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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It’s Official: Mets Have Signed Free Agent Jose Reyes

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
It’s Official: Mets Have Signed Free Agent Jose Reyes

UPDATE: IT’S OFFICIAL! Statement from Jose Reyes: As I have expressed in the past, I deeply regret the incident that occurred and remain remorseful and apologetic to my family. I have completed the counseling required by MLB, have been an ongoing therapy, and will continue with counseling going forward.  I appreciate the Mets organization for believing […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Says Ankle Is Fine After A Brief Scare

An article by posted on June 25, 2016 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Says Ankle Is Fine After A Brief Scare

Jason Getz, USA Today Sports Images New York Mets center fielder Yoenis Cespedes gave everyone a scare during Friday night’s 8-6 win over the Atlanta Braves. After a leadoff single in the seventh, Cespedes was picked off first base and twisted his ankle trying to get back to the bag. Cespedes remained huddled on the ground […]

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Conforto Throws Out Bonifacio At The Plate

An article by posted on June 24, 2016 0 Comments
Conforto Throws Out Bonifacio At The Plate

One of the defensive highlights in Thursday’s 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, came in the bottom of the seventh inning when the Mets were trying to preserve their 3-2 lead at the time. With the tying and winning runs on second and third, Ender Inciarte lifted a deep flyball to left field. Michael Conforto […]

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Syndergaard Will Start Monday Against Nationals In DC

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Syndergaard Will Start Monday Against Nationals In DC

Right-hander Noah Syndergaard will make his next start on Monday when the Mets begin a three game series against the Washington Nationals, assistant GM John Ricco told reporters in Atlanta today. Syndergaard left Wednesday’s game early with elbow discomfort and was seen by team orthopedist Dr. David Altchek. An MRI was conducted and showed that Syndergaard […]

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Out Of Left Field Matt Reynolds Rises To The Occasion

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Out Of Left Field Matt Reynolds Rises To The Occasion

I love a good underdog story and on Wednesday afternoon, utility infielder Matt Reynolds rose to the occasion and hit the home run that proved to be the game winner in the Mets’ 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field. It was his first major league home run. “That was probably one […]

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Cespedes Likely To Miss Two Games With Sprained Wrist

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Likely To Miss Two Games With Sprained Wrist

Yoenis Cespedes was diagnosed with a mild sprain of his left wrist after meeting with team orthopedist Dr. Altchek. Cespedes received a cortisone injection that is expected to sideline him for at least the first two games of Braves series which begins tonight in Atlanta. Manager Terry Collins shared his concern with reporters on Wednesday. “If you remember […]

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Agony and Ecstasy Unfold as Dodgers Top Nationals in Wild Finish

An article by posted on June 23, 2016 0 Comments
Agony and Ecstasy Unfold as Dodgers Top Nationals in Wild Finish

The look in the dugout said it all. The smiles, the joy, it was all there. And why not… After a pitching duel between two young and talented starting pitchers left the score knotted at 2-2, the Washington Nationals jumped out in front of the Los Angeles Dodgers in beautiful and balmy Chavez Ravine. Let’s […]

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Mets Expect Bartolo Colon To Make His Next Start On Sunday

An article by posted on June 22, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Expect Bartolo Colon To Make His Next Start On Sunday

Manager Terry Collins told reporters during his pregame press conference, that the swelling in Bartolo Colon‘s thumb has subsided considerably. The team now expects him to make his regularly scheduled start on Sunday, when the Mets will play the Braves in Atlanta. Original Report – June 21 Bartolo Colon was removed from the game after […]

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Mets Will Hold Private Workout For Cuban Free Agent Yulieski Gourriel

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Will Hold Private Workout For Cuban Free Agent Yulieski Gourriel

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said that the team will hold a private workout for Cuban free agent Yulieski Gourriel. “We’re going to do our due diligence on that player,” Alderson said Tuesday. “We have made arrangements to do that. At the same time, that player hasn’t seen live pitching for weeks, if not months.” […]

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Mets Place Jim Henderson On DL, Recall Sean Gilmartin

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Place Jim Henderson On DL, Recall Sean Gilmartin

The Mets have placed Jim Henderson on the disabled list with right biceps tendinitis and have recalled Sean Gilmartin from Triple-A Las Vegas. Henderson had initially been diagnosed with a right shoulder impingement and was listed as day to day. Gilmartin, 26, will wear #36 and will be available for tonight’s game. Gilmartin was 8-3 […]

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Trading Places: Colon Pitching Tonight, Syndergaard Tomorrow

An article by posted on June 21, 2016 0 Comments
Trading Places: Colon Pitching Tonight, Syndergaard Tomorrow

The Mets have just announced that Noah Syndergaard will not pitch tonight against the Kansas City Royals as planned. Instead, Bartolo Colon will pitch tonight and Syndergaard will start against the Royals in Wednesday’s finale. Though the Mets have given no reason, it’s obvious they made this move so that Syndergaard will face the Nationals […]

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