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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Mets Have Been Outscored 13-3 In Last Three Games

An article by posted on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Have Been Outscored 13-3 In Last Three Games

During Monday night’s series opener against the Seattle Mariners, Curtis Granderson went 0-for-5 and struck out four times giving him 93 strikeouts for the season. He is on pace for 149 strikeouts this season and is batting  .235 with 14 home runs and 43 RBI in the first year of his four-year deal with the […]

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Chris Young Left Game With Leg Cramp

An article by posted on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Left Game With Leg Cramp

Mets outfielder Chris Young left Monday’s game in the eighth inning with a cramp in his left calf, the Mets announced. “I felt it a few steps out of the box and tried to kind of push through it and it seemed like it went away,” Young told reporters. “I think I made the right decision coming out of […]

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Murphy Nominated for MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Nominated for MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award

Second baseman Daniel Murphy is the Mets nominee for the MLBPA Heart & Hustle Award, the league announced on Tuesday. Created by the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association in 2005, the Heart & Hustle Award is voted on by Alumni and active Major League players and is presented annually to an active player who demonstrates […]

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Mets Haven’t Had Any Significant Trade Talks

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Haven’t Had Any Significant Trade Talks

Sandy Alderson shed some more light on the trade front before Friday night’s game in San Diego, telling beat writers that he has yet to have any significant talks with other GMs . “It’s hard to say exactly what will happen on the trade market,” the Mets GM said. “Honestly, I haven’t had a lot of […]

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Featured Post: Wright Says It’s Time For Mets To Start Adding Pieces

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Wright Says It’s Time For Mets To Start Adding Pieces

On Friday night, Sandy Alderson told reporters he was optimistic about his team’s chances in the second half which began with a win against the Padres in San Diego. “Sometimes you gotta believe, right?” Alderson asked before the game. “This is a time.” With 66 games remaining in the season and the team in third place […]

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First Round Pick Michael Conforto Has Solid Debut With Cyclones

An article by posted on July 21, 2014 0 Comments
First Round Pick Michael Conforto Has Solid Debut With Cyclones

Mets first round pick Michael Conforto made his professional debut this weekend for for the Brooklyn Cyclones, displaying the quick bat and contact skills that had many experts tabbing him as the most polished hitter in the draft. On Saturday, Conforto went 1-for-4 with a run scored. He then followed it up by going 2-for-4 with two […]

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Mets Designate Buddy Carlyle, Will Activate Jon Niese On Monday

An article by posted on July 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Designate Buddy Carlyle, Will Activate Jon Niese On Monday

Before Sunday’s finale against the Padres, the Mets announced that left-hander Jon Niese will return from the disabled list to start Monday’s series opener in Seattle. The news meant that right-hander Daisuke Matsuzaka would officially return to the bullpen after six weeks in the starting rotation. “I don’t have a crystal ball to tell you […]

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The Other Side To Travis d’Arnaud’s Game

An article by posted on July 20, 2014 0 Comments
The Other Side To Travis d’Arnaud’s Game

Travis d’Arnaud has been one of the keys to the Mets’ suddenly revamped offense in the last three weeks and for his hard work, the young catcher seems to have found a home in the fifth spot of the batting order. “He’s swinging the bat very, very well. He’s been driving in runs. He’s been hitting […]

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Darling Is All For Mets Making A Mike Piazza Type Deal

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Darling Is All For Mets Making A Mike Piazza Type Deal

Bob Raissman of the Daily News caught up with Ron Darling who is extremely optimistic about the Mets outlook for the second half and is as excited about broadcasting Mets games now as he’s been in many years. “Whether this all culminates in the postseason, I don’t know,” he said. “I do think there is […]

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Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement

An article by posted on July 18, 2014 0 Comments
Minaya Weighs in on Mets Youth Movement

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya is happy for all the recent success the Mets have enjoyed, but also for what he sees as a bright future for the organization. In an interview with Mike Puma of the NY Post, Minaya praised the scouts and development people who drafted or signed most of the Mets players […]

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