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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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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Blue Jays Have Jon Niese On Their Radar

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Blue Jays Have Jon Niese On Their Radar

The Toronto Blue Jays are still shopping for starting pitching despite already acquiring David Price on Wednesday, according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish. “According to an organizational source, the team is still looking at options on the trade market, with both rotation and bullpen options on the table.” “Two options that the Jays […]

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Report: Brewers Deny Gomez Hip Issue, Mets Nixed Deal Due To Payroll Concerns

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Report: Brewers Deny Gomez Hip Issue, Mets Nixed Deal Due To Payroll Concerns

The story keeps changing on the dead in the water Carlos Gomez deal. This is why I’ve been imploring everyone to stop taking sides when both teams are trying feverishly to save face and nobody knows the truth. Tim Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is now reporting that the Mets killed the deal because of […]

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Jenrry Mejia Tested Positive While Still Serving First Suspension

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia Tested Positive While Still Serving First Suspension

According to T.J. Quinn of ESPN, Jenrry Mejia’s second failed drug test came while he was still serving his first 80 game suspension. So despite the second suspension being announced a few weeks after Mejia was reinstated, the results were from while he tested positive during his first suspension. That’s kind of difficult to believe… […]

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The Crazies

An article by posted on July 30, 2015 0 Comments
The Crazies

Last night may have just been one of the most harrowing and bewildering evenings I’ve ever experienced watching a baseball game. Tom Hanks may have gotten it wrong, because last night we saw lots of crying in baseball. I’m sure sports talk radio, the talking heads on TV, and everyone on  social media, will have […]

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