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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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Braves 2

An article by posted on September 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Braves 2

The Mets won their second straight against Atlanta on Saturday night, doubling up the Braves 4-2 at Turner Field. Jon Niese started for the Mets and was cruising along, holding the Braves scoreless for seven solid innings. But in the eighth, Niese began to tire and the Braves loaded the bases with one out. That […]

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Wally Backman Weighs In On Mets Prospects

An article by posted on September 20, 2014 0 Comments
Wally Backman Weighs In On Mets Prospects

Wally Backman is now with the Mets and he had so much to say on Friday about a number of our top prospects which he broke down for Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Noah Syndergaard “I’ll say what you’ve probably heard a million times: He’s still very, very young. He just turned 22 the last […]

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Mets Mathematically Eliminated From Playoffs, But Can Sill Shoot For .500

An article by posted on September 20, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Mathematically Eliminated From Playoffs, But Can Sill Shoot For .500

It’s over. The Mets have been mathematically eliminated from post-season contention as they play out the last eight games of the 2014 season. “We didn’t accomplish what we wanted to,” Terry Collins said after Friday’s 5-0 win over the Braves. “We certainly came out of spring training with high hopes of putting together a nice run. We […]

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Mets Will Have Three Scouts At Yasmani Tomas Showcase

An article by posted on September 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Will Have Three Scouts At Yasmani Tomas Showcase

Cuban slugger Yasmani Tomas will have his showcase in the Dominican Republic this Sunday, and while most teams including the Mets are expected to have a look, his price tag will eliminate most of them from bidding for his services. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that bidding could go as high as $100 million […]

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Fans Rank Mets At Bottom In Value, Honesty, Leadership, Ownership

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Fans Rank Mets At Bottom In Value, Honesty, Leadership, Ownership

In a very extensive poll by ESPN that was conducted by the consulting firm Maddock Douglas, over 100,000 fans were asked how they viewed their teams in various areas including return for the emotion, money and time invest in your team, relationship with the owners, how they viewed the team’s leadership, likability and ballpark experience. […]

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Mets and PIX11 Renew Broadcast Deal Through 2017

An article by posted on September 18, 2014 0 Comments
Mets and PIX11 Renew Broadcast Deal Through 2017

PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s NY flagship station, today announced a multi-year contract renewal for the rights to broadcast the New York Mets through 2017. As part of the terms, both PIX11 in New York and WCCT, Tribune Broadcasting’s Hartford, CT affiliate, will air 25 regular season Mets games and four spring training games each season for […]

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Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
Blow It Out Your Ass, Bud

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” More lies, more misinformation, more deviousness. It’s not what any of us want, but it’s what we’ve all become accustomed to whenever the Wilpons or Bud Selig get behind a microphone and their jaws start moving. And Tuesday’s dog and pony show by Bud Selig […]

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Mets Granted Extension To Respond To Sexual Discrimination Law Suit

An article by posted on September 17, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Granted Extension To Respond To Sexual Discrimination Law Suit

Not surprisingly, the New York Mets have asked for and been granted an extension to respond to the the sexual discrimination lawsuit that was filed by fired Senior VP of Ticket Sales Leigh Castergine. The extension filed by attorneys for the Mets now gives them until October 31 to respond to the federally filed complaint, according to […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Marlins 1 (Hail Flores!)

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 9, Marlins 1 (Hail Flores!)

What a game for Wilmer Flores who continues to crush it at the plate as the Mets trounced the Miami Marlins by a score of 9-1 tonight at Citi Field. Flores blasted a pair of homers and drove a double to the wall in a huge 3-for-4 night with three runs scored and six RBIs. […]

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Selig Says The Wilpons Are Doing Everything Right

An article by posted on September 16, 2014 0 Comments
Selig Says The Wilpons Are Doing Everything Right

“Do I have any problem with the Mets’ finances? None.” Outgoing commissioner Bud Selig gave Mets owners his full endorsement and said that reducing payroll and building from within is the way to go. “As far as I’m concerned, from my perspective, I think the way the Mets are doing this thing is correct,” Selig […]

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