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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Daily News: Mets Have To Liberate Davis From Unsustainable Situation

An article by posted on April 5, 2014 0 Comments
Daily News: Mets Have To Liberate Davis From Unsustainable Situation

10:00 AM Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that the Mets now realize that they are not going to get a top prospect or premium player for Ike Davis – a player who has been devalued, both by his own performance and leaks from the team. While club officials acknowledge that moving Davis will […]

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Collins Says Duda Is His Guy At 1B, Davis Will Remain On Bench

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Says Duda Is His Guy At 1B, Davis Will Remain On Bench

April 4 Lucas Duda is now the starting first baseman for the Mets and will hold onto the job for a significant period of time. Ike Davis will remain on the roster according to Terry Collins who also said he considered Duda his guy at first base all along. Collins also said that Josh Satin […]

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Why Did Wheeler Throw 114 Pitches In First Start?

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Why Did Wheeler Throw 114 Pitches In First Start?

I’ve received two emails this morning asking me why Zack Wheeler was allowed to throw 114 pitches in Thursday’s 8-2 loss to the Washington Nationals – one short of his career high. I couldn’t really tell you the exact reason why, but if I were to venture a guess I’d say it was because Terry […]

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Scouts Can’t Recall Seeing A Team So “Lifeless” This Early In Season

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Scouts Can’t Recall Seeing A Team So “Lifeless” This Early In Season

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post writes… Once again Mets bats could not make solid contact, the bullpen was atrocious, and the defense was dreadful as the Mets were swept away by the Nationals, 8-2, Thursday at Citi Field before an announced crowd of 20,561, but was more like 6,000. Two scouts who watched […]

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Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

April 3 Bobby Parnell indicated Thursday that team doctors have told him it is “50-50” whether he will require Tommy John surgery. The injured closer added that he may make a decision about whether to have surgery in two weeks — not wait the full six weeks that includes a throwing program Sandy Alderson laid […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 2

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 2

The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals today at Citi Field by the score of 8-2. With the loss, the Mets get swept in their opening series to begin the season with an 0-3 record. Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and allowed three earned runs over six innings, tossing a total […]

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MLB Daily Fantasy Big Score: $100,000 Guaranteed Payout

An article by posted on April 3, 2014
MLB Daily Fantasy Big Score: $100,000 Guaranteed Payout

One-Day leagues are the most exciting way to play MLB fantasy baseball. Any day you want to add excitement to the MLB schedule, you can pick a fantasy team and win huge cash prizes. If you have $22 and love MLB Baseball, draft a 1-Day Fantasy Baseball team at DraftStreet.com for the games this Friday. You […]

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Slide Ruben, Slide!

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Slide Ruben, Slide!

What the heck happened last night during this play at home in the fifth inning that saw Ruben Tejada waltz in without so much as a hit or a slide? Putting aside the fact that Tim Teufel should have never waved Tejada home, what the hell was Tejada thinking? Apparently he wasn’t thinking at all […]

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Will Terry Collins Survive The Year? Odds-Makers Say No…

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Will Terry Collins Survive The Year? Odds-Makers Say No…

Although I already posted on the Mets and their new modern MLB record of 31 strikeouts through the team’s first two games, it was late last night when I wrote that and I didn’t get a chance to throw in some of my own thoughts on the matter. About three weeks ago I was at […]

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Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

After leading the league in strikeouts in 2013, the Mets are off to an ominous start in 2014, setting a modern MLB record with 31 strikeouts through their first two games of the season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Still reeling from striking out 18 times on Opening Day against Stephen Strasburg and the […]

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