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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Darrell Ceciliani Having Fun, Making The Most Of His Opportunity

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Darrell Ceciliani Having Fun, Making The Most Of His Opportunity

Playing left field in place of Michael Cuddyer who got the game off, outfielder Darrell Ceciliani went 2-for-3 on Tuesday night as the Mets edged the Blue Jays 3-2. Ceciliani, who played a pivotal role in the win, continues to earn playing time and is hitting .538 (7-13) over his last six games dating back to […]

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Clutch Performance: Parnell Gets Five Huge Outs, Earns First Save In Two Years

An article by posted on June 17, 2015 0 Comments
Clutch Performance: Parnell Gets Five Huge Outs, Earns First Save In Two Years

After cruising through the first seven innings, thanks to the tremendous effort by Matt Harvey, the Mets headed into the top of the eighth inning ahead by a score of 3-0. Terry Collins turned to righthander Carlos Torres to preserve Harvey’s gem, but it was quickly apparent that he didn’t have it and before you […]

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Adding Clarity and Perspective to Dillon Gee and Steven Matz Confusion

An article by posted on June 16, 2015 0 Comments
Adding Clarity and Perspective to Dillon Gee and Steven Matz Confusion

As you know the New York Mets designated Dillon Gee for assignment on Monday. Speaking to reporters at Citi Field shortly after the news broke, Sandy Alderson added some clarity to why the team took the actions they did, what it means, and how this impacts pitching prospect Steven Matz. “It was a hard decision to make, […]

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Those Uncanny, Resilient, Never Say Die, New York Mets

An article by posted on June 16, 2015 0 Comments
Those Uncanny, Resilient, Never Say Die, New York Mets

Wow, what a game last night, and what a finish. We’re being treated to some of the best and most exciting Mets baseball in almost ten years. If you’re a Mets Fan and you’re not enjoying this season so far, you need an emotional rescue. Monday night’s dramatic 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays […]

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Nieuwenhuis Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Las Vegas

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
Nieuwenhuis Clears Waivers, Outrighted To Triple-A Las Vegas

The Mets announced that Kirk Nieuwenhuis has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas. June 13 The New York Mets have reclaimed OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels, according to ESPN New York’s Adam Rubin. To make room for Nieuwenhuis on the 40 man roster, reliever Jerry Blevins […]

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Jacob deGrom and Wife Stacey Talk About Their Home In New York City

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom and Wife Stacey Talk About Their Home In New York City

Here’s a cool video from our friends at Coldwell Banker. It’s Jacob deGrom and his beautiful wife Stacey showing off their home away from home in New York City. DeGrom talks about the memories of playing catch with his dad growing up, something he still enjoys doing in the off season. The 2014 MLB Rookie of […]

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It Always Comes Back To Mets’ Financial State

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
It Always Comes Back To Mets’ Financial State

Regardless of whether or not you think Sandy Alderson and the Mets need to make a big splash deal before this season’s trade deadline, here is some sobering information about the perception around the league regarding the financial state of the team. In his latest piece for ESPN Insider, Buster Olney says that there is no […]

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Dilson Herrera Has Locked Onto Second Base Job

An article by posted on June 15, 2015 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Has Locked Onto Second Base Job

Sunday’s 10-8 win over the Atlanta Braves may have the best game and the most satisfying win of the season thus far for the Mets. At least that’s how it felt to me. Before the series I tweeted out that I believed the returns of Travis d’Arnaud and Dilson Herrera could be the spark the […]

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Lagares Blasts A Three-Run Shot As Mets Explode For Four Homers

An article by posted on June 14, 2015 0 Comments
Lagares Blasts A Three-Run Shot As Mets Explode For Four Homers

During Sunday afternoon’s huge comeback win over the Atlanta Braves, the Mets exploded for four home runs for the third time this season and second time this month. Darrell Ceciliani, Dilson Herrera and Travis d’Arnaud all went deep, but it was a three-run shot by Juan Lagares in the 6th that proved to be the decisive […]

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Recker and Muno Optioned To Make Room For Tejada and Gee

An article by posted on June 14, 2015 0 Comments
Recker and Muno Optioned To Make Room For Tejada and Gee

The Mets announced that RHP Dillon Gee was activated from the Bereavement List and Infielder Ruben Tejada was activated from the Paternity Leave List. Catcher Anthony Recker and infielder Danny Muno were optioned to Las Vegas (AAA) to make room for them. Gee will start this afternoon’s game against the Braves while Tejada is expected […]

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