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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Prospect Spotlight: Time To Promote Josh Satin and Platoon Him With Ike Davis

An article by posted on April 17, 2013 0 Comments
Prospect Spotlight: Time To Promote Josh Satin and Platoon Him With Ike Davis

This post is not about Zack Wheeler, Travis d’Arnaud, Brandon Nimmo or Noah Syndergaard. I hope that is okay with you as last night I was informed by several people at SNY that those four are all that average Mets fans care about as far as Mets prospects go. I’m sure not all SNY connected […]

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Mets Suffer A Frosty and Brrrutal Sweep In Colorado

An article by posted on April 17, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Suffer A Frosty and Brrrutal Sweep In Colorado

After losing the first game of their doubleheader with the Colorado Rockies 8-4, it looked as though the Mets might pull out a win in the finale after taking a commanding 8-1 lead through the top of the fifth. But it all fell apart as the blunders, errors and shoddy pitching saw the Rockies mount […]

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Mets Interested In Rangers Outfielder Julio Borbon

An article by posted on April 17, 2013 3 Comments
Mets Interested In Rangers Outfielder Julio Borbon

According to this tweet by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mets may have something cooking with the Texas Rangers who are seeking to move outfielder Julio Borbon. Borbon, 27, was designated for assignment last week and the Rangers have until this afternoon to trade him or place him on irrevocable waivers. He has a slash of […]

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Alderson Blasted Collins Five Times A Day Regarding Mets’ Offensive Approach

An article by posted on April 16, 2013 0 Comments
Alderson Blasted Collins Five Times A Day Regarding Mets’ Offensive Approach

Mike Puma of the New York Post, reports that Terry Collins was yelled at five times a day by general manager Sandy Alderson regarding the team’s approach during Spring Training, according to a team source. Alderson insisted that the team had to show the kind of selectivity at the plate that has been a hallmark […]

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Feliciano Tosses Scoreless Inning In First Game Back For St. Lucie

An article by posted on April 15, 2013 0 Comments
Feliciano Tosses Scoreless Inning In First Game Back For St. Lucie

Updated by HoJo at 10:45 PM Pedro Feliciano tossed a scoreless seventh inning for Advanced-A St. Lucie tonight in his first game action in nearly a month and the results were encouraging. The Mets’ southpaw allowed one hit, one walk, and had one strikeout. But his velocity was in the 84-86 mph range, according to Adam […]

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Our Prayers Go Out To The Victims And Familes Of The Boston Marathon Bombings

An article by posted on April 15, 2013 0 Comments
Our Prayers Go Out To The Victims And Familes Of The Boston Marathon Bombings

I was on the phone when the news flashed across my laptop screen. Two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. I quickly closed my laptop and turned on my TV and couldn’t believe what I was seeing. The latest report says that at least two people are dead and over 100 […]

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Did Yankees and A-Rod Illegally Obtain and Destroy Evidence From Ongoing Biogenesis Investigation?

An article by posted on April 15, 2013 0 Comments
Did Yankees and A-Rod Illegally Obtain and Destroy Evidence From Ongoing Biogenesis Investigation?

ADD DESTROYING CRIMINAL EVIDENCE TO A-ROD’S RAP LIST? On Friday afternoon, Michael Schmidt of the New York Times broke the story and identified Alex Rodriguez as the player who allegedly purchased documents from a former employee of Biogenesis of America in an attempt to destroy evidence linking him to the anti-aging clinic’s distribution of performance-enhancing drugs. […]

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Matt “The Real Deal” Harvey – This One’s For You, Kid…

An article by posted on April 14, 2013 0 Comments
Matt “The Real Deal” Harvey – This One’s For You, Kid…

Last night, former Mets’ righthander Dwight Gooden tossed out the idea of coming up with a nickname for current great righthander Matt Harvey. Doctor K suggested we go with Matt “The Real Deal” Harvey. As is usually the case when I get inspired, I immediately took to Photoshop and went straight to work and this […]

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Harvey Loses No-Hit Bid, But Approaching Elite Starter Status

An article by posted on April 14, 2013 0 Comments
Harvey Loses No-Hit Bid, But Approaching Elite Starter Status

What a masterful performance by Mets right hander Matt Harvey today as the Mets won their second straight game against the Minnesota Twins by the score of 4-2 at frigid Target Field. Harvey thrilled Mets fans as he took a no-hitter into the seventh inning until Twins first baseman Justin Morneau ruined it when he cranked a towering […]

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Mets Will Play Both D’Arnaud and Buck At Same Time If It Comes Down To That

An article by posted on April 13, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Will Play Both D’Arnaud and Buck At Same Time If It Comes Down To That

Updated by HoJo at 2:15 PM According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, if Travis d’Arnaud is promoted at some point this season whenever the team deems him ready it will not affect John Buck’s playing time at all if he is still producing. Terry Collins said that both could possibly start in the same game with Buck potentially playing […]

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