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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Alderson Expects Middle Infield To Remain In Flux

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Expects Middle Infield To Remain In Flux

Sandy Alderson told MMO’s John Bernhardt this morning that he expects his middle-infield situation to be in flux over the next couple of years while discussing potential playing opportunity for Dilson Herrera. With second baseman Daniel Murphy expected to earn roughly $8 million next season in arbitration, it sure sounded like an extension is not […]

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Sandy Alderson On Mets Prospects: Matz, Conforto, Plawecki, Nimmo

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson On Mets Prospects: Matz, Conforto, Plawecki, Nimmo

MMO’s John Bernhardt had Sandy Alderson on as his guest during today’s Tip-Off show on WIOX Radio. Here is what he had to say about several of the Mets prospects. Steven Matz, LHP “He had a very good season in 2013, and exceeded that in 2014, both at St. Lucie and at Binghamton. His numbers […]

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Martino: Royals Might Look To Trade Alex Gordon

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Martino: Royals Might Look To Trade Alex Gordon

Andy Martino of the Daily News speculates that the Royals might listen to offers for outfielder Alex Gordon, first baseman Eric Hosmer and third baseman Mike Moustakas. He believes that due to each of their escalating salaries, the Royals may not be able to keep all three. “Gordon is the most interesting case, and the […]

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Sandy Alderson: There’s A Lot Of Reason For Optimism

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson: There’s A Lot Of Reason For Optimism

Sandy Alderson was a guest of MMO’s John Bernhardt Tip-Off Show this morning on WIOX Radio. He had some interesting things to say about a variety of topics regarding the Mets and their minor league system. Rather than post the entire interview in it’s entirety, I wanted to break it up into several topics so […]

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Listen To Sandy Alderson On The Tip-Off Show

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Listen To Sandy Alderson On The Tip-Off Show

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson will join MMO’s John Bernhardt and Randy VanKeuren on today’s WIOX, Tip-Off show. Tip-Off is a Friday morning sports show that airs from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM every Friday morning on WIOX, 91.3 FM. Sandy will field our questions during the last half-hour of the program and we invite […]

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Must See TV: Bud Bewildered By Wilde Moment

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
Must See TV: Bud Bewildered By Wilde Moment

You know that nauseating feeling you get whenever commissioner Bud Selig appears on your TV and his lips start moving? Watching Selig’s reaction during the World Series MVP presentation to Madison Bumgarner last night, was priceless. In some small measure it felt like fate was exacting some revenge on my behalf. In what may have […]

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AFL Update: Mazzilli Is Red Hot, Nimmo and Reynolds Get All Star Nods

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
AFL Update: Mazzilli Is Red Hot, Nimmo and Reynolds Get All Star Nods

Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo and shortstop Matt Reynolds have been named Arizona Fall League All Stars and will represent the Mets in Saturday’s Fall-Stars Game, which will be televised at 8:00 PM on the MLB Network. Nimmo, 21, was the 13th overall pick of the 2011 Draft and he made great strides this year in […]

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San Francisco Giants Are World Series Champs, Bumgarner Named MVP

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
San Francisco Giants Are World Series Champs, Bumgarner Named MVP

Congratulations to the 2014 World Series Champions San Francisco Giants, who defeated the Kansas City Royals with a 3-2 win in Game 7 on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Giants are the first National League team to win three World Series in five years in 68 years. Madison Bumgarner was named the World Series […]

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Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

An article by posted on October 29, 2014 0 Comments
Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

Only five days after opting out of his contract with Tampa Bay, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Joe Maddon will become the new manager of the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs and agent Alan Nero denied that a deal is done, but people familiar with the dealings say that it is certain to […]

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Mets Arbitration Predictions, 40 Man Roster Considerations

An article by posted on October 29, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Arbitration Predictions, 40 Man Roster Considerations

MLB Trade Rumors posted their projected arbitration awards for nine eligible Mets players. Arbitration Eligible Salary Projections Bobby Parnell, RP – $3.7MM Daniel Murphy, 2B – $8.3MM Eric Young Jr., OF – $2.3MM Dana Eveland, RP – $1.0MM Dillon Gee, SP – $5.1MM Ruben Tejada, SS – $1.7MM Lucas Duda, 1B – $4.3MM Buddy Carlyle, RP […]

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