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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Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

An article by posted on April 7, 2015 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Heading to New York for MRI on Right Elbow

Closer Jenrry Mejia was warming up in the bullpen and getting ready to enter the ninth inning on Monday against the Washington Nationals, when he suddenly dashed back to the dugout to alert trainer Ray Ramirez that he had a stiff elbow and couldn’t loosen up. Mejia apparently told the team he had a tender […]

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Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Puello Placed On DL, Back On Mets 40 Man Roster

According to a report by Adam Rubin, when the Mets placed Cesar Puello on waivers, which he cleared and was eventually demoted to Triple-A Las Vegas, technically none of it ever happened. Apparently, Puello told the team he was injured and general manager Sandy Alderson had to rescind the demotion after an MRI on Monday […]

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Alderson and Collins Spoke with Reporters at Nationals Park

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Alderson and Collins Spoke with Reporters at Nationals Park

GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins met with reporters and discussed a variety of issues at Nationals Park in D.C.. 1. Alderson was not too pleased with the trade that sent Craig Kimbrel to the Padres. According to Adam Rubin, Alderson did not analyze the trade as a big win for his club, despite […]

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2015 Mets Over and Unders

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
2015 Mets Over and Unders

With a new Mets season thankfully – and perhaps mercifully – upon us, ten of us at MMO looked to the future and pondered the many possibilities and outcomes of the months ahead. I love doing Over and Unders each new season and here’s what we came up with this year. I consolidated our results […]

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It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
It’s Opening Day, And What Could Be Better?

It’s Opening Day, and what could be better? There’s a little extra kick in your step this morning and getting out of bed wasn’t the drag it usually is… You woke up smiling as the little voices in your head said, It’s Opening Day, baby!” The Mets and you are tangled in a deep, long-term […]

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Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Opening Day Roster and Lineup Challenges

“They told me my services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth program as a way of keeping the club going. I’ll never make the mistake of being seventy again.”  ~ Casey Stengel Here is the official Opening Day roster followed by a look at today’s potential lineup. Starting Lineup […]

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Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

An article by posted on April 6, 2015 0 Comments
Sherman: No Love For The Baseball Maverick

Joel Sherman of the New York Post posted a Top 5 list ranking the best managers and baseball executives and I took a look to see what he came up with. Not only did the Baseball Maverick fail to make his top five, but he wasn’t even listed among the five honorable mentions either. I’m […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 2:05 PM (It’s The Final Countdown!)

An article by posted on April 4, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 2:05 PM (It’s The Final Countdown!)

The New York Mets wrap up their spring with a final exhibition game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington on Saturday as 2:05 PM. The game can be seen on MLB.tv for FREE, yes that’s right, FREE. Or you can tune into WOR 710 am your radio. Dillon Gee will start for the Mets and […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 8:05 PM

An article by posted on April 3, 2015 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Rangers, 8:05 PM

The New York Mets travel to Arlington for a two-game exhibition series beginning on Friday night against the Texas Rangers. Jacob deGrom will start for the Mets and will be opposed by former Met Logan Verrett for the Rangers in tonight’s 8:05 PM matchup. The game will not be televised but can be seen for […]

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Murphy Gets Three Hits, Collins Expects Him In Opening Day Lineup

An article by posted on April 3, 2015 0 Comments
Murphy Gets Three Hits, Collins Expects Him In Opening Day Lineup

Daniel Murphy went 3-for-4 with a double and a walk in a minor league game at Tradition Field on Friday. Murphy played second base on Thursday in a minor league game as well and had a home run and a sac fly in five at-bats. Murphy is expected to join the Mets in Washington, and […]

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