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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The Mets Are Fun and Exciting, and 90 Wins Are Well Within Reach

An article by posted on May 8, 2015 0 Comments
The Mets Are Fun and Exciting, and 90 Wins Are Well Within Reach

According to Las Vegas oddsmaker Bovada, the Mets are now at 14:1 odds to win the World Series. That is up from 33:1 last December and 22:1 in February. The only teams with better odds are: Los Angeles Dodgers 6:1 St. Louis Cardinals 7:1 Detroit Tigers 15:2 Kansas City Royals 9:1 Washington Nationals 10:1 The […]

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Sources: Plawecki Will Likely Return To Minors When TDA Returns

An article by posted on May 7, 2015 0 Comments
Sources: Plawecki Will Likely Return To Minors When TDA Returns

Marc Carig and David Lennon of Newsday are reporting that sources indicate that catcher Kevin Plawecki would most likely be sent back to Triple-A Las Vegas once Travis d’Arnaud returns from the disabled list. “The internal belief is that Plawecki could still benefit from playing every day in the minor leagues as opposed to splitting […]

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MMO Comment Guidelines

An article by posted on May 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Comment Guidelines

Our goal at MMO is to raise the level of discourse in the comment threads by eliminating inappropriate language and insults, and encouraging a lively and healthy discussion about the New York Mets or baseball in general. Please follow these simple guidelines: 1. You are all welcome to leave comments and join in or start a debate […]

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Dilson Herrera Homers In Big Night At The Plate

An article by posted on May 7, 2015 0 Comments
Dilson Herrera Homers In Big Night At The Plate

The grumblings had already begun for Dilson Herrera who had just one hit in 13 at-bats going into Wednesday’s finale against the Baltimore Orioles. “He looks overmatched. ” “Definitely not ready yet. ” “Needs more seasoning.” “You can’t trust PCL numbers.” But Dilson Herrera silenced all his critics and shut up his detractors with a […]

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Familia Leads Majors With 11 Saves

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Familia Leads Majors With 11 Saves

Despite getting tagged for a solo homerun on pitch that caught too much of the plate, Jeurys Familia quickly regrouped and earned his MLB leading 11th save of the season in last night’s 3-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. In 14.1 innings pitched, Familia has a 0.56 WHIP and 1.88 ERA with 17 strikeouts. Familia […]

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Kevin Plawecki Has A Five Game Hitting Streak

An article by posted on May 6, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Plawecki Has A Five Game Hitting Streak

Here comes Kevin Plawecki. While Daniel Murphy’s RBI single in the fourth inning finally ended the Mets’ 21 inning scoreless streak that went all the way back to Friday, it was Kevin Plawecki’s two-run double that proved to be the decisive blow on Tuesday night as the Mets topped the Baltimore Orioles 3-2. Following Murphy’s […]

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Mets To Continue With Flores For The Next 4-6 Weeks

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets To Continue With Flores For The Next 4-6 Weeks

Here’s the latest on Wilmer Flores who tells Joe Trezza of MLB.com how he felt about about not playing in back to back games in an attempt to have him clear his head. “It’s tough, but you got to get through it. This is how you’re going to learn, from these mistakes,” said Flores. “We’re all […]

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Win a Mets VIP Experience Playing One Day Fantasy Baseball!

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
Win a Mets VIP Experience Playing One Day Fantasy Baseball!

DraftKings is offering Mets Merized Online readers access to a free fantasy baseball contest to win a Mets VIP experience! All you have to do is select the 10 MLB players you think will score the most fantasy points during the MLB games today. Draft one catcher, first baseman, second baseman, shortstop and third baseman, […]

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NY Post: Five Shortstops That Could Help Mets

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
NY Post: Five Shortstops That Could Help Mets

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, comprises a list of five external shortstop options he believes can solve the Mets problem at the position. Davidoff writes that the Mets can’t shrug their shoulders at their shortstop problem. “Should their internal options fail, the Mets have put themselves in a position where they’ll be compelled […]

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David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

An article by posted on May 5, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright’s Return Still Unclear, This Weekend Now Unlikely

According to a report by Zack Braziller of the New York Post, David Wright‘s return is still very unclear based on comments made on Monday by Mets general manager Sandy Alderson. “It’s just hard to say,” Alderson said, when asked about a possible return. “He could be a week away, could be 10 days away. […]

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