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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MLB Owners and Players Union Agree On New CBA

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
MLB Owners and Players Union Agree On New CBA

According to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, MLB Owners and the MLB Players Association have agreed on a new collective-bargaining agreement that will run for five years. This is great news as they were able to avoid any work stoppage, lockout or disruption of the Winter Meetings. We’ll have all the details once the new CBA […]

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Mets To Hold Yoenis Cespedes Press Conference At 5 PM

An article by posted on November 30, 2016 0 Comments
Mets To Hold Yoenis Cespedes Press Conference At 5 PM

The re-signing of Yoenis Cespedes is official. Rejoice. There will be a press conference today at 5 PM ET at Citi Field to re-introduce him. Original Report – Nov 29 Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that the Mets have reached an agreement with free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The deal is for four years […]

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Blue Jays Making A Push For Jay Bruce

An article by posted on November 29, 2016 0 Comments
Blue Jays Making A Push For Jay Bruce

The Toronto Blue Jays are among the teams making a push for New York Mets outfielder Jay Bruce, sources tell Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com.  ”They’re in serious need of corner outfield help.” With Yoenis Cespedes now signed, sealed and delivered, it was only a matter of time until suitors for Jay Bruce started to emerge. […]

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Tigers To Shop J.D. Martinez At Winter Meetings

An article by posted on November 29, 2016 0 Comments
Tigers To Shop J.D. Martinez At Winter Meetings

According to a report by John Perrotto of FanRag, the Detroit Tigers are expected to shop outfielder J.D. Martinez at the Winter Meetings next week. He’s one of several high priced veterans the team is looking to deal as they seek to get younger while shedding some payroll. Martinez, 29, batted .307/.373/.535 this past season […]

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Where Do Things Stand With Yoenis Cespedes?

An article by posted on November 28, 2016 0 Comments
Where Do Things Stand With Yoenis Cespedes?

Good morning everyone and I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend. I’ve had my fill of turkey, pumpkin pie and football, and I’m ready to get back to talking and writing about our New York Mets. For most Met fans, there’s only one thing on everyone’s mind right now and it continues to […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Two Mets Prospects That Are Most At Risk

An article by posted on November 25, 2016 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Two Mets Prospects That Are Most At Risk

Initially i was simply going to post this one excerpt from Baseball America, who projected the top players who could get picked in the upcoming Rule 5 draft. But I was actually surprised that they listed Mets Double-A infield prospect Philip Evans among their “cream of the crop.” That’s not to knock Evans who I […]

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Happy Thanksgiving Day From Everyone At MMO!

An article by posted on November 24, 2016 0 Comments
Happy Thanksgiving Day From Everyone At MMO!

On behalf of everyone at Metsmerized Online, we would like to wish all of you a very Happy Thanksgiving. Have yourselves a wonderful day and make some great memories with your friends, families and loved ones. Thanks to the New York Mets for another fun and exciting season, the second one in a row. Thanks […]

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Latest On Cespedes: Yankees Are Out, Mets Still Favorites To Sign Him

An article by posted on November 23, 2016 0 Comments
Latest On Cespedes: Yankees Are Out, Mets Still Favorites To Sign Him

As I had heard and reported several times over the past seven days, the New York Yankees have no intention of signing Yoenis Cespedes, sources recently told Christian Red of the Daily News. One person I spoke to with knowledge of the situation, told me last Thursday that the Yankees had an “obligatory check-in” with the […]

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Encarnacion Rejects Four Year, $80 Million Offer From Blue Jays

An article by posted on November 21, 2016 0 Comments
Encarnacion Rejects Four Year, $80 Million Offer From Blue Jays

According to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays offered Edwin Encarnacion a four-year contract worth $80 million dollars earlier this offseason, but were turned down. Still, Heyman says that Toronto is still open to re-signing him despite signing Kendrys Morales a week ago. “The Jays didn’t entice Encarnacion to make a quick […]

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Mets and Cespedes Deal Could Come Soon?

An article by posted on November 19, 2016 0 Comments
Mets and Cespedes Deal Could Come Soon?

Things seem to be pointing towards a decision coming soon on who Yoenis Cespedes will sign with, according to one MLB insider I spoke with this evening, and most signs seem to be pointing to the New York Mets. Apparently after Cespedes reached out to the Mets via text last week to express his desire […]

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