Yankees, 6:35 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 22, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Yankees, 6:35 PM (WOR)

The New York Mets travel to Tampa on Tuesday to play the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Lefty Steven Matz starts for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Luis Severino for the Yanks in a 6:35 PM contest. Here are the starting lineups: New York Mets Curtis Granderson, RF Neil Walker, 2B […]

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