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 and '00, 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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Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Fear Was Not Holding Mets Back On Trading Davis and Duda

Not really a surprise, but Sandy Alderson acknowledged that both Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are both going to be on the Opening Day roster. He declined to comment on who would be the first baseman, but most likely they will both share time at first base and also designated hitter. The competition will continue into […]

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MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 12:05 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Nationals vs Mets, 12:05 PM (SNY)

Farewell to Port St. Lucie The New York Mets wrap up their Grapefruit League season this afternoon in a 12:05 PM start against the Washington Nationals at Tradition Field. Mets pitching prospect Cory Mazzoni will oppose Jordan Zimmermann for the Nats. The game will be broadcast on SNY. This would have been Bartolo Colon‘s turn […]

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Proud To See How Far Dillon Gee Has Come

An article by posted on March 27, 2014 0 Comments
Proud To See How Far Dillon Gee Has Come

Because the game wasn’t televised it looks like we all missed a great performance by Mets righthander Dillon Gee on Wednesday night against the Astros. He tossed six no-hit innings, walked one and struck out seven, and served notice to the National League that he’s back and he’s ready. “I felt really good out there,” […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 6:05 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 6:05 PM (WOR)

The New York Mets head to Kissimmee to take on the Houston Astros tonight a 6:05 PM. Dillon Gee gets his final tune-up of the spring and will oppose Scott Feldman in a game that will be broadcast on WOR 710 AM. Gee has been tabbed to start on Opening Day for the Mets who […]

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How Much Does Lagares Have To Hit To Keep Starting Job?

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
How Much Does Lagares Have To Hit To Keep Starting Job?

It looks like Sandy Alderson may have inadvertently hinted that Juan Lagares will get a chance to be the everyday center fielder to begin the season when talking to reporters on Tuesday. “I think everybody would probably agree he’s our best outfielder, he’s our best center fielder,” Alderson said about Lagares. “But he’s going to […]

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A Big Season From Granderson Will Be Crucial To Any Mets Success

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
A Big Season From Granderson Will Be Crucial To Any Mets Success

In this latest MMO Roundtable, I asked our writers to tell me which new Mets player would be most critical to the team’s success in 2014. Gerry – The new Met that will prove most critical to the team’s 2014 success will likely be Granderson. Marlon Byrd‘s emergence as an offensive force behind David Wright […]

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Only The Marlins Are A Worse Draw On Road Than Mets

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Only The Marlins Are A Worse Draw On Road Than Mets

Here is a different way to look at the secondary ticket market. (Hat tip to Joanne) Sreekar Jasthi of Nerd Wallet took a different approach and analyzed how visiting teams impacted ticket prices overall. Using current ticket pricing data from TiqIQ, here is a chart showing the results of their team by team comparison. Not surprisingly, […]

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Will Harvey Day Ever Be The Same Again

An article by posted on March 26, 2014 0 Comments
Will Harvey Day Ever Be The Same Again

I find it amazing how almost half of the 8-12 emails I receive from readers everyday are regarding a player who may not even play one inning for the Mets this season, Matt Harvey. Yesterday, Harvey and the Mets came to an “amicable resolution” as described by Scott Boras on how the righthander would proceed […]

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Both Duda and Davis Will Be On Opening Day Roster

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Both Duda and Davis Will Be On Opening Day Roster

March 25 Not really a surprise, but Sandy Alderson acknowledged that both Lucas Duda and Ike Davis are both going to be on the Opening Day roster. He declined to comment on who would be the first baseman, but most likely they will share time at first and also designated hitter. Josh Satin will still get […]

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Mike Pelfrey Getting Punk’d

An article by posted on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
Mike Pelfrey Getting Punk’d

Check out this video of former Met starting pitcher Mike Pelfrey getting punked by Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire and his teammates. This was hilarious…  Pelfrey starred on the mound at Wichita State before being selected in the first round of the 2005 draft by the New York Mets. That’s payback for all the times […]

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