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 Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

“They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as a way of keeping the club going. I’ll never make the mistake of being seventy again.”  ~ Casey Stengel Here is the official Opening Day roster followed by a look at today’s potential lineup. Starting Lineup […]

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Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

Joel Sherman of the New York Post posted a Top 5 list ranking the best managers and baseball executives and I took a look to see what he came up with. Not only did the Baseball Maverick fail to make his top five, but he wasn’t even listed among the five honorable mentions either. I’m […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 2:05 PM (It’s The Final Countdown!)

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 2:05 PM (It’s The Final Countdown!)

The New York Mets wrap up their spring with a final exhibition game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington on Saturday as 2:05 PM. The game can be seen on MLB.tv for FREE, yes that’s right, FREE. Or you can tune into WOR 710 am your radio. Dillon Gee will start for the Mets and […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on April 3, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 8:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Arlington for a two-game exhibition series beginning on Friday night against the Texas Rangers. Jacob deGrom will start for the Mets and will be opposed by former Met Logan Verrett for the Rangers in tonight’s 8:05 PM matchup. The game will not be televised but can be seen for […]

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Murphy Gets Three Hits, Collins Expects Him In Opening Day Lineup

An article by posted on April 3, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy Gets Three Hits, Collins Expects Him In Opening Day Lineup

Daniel Murphy went 3-for-4 with a double and a walk in a minor league game at Tradition Field on Friday. Murphy played second base on Thursday in a minor league game as well and had a home run and a sac fly in five at-bats. Murphy is expected to join the Mets in Washington, and […]

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Rangers Claim Logan Verrett Off Waivers From Orioles

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Rangers Claim Logan Verrett Off Waivers From Orioles

The Texas Rangers have claimed right-hander Logan Verrett off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles and added him to their 25 man roster. Verrett, 24, had been selected by the Orioles from the Mets in December’€™s Rule 5 Draft. The Rangers will have to carry Verrett all season long or expose him to waivers again. If […]

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Mets Announce Juan Lagares Has Agreed To 4-Year Extension

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Announce Juan Lagares Has Agreed To 4-Year Extension

Juan Lagares passed his physical and the New York Mets officially announced that they have agreed to terms on a contract that with run through 2019 with a club option for 2020. “This is a place I want to be,” said Lagares. “The Mets signed me when I was 16. I’m really excited for this […]

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Granderson Has Sore and Swollen Knee, But Not Worried

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Granderson Has Sore and Swollen Knee, But Not Worried

Update: Marc Carig reports that Curtis Granderson has a sore and swollen knee after being hit by a fastball from pitcher Lance Lynn on Thursday. The Mets right fielder says he isn’t worried about it. April 2 12:45 PM Curtis Granderson left Thursday’s game after being hit on the right leg, near the knee, by […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 12:05 PM

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 12:05 PM

The New York Mets face the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday at 12:05 PM at Roger Dean Stadium in the final spring-training game they will play in Florida. Matt Harvey (1-1, 1.45 ERA) will start for the Mets and oppose Lance Lynn (0-0, 4.50 ERA) for the Cardinals. The game will not be televised and […]

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Conforto To Skip Savannah, Open Season In High-A St. Lucie

An article by posted on April 2, 2015 0 Comments
Conforto To Skip Savannah, Open Season In High-A St. Lucie

In a decision that should come as no surprise to MMO readers, 2014 first rounder Michael Conforto, will skip Single-A Savannah and begin the season with Advanced-A St. Lucie as reported by ESPN New York. Conforto was selected 10th overall last June out of Oregon State and hit .331 with three homers and 19 RBIs […]

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