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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Latest Update On David Wright: Alderson Weighs In and Responds to Questions and Concerns

An article by posted on March 15, 2013 0 Comments
Latest Update On David Wright: Alderson Weighs In and Responds to Questions and Concerns

It was MLB Network who first reported that David Wright was being “scratched” from last night’s match up between Team USA and the Dominican Republic with what they called a “sore back.” After Team USA’s 3-1 loss to the Dominican Republic, Anthony DiComo of Mets.com shed additional light on the situation and reported that Wright began feeling […]

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Wilmer Flores, Josh Satin, Carlos Flores Reassigned To Minor League Camp

An article by posted on March 15, 2013 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores, Josh Satin, Carlos Flores Reassigned To Minor League Camp

The Mets announced they have assigned infield prospects Wilmer Flores and Josh Satin, and right-handed reliever Carlos Torres to minor league camp. That leaves 42 players remaining in major league camp. Catcher Travis d’Arnaud, who was expected to be among today’s cuts, survives to play another day and remains in major league camp. However, he is still expected to start […]

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Burke Continues To Stake Claim On Final Bullpen Spot

An article by posted on March 15, 2013 0 Comments
Burke Continues To Stake Claim On Final Bullpen Spot

Yesterday, I pretty much concluded, in a post you can read below, that reliever Greg Burke has just about locked up one of the final spots in the Mets bullpen. In the 9-1 loss to the Tigers on Thursday, Burke was brought in to get a critical out against one of the best hitters in […]

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Gee Rocked In A Wild 9-1 Loss To Tigers

An article by posted on March 14, 2013 0 Comments
Gee Rocked In A Wild 9-1 Loss To Tigers

The Detroit Tigers defeated the New York Mets this afternoon by the score of 9-1 at Tradition Field. Most of the damage came against starting pitcher Dillon Gee who was absolutely awful and completely out of sync. Gee had no control as evidenced by his four walks, two hit batters and three wild pitches in […]

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Santana and the Mets Clear The Air

An article by posted on March 13, 2013 0 Comments
Santana and the Mets Clear The Air

Updated on March 13 at 2:00 PM According to Andy Martino of the Daily News, Johan Santana spoke with Sandy Alderson today to clear the air about what’s been reported about him and his coming to camp unprepared and not ready to pitch. Santana didn’t say anything all the newsworthy, says Martino, but the Mets […]

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Mets’ Matt Harvey Could Be The Next Big Thing

An article by posted on March 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets’ Matt Harvey Could Be The Next Big Thing

It’s not exactly the variety of a film festival when watching the Mets in spring training. It’s the Nationals, Braves, Marlins and Cardinals on a rotating basis. For the Mets in Port St. Lucie, it’s like watching the same episodes of Seinfeld over and over. After awhile, you know how “The Contest’’ will end. For a young guy […]

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Joe Torre Has Found His Derek Jeter In David Wright For Team USA

An article by posted on March 12, 2013 0 Comments
Joe Torre Has Found His Derek Jeter In David Wright For Team USA

Updated on March 12 at 11:00 AM Kevin Kernan of the New York Post caught my attention when he tweeted that Joe Torre has found his Derek Jeter in David Wright. He was referring his latest article this morning in which he writes that David Wright has emerged as a true leader for Team USA. No […]

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Knee Surgery Today For Mets Prospect Michael Fulmer

An article by posted on March 12, 2013 0 Comments
Knee Surgery Today For Mets Prospect Michael Fulmer

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com confirms that pitching prospect Michael Fulmer will have surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee today at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Mets team physician Dr. Struan Coleman will perform the operation. Get well soon, Mike… Originally Post March 11 at 7:45 PM Mets pitching prospect […]

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Niese Still Hasn’t Allowed A Run, Den Dekker Gloves Another, ‘Spin Homers Then Gets Drilled

An article by posted on March 11, 2013 0 Comments
Niese Still Hasn’t Allowed A Run, Den Dekker Gloves Another, ‘Spin Homers Then Gets Drilled

The Mets had an absolute field-day this afternoon with an 11-0 romp over against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Fla. Jonathon Niese got the start against Detroit and continues to roll, tossing four and two thirds innings of scoreless ball and allowing just one hit while walking four. Niese has yet to allow a run […]

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MetsBlog: My Bet Is Matt Harvey Never Wins A Cy Young

An article by posted on March 11, 2013 0 Comments
MetsBlog: My Bet Is Matt Harvey Never Wins A Cy Young

Last night and today, I finally got a chance to do some reading and checked out a few of my regular Mets haunts like Faith and Fear in Flushing, Studious Metsimus and of course MetsBlog. I almost wish I never paid a trip to MetsBlog last night. What I read there turned my stomach more […]

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The 2013 Season Is Sandy Alderson’s Final Mulligan

An article by posted on March 10, 2013 0 Comments
The 2013 Season Is Sandy Alderson’s Final Mulligan

That’s how Joel Sherman of the NY Post began his article this morning in which he asserts that this is the last year the Mets general manager gets to explain away a worsening major league product in the name of rebuilding. The patience extended the Alderson regime, in general, is greater than most in his […]

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