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 Rays, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 15, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rays, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Port Charlotte on Sunday to play the Tampa Bay Rays at 1:05 PM. The game will not be televised, but will be broadcast on WOR radio. Bartolo Colon will get the start for the Mets and will be opposed by right-hander Matt Andriese for the Rays. NEW YORK METS […]

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Josh Edgin Will Have Tommy John Surgery

An article by posted on March 15, 2015 0 Comments
Josh Edgin Will Have Tommy John Surgery

Josh Edgin will undergo Tommy John surgery on Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York,  the team announced. Edgin chose surgery over rest and rehab and will miss all of the 2015 season. “It was the best decision for my future and my family. The Mets stood behind me 100 percent,” Edgin […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 13, Nationals 4

An article by posted on March 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 13, Nationals 4

The New York Mets defeated the Washington Nationals by a score of 13-4 on Saturday afternoon in Port St. Lucie. The Mets have scored 37 runs over their last three games. Pitching Tyler Pill started and tossed 2.1 scoreless innings allowing just a hit and a walk. Jeurys Familia, Jenrry Mejia, Akeel Morris and Scott […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Duda Batting Cleanup!)

An article by posted on March 14, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Duda Batting Cleanup!)

The New York Mets will host the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field in a 1:10 PM Saturday matinee. The game will be televised on WPIX. Right-hander Tyler Pill is starting for the Mets in place of Zack Wheeler who was scratched with a tender elbow. He will be opposed by right-hander Tanner Roark for the […]

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Wilmer Flores Blasts 3-Run Homer As Mets Rout Braves 13-2

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Blasts 3-Run Homer As Mets Rout Braves 13-2

The New York Mets crushed their division rival Atlanta Braves by a score of 13-2 on Friday afternoon in Tradition Field. Jon Niese (2.84 ERA) started the game and allowed three hits in 3.2 scoreless innings, striking out three and walking only one. Niese is looking good, my friends. Sean Gilmartin (9.82 ERA) allowed a […]

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Mets Reach Settlement With Castergine On Discrimination Lawsuit

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Reach Settlement With Castergine On Discrimination Lawsuit

I know some of you won’t like this, but the Mets have reached a settlement in the lawsuit filed against them by former VP of ticket sales Leigh Castergine. The team announced the settlement in a press release, and offered a joint statement from both the Mets and Castergine. “The parties have decided to resolve […]

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Collins and Alderson Disappointed In Lefthanded Bullpen Situation

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Collins and Alderson Disappointed In Lefthanded Bullpen Situation

A frustrated Terry Collins said after Thursday’s game that the Mets could enter the season without a left-hander in the bullpen according to reporters and just go with seven right-handers. “Yeah, I’m disappointed. Here’s a chance. You come to the major league spring training and all you want is a chance. Now, with our guy […]

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

The New york Mets host the Atlanta Braves at Tradition Field on Friday at 1:10 PM. The game will be broadcast on SNY. Jon Niese gets the start for the Mets and will be opposed by lefthander Manny Banuelos for the Braves. Also slated to pitch for the Mets are Sean Gilmartin, Erik Goeddel, Cody […]

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Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

An article by posted on March 13, 2015 0 Comments
Matz Says He’s Up For Relief Role, But Sandy Says It’s Highly Improbable

After Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz finished his outing against the Nationals on Thursday, general manager Sandy Alderson called it “extraordinarily unlikely” and “highly improbable” that Matz will make the Opening Day roster as a left-handed reliever. (Anthony DiComo) “As Alderson has noted in the past, the Mets want Matz to receive more seasoning in […]

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Mets “Going With What We Got” In Bullpen

An article by posted on March 12, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Going With What We Got” In Bullpen

According to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News, the Mets placed less of a priority to acquire a veteran left-handed reliever “not because of money” but because as the team source put it, “we were confident with what we got.” That of course is a complete reversal from the team’s early offseason posture, when they […]

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