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: Giants 6, Mets 4

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 6, Mets 4

The New York Mets were defeated 6-4 by the San Francisco Giants on Sunday who completed the three game sweep of the Amazins at AT&T Park. Zack Wheeler started the game for the Mets and looked nothing like the pitcher we’ve seen in his last three solid starts. The young righty suffered with command issues […]

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Wright Benched, d’Arnaud Demoted, Collins Tells Team To Put On A Happy Face

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Benched, d’Arnaud Demoted, Collins Tells Team To Put On A Happy Face

The Mets held a team meeting before last night’s game only to see his team suffer a devastating loss after one of their worst offensive and defensive displays of the season. They’ve now lost five straight and find themselves six games under .500 and two games away from the NL East cellar. The Mets squandered […]

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MMO Game Recap: Giants 5, Mets 4 In Crushing Defeat

An article by posted on June 8, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Giants 5, Mets 4 In Crushing Defeat

The Mets just lost in stunning fashion to the San Francisco Giants who scored two ninth inning runs to clinch a 5-4 victory in front of a packed house at AT&T Park. Mets closer Jenrry Mejia came on to pitch the ninth with the team up 4-3. He struck out the first batter Angel Pagan, […]

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Lo Duca Says Mets Should Trade Wright, Calls Minaya Unfit To Be GM

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Lo Duca Says Mets Should Trade Wright, Calls Minaya Unfit To Be GM

Updating this post with even more from Lo Duca who told Loudmouths that the Mets should trade David Wright in an effort to get younger, according to MetsBlog. “The Mets need to go back to square one, go back to their roots, go to younger players,” Lo Duca said. “If that means to trade David, that means to […]

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D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
D’Arnaud Batting .180, Calls His Performance “Unacceptable”

Travis d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Friday night and grounded into a pair of double plays as the Mets fell to the Giants by the score of 4-2. After the game, a dejected d’Arnaud told reporters, “I got to be better than this. This is unacceptable to me.” “Every day I show up, I’m ready to play. […]

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Syndergaard To Miss 5-7 Days With Sprained AC Joint

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Syndergaard To Miss 5-7 Days With Sprained AC Joint

June 6 – Updated 6:30 pm Mets announced that further x-rays conducted on Syndergaard were all negative with no broken bones. The officially, the Mets are saying it’s a sprained A/C joint in his left, non-throwing shoulder. He will refrain from throwing for five to seven days and as long as the pain subsides he can […]

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2014 MLB Draft: Mets Wrap Up Day Two With Nice Mix Of Talent

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
2014 MLB Draft: Mets Wrap Up Day Two With Nice Mix Of Talent

Round 3 – With the 84 overall selection in the third round of the 2014 first year player draft, the Mets selected American Heritage School SS Milton Ramos. Considered strong on defense but below average bat. Running Speed: 55/65 Arm Strength: 60/65 Hitting for Average: 40/55 Hitting for Power: 40/50 Fielding: 55/70 Round 4 - With the […]

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Mets Halt Matt Harvey’s First Mound Session, Want Him To Slow Down

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Halt Matt Harvey’s First Mound Session, Want Him To Slow Down

The Mets want Matt Harvey to slow down and he will not be allowed to throw off a mound Tuesday as originally planned, two team sources told Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. After consultations between the Mets team doctor and renowned orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews, the Mets are reluctant to have Harvey come back […]

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Wright Makes No Excuses, “We Were Outplayed”

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Wright Makes No Excuses, “We Were Outplayed”

What a difference three days can make. Heading into Friday’s series opener against the Cubs, the Mets were firing on all pistons after taking four of five games against the Phillies in Philadelphia. However, things didn’t go as expected and the Mets were swept by the Cubs, dropping them to fourth place and four games […]

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Collins Preaches Patience For d’Arnaud, Ojeda Disagrees And Says He’s Lost

An article by posted on June 6, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Preaches Patience For d’Arnaud, Ojeda Disagrees And Says He’s Lost

“He has no idea what he’s doing up there. He has no idea what pitch is coming, where it’s going, and what he’s going to do with it. D’Arnaud is lost.” That’s what Bobby Ojeda had to say after d’Arnaud went 0-for-3 on Thursday night. Ojeda ran video and criticized d’Arnaud’s approach and the uppercut […]

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