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 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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Mets Strongly Considering Three-Man Rotation For NLDS

An article by posted on October 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Strongly Considering Three-Man Rotation For NLDS

It’s quite apparent that the New York Mets want very little to do with giving Bartolo Colon a start in the National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Colon has had a solid season, but most of his success has come against below .500 teams. Even with the strong possibility that Steven Matz […]

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Nothing Else Matters… One Met Fan’s Pride…

An article by posted on October 4, 2015 0 Comments
Nothing Else Matters… One Met Fan’s Pride…

Goosebumps. I still get them when I think back to the thrills and excitement of the Mets clinching the NL East title in Cincinnati a week ago. And on Saturday, when you saw that NL East Championship banner flying over Citi Field, you need to get your fandom checked out by a professional if you […]

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Matt Harvey Strikes Out 11 In Final Tuneup Before His NLDS Start Against Dodgers

An article by posted on October 4, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Strikes Out 11 In Final Tuneup Before His NLDS Start Against Dodgers

Washington’s Max Scherzer was brilliant on Saturday night in what is being tabbed as one of the greatest pitching performances in the history of the game. Scherzer tossed a no-hitter against the Mets, his second of the season, and struck out a whopping 17 batters in the process. However, lost in the historic night, was […]

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Dodgers Clinch Home-Field in NLDS, DeGrom Named Game 1 Starter

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
Dodgers Clinch Home-Field in NLDS, DeGrom Named Game 1 Starter

The Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres by a score of 2-1 on Saturday night and have clinched home-field advantage for the National League Division Series against the New York Mets. Zack Greinke pitched eight innings of one-run ball at Dodger Stadium in his final start of the regular season. Justin Turner went […]

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Still A Chance Steven Matz Can Start Game 4 Of NLDS

An article by posted on October 3, 2015 0 Comments
Still A Chance Steven Matz Can Start Game 4 Of NLDS

According to manager Terry Collins, there’s still a chance that Steven Matz could pitch in Game 4 of the NLDS. Speaking to reporters at Citi Field this morning, Collins said Matz met with doctors and received an injection in his upper back to try and relax the muscle spasms that have shelved him this past week. […]

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Who Has Been The Mets’ Top Rookie: Syndergaard Or Conforto?

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
Who Has Been The Mets’ Top Rookie: Syndergaard Or Conforto?

Last week the New York Mets announced this year’s Sterling Award winners, honoring the top players throughout their minor league system. It got me to wondering who the top rookie has been for the Mets this season. The Mets have had 11 players make their major league debuts this year, but clearly the two biggest […]

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Looking Back At My Thoughts On Mets Last Offseason

An article by posted on October 2, 2015 0 Comments
Looking Back At My Thoughts On Mets Last Offseason

A few days ago I came across an article I wrote last offseason about the upcoming Mets season after we acquired Michael Cuddyer. I thought it would be very cool to look back on it as the Mets get ready for their first trip to the postseason in nine years. The original title was “I […]

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