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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Terry Collins Talks Harvey, Murphy, Granderson, Huge Game 1 Win

An article by posted on October 18, 2015 0 Comments
Terry Collins Talks Harvey, Murphy, Granderson, Huge Game 1 Win

New York Mets manager Terry Collins spoke with reporters after the huge 4-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field. Collins gave some great answers to a host of great questions. Enjoy… How impressed were you with Matt Harvey and his command of all four pitches? “I think what we talked about earlier today […]

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Collins: Syndergaard Will Start Game 2, DeGrom Goes Game 3

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
Collins: Syndergaard Will Start Game 2, DeGrom Goes Game 3

Terry Collins told reporters this afternoon that Noah Syndergaard will start Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday. “Well, Noah came in today, and I ran by all the scenarios that certainly we have had with all of these young pitchers this season, and that is, Okay, you’re at 187 innings for the year, how […]

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Lucas Duda Out, Michael Cuddyer In For Game 1

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
Lucas Duda Out, Michael Cuddyer In For Game 1

Update: Lucas Duda is not in tonight’s lineup against lefthander Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs. Michael Cuddyer will man first base and bat  6th in the order. * * * * * * * * Could Lucas Duda be heading to the bench for the start of the National League Championship Series against the […]

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New York Mets National League Championship Series Roster

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
New York Mets National League Championship Series Roster

Here is the Mets official roster for the 2015 National League Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs. The only real change is Gilmartin replaces Goeddel in the bullpen, and of course Reynolds continues to replace Tejada. So surprised that Eric Young Jr. failed to make the cut, given Lester’s vulnerability on holding runners. Catchers (2) […]

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NLCS Cubs vs Mets: Series Preview, Key Players, Predictions

An article by posted on October 17, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Cubs vs Mets: Series Preview, Key Players, Predictions

The last time the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs were in our national consciousness man had just landed on the moon, our country’s cities had been burning and we were mired in Vietnam. The Mets, in their seventh year of existence, climbed out of a huge deficit to overtake the Cubs and blitz through […]

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Alderson, Collins, Maddon On Cubs Sweeping Season Series Against Mets

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson, Collins, Maddon On Cubs Sweeping Season Series Against Mets

Here’s something I hope you find interesting. During the media sessions at Citi Field on Friday evening, I noticed that Sandy Alderson, Terry Collins and Cubs manager Joe Maddon were each asked to respond the Cubs winning the regular season series 7-0 over the Mets, and whether it mattered in the NLCS. Here is what […]

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NLCS Preview: Mets with 45.72% Chance to Advance

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
NLCS Preview: Mets with 45.72% Chance to Advance

According to our friends at Number Fire they project that the Mets have a 45.72% chance to beat the Cubs and advance to their first World Series appearance since 2000. They have the Cubs winning the series in six games games at 16.36%. However, if it goes seven, the Mets would be the favorite. NL Championship Series […]

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Matt Harvey Pitches Game 1, But Game 2 Is Still Undecided

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Pitches Game 1, But Game 2 Is Still Undecided

Terry Collins spoke to reporters today at Citi Field, and said he has not yet decided who his Game 2 starter will be. I really don’t understand what the confusion here is. Noah Syndergaard should start Game 2 and that way Jacob deGrom starts Game 3 in Chicago on regular rest followed by Steven Matz […]

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Delirious Jim Breuer Celebrates Mets, Rips Gary Cohen For Anti-Murphy Rant

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Delirious Jim Breuer Celebrates Mets, Rips Gary Cohen For Anti-Murphy Rant

SNY play-by-play man Gary Cohen isn’t calling any Mets postseason games on TV or Radio this year, but he sure did light up the airwaves on Monday with his negative remarks and five-minute rant about Daniel Murphy during an interview on WFAN with Joe and Evan. “I have no interest in Daniel Murphy, none. I […]

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Daniel Murphy’s Heroics Fuels a Magical and Memorable Mets NLDS Finish

An article by posted on October 16, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy’s Heroics Fuels a Magical and Memorable Mets NLDS Finish

It’s been a common refrain all season long, but on Thursday night Daniel Murphy came through again for the Mets, this time putting on his own one-man show. Murphy, who has literally carried this team offensively for the past six weeks, delivered his most memorable game yet as a Met, a 3-for-4 performance that accounted for […]

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