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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Lucas Duda Made Right Call Turning Down Mets Three-Year Extension

An article by posted on May 30, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Made Right Call Turning Down Mets Three-Year Extension

After hitting a career high 30 home runs in 2014, Lucas Duda got off to a slow start in the power department this season, prompting some concern. However, he has certainly picked up the pace in the past week. Duda hit a solo home run in the fourth inning of Friday night’s 4-3 loss to […]

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Wright Received Epidural Shot In His Back

An article by posted on May 30, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Received Epidural Shot In His Back

Seeking out one of the best back and spinal specialists in the country, David Wright flew to California to meet with Dr. Michael Watkins and his physical therapy team after being diagnosed with Spinal Stenosis last weekend. Sandy Alderson told reporters before the game on Friday, that Wright received an epidural injection in his back on Monday to […]

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Syndergaard Does It All, Hammers Phillies But Good

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Syndergaard Does It All, Hammers Phillies But Good

Reportedly, Noah Syndergaard promised his dad a win on Wednesday for his birthday, and like a dutiful and appreciative son he gave his father all that and more. On the mound, Syndergaard was absolutely filthy, blending his 100 mph heat with a jaw-dropping curve and knee-buckling sinker that left the Phillies lineup stunned, helpless, and […]

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Mets Will Keep Six-Man Rotation Until Mid-August

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Will Keep Six-Man Rotation Until Mid-August

Update, May 27 Once Dillon Gee rejoins the Mets after his start in Binghamton today, the Mets will move to a six-man rotation, pitching coach Dan Warthen said today. That will continue until at least early to mid-August. The goal, Warthen said, is to cut down each pitcher from about 33 starts over the course […]

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Brewers Could Trade Braun, Gomez or Segura For Right Price

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Brewers Could Trade Braun, Gomez or Segura For Right Price

Milwaukee beat writer Todd Rosiak of the Journal-Sentinel believes the Brewers would trade outfielder Ryan Braun, but only if a team were to take on his entire salary which he calls unlikely. “I’d think they most certainly would, but because of the money he’s owed – his extension doesn’t even kick in until next season […]

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Let Them Eat Crow…

An article by posted on May 27, 2015 0 Comments
Let Them Eat Crow…

He did it again… Wilmer Flores, who had been hitting the ball on the screws all night without a base hit to show for it, wouldn’t be denied in the tenth inning as his game-winning walk off single would attest. “I faced the guy before and I was looking for a breaking ball,” Flores said. […]

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ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

An article by posted on May 26, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

Baseball analyst and former GM Jim Duquette came up with three potential scenarios in trying to construct the perfect Mets and Cubs trade in an article for MLB.com. He points out that Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer recently acknowledged that the two sides have had ongoing dialogue to see if there is a good fit. […]

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MMO Honors Our Veterans On This Memorial Day

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Honors Our Veterans  On This Memorial Day

Once again it falls upon all Americans to take a pause from the daily grind in remembrance of all the brave men and women that have made the ultimate sacrifice and gave their lives for our country. We at Metsmerized Online honor their bravery on this Memorial Day. We also honor all the men and women of […]

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Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

An article by posted on May 25, 2015 0 Comments
Why Do Mets Have Such An Inordinate Amount Of Injuries?

The following is a conversation between Gary Cohen and Keith Hernandez that I transcribed from Sunday’s Mets vs Pirates broadcast. The two of them spent about 15 minutes discussing why Mets players suffer so many injuries to their muscles, joints and ligaments. Gary: For all that this Mets organization has done to minimize injuries, including […]

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Mets Not In On Casey McGehee

An article by posted on May 24, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Not In On Casey McGehee

11:00 PM Update: Team source tells Adam Rubin that Mets have no interest in McGehee. Sorry, Garry, but it’s probably for the best… 3:00 PM Original Post Third baseman Casey McGehee was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Acquired in a trade with the Miami Marlins this past offseason to replace […]

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