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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NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on October 1, 2014 0 Comments
NL Wild Card Thread: Giants vs Pirates, 8:05 PM

San Francisco Giants at Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, Oct. 1, 8:07 PM, ESPN Madison Bumgarner (18-10, 2.98) vs. Edinson Volquez (13-7, 3.04)  The National League Wild Card Game will be in Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year, with the Pirates set to host the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park. The Pirates and Giants met six times this year and the Bucs won four of […]

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AL Wild Card Game Thread: A’s vs Royals, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
AL Wild Card Game Thread: A’s vs Royals, 8:05 PM

Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Sept. 30, 8:07 p.m. ET. TBS Jon Lester (16-11, 2.46) vs. James Shields (14-8, 3.21)\ Oakland A’s Lineup 1. Coco Crisp, CF 2. Sam Fuld, LF 3. Josh Donaldson, 3B 4. Brandon Moss, DH 5. Josh Reddick, RF 6. Jed Lowrie, SS 7. Stephen Vogt, 1B 8. Geovany Soto, C 9. Eric Sogard, […]

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Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

An article by posted on September 30, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: More Flexibility Does Not Mean More Spending Or Higher Payroll

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York takes an educated guess that Mets payroll in 2015 will flirt with $100 million. I’m sorry, but I can’t see that happening after weeks of the general manager himself cautioning it would remain around the same $84 million, and the team’s COO Jeff Wilpon saying we shouldn’t expect a […]

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Alderson Says Mets Will Likely Make Citi Field More Homer Friendly

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Says Mets Will Likely Make Citi Field More Homer Friendly

After the Mets handily defeated the Astros by a score of 8-3 on Sunday to close out the season, Sandy Alderson met with the media and fielded questions about the state of the team and shared some early offseason thoughts. “Offensively, we need to score some more runs and in a couple of places in […]

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A Confident Duda Vows To Hit Better Against LHP Next Season

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
A Confident Duda Vows To Hit Better Against LHP Next Season

Wow, what a game, what a finish, what a shot by Lucas Duda… Who says meaningless games in September all have to be dull and boring? What I loved most about Duda’s walk-off home run, besides the clang it made when it struck the foul pole, was that he hit it off lefthander Tony Sipp.  […]

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MMO Fan Appreciation Giveaways! Lagares, Davey, El Sid, Doctor K!!!

An article by posted on September 28, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Fan Appreciation Giveaways! Lagares, Davey, El Sid, Doctor K!!!

Today we close out the greatest season we’ve ever had at Metsmerized and it’s all because of your unwavering support for what we do. You’ve made MMO the largest Mets community on the web with over 100,000 comments per month! At MMO we are dedicated to bringing you the best and most diverse Mets content […]

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Everything Hinges On Wright Returning To All Star Form

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
Everything Hinges On Wright Returning To All Star Form

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post conveys that David Wright is stoked about the direction the Mets are heading and knows the front office must acquire a couple of key pieces this offseason to avoid a seventh straight losing season. Ironically, Kernan argues, the biggest piece the Mets have to acquire is one David […]

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Featured Post: Which Mets Won’t Be Back In 2015?

An article by posted on September 27, 2014 0 Comments
Featured Post: Which Mets Won’t Be Back In 2015?

With just four days left to the regular season, it won’t be long until the Mets officially shift gears and go into 2015 mode. One area which Sandy Alderson won’t have to worry about this Winter is the bullpen, Thankfully, we won’t have to endure anymore botched bullpen revamps. And ironically, the bulk of the […]

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Mets Clinch Their Sixth Straight Losing Season

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Clinch Their Sixth Straight Losing Season

Any chance the Mets had to avoid a losing season were seemingly dashed when the Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez threw a first pitch strike to Eric Young Jr.. Young would go down swinging and Gonzalez would strikeout a career-high 12 batters as he held the Mets to just one hit in seven scoreless innings. This Nationals […]

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MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

An article by posted on September 26, 2014 0 Comments
MRI Reveals More Damage To Wright’s Shoulder Than Previously Thought

Mets third baseman David Wright came clean on Wednesday, telling Adam Rubin of ESPN New York that his persistence in playing with an injured shoulder may caused much more damage than what has been reported. “When I got hurt, the ligaments and the cuff and everything else that holds my shoulder in place were damaged and stretched […]

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