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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Valdespin Named PCL Player of the Week

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Valdespin Named PCL Player of the Week

Close your eyes Oleosmirf… As I predicted last night, Jordany Valdespin has been named the Triple-A Pacific Coast League’s Player of the Week. You can read the rest below… I think I’m gonna start reading palms and do some fortunetelling on the side… Original Post Last night, a red-hot Jordany Valdespin went 3-for-3 with a double, triple, […]

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Noah Syndergaard Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Noah Syndergaard Named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week

Updated by Matt Musico Noah Syndergaard continues to show he can handle the competition up in Double-A. While at the MLB Futures Game earlier this month, the tall right-hander said he had two personal goals this season: to make it to the Futures Game and get promoted to Double-A by the end of the season. He’s […]

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Hefner Looking For Some Redemption Against The Marlins Tonight

An article by posted on July 29, 2013 0 Comments
Hefner Looking For Some Redemption Against The Marlins Tonight

After an amazing six week run, Jeremy Hefner has struggled in back to back starts against the Phillies and Braves who torched him for 13 earned runs and 16 hits over 6.1 innings. Before that, Hefner was flying high with a 1.76 ERA over his previous six starts, and the Marlins may be just the […]

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Nationals Clobber The Mets In 14-1 Drubbing!

An article by posted on July 28, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals Clobber The Mets In 14-1 Drubbing!

This recap will be short, but not so sweet…. BOOM!!! POW!!! The Mets head to Miami for a four-game series with the Marlins tomorrow night. Jeremy Hefner opposes Jacob Turner at 7:10 pm.

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MLB Exec & Scouts Choose Mets Over Yankees, Harvey Wants To Be Like Wright

An article by posted on July 28, 2013 0 Comments
MLB Exec & Scouts Choose Mets Over Yankees, Harvey Wants To Be Like Wright

When one major league executive, was asked to choose between the current Mets’ roster or the current Yankees’ roster, he told the Daily News: “You have Matt Harvey, Zack Wheeler, and this feeling that they are building toward something. Over on the other side, there’s no Jeter, Granderson, Teixeira, Youkilis, probably no A-Rod. There’s not anyone […]

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Matt Koch Nearly Perfect, Retires 18 Straight, Savannah Completes Doubleheader Sweep

An article by posted on July 28, 2013 0 Comments
Matt Koch Nearly Perfect, Retires 18 Straight, Savannah Completes Doubleheader Sweep

The Gnats’ bats delivering a thrilling comeback in game one of a doubleheader and Matt Koch was one pitch away from perfection in game two, as the Savannah Sand Gnats swept a doubleheader from the Augusta GreenJackets by scores of 3-2 and 3-1. In the first game, with two outs in the bottom of the […]

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Nationals Thump Three Homers In 4-1 Mets Defeat

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Nationals Thump Three Homers In 4-1 Mets Defeat

The New York Mets lost their second straight against the Washington Nationals by the score of 4-1 this afternoon in our nation’s capital. Dillon Gee started and was charged with all four runs that scored on two solo home runs by Ian Desmond and Denard Span, and a two-run shot by Bryce Harper. Gee, who […]

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Collins Skeptical About Familia Returning This Season

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Skeptical About Familia Returning This Season

Despite reports that right-hander Jeurys Familia could return this season after undergoing surgery to clean loose bodies out his right elbow on June 5, manager Terry Collins sounded less than optimistic. “I heard — now this is only hearsay — that there’s a possibility he may pitch again this year, that he’s really made fast strides after […]

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Mets Upcoming Six-Man Rotation Assignments

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Upcoming Six-Man Rotation Assignments

   Based on what Terry Collins told reporters today, here is how the rotation will play out for the next six days: Saturday – Dillon Gee vs Nationals Sunday – Carlos Torres vs Nationals Monday – Jeremy Hefner vs Marlins Tuesday – Zack Wheeler vs Marlins Wednesday – Jenrry Mejia vs Marlins Thursday - Matt Harvey […]

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Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

An article by posted on July 27, 2013 0 Comments
Filthy, Nasty, Dominating… That’s What Mejia Was Against The Nationals

Before Sandy Alderson rolled into town and traded Carlos Beltran a couple of weeks after drafting Brandon Nimmo with his first selection in the 2011 draft, the top prospect for the Mets was Jenrry Mejia. However, by July of that season, he was merely an afterthought as he was beset by injuries that included Tommy […]

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