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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Game Thread: Staten Island Yankees vs Brooklyn Cyclones, 7:10 PM

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Game Thread: Staten Island Yankees vs Brooklyn Cyclones, 7:10 PM

New York Mets pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka will make his final rehab start on Thursday for the Brooklyn Cyclones at MCU Park when the Clones take on the Staten Island Yankees at 7:00 PM. The game will be televised on SNY or you can listen live here. Matsuzaka, who is 3-3 with a 3.87 ERA this season, last […]

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Montero and Germen Likely To Be Demoted To Make Room For Colon and deGrom

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Montero and Germen Likely To Be Demoted To Make Room For Colon and deGrom

Adam Rubin surmises that the Mets will likely demote Gonzalez Germen and Rafael Montero when the Mets activate Jacob deGrom on Saturday and Bartolo Colon on Sunday. There is also the possibility that the Mets could simply find a candidate who they could place on the DL, perhaps Jenrry Mejia who in addition to a knee […]

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Wright Still Frustrated, Alderson Says He’s Handling It Well

An article by posted on August 21, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Still Frustrated, Alderson Says He’s Handling It Well

David Wright went 0-for-4 in yesterday’s finale against the Athletics, and is just 1-for-17 in his last five games while batting .268 this season. In an interview with the Rockland Times, Wright said: “No one is happy with the position we are in” and the team has missed opportunities to win games they should have […]

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Mets On Verge Of Setting Historic Streak Of Offensive Futility

An article by posted on August 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets On Verge Of Setting Historic Streak Of Offensive Futility

All the leaves are brown… and the skies are gray… If the Mets thought they had it rough against the woeful Chicago Cubs, they’re in for some real trouble this week as they head to the West Coast for some California reaming. The Mets begin a five-game west coast swing with a pair of games […]

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Offensive Futility Reaches Epic Proportions For The Mets

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Offensive Futility Reaches Epic Proportions For The Mets

The Mets became the first team in the major leagues to have four or less hits for five consecutive games since 2004. Ironically, that futility was also last accomplished by the Mets. Since the All Star break, the Mets are last in Runs per Game (3.0), Batting Average (.210) and Slugging Pct. (.304). Additionally, Mets […]

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Bartolo Colon’s Mother Dies From Breast Cancer

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Bartolo Colon’s Mother Dies From Breast Cancer

Sad news to report as the team confirms that Bartolo Colon’s mother has died of breast cancer this afternoon in the Dominican Republic. Adriana Morales, 63, was admitted to the hospital this past weekend, and Bartolo was scratched from his start today so that he could fly to the DR to be with his family. […]

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Bobby Abreu Expected To Join Mets In September

An article by posted on August 18, 2014 0 Comments
Bobby Abreu Expected To Join Mets In September

The Mets re-signed Bobby Abreu to a minor-league deal this past Friday, and a team official told Adam Rubin of ESPN new York. that he’ll assuredly be part called up in September when rosters expand. “Whenever we sign a veteran player to a minor-league deal, we think about the impact he may or may not […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Cubs 3

The Mets beat the Chicago Cubs for the second straight night by the score of 7-3 at Citi Field. Jon Niese started and pitched impressively, holding the Cubs to three runs in six-plus innings, scattering seven hits and two walks while striking out six batters. Niese got the victory and now has back-to-back quality starts after […]

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Good Riddance, Bud…

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
Good Riddance, Bud…

As you no doubt have heard by now, it’s official, Rob Manfred was elected baseball’s 10th commissioner on Thursday, and the Bud Selig era has come to a merciful end. I say merciful because Met fans have had to endure Selig’s endless manipulations to ensure that the Wilpons remained entrenched as owners of the Mets, […]

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Source Says Javier Baez Is More Realistic Trade Option For Mets

An article by posted on August 16, 2014 0 Comments
Source Says Javier Baez Is More Realistic Trade Option For Mets

A source familiar with the Mets’ plans recently suggested that Cubs shortstop Javier Baez might be a more realistic acquisition by the Mets, although he too would be costly in a trade with the Cubs. This according to a report on ESPN New York who also say that the Mets are not believed to be willing to […]

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