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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Matt Harvey At Yankee Stadium Paying His RE2PECT To Derek Jeter

An article by posted on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey At Yankee Stadium Paying His RE2PECT To Derek Jeter

While the Mets are playing against the Nationals in D.C., Matt Harvey, is at the Yankee Stadium to see Derek Jeter play his final game in the Bronx. Here’s what he posted on Instagram: Harvey grew up a Yankees fan and while he’s on rehab, the Mets don’t want him traveling with the team when […]

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Mets Undecided On Inviting Yasmani Tomas For Private Workout

An article by posted on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Undecided On Inviting Yasmani Tomas For Private Workout

September 25 According to Marc Carig of Newsday, the Mets have not yet decided on whether they will invite Cuban free-agent slugger Yasmany Tomas in for a private workout. Invite him for what? For show? For tea and crumpets? Meanwhile, Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade Rumors did a nice profile on Tomas. “Tomas’ best attribute is his […]

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Matt Harvey Goes From Non-Story To Huge Story

An article by posted on September 25, 2014 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Goes From Non-Story To Huge Story

“We’re all interested in Matt’s progress, obviously. But we don’t intend it to be a story line in 2014. The thing that maybe I should try to make clear at the very outset of this camp is that the story for 2014 is not Matt Harvey.” – Sandy Alderson, February 13, 2014 General managers say the […]

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Do or Die For Collins

An article by posted on September 24, 2014 0 Comments
Do or Die For Collins

Is there any accountability where the Mets are concerned? That seems to be the overwhelming sentiment after it was confirmed that Terry Collins would be returning for his fifth year as Mets manager. With his 301-342 record as skipper of the Mets in tow, Collins will once again be charged with the pursuit of a […]

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Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera, Vic Black Done For The Season

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Juan Lagares, Dilson Herrera, Vic Black Done For The Season

Update (September 23rd, 2014) Terry Collins announced on Tuesday evening that while Juan Lagares won’t need surgery, he is done for the season. He added that Dilson Herrera and Vic Black are also done for the year and earlier in the day it was announced that Jacob deGrom would not make his final start of […]

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Collin McHugh Shutdown, Won’t Face Mets This Weekend

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Collin McHugh Shutdown, Won’t Face Mets This Weekend

The Houston Astros announced that righthander Collin McHugh will be shutdown for the rest of the season due to reaching his innings cap. He was initially slated to start against the Mets this weekend at Citi Field, but that won’t happen now. McHugh wraps up a solid rookie season for the Astros, going 11-9 with a […]

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Sandy Alderson Gets Three-Year Deal To Remain Mets GM

An article by posted on September 23, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson Gets Three-Year Deal To Remain Mets GM

Multiple sources are reporting that Sandy Alderson has reached a deal with the New York Mets on a 3-year contract extension to remain as general manager. The new deal will override his 2015 option and span the 2015-17 seasons according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Mike Puma of the New York Post confirms that it […]

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For Now, Sandy Happy To Have Both Plawecki and d’Arnaud

An article by posted on September 22, 2014 0 Comments
For Now, Sandy Happy To Have Both Plawecki and d’Arnaud

While discussing the Sterling Award winners on Monday at Citi Field, general manager Sandy Alderson was asked how the organization would handle the potential logjam at catcher in 2015 with the emergence of Kevin Plawecki, who the front office has loved since taking him with the 35th overall pick in the 2012 draft, and incumbent catcher […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 10, Braves 2

An article by posted on September 21, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 10, Braves 2

On the strength of another strong performance by Jacob deGrom and a huge offensive outburst including a home run by Ruben Tejada, the Mets beat the Atlanta Braves by a score of 10-2 to complete the three game sweep. After striking out a historic eight consecutive batters to begin his last start, deGrom began today’s […]

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Infielder Wilfredo Tovar To Join Mets In D.C.

An article by posted on September 21, 2014 0 Comments
Infielder Wilfredo Tovar To Join Mets In D.C.

With second baseman Dilson Herrera suffering a right quadriceps strain and likely shutdown for the season with , the Mets announced they will add infielder Wilfredo Tovar to the big league team for the final six games of the season. Herrera hit his third home run of the season last night before injuring himself legging out an infield single and leaving […]

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