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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Kirk Nieuwenhuis Placed On DL, Michael Conforto Rejoins Team

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Kirk Nieuwenhuis Placed On DL, Michael Conforto Rejoins Team

The New York Mets have announced that outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been placed on the disabled list with a pinched nerve. Michael Conforto, who the Mets kept from leaving for Las Vegas just in case, will be officially reactivated and remain with the team. August 1 No surprise here, but the New York Mets announced […]

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Loud and Proud… Yeah, Mets Baby!!!

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Loud and Proud… Yeah, Mets Baby!!!

Before I get into the point of this post I have to tell you about something that happened to me before last night’s game. We needed to pick up a few things in the way of snacks , beverages, beer, etc. because we were having my friend and his wife over to watch the Mets. […]

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Duda Responds With 8 Homers After Collins Gives Him Ultimatum

An article by posted on August 2, 2015 0 Comments
Duda Responds With 8 Homers After Collins Gives Him Ultimatum

You know I’ve given Terry Collins a lot of flak over the years, I’ll be the first to admit that. But I’ve got to hand it to him this season, while he continues to annoy me with his in-game decisions, the way he’s handled his players and kept them motivated throughout some pretty difficult circumstances, […]

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From Tears Of Sadness To Tears Of Joy

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
From Tears Of Sadness To Tears Of Joy

Not even all the greatest scribes in the world could have dreamed up and written a better script than what has unfolded at Citi Field in the last 48 hours. It is moments like this that makes baseball the greatest sport in the world. Nothing can match it’s drama, nothing comes close to the agony […]

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David Wright Inching Closer To Rehab Games

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
David Wright Inching Closer To Rehab Games

The good news just keeps coming in for the New York Mets as we get news from the front lines on David Wright. After beginning baseball activities on Tuesday at Citi Field, Wright remained with the team and continued participating in fielding and running drills as well as batting practice. On Friday night, we learned that […]

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Oh, And Some Guy Named Harvey Pitched A Gem

An article by posted on August 1, 2015 0 Comments
Oh, And Some Guy Named Harvey Pitched A Gem

Lost in all of the excitement and all of the drama that unfolded at Citi Field on Friday night, was a scintillating performance by Mets right-hander Matt Harvey. In what was his most dominating performance of the season to date, Harvey overpowered the Washington Nationals, retiring the first 16 batters of the game until catcher Jose […]

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First Place Or Bust: Bring On The Nationals

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
First Place Or Bust: Bring On The Nationals

I’ve gotta tell you I am pretty freaking stoked at how this trade deadline ended up for our beloved New York Mets. Essentially we’ve picked up Yoenis Cespedes, Juan Uribe, Kelly Johnson and Tyler Clippard for a bunch of mid to high level pitching prospects. That’s a pretty impressive haul if you ask me. Yeah, […]

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Press Release: Mets Announce Yoenis Cespedes Deal

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Press Release: Mets Announce Yoenis Cespedes Deal

The New York Mets today announced that the club has acquired All-Star outfielder Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league righthanded pitchers Luis Cessa and Michael Fulmer. Cespedes will wear #52 and Carlos Torres will switch to #72. Born in Campechuela, Granma, Cuba, Cespedes will become the 11th Cuban-born player to play […]

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Mets Acquire Yoenis Cespedes From Tigers

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Acquire Yoenis Cespedes From Tigers

The Mets have officially announced that they have acquired Yoenis Cespedes from the Detroit Tigers for minor league pitching prospects Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa. This is been confirmed by multiple sources but has yet to be announced by the team. However, Sandy Alderson will be holding a press conference at Citi Field within the […]

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Michael Cuddyer Could Start Rehab Assignment Next Week

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Michael Cuddyer Could Start Rehab Assignment Next Week

I have no idea what Ken Rosenthal was talking about earlier, but according to the Mets Michael Cuddyer feels great and could begin playing in rehab games next week. * * * * * * * * * * * As the Mets continue to explore outfield options, I couldn’t help noticing something that Ken […]

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