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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MMO Roundtable: Which Dodgers Player Do You Fear The Most?

An article by posted on October 8, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: Which Dodgers Player Do You Fear The Most?

XtreemIcon – Adrian Gonzalez. The Dodgers, like the Mets, are built on their tremendous starting pitching and will need their offense to come through to win. The Mets are throwing three RHP in the series and A-Gon has an .850 OPS against righties. No one else in the lineup comes close to threatening like A-Gon […]

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MMO Roundtable: What Will Be The Key To Beating The Dodgers?

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Roundtable: What Will Be The Key To Beating The Dodgers?

Here is the first of an 8-Part MMO Roundtable Series where our staff will handle a variety of questions about the Mets Post Season as well as looking ahead to the Hot Stove Season and 2016. What Will Be The Key To Beating The Dodgers In The NLDS? Mike Simon – Jacob deGrom reverting to […]

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Gary Cohen Will Not Cover Mets Postseason Games On WOR

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Gary Cohen Will Not Cover Mets Postseason Games On WOR

Neil Best of Newsday reports that SNY play-by-play announcer Gary Cohen will not be doing any postseason games for WOR radio  as had been speculated by some. According to Best, Cohen was criticized in some quarters in 2006 for doing guest innings in the Mets’ radio booth during the NLCS — which became more noticeable when he […]

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Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

An article by posted on October 7, 2015 0 Comments
Dillon Gee Opts Out Of Mets Contract, Elects Free Agency

RHP Dillon Gee opted out of his contract with the Mets on Wednesday and is now a free agent. Gee, 29, earned the right to opt out because he had more than three years of MLB service and was never recalled to the majors after being outrighted to Triple-A Las Vegas during the season. Because […]

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MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

Here are the projected arbitration salaries for the New York Mets that were just released by MLB Trade Rumors for the upcoming offseason. The Mets have 11 players that are eligible for salary arbitration: Eric Young Jr. (5.052) – $600K Buddy Carlyle (5.002) – $1.1MM Ruben Tejada (4.171) – $2.5MM Lucas Duda (4.137) – $6.8MM […]

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Delta Airlines Unveils Mets Branded Boeing 757!

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Delta Airlines Unveils Mets Branded Boeing 757!

With the New York Mets just clinching their first postseason berth in almost a decade, excitement is high all over NYC. To celebrate the team’s return to the playoffs, Delta Air Lines, the Official Airline of the New York Mets, today dedicated a Mets-branded Boeing 757 at JFK Airport. NY Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, Mets […]

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Matt Harvey A No-Show At Mandatory Team Workout (Updated)

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey A No-Show At Mandatory Team Workout (Updated)

Update: Matt Harvey showed up to Citi Field and apologized for missing mandatory workout. “I just truly screwed up,” he told reporters, but did not state a specific reason or take questions. “Obviously today was not the greatest,” Harvey said. “I know we had a mandatory workout and certainly the last thing I want to […]

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How Sandy Alderson Pulled It Off

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
How Sandy Alderson Pulled It Off

Here’s a fascinating article by Mike Rosenbaum of MLB.com who spoke to Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about a variety of topics including how his rebuild centered around high-upside pitching prospects. “The strategy in building the team focused on the pitching, primarily the starting pitching, and that’s where the enthusiasm for our franchise’s future began […]

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MLB Postseason Schedule: Mets vs Dodgers 9:45 PM Start Time In NY

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
MLB Postseason Schedule: Mets vs Dodgers 9:45 PM Start Time In NY

The broadcast times for the NL Division Series between the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers are as follows: Game 1: Friday 9:45 PM EST on TBS Game 2: Saturday: 9:07 PM EST on TBS …Those are some pretty late start times for the kiddies… Bad job… Postseason Field American League • Toronto Blue Jays (AL […]

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Washington Nationals Fire Manager Matt Williams

An article by posted on October 5, 2015 0 Comments
Washington Nationals Fire Manager Matt Williams

According to Washington Post beat reporter James Wagner, the Nationals have fired manager Matt Williams. “After a tumultuous and disappointing 2015 season, the Washington Nationals have fired Manager Matt Williams with a year remaining on his contract.” “Expected to repeat as National League East champions and contend for their first World Series title, the Nationals […]

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NLDS Roster Taking Form: Parnell, Campbell, Recker, Young, Verrett Are Out

An article by posted on October 4, 2015 0 Comments
NLDS Roster Taking Form: Parnell, Campbell, Recker, Young, Verrett Are Out

The Mets announced that C Anthony Recker, RHP Bobby Parnell, OF Eric Young, RHP Logan Verrett, and IF Eric Campbell are heading to Port St. Lucie and have not made the postseason roster. All five players were told to stay in shape and be ready in case they are needed. This means that outfielder Kirk […]

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