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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MLB Draft: Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso In Second Round

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso In Second Round

The New York Mets have selected first baseman Peter Alonso out of the University of Florida with the 64th overall pick in the 2016 first-year player draft. The 21-year old right-handed slugger has seen his stock climb in recent weeks. His improved contact rate and plus raw power makes him very attractive. More likely to stick at […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select UConn LHP Anthony Kay With No. 31 Pick

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select UConn LHP Anthony Kay With No. 31 Pick

With the No.31 selection of the MLB Draft, the New York Mets selected left-hander Anthony Kay out of UConn. Kay went 9-2 this season and helped lead the Huskies to the NCAA Tournament. Posting a 2.65 ERA in 17 starts, Kay’s 263 strikeouts set a new UConn strikeout record that was previously held by Matt Barnes, […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select Boston College RHP Justin Dunn With No. 19 Pick

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select Boston College RHP Justin Dunn With No. 19 Pick

Clayton Collier, Metsmerized Online With the 19th selection of the MLB Draft, the New York Mets selected right-hander Justin Dunn out of Boston College. The Mets say they love his upside and didn’t expect him to be on the board. They view Dunn as a starting pitcher and saw this as an opportunity to replenish […]

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Braves Deal Kelly Johnson Back To Mets

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Deal Kelly Johnson Back To Mets

According to MLB Network citing sources, it looks like the New York Mets have swung a deal with the Atlanta Braves for utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson. The Mets are reportedly sending pitching prospect Akeel Morris to the Braves in exchange for Johnson. Additionally, the Mets are getting cash back in the deal. Johnson, […]

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Morning Grind: The Hell With The Future, Go For It Now

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: The Hell With The Future, Go For It Now

I detest ignorance. And when I see Mets fans and media hearkening to and longing for the faulty policies and impulsive decision-making that set this Mets franchise back for nearly a decade culminating in six consecutive losing seasons, it’s pure unadulterated ignorance at the highest level. It makes my blood boil. This morning I came […]

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Mets and Pirates To Play Traditional Doubleheader On Tuesday

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Pirates To Play Traditional Doubleheader On Tuesday

The New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates had their series opener postponed on Monday due to heavy rains. As such, the two teams will play a traditional doubleheader at PNC Park on Tuesday beginning at 4:05 PM. The second game of the twin-bill will begin 30 minutes after the conclusion of the early game. Steven […]

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Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

The Washington Nationals nearly blew a late five run lead against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday after handing the game to their bullpen. After Felipe Rivero gave up three runs in the 7th to make it 10-8 Nationals, closer Jonathan Papelbon came into the 9th to try and preserve the slim two run lead. Papelbon […]

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MMO Game Recap: Fernandez Outduels Harvey As Mets Fall 1-0 To Marlins

An article by posted on June 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Fernandez Outduels Harvey As Mets Fall 1-0 To Marlins

The New York Mets (31-23) were unable to complete the sweep and were shutout 1-0 by the Miami Marlins (29-27) this afternoon at Marlins Park. Sunday’s finale in Miami, was everything you could ask for in what was billed as a marquee pitching matchup as Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dueled Mets right-hander Matt Harvey. Unfortunately […]

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Cespedes Scratched With Sore Hip, Replaced By Conforto

An article by posted on June 4, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Scratched With Sore Hip, Replaced By Conforto

With just a few minutes to go before the first pitch on Saturday against the Miami Marlins, the New York Mets scratched outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the lineup and replaced him with Michael Conforto. The Mets later announced that Cespedes is suffering from a sore right hip and described his status as day-to-day. Cespedes, who […]

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Mets Notes: Wheeler Return Moved To Mid July, D’Arnaud Swinging, Wright To See Dr. Watkins

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Wheeler Return Moved To Mid July, D’Arnaud Swinging, Wright To See Dr. Watkins

Third baseman David Wright is heading to California to see Dr. Robert Watkins, the back specialist he worked with last summer, Terry Collins told reporters. Wright will meet with him on Monday, but it’s not clear if this is just a routine checkup on his spinal stenosis condition or if it’s related to the herniated […]

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