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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MMO Game Recap: Angels 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on April 12, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Angels 5, Mets 4

Ugh… Jeurys Familia working in his third inning of relief, hit Hank Conger with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to give the Los Angeles Angels a 5-4 victory over the Mets in the series opener on Friday night. Here’s the skinny… Travis d’Arnaud hit his first home run of the season to pull the […]

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Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Headed To Las Vegas To Play Rehab Games

April 11 Outfielder Chris Young played in an extended spring training game on Thursday and had two singles, two walks and a sacrifice fly in five innings. On Friday he appeared in another extended spring training game in Port St. Lucie which went very well. The Mets announced that Young is now headed for a […]

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Specially Priced MLB Downloads Now On iTunes – Win Free Mets No-Hitter DVD!

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Specially Priced MLB Downloads Now On iTunes – Win Free Mets No-Hitter DVD!

SPECIALLY-PRICED WORLD SERIES FILMS, BLOOPERS, TV SERIES AND DOCS – ALL UNDER $10, AVAILABLE NOW ON iTunes! This week, 30 Major League Baseball® teams took the field for Opening Day 2014.  Fans have been thronging to ballparks around the country, and tune in on TV, radio and online, as their respective teams begin the months-long […]

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Shut-Down Relief At Its Best, Let’s Hear It For The Boys!

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Shut-Down Relief At Its Best, Let’s Hear It For The Boys!

One of the most volatile things in all of baseball is the effectiveness of a major league bullpen. It’s no easy task to put a top bullpen together, and nobody would know that better than our own general manager Sandy Alderson who has presided over three straight seasons of bullpen futility at its most deplorable […]

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Mejia Shows Some Much Needed Sizzle, Energy and Emotion

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Shows Some Much Needed Sizzle, Energy and Emotion

Jenrry Mejia showed some guile toughing it out to give the Mets a five inning effort that might have had an entirely different complexion if it weren’t for two dead-red pitches that left fielder Justin Upton rocketed for two home runs. That second homerun reportedly traveled 477 feet before landing in the back of the upper […]

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First Base Follies To Continue

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
First Base Follies To Continue

Despite Ike Davis starting on Thursday night against the Braves and starter David Hale, Terry Collins insists that Lucas Duda is still the starting first baseman and will continue to get the bulk of the playing time. “We made a decision and you don’t have much credibility if you keep changing your mind every other day because somebody goes 2-for-4,” […]

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Mejia and Recker Could Become Super Two Eligible

An article by posted on April 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia and Recker Could Become Super Two Eligible

Jenrry Mejia and Anthony Recker could be Super Two eligible at the end of the season according to MLB Trade Rumors. This means that both players could be eligible for salary arbitration one year earlier than usual based on their service time. Currently, Mejia’s service time is at 1.14, while Recker comes in at 1.128. Arbitration typically […]

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Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Concerns Mounting As Mets Offensive Woes Continue

After Wednesday’s 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, the Mets are hitting .190 as a club and have struck out 79 times through eight games. “The issue is, no matter what the count is, we’re not doing any damage with pitches,” manager Terry Collins said. “We’re hitting groundballs to short. We’re hitting routine fly balls to […]

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Mets Can Send Lannan To Minors Without His Consent

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Can Send Lannan To Minors Without His Consent

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, before John Lannan was added to the Opening Day roster, the Mets had the southpaw sign an “advance consent” waiver. That means Lannan pre-authorized the Mets to send him to the minors at any point during the first 45 days of the season — which also would negate […]

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The Newest Mets Killer, Freddie Freeman

An article by posted on April 10, 2014 0 Comments
The Newest Mets Killer, Freddie Freeman

Mark Simon of ESPN New York writes about the latest Mets Killer, Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman. Freeman’s two RBIs on Wednesday gave him 37 in 38 games against the Mets over the last three seasons. That’s by far the most in the majors over that span. Next-closest is Ryan Zimmerman and Adam LaRoche with 25. Freeman’s slashline […]

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