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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Alderson Says Duda and Tejada Are Not Core Players

An article by posted on June 10, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Says Duda and Tejada Are Not Core Players

One of the things Sandy Alderson said today during his interview with WFAN’s Mike Francesa, struck me as being kind of odd and out of place. Alderson said that he does not consider Ruben Tejada or Lucas Duda as part of the team’s core. You know what? Neither do I, but I doubt that Duda or […]

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Has The Allure And New Ballpark Smell Of Citi Field Worn Off?

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Has The Allure And New Ballpark Smell Of Citi Field Worn Off?

One of my favorite baseball sites is StadiumJourney.com. Founded by Paul Swaney, Stadium Journey has become the best destination site for sports fans who are planning their own baseball or other sports road trips. Their invaluable tips and ballpark and stadium reviews provide all the information you need to plan ahead and know what to expect. […]

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D’Arnaud Sheds The Boot, Should Begin Regular Workouts Now

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D’Arnaud Sheds The Boot, Should Begin Regular Workouts Now

  Updated by Joe D. 6/10 Adam Rubin reports: Seven weeks after fracturing his left foot, it looks like Travis d’Arnaud finally can shed the protective boot. Otherwise, this is a very odd tweet … https://twitter.com/Travisdarnaud/statuses/344129757635571712 “I’m all smiles’” he added… Updated by Satish on 6/3 The Mets official press release stated that d’Arnaud will […]

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The Worst Baseball On The Planet

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The Worst Baseball On The Planet

Bill Madden of the Daily News with the sobering reality most Met fans probably don’t want to hear: There were 21,747 gluttons for punishment at Citi Field Sunday for the conclusion of another Mets-Marlins series, which now qualify for the worst baseball on the planet. Not satisfied with having tortured their fans for 20 innings […]

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Mets To Promote Josh Satin, Collin Cowgill, Josh Edgin To Replace Davis, Baxter And Carson

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Mets To Promote Josh Satin, Collin Cowgill, Josh Edgin To Replace Davis, Baxter And Carson

Updated by Satish Ram at 7:45 PM: Adam Rubin is reporting that first baseman Josh Satin, center fielder Collin Cowgill and lefthanded reliever Josh Edgin will be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas to replace Ike Davis, Mike Baxter and Robert Carson who were all optioned to Triple-A after today’s 8-4 loss to the Marlins. Satin will be added to the 40-man […]

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Wright Losing More Ground To Sandoval In All Star Voting

An article by posted on June 9, 2013 0 Comments
Wright Losing More Ground To Sandoval In All Star Voting

PLEASE DON’T LET THIS GUY BEAT DAVID WRIGHT… The second National League All-Star update has been released and six-time All-Star David Wright is losing even more ground to Pablo Sandoval of the San Francisco Giants for starting third baseman. With 1,473,381 votes, Wright now trails Sandoval by over 200,000 votes almost doubling the gap from […]

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Foreigner and Nas Among Those Headlining 2013 Mets Summer Concert Series

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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

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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

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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

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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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