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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Foreigner and Nas Among Those Headlining 2013 Mets Summer Concert Series

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Foreigner and Nas Among Those Headlining 2013 Mets Summer Concert Series

Summer’s nearly here, baseball is getting into full swing, and the Mets are bringing live music to Citi Field to start the summer right! Last year the Mets held their first summer concert series, where bands such as REO Speedwagon, Cheap Trick, and MercyMe followed Mets games. It was a great success for the Mets, […]

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Unwatchable Mets Get Gutted By Marlins In Embarrassing 8-4 Loss

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Unwatchable Mets Get Gutted By Marlins In Embarrassing 8-4 Loss

After scoring four times in the top of the tenth, the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets by the score of 8-4 in another embarrassing loss at Citi Field. It’s the second weekend in a row that the Mets were swept by the Marlins which begs the question; which of the two teams is […]

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Harvey Will Make His Scheduled Start On Thursday

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Will Make His Scheduled Start On Thursday

Terry Collins just told reporters that Matt Harvey will make his next scheduled start on Thursday against the Cardinals. Go ahead and plan accordingly for Harvey Day… In the eighth inning of last night’s 20-inning 2-1 loss to the Marlins, Harvey was removed from his start with tightness in his lower back. He was cruising before being […]

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Mets Transfer Familia To 60-Day Disabled List

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Transfer Familia To 60-Day Disabled List

The New York Mets transferred RHP Jeurys Familia from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. It’s just a procedural move to open a spot for RHP David Aardsma on the 40-man roster. Familia underwent surgery Wednesday to remove bone spurs from his right elbow and is likely out for the season. Original […]

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Last Night Was An Epic Fail On Many Fronts For The Mets

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Last Night Was An Epic Fail On Many Fronts For The Mets

Saturday’s marathon was the longest game ever in Citi Field history and the longest in the majors since April 17, 2010, when the Mets beat St. Louis, 2-1 in 20 innings. The previous long at Citi Field was October 3, 2010, a 14-inning, 2-1 loss to the Nationals. Saturday was also tied for the fourth-longest […]

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Ankiel Signing Proved To Be A Big Waste Of Time

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Ankiel Signing Proved To Be A Big Waste Of Time

The Rick Ankiel era has come to and end with the Mets. The veteran center fielder has been designated for assignment and can choose to accept the assignment to AAA or elect free agency. My guess is the latter. Taking his place will be Kirk Nieuwenhuis, who is already on his way to the big league club after […]

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Marlins Come Out On Top In 2-1 Marathon Win Over Mets

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins Come Out On Top In 2-1 Marathon Win Over Mets

The Miami Marlins scratched out a run in the top of the 20th inning to break the 1-1 deadlock and beat the Mets 2-1 at Citi Field tonight. Matt Harvey started for the Mets and was solid for seven innings until he was removed with what the team initially diagnosed as “lower back tightness.”  The […]

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DOC – A Memoir: On Sale Now!

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DOC – A Memoir: On Sale Now!

DOC A Memoir By Dwight Gooden and Ellis Henican  In the mid 1980’s no pitcher was more feared and more dominant than the Mets young superstar, Dwight “Doc” Gooden. Gooden arrived in New York in 1984 as a shy nineteen year old from Tampa and became a pitching sensation overnight, Times Square even held an […]

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Foul Territory: Toddler Goes Flying At Mariners Game

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments

I’ve seen some crazy things in my 40 years of watching baseball, and one of the most bizarre acts of our National Pastime is watching what some crazed fans would do just to catch a foul ball or a home run into the seats. You know what I’m talking about, right? Last night, during the […]

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David Aardsma Called Up, Collin McHugh Optioned To Vegas

An article by posted on June 8, 2013 0 Comments
David Aardsma Called Up, Collin McHugh Optioned To Vegas

Updated 6/8 at 12:55pm by Clayton Collier: The Mets have optioned RHP Collin McHugh to Triple-A Las Vegas and have called up reliever David Aardsma. He will wear number 30. To make room for Aardsma, Jeurys Familia has been moved to the 60-day disabled list.   McHugh will pitch in Vegas as a starter. Original Post […]

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Marlins vs Mets Game Postponed Due To Rain

An article by posted on June 7, 2013 0 Comments
Marlins vs Mets Game Postponed Due To Rain

Tonight’s game between the Mets and Marlins has been postponed due to rain. The game will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader on September 14 at 4:10 PM.. Original Post 8:00 AM Despite Thursday night’s rainout against the Washington Nationals, righthander Matt Harvey will still remain the scheduled starter on Friday when the […]

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