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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MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

Here are the projected arbitration salaries for the New York Mets that were just released by MLB Trade Rumors for the upcoming offseason. The Mets have 11 players that are eligible for salary arbitration: Eric Young Jr. (5.052) – $600K Buddy Carlyle (5.002) – $1.1MM Ruben Tejada (4.171) – $2.5MM Lucas Duda (4.137) – $6.8MM […]

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Delta Airlines Unveils Mets Branded Boeing 757!

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Delta Airlines Unveils Mets Branded Boeing 757!

With the New York Mets just clinching their first postseason berth in almost a decade, excitement is high all over NYC. To celebrate the team’s return to the playoffs, Delta Air Lines, the Official Airline of the New York Mets, today dedicated a Mets-branded Boeing 757 at JFK Airport. NY Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, Mets […]

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Matt Harvey A No-Show At Mandatory Team Workout (Updated)

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
Matt Harvey A No-Show At Mandatory Team Workout (Updated)

Update: Matt Harvey showed up to Citi Field and apologized for missing mandatory workout. “I just truly screwed up,” he told reporters, but did not state a specific reason or take questions. “Obviously today was not the greatest,” Harvey said. “I know we had a mandatory workout and certainly the last thing I want to […]

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How Sandy Alderson Pulled It Off

An article by posted on October 6, 2015 0 Comments
How Sandy Alderson Pulled It Off

Here’s a fascinating article by Mike Rosenbaum of MLB.com who spoke to Mets general manager Sandy Alderson about a variety of topics including how his rebuild centered around high-upside pitching prospects. “The strategy in building the team focused on the pitching, primarily the starting pitching, and that’s where the enthusiasm for our franchise’s future began […]

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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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