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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Collins Says Impressive Rookie Michael Conforto Won’t See Any Starts Against LHP

An article by posted on September 3, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Says Impressive Rookie Michael Conforto Won’t See Any Starts Against LHP

Another big night for impressive rookie Michael Conforto who his fifth home run in the third inning on Wednesday night, a two-run opposite field shot, and he extended his on-base streak to 15 games dating back  to August 15. Over his last 17 games, Conforto is hitting .400 (20-50) with five doubles, four home runs and […]

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Matt Harvey Felt Weak and Dehydrated During and After Game

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Felt Weak and Dehydrated During and After Game

The New York Mets announced that Matt Harvey was feeling weak and dehydrated after his start on Wednesday and was being treated by team trainers. Harvey began experiencing symptoms during the game. The Mets did not say whether or not Harvey will travel with the team to Miami on Thursday or if he will stay behind and […]

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Collins Sets Rotation For Marlins and Nationals Series

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Collins Sets Rotation For Marlins and Nationals Series

Manager Terry Collins spoke to reporters today at Citi Field before their game against the Philadelphia Phillies. Collins cleared up some questions regarding the Mets pitching rotation and how the team will handle the younger pitchers, skipped starts, and innings limits moving forward. To begin, the rotation has been set for the series in Miami […]

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Registration Begins For Mets Playoff Tickets

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Registration Begins For Mets Playoff Tickets

The New York Mets announced today online registration at Mets.com/Postseason for the possibility of being selected for the opportunity to purchase tickets, subject to availability, for potential New York Mets 2015 Postseason games to be played at Citi Field. The registration process gives all fans who register an equal chance to be randomly selected for this ticket […]

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Nationals Are Running Out Of Time As Mets Magic Number Improves To 25

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Nationals Are Running Out Of Time As Mets Magic Number Improves To 25

While a sizable contingent of Mets fans still cower in fear over the Ghost of September Past and another 2007 style collapse, the Mets Magic Number improved to 25 last night even though they lost 14-8 to the Phillies at Citi Field. Credit the Washington Nationals who lost 8-5 in gut-wrenching fashion to the St. […]

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It’s Been A Wasted Season For Vic Black

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Been A Wasted Season For Vic Black

When I first learned that the Mets had traded Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Vic Black and Dilson Herrera, I remember searching the internet for scouting reports on our haul and I came across an article on FanGraphs entitled Vic Black, Pirates Closer of the Future – or something like that. After reading […]

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Niese Has Allowed 18 Earned Runs in Last Three Starts

An article by posted on September 2, 2015 0 Comments
Niese Has Allowed 18 Earned Runs in Last Three Starts

Jon Niese had yet another disastrous start on Tuesday as the New York Mets were outslugged by the Philadelphia Phillies 14-8 at Citi Field. Niese allowed six earned runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out two in five innings of work. The big blow was a three-run homer to Darin Ruf in […]

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Steven Matz Will Start On Saturday In Place Of Noah Syndergaard

An article by posted on September 1, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz Will Start On Saturday In Place Of Noah Syndergaard

Steven Matz will start in place of Noah Syndergaard on Saturday in Miami against the Marlins, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. The plan for Matz is to have him fill in for Syndergaard for one turn of the rotation and then the Mets will go to a six-man once Thor renters the […]

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Michael Conforto: Something Wicked This Way Comes

An article by posted on September 1, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Conforto: Something Wicked This Way Comes

Wicked? Yes. Wicked Awesome! Michael Conforto just continues to look better and better the more he plays. Last night, he homered for the fourth time this season (second time at home) and finished the game going 2-for-2 with a walk. His opposite field solo home run in the fifth inning gave the Mets the lead, […]

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WOR Documentary Of Legendary Mets Announcer Howie Rose

An article by posted on September 1, 2015 0 Comments
WOR Documentary Of Legendary Mets Announcer Howie Rose

WOR went behind the scenes and followed Mets Broadcaster Howie Rose around Citi Field for a night, providing baseball fans the opportunity to see some really unique and exclusive footage of Howie in his role as the radio voice of the Mets. This short documentary features some candid shots of Howie , and allows him […]

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