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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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Braves, 1:05 PM

The New York Mets head to Orlando, Fla. where they will play the Atlanta Braves at Champion Stadium this afternoon. 1:05 PM ET. Matt Harvey will make his first start of the spring for the Mets and will oppose RHP Matt Wisler for the Braves in a 1:05 PM matchup. Also slated to pitch for […]

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Mets Defeat Tigers 7-3, But Fall To Cardinals 9-4

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Defeat Tigers 7-3, But Fall To Cardinals 9-4

A split-squad of the New York Mets defeated the Detroit Tigers by a score of 7-3 this afternoon at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie. Bartolo Colon started and earned the win, allowing one run in 3.0 innings pitched. Antonio Bastardo and Jeurys Familia tossed a scoreless frame each, but Jerry Blevins didn’t fare as […]

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Game Thread: Mets vs Tigers 1:10 PM, Mets at Cardinals 1:05 PM (Let’s Play Two!)

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Game Thread: Mets vs Tigers 1:10 PM, Mets at Cardinals 1:05 PM (Let’s Play Two!)

Bartolo Colon and Steven Matz will make their spring debuts on Monday as the New York Mets play a pair of split squad games this afternoon. Colon will pitch in Port St. Lucie against former Met Mike Pelfrey and the Detroit Tigers at 1:10 PM. Steven Matz will take the mound against Adam Wainwright and […]

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Armed & Dangerous: Mets Aces Ready To Make Their Spring Debuts

An article by posted on March 7, 2016 0 Comments
Armed & Dangerous: Mets Aces Ready To Make Their Spring Debuts

Hey National League, Ready Or Not, Here We Come! Bartolo Colon and Steven Matz will make their spring debuts on Monday as the New York Mets play a pair of split-squad games against the St. Louis Cardinals in Jupiter and against the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field. The veteran right-hander Colon will be tasked with taming the Tigers, […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Braves 5

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 7, Braves 5

Travis Taijeron Drives In A Pair The New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves by a score of 7-5 this afternoon in a sun-drenched Tradition Field for the second win of the Spring. Offense ICYMI | Watch @ynscspds *whisper* one off his bat to bring across the first run of today’s game vs. Atlanta. #LGMhttps://t.co/eEPfDR5M6K […]

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MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Braves vs Mets, 1:10 PM

Atlanta Braves at New York Mets Tradition Field – 1:10 PM RHP Kyle Kendrick vs LHP Sean Gilmartin Also expected to pitch for the Mets this afternoon are Stolmy Pimentel, Addison Reed, and Jim Henderson. Second baseman Dilson Herrera tripled and scored the go-ahead run and Hansel Robles produced a four-out save as the Mets beat […]

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Dominic Smith Learns A Valuable Lesson

An article by posted on March 6, 2016 0 Comments
Dominic Smith Learns A Valuable Lesson

Paul asks… What does it say about Dominic Smith that he’d pull a bush league move like going into a home run trot on a drive to the right field wall? This guy isn’t even a home run hitter. Yes, I know it was just a spring training game, but it’s the principle of the […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Astros 1

An article by posted on March 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 3, Astros 1

The New York Mets defeated the Houston Astros by a score of 3-1 this afternoon at Kissimmee, Fla. for their first Grapefruit League win of the Spring. The Mets were down 1-0 going into the fifth inning when they broke through with a pair of runs to take the lead thanks to a double by Eric Campbell, […]

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MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 1:05 PM

An article by posted on March 5, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Astros, 1:05 PM

New York Mets at Houston Astros Osceola County Stadium – 1:05 PM RHP Robert Gsellman vs LHP Collin McHugh Today’s game marks the first of two with the Astros this Spring and it is the Mets only game in Kissimmee in 2016. Robert Gsellman makes his first official start of the Spring. He was named the […]

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Beloved Mets Staffer Shannon Forde Passes Away

An article by posted on March 4, 2016 0 Comments
Beloved Mets Staffer Shannon Forde Passes Away

It’s with a sad heart to report that Shannon Forde, the longtime Mets media relations director, passed away tonight from breast cancer at the young age of 44. The Mets released the following statements. Jeff Wilpon: “Shannon was a very unique person. I was fortunate to see her a few weeks ago at the rehab […]

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