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, '00 and '15, 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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Jayce Boyd Is Now Menacing Florida State League Pitching

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Jayce Boyd Is Now Menacing Florida State League Pitching

Jayce Boyd finally got that long waited promotion to Advanced-A, right after the SAL All Star Game as I had speculated. But don’t think for a moment that the better class of pitching has slowed him down any… It hasn’t. The right-handed first-bagger has a four game hitting streak and has nine hits in his […]

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Murphy Is Batting .195 In June, Flores Raking In Vegas, Something’s Gotta Give

An article by posted on June 24, 2013 0 Comments
Murphy Is Batting .195 In June, Flores Raking In Vegas, Something’s Gotta Give

After a torrid start to the season, second baseman Daniel Murphy, who occasionally moonlights at first base as well, is mired in one of his longest funks of the season and perhaps his career. With the ongoing exploits of Marlon Byrd and David Wright, and the resurgence of newly acquired Eric Young Jr., Murphy’s slump […]

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Blood On The Streets Of Philadelphia After Wright Leads 8-0 Massacre

An article by posted on June 23, 2013 0 Comments
Blood On The Streets Of Philadelphia After Wright Leads 8-0 Massacre

The Mets obliterated the Philadelphia Phillies this afternoon by the score of 8-0 to take the series, their second straight on this road trip. It was the Mets’ third shutout victory of the season. David Wright led the Mets’ 12-hit attack with four hits including two doubles, a triple and his 12th home run of […]

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MMO Medical Update: Here Comes Pedro Feliciano

An article by posted on June 23, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Medical Update: Here Comes Pedro Feliciano

Pedro Feliciano is gaining traction at Double-A Binghamton where he pitched another perfect inning for them in last night’s 6-5 win over Salt Lake. For the veteran lefthander, it was his third perfect inning in three appearances since being promoted from Advanced-A St. Lucie where he first began playing in rehab games. Feliciano, who was […]

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Mets Place Lucas Duda On The DL, Call Up Zach Lutz

An article by posted on June 23, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Place Lucas Duda On The DL, Call Up Zach Lutz

Updated by Daniel N. at 10:00 PM Lucus Duda is now on the 15-day DL with a left intercostal strain Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork has reported. The Mets have recalled infielder Zach Lutz from Triple-A to replace him on the roster. Lutz, 27, was hitting .286 (53-185)¬†with 11 doubles, seven home runs and 37 RBIs […]

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Noah Syndergaard Making His Double-A Debut

An article by posted on June 23, 2013 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Making His Double-A Debut

Noah Syndergaard is making his first start at Double-A Binghamton this afternoon after being promoted from Single-A St. Lucie on Saturday. To make room for Syndergaard on the roster, the B-Mets place Alfonzo Harris on the DL. The game is underway, and Syndergaard’s first pitch in the game was a 96 mph strike. The B-Mets […]

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Four Philly Home Runs Doom Mets Comeback Attempt In 8-7 Loss

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
Four Philly Home Runs Doom Mets Comeback Attempt In 8-7 Loss

After coming back from six runs down to tie the game 7-7 in the top of the ninth, Carlos Torres served up a leadoff home run to Kevin Frandsen in the bottom of the inning and the Mets lost to the Phillies by the score of 8-7. Dillon Gee started for the Mets and he […]

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First Rounder Dominic Smith Makes A Nice Splash In Pro Debut

An article by posted on June 22, 2013 0 Comments
First Rounder Dominic Smith Makes A Nice Splash In Pro Debut

The Mets’ 2013 first-round pick Dominic Smith, made his professional debut today for the GCL Mets and went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Smith started at first base for the Mets and grounded out in first at-bat in the second inning. But in the fourth inning he singled to drive home left fielder Vicente Lupo, picking […]

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Hefner And The Mets Defeat The Phillies 4-3; Lagares Three Hits

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner And The Mets Defeat The Phillies 4-3; Lagares Three Hits

Mets 4, Phillies 3 The New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 tonight at Citizens Bank Park to open their three game series. The Mets have won five of their last seven games. Jeremy Hefner started and after a rough second inning that saw him give up three early runs, he settled down and […]

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Scouts Say Harvey’s Better

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Scouts Say Harvey’s Better

Danny Knobler of CBS Sports spoke to two scouts who were on hand for Super Tuesday, when Matt Harvey stymied the Braves and Zack Wheeler made his long anticipated debut with six scoreless innings for a Mets doubleheader sweep in Atlanta. “I don’t know if you’re doing a survey, but put me down for Harvey […]

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Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

An article by posted on June 21, 2013 0 Comments
Paul DePodesta Talks Draft and Player Development With Met Fans On Twitter

Mets Vice President of Player Development and Scouting Paul DePodesta fielded questions for about an hour on Twitter yesterday. He did a nice job of tackling the many concerns and inquiries fans had about the most recent draft, many of the team’s prospects and where they fit into the plan, and also discussed his strategy […]

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