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 Pitchers On Cover Of Sports Illustrated Baseball Preview!

An article by posted on March 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Pitchers On Cover Of Sports Illustrated Baseball Preview!

There they are, the pride of the fleet for the Mets. Sports Illustrated will be featuring the New York Mets on the cover of their 2016 Baseball Preview that will be available on newsstands. They pick the Amazins to win the NL East. It’s a gorgeous cover featuring the hard-throwing starters Matt Harvey and Jacob […]

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 2, Mets 1

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Marlins 2, Mets 1

The New York Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins by a score of 2-1 on Monday afternoon at Tradition Field. Jacob deGrom started for the Mets and tossed four scoreless innings, allowing just four hits and a walk while striking out five Marlins in a 59-pitch effort. There was some concern about deGrom’s velocity […]

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

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY/WOR)

Soon to be father Jacob deGrom takes the mound at Tradition Field this afternoon as the New York Mets host the Miami Marlins on Monday at 1:10 PM (SNY). Right-hander Jarred Cosart gets the start for the Marlins. Note: Relievers Josh Edgin and Erik Goeddel both pitched in an intra-squad game on Sunday, marking the […]

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Syndergaard To Face Royals In Game 2, But That Could Be In Relief

An article by posted on March 21, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard To Face Royals In Game 2, But That Could Be In Relief

Kristie Ackert of the Daily News is reporting that after Matt Harvey starts on Opening Night against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium, right-hander Noah Syndergaard will pitch Game 2 on April 5. However, Mets manager Terry Collins said on Monday that Syndergaard’s appearance during the game “could come in relief” as the team considers ”piggy-backing” starting pitchers […]

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MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY/WOR)

An article by posted on March 20, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Red Sox vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY/WOR)

The New York Mets will host the Boston Red Sox this afternoon at Tradition Field. Due to potential thunderstorms, LHP David Price who was due to pitch against today’s Mets starter Noah Syndergaard, will be replaced by RHP Heath Hembree in the 1:10 PM contest. New York Mets Curtis Granderson – RF David Wright – […]

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Mets vs Nationals Rained Out, Harvey Pitches In Minor League Game

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets vs Nationals Rained Out, Harvey Pitches In Minor League Game

Today’s game between the New York Mets and the Washington Nationals has been rained out in Viera, Fla.. Meanwhile back at St. Lucie, Mets right-hander Matt Harvey pitched in a minor league game on Saturday morning. He allowed six runs (five earned) in 3 1/3 innings pitched. Harvey was done after 71 pitches. “I think the biggest thing […]

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Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

An article by posted on March 19, 2016 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada Signs One Year MLB Deal With Cardinals

Ruben Tejada has agreed to a one year major league contract with the St. Louis Cardinals as first reported by Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com. The deal will pay Tejada $1.5 million dollars and includes no other bonuses. The former Met infielder has reported to the Cardinals’ Spring Training complex where he took and passed a […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 6:10 PM (WOR, SNY)

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 6:10 PM (WOR, SNY)

Third baseman David Wright will make his Grapefruit League debut tonight when the New York Mets take on the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field at 6:10 PM. Veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon will get the start for the Mets and will be opposed by top RHP prospect Lucas Giolito for the Nationals. New York Mets Curtis […]

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Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

An article by posted on March 18, 2016 0 Comments
Attention On Deck: Here Comes The Captain

It has been a great Spring Training Camp for the New York Mets so far, with no real issues to speak of and lot’s of quiet confidence exuding from the clubhouse and on the field. However, one thing that’s been noticeably absent since they started playing games three weeks ago, is the familiar presence of […]

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MMO Exclusive: Greg Prince Discusses “Amazin’ Again” and 2015 Season

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Greg Prince Discusses “Amazin’ Again” and 2015 Season

We have a special treat for you today as beloved Mets historian, die-hard Mets fan and popular author Greg Prince of Faith and Fear in Flushing, was kind enough to answer some questions about his brand new book Amazin’ Again which went on sale March 15. Amazin’ Again captures all the drama and magic of […]

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

An article by posted on March 17, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets return to Jupiter, Fla. to take on the Miami Marlins on Thursday at 1:05 PM. Jacob deGrom will get the start and will be followed by left-hander Steven Matz for the Mets while the Marlins counter with Jose Fernandez at Roger Dean Stadium. DeGrom will be pitching for the first time […]

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