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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Mets Now Expected To Extend Murphy $15.8 Million Qualifying Offer

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Now Expected To Extend Murphy $15.8 Million Qualifying Offer

The last 24-48 hours has been fraught with leaks reportedly from various Mets executives and insiders that there was no chance second baseman Daniel Murphy will be a Met next season. Today, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, is saying quite the opposite of what he reported only yesterday, the New York Mets are planning to extend a […]

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This Is The Stuff Of Legend

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
This Is The Stuff Of Legend

I’ve often said, and it bears repeating, that the 2015 New York Mets are a team of destiny. Since first uttering that “the stars and planets were aligning for this team” back in July, the phrase has become a staple in mainstream and local media to describe the this Mets team, once September rolled around. […]

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Terry Collins On Being Up 3-0, Making Things Happen, DeGrom Grinding One Out

An article by posted on October 21, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins On Being Up 3-0, Making Things Happen, DeGrom Grinding One Out

How huge was that stolen base by Cespedes? “Well, Yoenis Cespedes came in knowing that we had to be a little aggressive on the bases, something we don’t normally do. We’re not that kind of a team. But we told the guys, look, if you get on and you think you can go, go. And […]

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Murphy Ties Postseason Record, Homers In 5th Consecutive Game

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy Ties Postseason Record, Homers In 5th Consecutive Game

Are you freaking kidding me! Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy crushed a third-inning solo home run into the center-field bleachers in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series on Tuesday against the Cubs. Murphy joins Carlos Beltran as the only players in postseason history to homer in five consecutive games. Beltran did it with […]

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Omar Minaya Loves Daniel Murphy’s Aggressiveness

An article by posted on October 20, 2015 0 Comments
Omar Minaya Loves Daniel Murphy’s Aggressiveness

Former Mets GM Omar Minaya was a guest on WFAN on Monday and while most of the interview centered on a lot of what he covered a few days ago while at Citi Field, he did add something new with regard to Daniel Murphy. “What we always used to say about Daniel was that this […]

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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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