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

An article by posted on March 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Tigers, 1:05 PM

Left-handed pitching prospect Steven Matz gets the starting assignment as the New York Mets take on the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland at 1:05 PM on Saturday. He will be opposed by fellow southpaw David Price. Noah Syndergaard was originally slated for this start, but instead was sent to minor league camp after injuring his ankle […]

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Mets Option Syndergaard and Plawecki To Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Option Syndergaard and Plawecki To Minor League Camp

A day after the Mets optioned Akeel Morris to minor league camp, the Mets made some more substantial cuts as they continue to trim down their roster. Top pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard, catching prospect Kevin Plawecki, and pitchers Jon Velasquez and Cory Mazzoni were all optioned to minor league camp after Friday’s game. Syndergaard had […]

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What We Learned From Zack Wheeler

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
What We Learned From Zack Wheeler

Zack Wheeler finally got a chance to speak with reporters and he did acknowledge he will have Tommy John surgery on Tuesday or Wednesday of next week. Dr. David Altchek will preform the surgery in New York, and Wheeler expects to return sometime around June of 2016, or about 14 months after having the surgery. […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM  (SNY)

Bartolo Colon and the New York Mets will host the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday at Tradition Fielf in a 1:10 PM matchup.(SNY) Colon will be opposed by Cards right-hander Michael Wacha. Cory Mazzoni and Buddy Carlyle are also scheduled to pitch for the Mets. It looks like Bobby Parnell will not pitch Friday after […]

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MLB to Allow Local Games to be Streamed on Phones and Tablets

An article by posted on March 20, 2015 0 Comments
MLB to Allow Local Games to be Streamed on Phones and Tablets

MLB is finally going to  about to allow the ability to stream local baseball games on smartphones and tablets — including Mets games in New York, provided you already subscribe to SNY through a standard cable provider, Josh Kosman of the New York Post reports. “Major League Baseball is expected to announce in the next few days […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, Mets at Cardinals, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, Mets at Cardinals, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets return to action with a pair of split-squad games on Thursday. Dillon Gee gets the start facing ex-Met Collin McHugh and the Houston Astros at Tradition Field at 1:10 PM in a game that will be televised on SNY. Jon Niese and the rest of his squad travel to Jupiter to […]

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Gardenhire To Replace Collins and Manage Mets In 2016?

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Gardenhire To Replace Collins and Manage Mets In 2016?

MLB Network Radio host and former Mets GM Steve Phillips predicted that if former Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire decides to return to managing in 2016, it will be with the Mets. That’s a bold prediction by Phillips and if it were to happen it would certainly be a huge hit with the fans and […]

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Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

New Mets hitting coach Kevin Long gave Dan Martin of the New York Post a player by player progress report as the team enjoyed a day off on Wednesday. “I’ve seen good things from a lot of these guys,” the hitting coach said. “Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been good. Ruben Tejada has been better. And Wilmer […]

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Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

An article by posted on March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Wheeler Met With Dr. Altchek, Dealt With Bone Spur Last Season

Zack Wheeler met Dr. David Altchek in New York on Wednesday to discuss his options, and is headed for Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed a full tear of the UCL. He has yet to decide if the Mets’ Dr. Altchek will perform the surgery or fellow leading orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews. There […]

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New Citi Field Scoreboard Is Real and It’s Spectacular

An article by posted on March 18, 2015 0 Comments
New Citi Field Scoreboard Is Real and It’s Spectacular

There it is… The Mets tweeted an image of our new state of the art scoreboard, featuring one of the largest high-definition digital screens in any sports venue in the country. The Daktronics digital video board is 62% larger than the original screen and measures a whopping 5,670 square feet . Said Chief Operating Officer […]

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