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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Are You Ready For A Mets Dynasty?

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
Are You Ready For A Mets Dynasty?

Jon Morosi of Fox Sports points out that the New York Mets’ postseason rotation comprised of Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard, Matt Harvey and Steven Matz are historically the second quartet in modern baseball to meet the following criteria: 1. They are each 27 or younger. 2. They made their Major League Baseball debuts with the […]

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Fiery DeGrom Is Charged Up And Sets His Sights On Cubs

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
Fiery DeGrom Is Charged Up And Sets His Sights On Cubs

Mets ace Jacob deGrom returns to the mound tonight at Wrigley Field for Game 3 of the NLCS against the Chicago Cubs after taking the first two games of the series in New York. “I think we have a lot of confidence going into this game,” deGrom said on Monday during his media session. “We […]

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MMO Roundtable: Are These The Final Days For Daniel Murphy As A Met?

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Are These The Final Days For Daniel Murphy As A Met?

Daniel Murphy is all the rage in the last 48 hours whether on the baseball blogosphere, sports talk radio and even on the National circuit where everyone on MLB Network and ESPN are all asking whether the Mets are really going to let Daniel Murphy go after the season. Reports by Joel Sherman, Jon Heyman […]

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MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With @GrafixJoker

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: Talkin’ Mets With @GrafixJoker

I had a chance to do an interview with diehard Mets fan and popular artist Joe Maracic more popularly known as @GrafixJoker on Twitter. He’s also the designer of the many different Mets cartoon images you’ve seen all over social media and even on SNY Monday night. Enjoy my Q&A with this passionate Mets fan […]

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Harvey Has Sore Right Triceps, But Still Good For Game 5

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Harvey Has Sore Right Triceps, But Still Good For Game 5

7:00 PM Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen told reporters there was “no doubt” that Matt Harvey would start Game 5 on Friday. “I don’t foresee any problem with Matt going out there and pitching,” Warthen said. (ESPN New York) “He’s doing his treatment. The doctors looked at it yesterday. He was in great shape. He’s […]

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Heyman: Mets Will Look A Lot Different Without Murphy and Cespedes

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Heyman: Mets Will Look A Lot Different Without Murphy and Cespedes

While the New York Mets are absolutely pleased with how Yoenis Cespedes has worked out for the team, one rival executive who has talked with Mets brass told Jon Heyman of CBS Sports that he would be “shocked” if the Mets retained him. “Yoenis Cespedes carried the Mets through August, and Daniel Murphy is carrying them now, when it counts […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Postseason Jumps From Great To Historic

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Postseason Jumps From Great To Historic

It didn’t take long for Daniel Murphy to continue his epic postseason performance in Game 2 on Tuesday night of the National League Championship Series. The free agent to be, ripped a laser off Cubs starter Jake Arrieta in the first inning for his fifth home run of the playoffs to put the Mets ahead […]

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Collins On Grandy’s Catch, Beating Arrieta, Syndergaard, Bullpen

An article by posted on October 19, 2015 0 Comments
Collins On Grandy’s Catch, Beating Arrieta, Syndergaard, Bullpen

You’re heading to Chicago with a 2-0 series lead, what’s that say about your starters? “Well, we’ve pretty much haven’t hid the fact that we think we have pretty good pitching. They’re young, they’re inexperienced. They don’t have the credentials that Clayton Kershaw and Zack Greinke and Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta have, but they’re […]

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Collins Discusses Wright’s Slump, Harvey’s Next Start, Makeup Of Roster

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Discusses Wright’s Slump, Harvey’s Next Start, Makeup Of Roster

Manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters before the start of Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday and answered the following questions from the media at Citi Field. On Jeurys Familia and his dominance: “Well, you know, he’s been a starting pitcher in the past, so I know he has the ability to go multiple innings. […]

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Jeurys Familia May Be Unavailable In Game 2 Tonight

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Jeurys Familia May Be Unavailable In Game 2 Tonight

Mets closer Jeurys Familia has allowed only one hit and one walk in 6.2 scoreless innings this postseason. His three saves are tied for the most in Mets postseason history. He notched his third save of four or more outs in Game 1 of the NLCS. The last NL reliever to have back-to-back saves of […]

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