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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Francesa Calls Mets Jackasses For Boycotting WFAN

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Francesa Calls Mets Jackasses For Boycotting WFAN

A team source told Justin Tasch of the Daily News that the Mets were not “boycotting” WFAN, rather trying to build up their new radio relationship with WOR. Mike Francesa blasted the Mets on Monday and unleashed one of his signature tirades against the franchise whom he referred to as “jackasses” for banning them “It’s […]

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Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Not Overly Concerned About Bartolo Colon

Bartolo Colon gave up his eighth home run of the season en route to an early shower that saw him allow seven runs, six earned, and failing to complete six innings for the second time in three starts. Colon, who signed a two-year, $20 million contract with the Mets in the offseason, has seen his […]

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Chris Young Loves How Mets Battled: “We Were Never Out Of It”

An article by posted on May 13, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Loves How Mets Battled: “We Were Never Out Of It”

Chris Young came through for the second consecutive game on Monday, this time going 2-for-4 and delivering the game-winning, eighth-inning home run in the Mets’ 9-7 win over the Yankees. Young told reporters he didn’t know the regular season could ever feel as electric as last night, calling it the most exciting game he’s ever played […]

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Rafael Montero To Make Mets Debut Wednesday

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Rafael Montero To Make Mets Debut Wednesday

The Mets have announced that Rafael Montero will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas and make his Major League debut on Wednesday against the New York Yankees. “We understand it’s a debut on a big stage,” Sandy Alderson said. “but we believe he is ready now.” Additionally, Jacob deGrom will be pulled from his Triple-A start tonight. […]

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Rubin: Criticism Should Be Directed At Alderson Not Collins

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Rubin: Criticism Should Be Directed At Alderson Not Collins

In a response to all the criticism of Terry Collins in the past two weeks – and in particular this weekend – Adam Rubin of ESPN New York responded by saying the blame for the current state of the Mets belongs to Sandy Alderson and not the manager. This regime has been peddling the future […]

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Familia Could Replace Farnsworth As Mets Closer

An article by posted on May 12, 2014 0 Comments
Familia Could Replace Farnsworth As Mets Closer

It seems like eons since the Mets were back in Spring Training given all the ups and downs we’ve endured during the first two months of the regular season. One of the players I was very excited about for the upcoming 2014 season, was starter-turned-reliever, Jeurys Familia. The hard-throwing 24-year old came into camp fresh […]

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Syndergaard Strikes Out A Season-High Ten Batters

An article by posted on May 11, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard Strikes Out A Season-High Ten Batters

Noah Syndergaard sent hundreds of Mets fans running to their ledges last night after he allowed three runs to score in the first inning. However when all was said and done, the big righthander delivered another solid outing, striking out a season high ten batters and walking none in his six innings of work. The final […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Losing Sucks, Time For Terry To Go

An article by posted on May 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Losing Sucks, Time For Terry To Go

Here it is, almost two weeks from Memorial Day – you know, the unofficial point where you learn who the contenders and pretenders are – and the Mets find themselves all alone and in last place with a 16-19 record. “Losing sucks,” David Wright said after Saturday night’s loss. “We’re just not getting it done.” […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 5, Mets 4

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the New York Mets by the score of 5-4 on Saturday at Citi Field. For the Mets it was their fifth straight loss and it dropped them all alone in last place in the NL East with a 16-19 record. Dillon Gee started the game and didn’t have his best stuff, […]

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What’s The Next Excuse?

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
What’s The Next Excuse?

The Mets were very quick with the excuses after they lost three of four games to the Rockies in Colorado and then getting swept by the Marlins in Miami. According to Terry Collins and David Wright, the Mets have not played well in recent years in either of those ballparks, and by the way, both […]

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