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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MLB Draft: Mets Give It The Old College Try

An article by posted on June 11, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Give It The Old College Try

Mets 1st Round Pick RHP Justin Dunn During Day 1 of the MLB Draft, the Mets selected RHP Justin Dunn of Boston College and LHP Anthony Kay of UConn with their two first round picks, and 1B Peter Alonso of Florida in the second round. You can read more about them here. During Day 2 of the […]

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Mets Activate Kelly Johnson, Option Ty Kelly To Triple-A

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate Kelly Johnson, Option Ty Kelly To Triple-A

The Mets have activated Kelly Johnson and optioned Ty Kelly to Triple-A Las Vegas. Johnson will wear uniform No. 55. Original Report Utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson., who the Mets traded for on Wednesday, will be joining the team in Milwaukee tonight for the second game of their four-game series with the Brewers. The Mets […]

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Re-Signing Bartolo Colon Proving To Be Stroke Of Genius For Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
Re-Signing Bartolo Colon Proving To Be Stroke Of Genius For Sandy Alderson

The New York Mets won the series opener against the Brewers and seized their second victory in a row thanks in great part to another rock solid performance by their wily veteran Bartolo Colon. For Colon, it was his fourth-straight quality outing, holding the Brew Crew to just one run in seven innings at Miller Park as […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso In Second Round

An article by posted on June 10, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select First Baseman Peter Alonso In Second Round

The New York Mets have selected first baseman Peter Alonso out of the University of Florida with the 64th overall pick in the 2016 first-year player draft. The 21-year old right-handed slugger has seen his stock climb in recent weeks. His improved contact rate and plus raw power makes him very attractive. More likely to stick at […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select UConn LHP Anthony Kay With No. 31 Pick

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select UConn LHP Anthony Kay With No. 31 Pick

With the No.31 selection of the MLB Draft, the New York Mets selected left-hander Anthony Kay out of UConn. Kay went 9-2 this season and helped lead the Huskies to the NCAA Tournament. Posting a 2.65 ERA in 17 starts, Kay’s 263 strikeouts set a new UConn strikeout record that was previously held by Matt Barnes, […]

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MLB Draft: Mets Select Boston College RHP Justin Dunn With No. 19 Pick

An article by posted on June 9, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Draft: Mets Select Boston College RHP Justin Dunn With No. 19 Pick

Clayton Collier, Metsmerized Online With the 19th selection of the MLB Draft, the New York Mets selected right-hander Justin Dunn out of Boston College. The Mets say they love his upside and didn’t expect him to be on the board. They view Dunn as a starting pitcher and saw this as an opportunity to replenish […]

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Braves Deal Kelly Johnson Back To Mets

An article by posted on June 8, 2016 0 Comments
Braves Deal Kelly Johnson Back To Mets

According to MLB Network citing sources, it looks like the New York Mets have swung a deal with the Atlanta Braves for utility infielder and outfielder Kelly Johnson. The Mets are reportedly sending pitching prospect Akeel Morris to the Braves in exchange for Johnson. Additionally, the Mets are getting cash back in the deal. Johnson, […]

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Morning Grind: The Hell With The Future, Go For It Now

An article by posted on June 7, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: The Hell With The Future, Go For It Now

I detest ignorance. And when I see Mets fans and media hearkening to and longing for the faulty policies and impulsive decision-making that set this Mets franchise back for nearly a decade culminating in six consecutive losing seasons, it’s pure unadulterated ignorance at the highest level. It makes my blood boil. This morning I came […]

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Mets and Pirates To Play Traditional Doubleheader On Tuesday

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Pirates To Play Traditional Doubleheader On Tuesday

The New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates had their series opener postponed on Monday due to heavy rains. As such, the two teams will play a traditional doubleheader at PNC Park on Tuesday beginning at 4:05 PM. The second game of the twin-bill will begin 30 minutes after the conclusion of the early game. Steven […]

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Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

The Washington Nationals nearly blew a late five run lead against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday after handing the game to their bullpen. After Felipe Rivero gave up three runs in the 7th to make it 10-8 Nationals, closer Jonathan Papelbon came into the 9th to try and preserve the slim two run lead. Papelbon […]

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MMO Game Recap: Fernandez Outduels Harvey As Mets Fall 1-0 To Marlins

An article by posted on June 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Fernandez Outduels Harvey As Mets Fall 1-0 To Marlins

The New York Mets (31-23) were unable to complete the sweep and were shutout 1-0 by the Miami Marlins (29-27) this afternoon at Marlins Park. Sunday’s finale in Miami, was everything you could ask for in what was billed as a marquee pitching matchup as Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dueled Mets right-hander Matt Harvey. Unfortunately […]

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