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 Expand Roster, Promote Four Players

An article by posted on August 31, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Expand Roster, Promote Four Players

The Mets announced that four players will be called up when rosters expand on Monday. Infielder Josh Satin and right-handed reliever Erik Goeddel received promotions from Triple-A Las Vegas and catcher Juan Centeno and left-handed reliever Dario Alvarez received promotions from Double-A Binghamton. Satin and Centeno have both seen time with the Mets before. Satin was hitting .289/.386/.439 […]

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MMO Game Recap: Phillies 7, Mets 2

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Phillies 7, Mets 2

The Mets lost to the Phillies tonight by a score of 7-2 at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon started for the Mets and was cruising until the sixth inning when it all unraveled for the veteran righthander. The Phillies tagged him for six earned runs on nine hits in 5.1 innings of work. Colon struck out […]

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Latest on Colon: All Quiet On The Western Front

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
Latest on Colon: All Quiet On The Western Front

With only today and tomorrow left for the Mets to try and swing a deal for Bartolo Colon, the buzz around baseball is, All Quiet on the Western Front. To begin, Mets GM Sandy Alderson summed things up as follows on Thursday: “I would say right now there’s a lot less going on than some people […]

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That Thing You Do

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
That Thing You Do

After setup man Jeurys Familia pitched a scoreless eighth inning, closer Jenrry Mejia struck out the side in the ninth for his 20th save of the season as the Mets beat the Phillies last night at Citi Field. Mejia, who has now had three straight scoreless appearances, entered with a three-run lead and looked dominating. […]

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Alderson On d’Arnaud To Left Field: No Chance, Never Discussed

An article by posted on August 30, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson On d’Arnaud To Left Field: No Chance, Never Discussed

August 30 Sandy Alderson put to rest for once and for all, that the front office had no conversations whatsoever about moving Travis d’Arnaud to left field. He told Mike Puma of the New York Post that not only was there no such conversation within the organization, but that there was no chance that it’s […]

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Murphy Could Miss Most Of Remaining Games

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
Murphy Could Miss Most Of Remaining Games

According to Terry Collins, second baseman Daniel Murphy could miss a lot more time than initially thought after team doctors reviewed the MRI on his right-calf strain. “Murphy is down,” Collins said. “It’s not about who is playing second base. He had some pretty big goals set, and rightfully so, that he was chasing. Big […]

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Mets Promote Top Prospect Dilson Herrera

An article by posted on August 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Promote Top Prospect Dilson Herrera

The Mets announced that Daniel Murphy has been placed on the DL and that Dilson Herrera will be called up from Double-A Binghamton. The 20-year old Herrera skips Triple-A and goes straight to Go. He was having an incredible season at Bingo, slashing at .333/.401/.504 with ten home runs and 49 RBI in 237 at.bats. […]

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Wheeler Wonders Why Mets Wouldn’t Spend Money

An article by posted on August 28, 2014 0 Comments
Wheeler Wonders Why Mets Wouldn’t Spend Money

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post,spoke to Zack Wheeler who has his own thoughts about what the Mets should do as far as spending this offseason. “How could you not spend money?” Wheeler said to Kernan. “You’re in New York. I know the Wilpons. I’ve been around them awhile now. I know they want […]

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Latest Buzz: Angels and Royals Not Hot For Colon

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Latest Buzz:  Angels and Royals Not Hot For Colon

The latest on the Bartolo Colon front comes from Andy Martino of the Daily News. Sources tell him that the Angels and Royals both considered trying to trade for the veteran righy, but felt the cost in prospects and salary were too much. Neither team is hot for Colon and overall interest in him seems […]

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Alderson On Mets Staying Put In Las Vegas

An article by posted on August 27, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson On Mets Staying Put In Las Vegas

With the Rochester Red Wings officially renewing their agreement with the Minnesota Twins in the International League, the Mets are officially stuck with Las Vegas as their Triple-A affiliate through the 2016 season. “We’ve been happy in Las Vegas,” Sandy Alderson said Tuesday afternoon. “Some of the distance issues and so forth notwithstanding, we really have had […]

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