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 Recap: Marlins 1, Mets 0

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Marlins 1, Mets 0

The Mets ended their road trip with a 1-0 loss to the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon who completed a sweep of the series with a ninth inning walk-off win. Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and pitched six innings of scoreless baseball, holding the Marlins to just two hits and five walks while striking out […]

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Montero and deGrom Could Be Just Weeks Away

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Montero and deGrom Could Be Just Weeks Away

According to a report by Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, help in the form of Jacob deGrom and Rafael Montero could be just weeks away for the Mets bullpen. Ackert spoke with Mets assistant general manager John Ricco who said that “we are getting to the point where it’s probably weeks as opposed to months,” […]

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Mejia Now Open To Late Relief, Mets Judging Him Start To Start

An article by posted on May 7, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Now Open To Late Relief, Mets Judging Him Start To Start

May 7 A team insider told Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, that righthander Jenrry Mejia is being judged on a start-to-start basis. There are some in the organization who have viewed Mejia as a reliever all along. Mejia previously had communicated to the front office that he would prefer working in Triple-A as a starter […]

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MMO Game Recap: Marlins 4, Mets 3

An article by posted on May 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Marlins 4, Mets 3

The Mets lost in gut-wrenching fashion as they fell to the Miami Marlins by a score of 4-3 Monday night at Marlins Park. On a night when Jon Niese tossed seven scoreless innings and handed the bullpen a three run lead, Daisuke Matsuzaka allowed the Marlins to score three runs to tie the game, before […]

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Red-Hot Flores Blasts Third Homer In Two Games

An article by posted on May 5, 2014 0 Comments
Red-Hot Flores Blasts Third Homer In Two Games

Triple-A shortstop Wilmer Flores blasted a three-run homer on Sunday to give the Las Vegas 51s a 5-1 lead. It was the third home run in two games for the red-hot Flores who has eight hits in his last 16 at-bats. Flores is now batting .290 (29 for 100) this season, with four home runs, 19 RBIs […]

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Collins Sees The Light, Says Lagares Will Be Out There Everyday

An article by posted on May 5, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Sees The Light, Says Lagares Will Be Out There Everyday

On a day when Juan Lagares was supposed to get the game off, the rising star was inserted into the starting lineup after Eric Young Jr. was scratched with a bruised right cheekbone. The results? Lagares went 3-for-5 with a double and two runs scored and extended his hitting streak to 13 games. Lagares is now batting a […]

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Featured Post: True New Yorkers Know What’s Up

An article by posted on May 5, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: True New Yorkers Know What’s Up

First off, thanks to MMO reader New York Mammoths for sharing his graphic with us. When word came out that this “True New Yorker” campaign was hatched by a third party marketing firm, and that it wasn’t a genuine  - from the heart – plea for support from the players who signed the letter, my […]

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CT Scan Reveals Eric Young Has Bruised Cheekbone

An article by posted on May 4, 2014 0 Comments
CT Scan Reveals Eric Young Has Bruised Cheekbone

According to Adam Rubin, a CT scan revealed that Eric Young Jr. suffered a bruise to the right cheekbone after a freak accident during batting practice. Lucas Duda was hitting in an indoor batting cage at Coors Field when a baseball hit the screen and ricocheted, striking Young below the right eye. Juan Lagares, who was […]

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Mets Front Office Not Too Worried About Lack Of Offense

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Front Office Not Too Worried About Lack Of Offense

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure out that the Mets offense has been pretty damn awful so far this season. We all hope and pray that things will begin to turn around sooner rather than later, but five weeks into the season and our team continues to flounder. Knowing that, I […]

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MMO Game Recap: Rockies 10, Mets 3

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Rockies 10, Mets 3

For the second straight game, the New York Mets were pummeled by the hot-hitting Colorado Rockies who beat them 10-3 on Friday night at Coors Field. Zack Wheeler had a brutal evening, allowing a career worst seven runs, six earned, on seven hits and two walks with just one strikeout in four innings of work. The […]

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