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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Travis Taijeron Named Top Rookie In Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
Travis Taijeron Named Top Rookie In Mets Camp

Mets outfield prospect Travis Taijeron received the organization’s John J. Murphy Award, given annually to the team’s top rookie in major league spring training camp. Taijeron batted .368 with a .432 OBP and .658 slugging percentage for the Mets with two home runs and team-high 11 RBIs in 38 at-bats. Last year, Taijeron displayed the power […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM Viva Las Vegas!

An article by posted on March 31, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cubs, 8:05 PM Viva Las Vegas!

VEGAS, BABY!!! The New York Mets now head to Las Vegas for a rare two-game exhibition series against the Chicago Cubs beginning with a a game tonight at 8:05 PM. Right-handed pitching prospect Paul Sewald will start for the Mets and will oppose right-hander Ryan Williams for the Cubs at Cashman Field. Also expected to […]

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Royals Call BS On Newsday Retaliation Report

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
Royals Call BS On Newsday Retaliation Report

I guess there are worse things in life than being called a buffoon by Ned Yost. But that’s exactly what the Kansas City Royals manager called the Newsday reporter who said more than one industry source confided the Royals were planning retaliation against the Mets for Noah Syndergaard throwing up and in to Alcides Escobar […]

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Amazin’ Mets Designs By @AthleteLogos

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
Amazin’ Mets Designs By @AthleteLogos

Recently we came across a very cool company, called Athlete Logos, via Twitter and Instagram (@athletelogos). They are a design firm that specializes in creating custom logos and apparel for athletes & sports teams. They also happen to be owned and operated by a huge Mets fan named Dan who spends a great deal of […]

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SNY Announces 1 Hour Documentary “Five Days In Flushing”

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
SNY Announces 1 Hour Documentary “Five Days In Flushing”

SNY, the official television home of the New York Mets, recalls the memorable days leading up to the 2015 trade deadline that transformed a struggling Mets team into a World Series contender with Five Days in Flushing.   What started with heart-wrenching tears, ended in elation only four days later as the Mets moved into a tie […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 12:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 30, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Nationals, 12:10 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets and Washington Nationals get together for a rare 12:10 pm matchup today at Tradition Field. Matt Harvey will start but is only scheduled to pitch two innings and then he’ll be followed by Noah Syndergaard who should get about five innings or more. They will be opposed by right-hander Trevor Gott […]

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Harvey and Syndergaard Will Start Against Royals, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

An article by posted on March 29, 2016 0 Comments
Harvey and Syndergaard Will Start Against Royals, deGrom Will Pitch Home Opener

Terry Collins confirmed that Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard will start Games 1 and 2 of the season against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Jacob deGrom will start in the home opener at Citi Field on April 8, assuming he’s back with the team. DeGrom and his wife Stacey are expecting their first […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 29, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Marlins, 1:10 PM (SNY)

The New York Mets are back in St. Lucie where they will host the Miami Marlins this afternoon at Tradition Field. Starting in place of Matt Harvey will be left-hander Sean Gilmartin for the Mets, while the Marlins will counter with left-hander Chris Narveson in a 1:10 PM contest. New York Mets Curtis Granderson, RF […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:05 PM (WOR)

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Cardinals, 1:05 PM (WOR)

Veteran righty Bartolo Colon will take the mound this afternoon as the Mets travel to Roger Dean Stadium to face the St. Louis Cardinals at 1:05 p.m. ET on Monday. He will oppose right-hander Carlos Martinez for the Cards. Asdrubal Cabrera will play in his first Grapefruit League game since March 10 this afternoon. He was out with […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

An article by posted on March 28, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster Projection: Count Plawecki and Campbell In

With only six days remaining until the new 2016 season begins next Sunday night in Kansas City, we are beginning to get some clarity as to what our Opening Day roster will look like. Here’s how it breaks down: Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson, RF David Wright, 3B Yoenis Cespedes, CF Lucas Duda, 1B Neil Walker, […]

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