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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Will Next Season Bring Another September Chasing 80 Wins?

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Will Next Season Bring Another September Chasing 80 Wins?

Despite both the Yankees and Mets being equidistant from a wild card, and basically in the same boat, the difference between the vibe and feel at both home ballparks is very stark. Yankee Stadium is still vibrant, fun and exciting, while over at Citi Field fewer than 10,000 bodies a night and literally no atmosphere […]

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Injury Update: Murphy, d’Arnaud Leave Game, Eveland Done For Season

An article by posted on September 12, 2014 0 Comments
Injury Update: Murphy, d’Arnaud Leave Game, Eveland Done For Season

Upate (9/12/14) According to Kristie Ackert of The Daily News, Dana Eveland will miss the rest of the season. An MRI showed lots of inflammation in his elbow but no structural damage. Eveland will rest and then be reevaluated. Eveland has been solid for the Mets this year, appearing in 27.1 innings and posting a […]

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Time To Put Up Or Shut Up As Nats Roll Into Town

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Time To Put Up Or Shut Up As Nats Roll Into Town

It’s time to put up or shut up for Terry Collins and the Mets, and though they’ve been one of the hottest teams in baseball this month, it’s not like they’ve been beating juggernauts. Winners of four in a row and seven of eight, their good fortune has come against the National League’s worst Colorado Rockies and […]

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Mejia Becomes Youngest Mets Pitcher To Save 25 Games

An article by posted on September 11, 2014 0 Comments
Mejia Becomes Youngest Mets Pitcher To Save 25 Games

One day after he loaded the bases and was pulled from a save opportunity with one out, Jenrry Mejia rebounded on Wednesday night with a perfect ninth inning to preserve the Mets’ 2-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Mejia fielded a comebacker and flipped it to Lucas Duda at first base for the final out and […]

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Remembering 9/11: Never Forget

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Remembering 9/11: Never Forget

Time does not heal all wounds. The pain of what happened on September 11th, 2001 has not subsided. We can put the tragedy of what took place on that day in the back of our minds, but we can never put it out of our hearts. Lets take some time to remember those victims and […]

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Mets Executive Says She Was Fired For Being Pregnant and Single, Files Federal Lawsuit

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Executive Says She Was Fired For Being Pregnant and Single, Files Federal Lawsuit

Fired Mets VP of Ticket Sales Leigh Castergine, has filed a lawsuit today in Brooklyn Federal Court against the New York Mets. Castergine claims she was fired by the team because COO Jeff Wilpon objected to her becoming pregnant and single. Additionally, the filing states: “He frequently humiliated Castergine in front of others by, among other things, […]

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Farewell Murphy, You’ve Been A Good Soldier and A Class Act

An article by posted on September 10, 2014 0 Comments
Farewell Murphy, You’ve Been A Good Soldier and A Class Act

After listening to Sandy Alderson warn military veterans that spending and flexibility would be limited this offseason, during a visit to the Manhattan VA Hospital, and after hearing him say spending doesn’t equate to winning and not to expect any significant free agent signing, I’ve become convinced of one thing… Daniel Murphy is playing his […]

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David Wright Done For The Season

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
David Wright Done For The Season

David Wright will miss the rest of the 2014 season because of persistent issues with his left shoulder. The team announced that he will be shut down for the year after an MRI today revealed “persistent inflammation” in the rotator cuff of his left shoulder. Wright will wait for the inflammation to get better and […]

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Korean Power-Hitting Shortstop To Be Posted

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Korean Power-Hitting Shortstop To Be Posted

According to a report by Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, Korean shortstop Jung-ho Kang is going to be posted by his team the Nexen Heroes for a major league job. The right-handed power hitter, who has 38 home runs and 107 RBIs in 107 games this season, is 27 years old and will stay at shortstop or convert to […]

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Alderson Admits Limited Spending This Offseason, Considering Bringing In Fences

An article by posted on September 9, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Admits Limited Spending This Offseason, Considering Bringing In Fences

Howie Kussoy of the New York Post is reporting that while speaking to a group of veterans at the Manhattan V.A, Hospital, Sandy Alderson admitted that the team would not be able to do anything significant in free agency this offseason and that unless help doesn’t come via a trade, it will need to come from […]

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