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 Want To See More Consistency From Syndergaard

An article by posted on July 24, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Want To See More Consistency From Syndergaard

Almost echoing what I said yesterday, after the Mets wrapped up their series win in Seattle, they said they are not yet convinced that Noah Syndergaard is ready to make the move to the majors. What the Mets player development people are looking for from their top pitching prospect is the “consistency” that I talked […]

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Mets Cancel Ticket Fees For Remaining Regular Season Games

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Cancel Ticket Fees For Remaining Regular Season Games

The New York Mets today announced that the club – in the return of last year’s popular “No Fees” promotion – will pick up ticket fees for all 33 remaining regular season home games at Citi Field during a six-day sale starting tomorrow Thursday, July 24 at 9:00 a.m. through next Tuesday, July 29 on […]

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Can deGrom Win Rookie of the Year?

An article by posted on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Can deGrom Win Rookie of the Year?

Today’s buzz is all about Jacob deGrom, and thanks to manager Terry Collins, the question becomes can the 25-year old righthander come from behind and cop this year’s Rookie of the Year award. “He’s always flown under the radar. He still is,” Terry Collins said after last night’s 3-1 win over the Mariners. “This guy […]

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Law Ranks Mets Fourth Best Farm System

An article by posted on July 22, 2014 0 Comments
Law Ranks Mets Fourth Best Farm System

Keith Law of ESPN ranked the New York Mets among his top five farm systems, slotting them fourth behind No. 1 Chicago Cubs, No. 2 Minnesota Twins and No. 3 Houston Astros. (ESPN Insider) 4. New York Mets The Mets have graduated a few prospects to the majors — Travis d’Arnaud (No. 2 in the […]

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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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