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 Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 5:05 PM (Wil-maaa!)

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 5:05 PM (Wil-maaa!)

The New York Mets travel to Viera, Fla. to take on the Washington Nationals at 5:05 PM. Matthew Bowman faces left-hander Gio Gonzalez. Jon Niese, who was originally slated to start this game, will pitch in an Intrasquad game today instead. The decision was based on weather related issues. As previously reported, Wilmer Flores returns […]

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Wright Okay With Moving Out Of No. 3 Spot In Order

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Wright Okay With Moving Out Of No. 3 Spot In Order

Mike Vorkunov of the NJ.com asked the question today, “Would David Wright move out of his No. 3 spot in Mets lineup?” While Wright has pretty much owned the No. 3 spot over the last five years, the Mets captain is not averse to making a switch if that’s what the team wants. Wright has […]

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Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Latest On Mets and O’s Lefty Reliever Matusz

Left-handed reliever Brian Matusz has a “robust” market, and is getting several trade inquiries, says Oriole’s GM Dan Duquette. The Orioles have four lefthanded relievers, counting closer Zach Britton, so it’s a possibility, writes Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, who also adds that after the Mets’ interest leaked out in Matusz many other teams became […]

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And Here Comes Sean Gilmartin

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
And Here Comes Sean Gilmartin

I know, I know, only two weeks ago I said, “No way this guy makes the 25, he looks like roadkill out there.” But what to my wondering eyes should appear, but a lefty reliever who throws with no fear. So out of this pack of underwhelming relievers, Sandy’s words not mine, here comes Sean […]

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Gov. Christie Loves The Dark Knight Of Gotham

An article by posted on March 26, 2015 0 Comments
Gov. Christie Loves The Dark Knight Of Gotham

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appeared with Matthew White on NJ 101.5 FM to talk Mets baseball, Matt Harvey and Opening Day. “Listen, I’m hopeful we’re an over .500 team this year, and then we’ll worry about the playoffs after that,” Christie replied. “Mets Opening Day is like a National Holiday in the Christie household.” […]

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Collins Considering Batting Pitcher 8th, Lagares 9th

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Considering Batting Pitcher 8th, Lagares 9th

Here we go again. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Terry Collins is once again toying with the idea of batting the pitcher eighth. When you first here it you’re like, “what, huh, so what…” Until you realize it means batting Juan Lagares ninth and then you’ve like, “what the fuck is […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Yankees 2

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Yankees 2

The New York Mets beat the New York Yankees by a score of 7-2 on Wednesday at Gearge M. Steinbrenner Field. Offense: What can I say about future All Star Juan Lagares that I haven’t said already? Wow, another great game from Lagares who went 2-for-3 with a double, home run, two runs scored, two […]

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Mets Franchise Value Rises To $1.35 Billion

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Franchise Value Rises To $1.35 Billion

A new report by Forbes valued the New York Mets at $1.35 billion dollars, the seventh most valuable franchise in baseball behind the Yankees, Dodgers, Red Sox, Giants, Cubs and Cardinals. Forbes estimates the Mets have an annual revenue stream of $263 million and a $25 million operating income. The Mets also posted baseball’s third-largest […]

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Zack Wheeler Undergoes Successful Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
Zack Wheeler Undergoes Successful Tommy John Surgery

The Mets announced that Zack Wheeler underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Wednesday to repair the flexor pronator tendon and reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The surgery was performed by Dr. David Altchek and he is expected to make a full recovery. Wheeler will miss all of 2015 and is expected to return about […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Yankees, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 25, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Yankees, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Tampa to take on the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field for a Subway Series spring rematch at 1:05 PM. The game will be televised on MLB Network. Rafael Montero will take the mound for the Mets and will be opposed by Masahiro Tanaka for the Yanks. […]

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