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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Mets and Pirates To Play Traditional Doubleheader On Tuesday

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Pirates To Play Traditional Doubleheader On Tuesday

The New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates had their series opener postponed on Monday due to heavy rains. As such, the two teams will play a traditional doubleheader at PNC Park on Tuesday beginning at 4:05 PM. The second game of the twin-bill will begin 30 minutes after the conclusion of the early game. Steven […]

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Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

An article by posted on June 6, 2016 0 Comments
Nats Are Looking For Bullpen Help, Eyeing Chapman and Miller

The Washington Nationals nearly blew a late five run lead against the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday after handing the game to their bullpen. After Felipe Rivero gave up three runs in the 7th to make it 10-8 Nationals, closer Jonathan Papelbon came into the 9th to try and preserve the slim two run lead. Papelbon […]

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MMO Game Recap: Fernandez Outduels Harvey As Mets Fall 1-0 To Marlins

An article by posted on June 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Fernandez Outduels Harvey As Mets Fall 1-0 To Marlins

The New York Mets (31-23) were unable to complete the sweep and were shutout 1-0 by the Miami Marlins (29-27) this afternoon at Marlins Park. Sunday’s finale in Miami, was everything you could ask for in what was billed as a marquee pitching matchup as Marlins ace Jose Fernandez dueled Mets right-hander Matt Harvey. Unfortunately […]

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Cespedes Scratched With Sore Hip, Replaced By Conforto

An article by posted on June 4, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Scratched With Sore Hip, Replaced By Conforto

With just a few minutes to go before the first pitch on Saturday against the Miami Marlins, the New York Mets scratched outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the lineup and replaced him with Michael Conforto. The Mets later announced that Cespedes is suffering from a sore right hip and described his status as day-to-day. Cespedes, who […]

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Mets Notes: Wheeler Return Moved To Mid July, D’Arnaud Swinging, Wright To See Dr. Watkins

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Wheeler Return Moved To Mid July, D’Arnaud Swinging, Wright To See Dr. Watkins

Third baseman David Wright is heading to California to see Dr. Robert Watkins, the back specialist he worked with last summer, Terry Collins told reporters. Wright will meet with him on Monday, but it’s not clear if this is just a routine checkup on his spinal stenosis condition or if it’s related to the herniated […]

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Mets Say Wright Will Need 6-8 Weeks Of Non Baseball Activities

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Say Wright Will Need 6-8 Weeks Of Non Baseball Activities

The New York Mets said via Twitter that David Wright’s injury will require 6-8 weeks of rest from baseball activities during which he will undergo appropriate physiotherapy. Add to that another 2-3 weeks of resumed baseball activities, simulated games, and a rehab assignment and you’re looking at a late August return. That blows… Original Report […]

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Morning Grind: Forget Moving Neil Walker To Third Base

An article by posted on June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Morning Grind: Forget Moving Neil Walker To Third Base

If some of you are holding your breaths waiting for the Mets to promote top prospect Dilson Herrera to the major leagues in light of the news on David Wright, it’s time to exhale. Go ahead and let that air out because there’s little chance you’ll see Herrera anytime soon. Mike Puma of the New […]

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Steven Matz Named NL Rookie of the Month

An article by posted on June 2, 2016 0 Comments
Steven Matz Named NL Rookie of the Month

Mets left-hander Steven Matz has been named the National League Rookie of the Month for May. In five starts in May, Matz went 4-0 with a 1.83 ERA and 0.76 WHIP while striking out 31 batters in 34 1/3 innings. Entering his last start, Matz became the first Mets pitcher to win seven straight starts in ten […]

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Wright Gets Injection In Neck, Will Miss Two More Games, Avoids DL For Now

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Wright Gets Injection In Neck, Will Miss Two More Games, Avoids DL For Now

David Wright received an injection in his neck on Tuesday from team doctors. Terry Collins said in a televised press conference. The shot needs 48 hours to take effect, and Wright will remain unavailable for the next two games, but it looks like he’ll avoid the disabled list for now. Wright has a herniated disk […]

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Mets Activate James Loney, Demote Eric Campbell To Triple-A

An article by posted on May 31, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Activate James Loney, Demote Eric Campbell To Triple-A

Eric Campbell has been demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas so that the Mets could open up a roster spot for newly acquired James Loney. To make room on the 40 man roster, the Mets designated RHP Jeff Walters for assignment. Loney, 32, was batting .342 with a .373 OBP and .424 slugging in 43 games with the […]

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Join Us For Our First Annual Metsmerized Night At Citi Field!

An article by posted on May 27, 2016 0 Comments
Join Us For Our First Annual Metsmerized Night At Citi Field!

Hey Mets fans and in particular all of you who are a part of our amazing Metsmerized Community. I have some great news – so hold on to your blue Mets caps. We are very pleased to announce our… FIRST ANNUAL METSMERIZED NIGHT AT CITI FIELD! The New York Mets have graciously agreed to setup […]

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