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: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (WPIX, WOR)

An article by posted on March 12, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (WPIX, WOR)

Veteran right-hander Bartolo Colon makes his second Grapefruit League start as the New York Mets take on the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday at 1:10 PM at Tradition Field. Left-hander Tyler Lyons will get the start for the Cardinals. Also pitching for the Mets this afternoon are LHP Josh Smoker, RHP Jeurys Familia, and RHP […]

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Mets Were Upset With Montero, Wanted To Send Him A Message

An article by posted on March 12, 2016 0 Comments
Mets Were Upset With Montero, Wanted To Send Him A Message

If some of you were surprised to see Rafael Montero among the first round of cuts after the former top prospect was reportedly in the mix for a spot on the Opening Day roster, keep reading. While the chances that Montero would break camp with the team were slim at best in my opinion, I was […]

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Cespedes Says He’d Prefer To Play In Left Field

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
Cespedes Says He’d Prefer To Play In Left Field

It was interesting to read how Yoenis Cespedes responded when Marly Rivera of ESPN asked him if he was happy playing center field for the Mets. “If I had the choice, I would stay in left field. But I will play where the team needs me. If they want me to play center field, I’ll play […]

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MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

An article by posted on March 10, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Cardinals vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY)

New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard takes his turn on Thursday to make his Spring Training debut. He’ll go up against left-hander Jaime Garcia and the St. Louis Cardinals in a 1:10 PM game at Tradition Field. First Pitch is at 1:10 PM. The game will be televised on SNY. New York Mets Curtis Granderson, RF Asdrubal Cabrera, SS Yoenis […]

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MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Yankees 4 (10 Innings)

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Mets 4, Yankees 4 (10 Innings)

The New York Mets and New York Yankees played to a 4-4 tie in a ten-inning game at Tradition Field on Wednesday afternoon. The Amazins headed into the ninth inning up 4-2, but left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo coughed up a pair of bombs to the Yankees to even the score and hand Bastardo a blown […]

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MMO Game Thread: Yankees vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY,WOR)

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Thread: Yankees vs Mets, 1:10 PM (SNY,WOR)

The New York Mets will battle the New York Yankees this afternoon in sunny Port St. Lucie. RHP Jacob deGrom makes his spring debut for the Mets and he’ll oppose RHP Ivan Nova for the Bombers in what should be a sold-out Tradition Field. First Pitch is at 1:10 PM. Also slated to pitch for […]

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Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

An article by posted on March 9, 2016 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Opening Some Eyes At Mets Camp

Juan Lagares was on base three times in as many plate appearances on Tuesday against the Atlanta Braves, delivering a pair of singles, a walk, two RBI, a run scored and a stolen base. He’s batting .500 with a 1.071 OPS so far this Spring. Lagares is expected to open the season as the team’s […]

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MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

An article by posted on March 8, 2016 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Braves 5, Mets 4

The New York Mets lost in walk-off fashion to the Atlanta Braves by a score of 5-4 this afternoon at Champion Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The loss brings the Mets’ record in Grapefruit League play to 3-3-1. Matt Harvey made his spring debut and his velocity was at 96-97 mph in his three innings of […]

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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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