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: Nationals vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:05 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets will host the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field on Thursday at 1:10 PM. Jacob deGrom gets the start for the Mets and will go up against A.J. Cole for the Nationals instead of Stephen Strasburg who was sidelined with an ingrown toenail. Also slated to pitch for the Mets are Jeurys […]

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New Sandy Alderson Book Reveals Truths About Wilpons, Madoff, Mets Operations

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
New Sandy Alderson Book Reveals Truths About Wilpons, Madoff, Mets Operations

A new book about Mets general manager Sandy Alderson is set to soon come out that extensively covers his years at the helm of the New York Mets. According to Howard Megdal of Capital New York, the new book “Baseball Maverick” by veteran sports journalist Steve Kettmann, asks the question of why Sandy continues in […]

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Mets Injury Updates: Duda To Play Sunday, Parnell Still 3-4 Days Away

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Injury Updates: Duda To Play Sunday, Parnell Still 3-4 Days Away

Adam Rubin is reporting that Mets first baseman Lucas Duda will not make his Grapefruit League debut on Friday as previously reported, but will make his debut on Sunday against the Rays. Duda has been out with an oblique strain, but he has been participating in batting practice since Monday. Bobby Parnell, who strained his […]

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Syndergaard Sizzles, But Mets Fall To Marlins 7-4

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Sizzles, But Mets Fall To Marlins 7-4

The New York Mets were defeated by the Miami Marlins by a score of 7-4 on Wednesday afternoon in Jupiter. Lets begin with Matt Harvey. After an electrifying performance in his first spring start, today the big righthander came back to earth a little against the Marlins who tagged him for six hits and two […]

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Mets Home Opener Nearly Sold Out, Standing Room Tickets Available

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Home Opener Nearly Sold Out, Standing Room Tickets Available

With limited ticket inventory available for the Mets’ April 13 Home Opener vs. the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field, the team has placed Standing Room Only (SRO) tickets on sale at Mets.com/OpeningDay and by phone at (718) 507-TIXX. A limited number of seats remain for Opening Day through the purchase of full and partial Season […]

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Harvey Day Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Day Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Jupiter on Wednesday to face the Miami Marlins at 1:05 PM. The game will not be broadcast on TV or radio, but you can follow along on Game Day at Mets.com. Mets ace Matt Harvey takes the mound and is slated to throw 50 pitches, or roughly 3-4 innings. He […]

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When The Bullet Hits The Bone

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
When The Bullet Hits The Bone

I wanted to share a conversation I had with a follower on Twitter tonight. It started out talking about Cesar Puello, but quickly veered into the Josh Edgin situation and how I believed the Mets dropped the ball this Winter by not bringing in a proven lefty reliever – which by the way was supposed […]

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Nieuwenhuis, Flores Stay Hot, But Mets Fall To Braves 3-2

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis, Flores Stay Hot, But Mets Fall To Braves 3-2

The New York Mets traveled to Disney and lost to the Atlanta Braves by a score of 3-2. The Braves scored all three runs off starter Bartolo Colon who was scalped to the tune of three earned runs on five hits, a walk and a strikeout in three innings pitched. It really was just one […]

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Sources: No Chance Matz Goes To Bullpen

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
Sources: No Chance Matz Goes To Bullpen

Both Mike Puma and Adam Rubin had team sources tell them there’s no chance of Steven Matz going to the bullpen. Rubin writes: “No matter how severe Josh Edgin’s elbow injury turns out, there is “no chance” Steven Matz winds up in the bullpen to open the season.” Original Post 9:00 AM Back in November, […]

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

An article by posted on March 10, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Disney to face the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday at 1:05 PM. Bartolo Colon gets the start for the Mets and opposes Julio Teheran for the Braves. Buddy Carlyle, Akeel Morris, and Hansel Robles are also scheduled to pitch. Travis d’Arnaud returns to the starting lineup after missing three games […]

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