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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Jayson Werth: It’s Our Division To Lose

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
Jayson Werth: It’s Our Division To Lose

On Monday, it was the Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper who did some chirping about the Mets, saying he doesn’t give a crap about what they do. On Tuesday, Jayson Werth chimed in and said that the Nationals are the team to beat and that the division is theirs to lose. “I think it’s only a […]

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Mets Approaching Each Game Like It’s The Biggest Of The Year

An article by posted on August 5, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Approaching Each Game Like It’s The Biggest Of The Year

Terry Collins hit the nail on the head when he told reporters last night how him and his team are approaching each game from here on in. “Each guy’s got to pick his part up and tug on his end of the rope,” Collins said. “We’ve got to approach every game like it’s the biggest […]

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Cespedes Likes Atmosphere, Would Love To Stay With Mets

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Cespedes Likes Atmosphere, Would Love To Stay With Mets

Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes told reporters on Tuesday that he would love to remain with the Mets. “This is something I can’t control,” Cespedes said through an interpreter Tuesday afternoon. “I don’t know what the front office is thinking about. But with what I see so far, I would love for everything to work out and […]

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Mets DFA Alex Torres, Acquire LHP Eric O’Flaherty From A’s

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Mets DFA Alex Torres, Acquire LHP Eric O’Flaherty From A’s

The Mets have designated lefty reliever Alex Torres for assignment tonight, and have acquired lefty reliever Eric O’Flaherty from the Oakland A’s for a player to be named later and cash. O’Flaherty, 30, is a true lefty specialist in every sense, and has held left-handed batters to a .186 batting average in 50 plate appearances for the […]

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Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Dave Dombrowski Out As Detroit Tigers GM

The Detroit Tigers today announced that Dave Dombrowski has been replaced as General Manager by Assistant GM Al Avila. Avila takes over as executive vice president of baseball operations and will assume all responsibilities related to baseball operations of the club. He will report directly to Tigers Owner Mike Ilitch. “I would like to thank Dave […]

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Strength Of Schedule Has Mets Looking Good For MLB Postseason

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Strength Of Schedule Has Mets Looking Good For MLB Postseason

Being in contention at the start of August is a nice change, and taking sole possession of first place is a significant step in the right direction for the Orange and Blue. In a decade that has been marred with losses and disappointing finishes – now is the time for the Mets. The team hasn’t […]

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Featured Post: What Does It Say About An Organization When…

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Featured Post: What Does It Say About An Organization When…

You know there’s something about the last few days that’s been overlooked and needs to be said. One of the things we pride ourselves on MMO is to always strive to be original and out-of-the-box. This is one of those kinds of posts. What does it say about an organization when a player starts crying […]

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Bryce Harper: I Don’t Give A Crap About Mets

An article by posted on August 4, 2015 0 Comments
Bryce Harper: I Don’t Give A Crap About Mets

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper got snippy with reporters when asked about the New York Mets taking over sole possession of first place in the National League East on Monday night. “I don’t give a crap what the Mets are doing. Or Dodgers or Giants or Texas or anybody,” Harper said after the Nationals lost […]

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Mets Take Sole Possession Of First Place After 12-1 Rout Of Marlins

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Take Sole Possession Of First Place After 12-1 Rout Of Marlins

There was no slowing the New York Mets down as they hit the road for Miami and pummeled the Marlins by a score of 12-1 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory. It was a game of firsts for the Mets beginning with Michael Conforto who blasted his first career home run to put […]

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Yoenis Cespedes Gets His Wish To Play Center Field

An article by posted on August 3, 2015 0 Comments
Yoenis Cespedes Gets His Wish To Play Center Field

Recently acquired Yoenis Cespedes is known for his bat and speed but is also quite an adept defender in the outfield. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, a day after Cespedes told manager Terry Collins he prefers center field to a corner spot, the new Mets outfielder got his wish. Cespedes started in […]

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