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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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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Are Dollars Clogging Up Works In Bruce Deal?

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Are Dollars Clogging Up Works In Bruce Deal?

I don’t know how much truth there is to the latest rumors that are popping up on Twitter, but according to several beat reporters including Mark Carig of Newsday, the New York Mets are not just focused on outfielder Jay Bruce any longer. The word is that they have now cast a wide net and […]

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Orioles Get Gerardo Parra From Brewers

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Orioles Get Gerardo Parra From Brewers

The Baltimore Orioles have acquired outfielder Gerardo Parra from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for RHP Zach Davies according to Tom Haudricourt of the Journal Sentinel. No official announcement yet as deal is pending physicals. Parra, who was once considered by many reports to be a top target for the New York Mets, is hitting […]

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Rosenthal: Deal Between Reds and Mets for Bruce Will Happen

An article by posted on July 31, 2015 0 Comments
Rosenthal: Deal Between Reds and Mets for Bruce Will Happen

8:30 AM Update – Deadline Day! The first news of the day regarding the Mets and Jay Bruce comes from Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, who says that a deal for the Cincinnati Reds slugger looks like it’s going to happen and that the Mets will finally get that big bat they say they’re looking […]

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Astros Acquire Carlos Gomez From Brewers

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Astros Acquire Carlos Gomez From Brewers

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports the Astros and Brewers have agreed on a trade that will send center fielder Carlos Gomez and right-hander Mike Fiers to Houston. All medicals were already approved, no problems. Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports that there will be “four or five” prospects heading back to the […]

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Jerry Blevins Cleared To Throw

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Jerry Blevins Cleared To Throw

The Mets announced that left-handed reliever Jerry Blevins, has been cleared by team doctors to begin throwing. Blevins sustained a broken left wrist on April 19 after taking a comebacker to the mound against the Marlins. There is no timetable for his return yet but clearly this is a step in the right direction. The Mets […]

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