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, '00 and '15, 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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Buster Posey Drives In Three, Giants Clinch Second Wild Card

An article by posted on 02/10/2016 0 Comments
Buster Posey Drives In Three, Giants Clinch Second Wild Card

LHP Matt Moore tossed eight scoreless innings and Buster Posey had three hits and three RBIs as the San Francisco Giants defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-1 on Sunday to complete a three game sweep and clinch the second NL Wild Card. The stage is now set for the NL Wild Card Game as the […]

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Mets Still Don’t Know Who Will Oppose Them in Wild Card Game

An article by posted on 02/10/2016 0 Comments
Mets Still Don’t Know Who Will Oppose Them in Wild Card Game

The St. Louis Cardinals are still alive after Jedd Gyorko blasted a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Saturday. The Cards take their postseason chase to the final day of the regular season and are one game behind San Francisco for that second wild-card spot. Meanwhile, left-hander […]

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David Wright Expected to Join Team on Wednesday

An article by posted on 02/10/2016 0 Comments
David Wright Expected to Join Team on Wednesday

Anthony Rieber of Newsday caught up with Jose Reyes who misses his old buddy David Wright and wished he could have been part of the excitement and celebration after the Mets clinched the top Wild Card on Saturday, and secured home field advantage. “He has to be here,” Reyes told Newsday. “He’s the captain of […]

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Congratulations to the New York Mets! Reactions and Thoughts!

An article by posted on 01/10/2016 0 Comments
Congratulations to the New York Mets! Reactions and Thoughts!

That guy has to be someone from the MMO Community because while everyone else seems to be stunned or shocked or in disbelief, I’m proud to say the great majority of us here at MMO never stopped believing in this team and that is something to be proud of. We have hundreds who comment here, […]

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The 2016 Mets Are A Team You Can Believe In

An article by posted on 01/10/2016 0 Comments
The 2016 Mets Are A Team You Can Believe In

Here it is, my friends. Our season-long faith in the Orange & Blue is about to be rewarded as the New York Mets find themselves one win away (or one San Francisco Giants loss away) from clinching a coveted Wild Card spot in this year’s postseason. The Mets can seal the deal as soon as […]

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Mets Rookies Dress Up In “A League Of Their Own” Uniforms

An article by posted on 01/10/2016 0 Comments
Mets Rookies Dress Up In “A League Of Their Own” Uniforms

Reportedly, none of the Mets’ rookies were seen crying over dressing up in their Rockford Peaches and Racine Belles uniforms as featured in the film “A League Of Their Own.” Catcher Rene Rivera led the lineup as seen left to right with Brandon Nimmo, T.J. Rivera, Ty Kelly, Josh Smoker, Matt Reynolds, Robert Gsellman, Gavin Cecchini, and Seth Lugo. They tried to […]

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Wild Card Game Thread: Cards vs Reds, Rockies vs Giants

An article by posted on 29/09/2016 0 Comments
Wild Card Game Thread: Cards vs Reds, Rockies vs Giants

St. Louis Cardinals (82‐76) vs. Cincinnati Reds (67‐91) RHP Alex Reyes (4‐1, 1.58) vs. RHP Dan Straily (14‐8, 3.74) Reds Lineup 1. Jose Peraza (R) SS 2. Hernan Iribarren (L) CF 3. Joey Votto (L) 1B 4. Adam Duvall (R) LF 5. Eugenio Suarez (R) 3B 6. Ivan De Jesus Jr. (R) 2B 7. Tucker […]

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Character.

An article by posted on 29/09/2016 0 Comments
Character.

It can be frustrating as a writer when you have so much you want to say but so little time to say it all. In your mind you begin to reduce and dissect about a quarter million words down to 500 and you hope that in the end, you did enough to convey your true […]

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Duda Was Scratched Due To Soreness

An article by posted on 28/09/2016 0 Comments
Duda Was Scratched Due To Soreness

First baseman Lucas Duda was a late scratch from Wednesday’s lineup due to soreness, according to a report by Marc Carig of Newsday. He was replaced at first base by James Loney. Duda, 30, missed four months of the season with a stress fracture in his back and has been eased back slowly since rejoining the team. He […]

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Report: Matz To Undergo Elbow Surgery To Remove Bone Spurs

An article by posted on 27/09/2016 0 Comments
Report: Matz To Undergo Elbow Surgery To Remove Bone Spurs

Sources tell ESPN’s Adam Rubin that Steven Matz will have surgery to remove the bone spur in his pitching elbow. No shoulder surgery will be required, although the impingement remains an issue that will be closely monitored. The Mets have estimated a three-month recovery time for the elbow surgery. Obviously, his season is over. Original Report – […]

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