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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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Braves 5

An article by posted on 06/03/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Braves 5

Travis Taijeron Drives In A Pair The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves by a score of 7-5 this afternoon in a sun-drenched Tradition Field for the second win of the Spring. Offense ICYMI | Watch @ynscspds *whisper* one off his bat to bring across the first run of today’s game vs. Atlanta. #LGMhttps://t.co/eEPfDR5M6K […]

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Tradition Field – 1:10 PM RHP Kyle Kendrick vs LHP Sean Gilmartin Also expected to pitch for the Mets this afternoon are Stolmy Pimentel, Addison Reed, and Jim Henderson. Second baseman Dilson Herrera tripled and scored the go-ahead run and Hansel Robles produced a four-out save as the Mets beat […]

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Dominic Smith Learns A Valuable Lesson

An article by posted on 06/03/2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Learns A Valuable Lesson

Paul asks… What does it say about Dominic Smith that he’d pull a bush league move like going into a home run trot on a drive to the right field wall? This guy isn’t even a home run hitter. Yes, I know it was just a spring training game, but it’s the principle of the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Astros 1

An article by posted on 05/03/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Astros 1

The New York Mets defeated the Houston Astros by a score of 3-1 this afternoon at Kissimmee, Fla. for their first Grapefruit League win of the Spring. The Mets were down 1-0 going into the fifth inning when they broke through with a pair of runs to take the lead thanks to a double by Eric Campbell, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 1:05 PM

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 1:05 PM

New York Mets at Houston Astros Osceola County Stadium – 1:05 PM RHP Robert Gsellman vs LHP Collin McHugh Today’s game marks the first of two with the Astros this Spring and it is the Mets only game in Kissimmee in 2016. Robert Gsellman makes his first official start of the Spring. He was named the […]

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Beloved Mets Staffer Shannon Forde Passes Away

An article by posted on 04/03/2016 0 Comments
Beloved Mets Staffer Shannon Forde Passes Away

It’s with a sad heart to report that Shannon Forde, the longtime Mets media relations director, passed away tonight from breast cancer at the young age of 44. The Mets released the following statements. Jeff Wilpon: “Shannon was a very unique person. I was fortunate to see her a few weeks ago at the rehab […]

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MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on 04/03/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Marlins vs Mets, 1:10 PM

The New York Mets (0-1) will host the Miami Marlins (0-1) in their Grapefruit League home opener this afternoon at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. LHP Justin Nicolino (5-4, 4.01) gets the start for the Marlins and will oppose. RHP Logan Verrett (1-2, 3.59) for the Mets in the 1:10 PM matinee. Also expected to pitch […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM – Let’s Get It On!

An article by posted on 03/03/2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 1:05 PM – Let’s Get It On!

The New York Mets (0-0) begin their 2016 Grapefruit League season on Thursday afternoon against the Washington Nationals (1-0) in Viera, FL at 1:05 PM ET. It’s the first of six spring matchups with the Nats and the first of three at Space Coast Stadium in Viera. The game will not air SNY, but can be heard […]

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Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An article by posted on 02/03/2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Cuddyer Retirement Details, State of the Mets

An industry source tells Mike Puma of the NY Post that Michael Cuddyer received a buyout valued in the $2 million to $3 million range to terminate his contract with the New York Mets in December when the veteran outfielder announced his retirement. Cuddyer, 36, was due to earn $12.5 million dollars in the final season […]

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Collins: Fun Time Is Over, Time To Get Ready For Baseball

An article by posted on 01/03/2016 0 Comments
Collins: Fun Time Is Over, Time To Get Ready For Baseball

This might be one of the best and most interesting spring training camps I can ever remember. Everyone is so happy to be here. There are no real spring training battles to speak of. There are no underlying issues that are lurking about. There are no ominous storylines waiting in the shadows. Far from it, […]

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