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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How Bad Does Mets Management and Ownership Want To Win?

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
How Bad Does Mets Management and Ownership Want To Win?

I should be numb after last night, but quite frankly I’m not. I’m not scared, devastated, or hopeless either. In fact I’m not feeling any of the emotions I’ve encountered in the Mets blogosphere this morning ranging from sad and pathetic to whiny and unsettling. Maybe it’s because watching the Mets offense get no-hit didn’t […]

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Report: Mets and Brewers Initiate Trade Talks

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Report: Mets and Brewers Initiate Trade Talks

Are Mets eyeing Milwaukee’s Jean Segura? According to Jon Morosi of Fox Sports, the Mets and Brewers have begun preliminary trade talks. Morosi says the Mets are keying in on the Brewers’ position players. On Tuesday we learned that Aramis Ramirez was not a consideration according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York who spoke to a team […]

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Travis d’Arnaud Back In Mets Lineup

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Travis d’Arnaud Back In Mets Lineup

Update: Travis d’Arnaud is back with the Mets and in tonight’s lineup and batting sixth. * * * * * * * With the Mets ridiculously challenged for offense, the team should get a nice boost to the lineup when Travis d’Arnaud is activated from the disabled list on Wednesday. The Mets’ regular starting catcher […]

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Heston Fires No-Hitter: Notes and Reactions

An article by posted on June 10, 2015 0 Comments
Heston Fires No-Hitter: Notes and Reactions

Here are some notes and reactions from around the Mets and media on last night’s no-hitter by Chris Heston, and the questionable state of the Mets offense. Jared Diamond, Wall Street Journal Nonetheless, the Mets didn’t put up much of a fight. With two outs in the eighth inning, third baseman Eric Campbell hit a […]

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Kevin Plawecki Out With Dizziness Again

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Kevin Plawecki Out With Dizziness Again

Looks like the dizziness that sidelined Kevin Plawecki  for two games last weekend has not completely subsided. The Mets rookie catcher is out of the lineup again on Tuesday as the team begins their home stand against the San Francisco Giants. Anthony Recker will be behind the plate tonight as Plawecki rests. Manager Terry Collins told […]

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Brandon Nimmo Could Be Packaged In Deal To Acquire A Bat

An article by posted on June 9, 2015 0 Comments
Brandon Nimmo Could Be Packaged In Deal To Acquire A Bat

As Sandy Alderson’s scouting people relish in their enthusiasm over Monday night’s second round selection of high school first baseman Desmond Lindsay, here’s something interesting about the regime’s first ever draft pick. After talking with team officials, Andy Martino of the Daily News reports that some Mets people are already looking past Brandon Nimmo and […]

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Mets Select OF Desmond Lindsay with No. 53 Pick

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Select OF Desmond Lindsay with No. 53 Pick

The New York Mets selected high school outfielder Desmond Lindsay with the 53rd overall pick in the Draft. Lindsay, 18, played for the Out Of Door Academy in Bradenton, Florida and is committed to the University of North Carolina. At 6’0 and 200 pounds, Lindsay is a right handed power prospect with some speed who […]

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2015 MLB Draft Thread: Mets Pick At No. 53 Overall

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
2015 MLB Draft Thread: Mets Pick At No. 53 Overall

Metsmerized Online will be on hand in Secaucus, NJ for the first two rounds of the 2015 First Year Player Draft which begins Monday night at 7:00 PM and runs through Wednesday. The New York Mets will not have a first round selection or the accompanying slot money this year, as both were forfeited when […]

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Jacob deGrom Named National League Co-Player of the Week

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Jacob deGrom Named National League Co-Player of the Week

Mets right-hander Jacob deGrom has been named the National League Co-Player of the Week along with Clayton Kershaw of the Dodgers. In two starts this past week, deGrom went 2-0 with a 1.20 ERA while walking three and striking out 18 in 15 innings pitched. During one of those starts in San Diego, deGrom took […]

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Steven Matz Has Nothing Left To Prove In Minors

An article by posted on June 8, 2015 0 Comments
Steven Matz Has Nothing Left To Prove In Minors

Reinforcing what I said Thursday about Steven Matz forcing the Mets to make a move, Mike Puma of the New York Post spoke to several people in the front office and the consensus among team officials is that Matz will be wearing a Mets uniform at some point before the All-Star break. General manager Sandy Alderson […]

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