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 and '00, 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 Notes: Alderson To Meet The Press, Puello and Nieuwenhuis Out Of Options,

An article by posted on February 20, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Alderson To Meet The Press, Puello and Nieuwenhuis Out Of Options,

Sandy To Meet The Press Mets GM Sandy Alderson will address reporters from Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie on Friday, in place of manager Terry Collins, who is away with family due to the passing of his father. The press conference will air live on SNY at 11:00 AM. I’m looking forward to hearing […]

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Did The Mets Offseason Meet Or Exceed Your Expectations?

An article by posted on February 19, 2015 0 Comments
Did The Mets Offseason Meet Or Exceed Your Expectations?

There is so much chatter from fans on Mets Twitter and even more so in the Mets Blogosphere regarding expectations and how the front office ultimately handled the offseason. The mainstream media is giving the Mets two thumbs down, I’m sure you’ve read most of their assessments. About a dozen MLB analysts and reporters list […]

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Baseball America: Mets Have 7 Prospects on Top 100

An article by posted on February 19, 2015 0 Comments
Baseball America: Mets Have 7 Prospects on Top 100

Baseball America is expected to reveal their 2015 Top 100 Prospects later today or tomorrow. MMO has learned that the Mets will have seven prospects featured on the list as follows: No. 11 Noah Syndergaard, RHP No. 33 Steven Matz, LHP No. 45 Brandon Nimmo, OF No. 46 Dilson Herrera, 2B No. 63 Kevin Plawecki, […]

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PSL Notes: Parnell May Only Miss 2-3 Weeks

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
PSL Notes: Parnell May Only Miss 2-3 Weeks

According to what a team source told ESPN New York, while closer Bobby Parnell is due to open the season on the disabled list, he does not believe the absence would be lengthy. “I would think two to three weeks,” said the source about the absence from Opening Day, while cautioning that time frame is far from […]

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Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Bernie, Posada Numbers, Mets Still Nothing On Piazza

An article by posted on February 17, 2015 0 Comments
Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Bernie, Posada Numbers, Mets Still Nothing On Piazza

With the news that the New York Yankees plan to retire the numbers of Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada later this season, Kevin Kernan of the NY Post says the Mets should retire the number of Mike Piazza to steal their thunder. “The Yankees have legacy players and they are not afraid to […]

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Nelson Figueroa Joins SNY As New Mets Studio Analyst

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Nelson Figueroa Joins SNY As New Mets Studio Analyst

SNY has officially announced Nelson Figueroa as the new Mets studio analyst for pre and post games shows. “Having grown up in Coney Island as a Mets fan, getting to play for them during a 19-year journey that’s taken me all around the world, and now coming full circle back to New York to cover […]

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Gee Would Rather Start Than Relieve, But Will Do What Team Asks

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Gee Would Rather Start Than Relieve, But Will Do What Team Asks

Dillon Gee told beat reporters at Port St. Lucie that he would rather start than pitch out of the bullpen, but that ultimately he’ll do whatever he is asked. Marc Carig of Newsday tweeted that a couple of times this winter, Gee thought he was very close to being traded. As far as his thoughts […]

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Several Mets Bullpen Decisions To Be Sorted Out This Spring

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Several Mets Bullpen Decisions To Be Sorted Out This Spring

Anthony DiComo of MLB.com recently wrote that of all the top prospects in camp including Noah Syndergaard, Steven Matz, and Kevin Plawecki, right-hander Rafael Montero is the only one with big league experience and the best bet to make New York’s Opening Day roster. Though the Mets’ rotation is currently full, he says, the bullpen […]

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The Make Or Break Mets

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
The Make Or Break Mets

Mike Puma of the New York Post questions just how big of a window the Mets have to compete given the makeup of the team. “In one sense, they are a team built on exciting young talent — think the power arms of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Zack Wheeler and Juan Lagares’ explosive legs. […]

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Matt Harvey Is The Vocal Leader This Team Needed

An article by posted on February 16, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Is The Vocal Leader This Team Needed

Good morning everyone, hope you all had yourselves a great weekend. This offseason has dragged on for what seems like forever, but it finally comes to a merciful end in four days when pitchers and catchers report to Mets camp on Thursday. As far as key additions and subtractions go, you know the deal, we’re […]

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