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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Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez: Buyers Beware!

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez: Buyers Beware!

Not for nothing, but I couldn’t help noticing how both Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki are now on the DL and there is a strong possibility that each could be done for the season. CarGo has been bothered by knee issues all year long and now he finds himself on the 15-day disabled list with left […]

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UPDATE: DeGrom Feels Better, Rest Has Helped

An article by posted on August 12, 2014 0 Comments
UPDATE: DeGrom Feels Better, Rest Has Helped

Tuesday, August 12th According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Jacob DeGrom is feeling better and that the rest has helped. DeGrom added that he’s relieved to know there was nothing major after getting MRI yesterday. He’s still banking on missing just two starts before returning to the Mets rotation and will start throwing again when swelling […]

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Robin Williams Dead Of Apparent Suicide

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
Robin Williams Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams is dead at the age of 63. The apparent cause of death was suicide by asphyxiation, according to police who found Williams unconscious at his home in nearby San Francisco, California. He had been battling severe depression and spent time in rehab for it as recently as July, his publicist said […]

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Granderson and Niese Clear Waivers

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson and Niese Clear Waivers

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, left-hander Jon Niese and outfielder Curtis Granderson have both cleared waivers and can now be traded to any team. However, this doesn’t mean either player should be packing their bags anytime soon. The fact that they cleared waivers means that teams were not interested. Sometimes you get lucky and an injury can lead […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 3

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 3

On the strength of a clutch three-run homer by backup catcher Anthony Recker, the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 5-3 this afternoon at Citizens bank Park. Jon Niese started for the Mets and went seven innings allowing just two runs on five hits, while walking three and striking out five. His […]

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Jenrry Mejia Has A Hernia, Will Undergo Offseason Surgery

An article by posted on August 11, 2014 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Has A Hernia, Will Undergo Offseason Surgery

The Mets lost in stunning fashion on Sunday when Jenrry Mejia allowed two ninth inning runs to give the Phillies a shocking 6-5 victory. For Mejia, It was his third blown save of the season. Afterward Terry Collins told reporters that Mejia was perfectly fine and that health issues had nothing to do with what transpired. […]

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MMO Top 25 Mets Prospects (Mid-Season Update)

An article by posted on August 10, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Top 25 Mets Prospects (Mid-Season Update)

We present our Mets Midseason Top 25 Prospects. It’s just a quick and cursory look at our rankings before we get to work on our annual and much more extensive 2015 Top Prospects list in February. It was comprised from the individual rankings of myself and my minor league aficionados Kirk, Teddy, Brian and Connor. […]

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Will Mets Youth Movement Lead To A Worst Case Scenario This Offseason?

An article by posted on August 10, 2014 0 Comments
Will Mets Youth Movement Lead To A Worst Case Scenario This Offseason?

There’s not one among us who didn’t want the Mets to replace  Bobby Abreu with Kirk Nieuwenhuis, or Chris Young with Matt den Dekker. Or even Ruben Tejada with Wilmer Flores. However make no mistake that it’s not because we believe either of the three are the answers to our prayers and will fill our […]

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Mets Release Chris Young, Recall Matt den Dekker

An article by posted on August 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Release Chris Young, Recall Matt den Dekker

The Mets have designated outfielder Chris Young for assignment and Matt den Dekker has been recalled and will be activated in time for tonight’s game in Philadelphia.  Young, who was batted .205 with 28 RBIs in 254 at-bats, was informed by Sandy Alderson after the Mets’ 5-4 victory on Friday night.  “It caught me a little bit […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4

An article by posted on August 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 5, Phillies 4

Congratulations to Bartolo Colon who won the 200th game of his career tonight as the Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies by a score of 5-4 at Citizens Bank Park. Colon, 41,  was solid and allowed just one run over eight innings of work. He scattered six hits, walked nobody and struck out six batters. His […]

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