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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Report Says Tensions Brewing Between Alderson and Collins

An article by posted on March 24, 2015 0 Comments
Report Says Tensions Brewing Between Alderson and Collins

Green grass, blue skies, bright sunshine, and talk of Mets October Baseball… What could be better… And yet, something is amiss… According to John Harper of the Daily News, there are visible signs of mounting friction in Port St. Lucie between GM Sandy Alderson and his manager Terry Collins. Read on… Some level of tension […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 12, Marlins 3

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 12, Marlins 3

The New York Mets went to Jupiter and pummeled the Miami Marlins by a score of 12-3. Pitching Jacob deGrom started and aside from a two-run homer in the first inning by Michael Morse, he was pretty solid. The Mets righty tossed 4.0 innings allowed four hits and a walk while striking out five Marlins. […]

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Matt Harvey Will Play For Team With Best Chance To Win Multiple Titles

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Will Play For Team With Best Chance To Win Multiple Titles

According to an interview with New York Magazine’s Chris Smith by Matthew Cerrone of MetsBlog, Matt Harvey apparently told Smith that when the time comes, he will sign with whatever team gives him the best chance to win. “Matt Harvey, as a human being, is a deeply loyal guy,” Smith said. “He’s very attached to […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM (No DH!)

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:05 PM (No DH!)

The New York Mets travel to Jupiter to face the Miami Marlins on Monday. Jacob deGrom makes his fourth start of the Spring and will oppose right-hander Mat Latos. for the Marlins in a 1:05 PM matchup. (WOR 710) In his last start, deGrom was brilliant against the Marlins. After allowing a hit to the […]

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Mets Officials Underwhelmed By Lefty Relief Candidates In Camp

An article by posted on March 23, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Officials Underwhelmed By Lefty Relief Candidates In Camp

Mets officials have been underwhelmed by the four left-handed relief candidates in major league camp: Scott Rice, Sean Gilmartin, Dario Alvarez and Jack Leathersich, reports Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. “They might acquire someone from outside the organization before Opening Day. Baltimore Orioles southpaw Brian Matusz is one potential option. A waiver claim on […]

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Colon Will Pitch Opening Day, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Colon Will Pitch Opening Day, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

The official word will come tomorrow, but Bartolo Colon will get the Opening Day for the Mets against the Washington Nationals in D.C., and Jacob deGrom is slated to get the home opener a week later, organization sources told ESPN.com. At 41 years, 317 days old, Bartolo Colon will become the Mets’ oldest Opening Day […]

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Terry Collins: “Matt Harvey Will Not Pitch Home Opener”

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins: “Matt Harvey Will Not Pitch Home Opener”

Matt Harvey was electric this afternoon at a sold-out Tradition Field where he stymied the New York Yankees with 5 2/3 innings of two-hit shutout baseball. And then Terry Collins announced that Harvey WILL NOT start the home opener… What?!?! I mean I get it. They used Harvey to sell out that first game so […]

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MMO Game Thread: Yankees vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Let’s Get Subway Serious!)

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Yankees vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Let’s Get Subway Serious!)

Matt Harvey will make his fourth Grapefruit League start of the Spring as the New York Mets host the New York Yankees at Tradition Field on Sunday at 1:10 PM. The game will be televised on SNY. Harvey is expected to throw 75 pitches and will be opposed by C.C. Sabathia for the Yankees. Pitching […]

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Sherman: Why The Mets Didn’t Trade Wheeler

An article by posted on March 22, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: Why The Mets Didn’t Trade Wheeler

So why didn’t the Mets trade Zack Wheeler this offseason? Back when they were surfing the market for the likes of Starlin Castro, Didi Gregorius, Yunel Escobar, etc., why did trade discussions end at the mention of Zack Wheeler? Well Joel Sherman of the New York Post has it all figured out. But doesn’t everybody […]

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MMO Game Recap: Tigers 6, Mets 4

An article by posted on March 21, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Tigers 6, Mets 4

The New York Mets traveled to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland only to come up short against the Detroit Tigers who defeated them by a score of 6-4. Pitching: Starting in place of Noah Syndergaard, lefthander Steven Matz (2.08 ERA) did a decent job today, holding the Tigers to just one run which came on […]

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