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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Brandon Nimmo Aggravates Hamstring Injury

An article by posted on 19/03/2017 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Aggravates Hamstring Injury

New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo suffered a setback on Friday, after aggravating his hamstring injury while participating in running drills. Last Wednesday, team doctors examined Nimmo and determined that the hamstring injury was not as bad as initially diagnosed. Nimmo strained his hamstring last weekend while chasing down a triple in the World Baseball Classic for […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on 19/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets are in Port St. Lucie on Sunday where they will host the Miami Marlins in a 1:10 PM matchup at First Data Field. Taking the mound for the Mets will be RHP Jacob deGrom who will be opposed by RHP Jose Urena for the Marlins. Today’s game will be broadcast on PIX11 […]

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WBC Game Thread: United States vs Dominican Republic, 10:00 PM

An article by posted on 18/03/2017 0 Comments
WBC Game Thread: United States vs Dominican Republic, 10:00 PM

The United States and the Dominican Republic will battle it out for a spot in the World Baseball Classic semifinals with an elimination game tonight at 10:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on MLB Network. LHP Danny Duffy will get the start for the United States and will be opposed by RHP Ervin […]

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Thoughts On Matt Harvey’s Velocity Concerns

An article by posted on 15/03/2017 0 Comments
Thoughts On Matt Harvey’s Velocity Concerns

After what could only be described as an uneven performance, comments by right-hander Matt Harvey as well as pitching coach Dan Warthen had social media ablaze with consternation, strife and untold drama. On Wednesday afternoon, Harvey allowed two earned  runs in 3 1/3 innings against the Marlins, tossing 67 pitches and reportedly living in the 92-93 […]

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Top SS Prospect Amed Rosario Reassigned To Minor League Camp

An article by posted on 14/03/2017 0 Comments
Top SS Prospect Amed Rosario Reassigned To Minor League Camp

The New York Mets today, announced their second wave of spring training cuts and chief among them was top shortstop prospect Amed Rosario who has been reassigned to minor-league camp. Also cut this morning are OF Wuilmer Becerra and pitchers Chris Flexen, Marcos Molina, Chase Bradford and Adam Wilk. Rosario impressed everyone during his time in big league camp, showing off […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 1:05 PM – Jay Bruce Playing 1B

An article by posted on 14/03/2017 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 1:05 PM – Jay Bruce Playing 1B

RHP Jacob deGrom will make his third start of Grapefruit League play this afternoon as the New York Mets travel to West Palm Beach to take on the Houston Astros. He will be opposed by RHP Lance McCullers Jr. in a 1:05 PM matchup. The game will be broadcast on WOR radio. Also expected to […]

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Syndergaard Dealing With Bronchitis, Has Sights Set On Opening Day

An article by posted on 14/03/2017 0 Comments
Syndergaard Dealing With Bronchitis, Has Sights Set On Opening Day

After allowing three earned runs against the Miami Marlins in 3.1 innings of work on Monday, Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard admitted he was fatigued, he was exhausted, he was out of gas. (Funeral Services for the Mets’ 2017 season to be held on Thursday.) “The fourth inning, I kind of ran out of gas,” said […]

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Report: Mets Not Happy With Familia’s Usage In World Baseball Classic

An article by posted on 14/03/2017 0 Comments
Report: Mets Not Happy With Familia’s Usage In World Baseball Classic

Although they are not saying anything publicly about it, the New York Mets are reportedly upset with how the Dominican Republic team is using right-handed reliever Jeurys Familia in the World Baseball Classic, according to Kristie Ackert of the New York Daily News. Two team sources told Ackert the the team was upset at seeing Familia pitching […]

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Nimmo Heading To PSL, Will Miss 2-3 Weeks With Strained Hamstring

An article by posted on 13/03/2017 0 Comments
Nimmo Heading To PSL, Will Miss 2-3 Weeks With Strained Hamstring

As I suspected, Brandon Nimmo did suffer a strained right hamstring. Team Italy’s manager Marco Mazzieri confirmed the news with James Wagner of the New York Times. As such, Nimmo is expected to be out for a few weeks with a Grade 1 strain. According to the team this morning, Nimmo is en route to Port St. Lucie […]

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Flexen Will Miss 2-3 Weeks After Surgery To Remove Bone Chip In Right Knee

An article by posted on 12/03/2017 0 Comments
Flexen Will Miss 2-3 Weeks After Surgery To Remove Bone Chip In Right Knee

Photo: Ed Delany, Metsmerized Online Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that right-hander Chris Flexen, who was scratched from a Grapefruit League start last month due to a sore right knee, underwent surgery to remove a bone chip from the knee. He is expected to miss two to three weeks, making it unlikely he starts the […]

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