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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Duda Erasing All Doubts That He’s The Real Deal

An article by posted on April 16, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Erasing All Doubts That He’s The Real Deal

On Wednesday night, first baseman Lucas Duda continued his hot start to the season with a home run (his first of the year), a double and two RBIs, as the Mets defeated the Phillies 6-1 to complete a three game sweep. Duda wrapped up a big series that saw him go 5-for-14 with five RBI, […]

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Wright Pulls Right Hamstring, Could Be Heading To DL

An article by posted on April 15, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Pulls Right Hamstring, Could Be Heading To DL

The team announced that third baseman David Wright suffered a right hamstring pull sliding into second base while attempting to steal in the eighth inning. Wright will have an MRI on Wednesday morning to determine the severity and grade of the hamstring injury. Utility infielder Eric Campbell is on his way to New York in case Wright […]

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Harvey Drills Utley Between The Numbers, Both Benches Warned

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Drills Utley Between The Numbers, Both Benches Warned

In whats shaping up to be a wild one at Citi Field tonight between the Mets and the Phillies, both benches got a warning from plate umpire Alfonso Marquez in the fifth inning after Matt Harvey drilled Chase Utley in the back with a pitch. Utley had already homered and singled off the Mets ace, but that […]

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Cuddyer Leaves Game After Taking Pitch Off Hands

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Cuddyer Leaves Game After Taking Pitch Off Hands

Left fielder Michael Cuddyer left the game in the bottom of the second inning after he was hit by a pitch right on the hands by Phillies starteer David Buchanan. Cuddyer was in obvious pain as he held and shook his left hand. Terry Collins and trainer Ray Ramirez came right out and quickly decided […]

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Harvey Aims To Pitch Even Better Tonight

An article by posted on April 14, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Aims To Pitch Even Better Tonight

After a an incredibly dominating start in his season debut against the Washington Nationals, a start that had Gary Cohen saying, “It’s like he never left,” Matt Harvey is looking for more tonight when he takes on the Philadelphia Phillies. “For me, 90 pitches through six innings is not good enough,” Harvey told reporters on Monday morning. […]

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Michael Cuddyer Got Chills After Ninth Inning Double Play

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Got Chills After Ninth Inning Double Play

In his first home game as a New York Met, left fielder Michael Cuddyer said he’s played in many regular season games, but none that gave him the chills after the Mets turned a double play in the ninth inning. “Looking in the crowd and seeing people high-fiving each other, the excitement and the passion, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Phillies 0

An article by posted on April 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Phillies 0

In front of a sold out crowd at Citi Field, the New York Mets (4-3) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (3-4) by a score of 2-0 on a beautiful sun drenched day for the home opener. Pitching Jacob deGrom may have not been at his dominating best today, but he was a surgeon out there today […]

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Mets Notes: Murphy Fatigued, Syndergaard Dealt With Forearm Stiffness

An article by posted on April 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Murphy Fatigued, Syndergaard Dealt With Forearm Stiffness

A collection of some minor news, notes and updates from the Mets beat. Syndergaard Dealt With Forearm Stiffness The reason why top prospect Noah Syndergaard was slotted into the fifth game of the season for Triple-A Las Vegas was that  the team was being cautious with their prized young arm. Apparently, Syndergaard had dealt with […]

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Wright Says Mejia Messed Up And Deserves To Be Punished

An article by posted on April 12, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Says Mejia Messed Up And Deserves To Be Punished

Mets third baseman  David Wright blasted teammate Jenrry Mejia, who was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball Saturday for testing positive for steroids. “It’s obviously disappointing. Not only do you cost yourself 80 games and don’t get paid, but you’re hurting everybody in here. You’re letting down your teammates and I think that probably […]

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Where’s The Mets’ Offense?

An article by posted on April 12, 2015 0 Comments
Where’s The Mets’ Offense?

What happened to the team that led the Grapefruit League in batting, on-base, slugging and OPS? What happened to the team with the rock star hitting coach? What happened to that offensive juggernaut that struck fear up and down the Florida coastline? “We knew we were swinging good in spring training,” manager Terry Collins said […]

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