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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Mets Have K-Rod On Their Radar

An article by posted on July 3, 2012 0 Comments

Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, writes that the New York Mets want to upgrade their bullpen, and that former Met closer Francisco Rodriguez is one of a few players the front office is targeting according to what a source with knowledge of the situation. Davidoff points out a few good reasons why the Brewers may be in “sell […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Should Cut Justin Turner

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Mets Should Cut Justin Turner

Chris McShane of Amazin Avenue get’s the nod in this weeks edition of Fair or Foul after arguing that the Mets should designate Justin Turner for assignment in all due haste. He writes, Last night, Terry Collins inexplicably started Justin Turner over Ike Davis at first base. He shouldn’t have had the option. In limited playing time this year, […]

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Mets Sign Dominican Shortstop For $1.75 Million As International Free Agency Begins

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Sign Dominican Shortstop For $1.75 Million As International Free Agency Begins

The Mets announced that they have signed Dominican SS Germán Ahmed Rosario during the first day of the International Free Agent signing period. Rosario will get a $1.75 million signing bonus, the highest bonus the Mets have ever paid an International Free Agent, topping the $1.3 million the Mets paid Fernando Martinez in 2005. Baseball America […]

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MMO Minors: A Demotion For Familia and A Promotion For Mateo Might Be Imminent

An article by posted on July 2, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Minors: A Demotion For Familia and A Promotion For Mateo Might Be Imminent

I find it amazing how little attention RHP Luis Mateo gets when the topic of conversation is about the Mets’ best pitching prospects. If you didn’t know any better you would think that Zack Wheeler, Jeurys Familia, Matt Harvey and one or two others, were the only starting pitchers in the Mets minor league system. So […]

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2012 All-Star Rosters Announced – Wright, Dickey Selected As Reserves

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
2012 All-Star Rosters Announced – Wright, Dickey Selected As Reserves

The starting lineups for the 2012 All-Star Game on July 10 at Kauffman Stadium have been announced. including the 17 starters as well as the all the reserves and of course the pitchers. Only David Wright and R.A. Dickey made the cut, Wright as a reserve and Dickey as a starting pitcher. Congratulations to both […]

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Who Misses Jose Reyes?

An article by posted on July 1, 2012 0 Comments
Who Misses Jose Reyes?

It’s funny how some things work out in this game. About a year ago this week we were staging a “Don’t Trade Reyes Rally” at Citi Field and everyday we were consumed with countless posts about keeping Reyes at all costs and how the team would be doomed if we lost him. I oughta know […]

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Dickey Leading The Majors In Wins and Awesomeness

An article by posted on June 30, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey Leading The Majors In Wins and Awesomeness

DICKEY IN JUNE: R.A. Dickey went 5-0 with a 0.93 ERA (five earned runs/48.1 innings) in six June starts. Dickey allowed 21 hits, eight walks and had 55 strikeouts. SHUTOUTS: The Mets posted their ninth shutout of the year last night. The Mets are third in the majors with nine shutouts, one behind the Angels and Giants, who have […]

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Don’t Expect Big Add-Ons, By And Large These Fighting 2012 Mets Are On Their Own

An article by posted on June 30, 2012 0 Comments
Don’t Expect Big Add-Ons, By And Large These Fighting 2012 Mets Are On Their Own

Last night rumors abounded that the Mets were actively looking for relief help and actually contacted the san Diego Padres to inquire about Huston Street. You could read more about that below this update. However, Adam Rubin reported that a baseball official familiar with the Mets plans told him that he did not foresee the Mets […]

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Mets Minor League Surprises and Disappointments

An article by posted on June 29, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Minor League Surprises and Disappointments

As we approach the end of the first half of the 2012 season, so much has happened and there’s a lot to digest. Who would of thought that if the season ended on June 29, that the Mets would be in line for that second Wild Card? The Mets minor leagues has also had their […]

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What’s Wrong With Mets Handling Of Once Highly Regarded Jenrry Mejia?

An article by posted on June 29, 2012 0 Comments
What’s Wrong With Mets Handling Of Once Highly Regarded Jenrry Mejia?

It seems like every day we read about a new plan or a different course of action for the artist formerly known as the Mets No. 1 Prospect – Jenrry Mejia. He’s up, he’s down, he’s in the rotation, he’s not, he’s in the bullpen, he’s not, he’s a reliever, he’s a starter… Oh, and […]

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