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 Cardinals, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:05 PM

It’s Matt Harvey Day! Literally. The Mets ace turns 26 today. Harvey is slated for 80 pitches today as the New York Mets take on the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:05 PM in Jupiter. He will be opposed by right-hander John Lackey. Manager Terry Collins plans to bat Harvey eighth this afternoon. He is considering […]

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Mets Eyeing Trio Of Dodgers Lefty Relievers

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Eyeing Trio Of Dodgers Lefty Relievers

According to a report by Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles, the Mets are keeping an eye on J.P. Howell, Paco Rodriguez, and Adam Liberatore from the Dodgers in case one of them becomes available. Howell, 31, is owed $4 million this season and the Dodgers hold a $6.25 million option on him for 2016, so not sure he’ll appeal […]

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Collins Says Bench Spots Still Up For Grabs

An article by posted on March 27, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Bench Spots Still Up For Grabs

Terry Collins told reporters that there are still bench spots up for grabs. (Matt Ehalt) “With the season opener approaching, Collins said before Thursday’s 8-3 win over the Nationals there are still bench spots to be won over the next week and half. The Mets are still evaluating their backup infielder spots, as well as […]

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Mets Claim “Numerous Inaccuracies” In Security Report

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Claim “Numerous Inaccuracies” In Security Report

Update: The Mets claimed there were “numerous inaccuracies” with a DNAinfo.com article stating they have slashed their security staff in recent years. (Matt Ehalt) “There are numerous inaccuracies as to what’s been reported,” the Mets said in a statement. “While the details of our security are by their very nature confidential, the security of all […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 5:05 PM (Wil-maaa!)

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 5:05 PM (Wil-maaa!)

The New York Mets travel to Viera, Fla. to take on the Washington Nationals at 5:05 PM. Matthew Bowman faces left-hander Gio Gonzalez. Jon Niese, who was originally slated to start this game, will pitch in an Intrasquad game today instead. The decision was based on weather related issues. As previously reported, Wilmer Flores returns […]

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Wright Okay With Moving Out Of No. 3 Spot In Order

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Okay With Moving Out Of No. 3 Spot In Order

Mike Vorkunov of the NJ.com asked the question today, “Would David Wright move out of his No. 3 spot in Mets lineup?” While Wright has pretty much owned the No. 3 spot over the last five years, the Mets captain is not averse to making a switch if that’s what the team wants. Wright has […]

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Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

Left-handed reliever Brian Matusz has a “robust” market, and is getting several trade inquiries, says Oriole’s GM Dan Duquette. The Orioles have four lefthanded relievers, counting closer Zach Britton, so it’s a possibility, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, who also adds that after the Mets’ interest leaked out in Matusz many other teams became […]

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And Here Comes Sean Gilmartin

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
And Here Comes Sean Gilmartin

I know, I know, only two weeks ago I said, “No way this guy makes the 25, he looks like roadkill out there.” But what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a lefty reliever who throws with no fear. So out of this pack of underwhelming relievers, Sandy’s words not mine, here comes Sean […]

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Gov. Christie Loves The Dark Knight Of Gotham

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Gov. Christie Loves The Dark Knight Of Gotham

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appeared with Matthew White on NJ 101.5 FM to talk Mets baseball, Matt Harvey and Opening Day. “Listen, I’m hopeful we’re an over .500 team this year, and then we’ll worry about the playoffs after that,” Christie replied. “Mets Opening Day is like a National Holiday in the Christie household.” […]

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Collins Considering Batting Pitcher 8th, Lagares 9th

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Considering Batting Pitcher 8th, Lagares 9th

Here we go again. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Terry Collins is once again toying with the idea of batting the pitcher eighth. When you first here it you’re like, “what, huh, so what…” Until you realize it means batting Juan Lagares ninth and then you’ve like, “what the fuck is […]

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