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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Scouts Can’t Recall Seeing A Team So “Lifeless” This Early In Season

An article by posted on April 4, 2014 0 Comments
Scouts Can’t Recall Seeing A Team So “Lifeless” This Early In Season

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post writes… Once again Mets bats could not make solid contact, the bullpen was atrocious, and the defense was dreadful as the Mets were swept away by the Nationals, 8-2, Thursday at Citi Field before an announced crowd of 20,561, but was more like 6,000. Two scouts who watched […]

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Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Team Doctors Say Elbow Surgery Is 50/50 For Parnell

April 3 Bobby Parnell indicated Thursday that team doctors have told him it is “50-50” whether he will require Tommy John surgery. The injured closer added that he may make a decision about whether to have surgery in two weeks — not wait the full six weeks that includes a throwing program Sandy Alderson laid […]

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MMO Game Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 2

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Nationals 8, Mets 2

The New York Mets were defeated by the Washington Nationals today at Citi Field by the score of 8-2. With the loss, the Mets get swept in their opening series to begin the season with an 0-3 record. Zack Wheeler started for the Mets and allowed three earned runs over six innings, tossing a total […]

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MLB Daily Fantasy Big Score: $100,000 Guaranteed Payout

An article by posted on April 3, 2014
MLB Daily Fantasy Big Score: $100,000 Guaranteed Payout

One-Day leagues are the most exciting way to play MLB fantasy baseball. Any day you want to add excitement to the MLB schedule, you can pick a fantasy team and win huge cash prizes. If you have $22 and love MLB Baseball, draft a 1-Day Fantasy Baseball team at DraftStreet.com for the games this Friday. You […]

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Slide Ruben, Slide!

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Slide Ruben, Slide!

What the heck happened last night during this play at home in the fifth inning that saw Ruben Tejada waltz in without so much as a hit or a slide? Putting aside the fact that Tim Teufel should have never waved Tejada home, what the hell was Tejada thinking? Apparently he wasn’t thinking at all […]

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Will Terry Collins Survive The Year? Odds-Makers Say No…

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Will Terry Collins Survive The Year? Odds-Makers Say No…

Although I already posted on the Mets and their new modern MLB record of 31 strikeouts through the team’s first two games, it was late last night when I wrote that and I didn’t get a chance to throw in some of my own thoughts on the matter. About three weeks ago I was at […]

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Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

An article by posted on April 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Set MLB Record With 31 Strikeouts In First Two Games

After leading the league in strikeouts in 2013, the Mets are off to an ominous start in 2014, setting a modern MLB record with 31 strikeouts through their first two games of the season, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Still reeling from striking out 18 times on Opening Day against Stephen Strasburg and the […]

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Alderson’s Bullpens Have Been Awful

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson’s Bullpens Have Been Awful

Not once during Sandy Alderson’s tenure as general manager with the Mets has he pieced together anything close to an adequate bullpen, writes Marc Carig of Newsday. And as the Mets begin their fourth season under Alderson, it’s unclear whether that will change any time soon. “The bullpen has not been good over the last […]

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Francisco Cordero Seeking An MLB Bullpen Opportunity

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Francisco Cordero Seeking An MLB Bullpen Opportunity

Francisco Cordero signed a minor league contract with the Red Sox in mid-February which included an invite to spring training. However the three-time All-Star failed to make the team and was released on March 29 despite a strong showing in Spring Training.Cordero, 38, gave up just five hits while striking out eight and walking one over eight […]

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Boomer and Carton to Daniel Murphy: Get Your Ass Back To Work!

An article by posted on April 2, 2014 0 Comments
Boomer and Carton to Daniel Murphy: Get Your Ass Back To Work!

April 2 Craig Carton and Boomer Esiason of WFAN ripped Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy for taking paternity leave rather to be with his wife in Florida after the birth of his son. Said Esiason, “Get your ass back to work.” Wow… Neil Best of Newsday also reported that WFAN’s Mike Francesa dedicated an entire […]

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