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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From Russia With Love: Harvey and Anne V In St. Petersburg

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From Russia With Love: Harvey and Anne V In St. Petersburg

Matt Harvey is vacationing in Russia with his supermodel girlfriend Anne V who posted a picture of themselves on Instagram. I couldn’t help laughing a little at the picture which reminded me of the James Bond movie I mentioned in the title. In that blockbuster, Sean Connery trekked through Russia with his own supermodel girlfriend, […]

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Putting The Cart Before The Horse…

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Putting The Cart Before The Horse…

I don’t know about you, but I’m sick and tired of hearing that the Mets will have $30-40 million to spend this offseason… Especially when neither the owner or general manager have said anything close to that. For a fan base that is so desperate to hear those words, and a franchise that desperately wants […]

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Granderson Is Considering Accepting Yankees Qualifying Offer

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Granderson Is Considering Accepting Yankees Qualifying Offer

In a surprising announcement, free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson said in a radio interview Tuesday that he is considering accepting the Yankees’ qualifying offer of $14.1 million for one year, echoing what his agent said last week. “Well, it’s definitely something you’ve got to think about and I appreciate the Yankees extending that offer to me,” […]

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Twins Are Zeroing In On Righthander Bronson Arroyo

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Twins Are Zeroing In On Righthander Bronson Arroyo

The Minnesota Twins are very interested in signing free agent righthander Bronson Arroyo. They have already called and spoken with the veteran starter according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation, but they yet to make a formal offer for Arroyo. There appears to be mutual interest from both sides in getting something […]

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Mets Have Interest In First Baseman Corey Hart

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Mets Have Interest In First Baseman Corey Hart

Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that free agent first baseman Corey Hart is drawing interest from over a dozen teams including the Mets. Hart, 31,  missed the entire 2013 season with multiple knee surgeries, but over his previous three seasons the righthanded slugger has hit .280 with an .857 OPS and has averaged 30 homers. […]

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Hot Stove Report: Rangers Will Consider Trading Profar, Nats Looking For Another Ace

An article by posted on 06/11/2013 0 Comments
Hot Stove Report: Rangers Will Consider Trading Profar, Nats Looking For Another Ace

The Rangers are letting teams know they will consider trading infielders Ian Kinsler, Elvis Andrus and highly regarded shortstop prospect Jurickson Profar, according to major league sources. They have also made it clear to other teams they are not trying to dump salary and are adamantly opposed to picking up any part of a contract in order […]

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Rockies Sign Reliever Greg Burke To Minor League Deal

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Rockies Sign Reliever Greg Burke To Minor League Deal

Greg Burke has signed a minor league deal with the Colorado Rockies according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New YorkThe righthanded side-armer posted a 5.68 ERA and 1.83 WHIP in 31.2 innings pitched with the Mets last season.I prayed for another team to sign him yesterday and it actually happened…  :-) Original Post Matt Eddy […]

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Former Met Prospect Mike Carp Gets A Ring In Boston

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Former Met Prospect Mike Carp Gets A Ring In Boston

One player who gets lost in the shuffle when you consider Boston’s championship season, is a former Met farmhand who came through for the Red Sox on many occasions in 2013 and provided them with more than a few big hits. I’m talking about former top prospect Mike Carp who hit one of the most […]

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MLB Announces Finalists For Cy Young, MVP, Rookie of the Year Awards

An article by posted on 05/11/2013 0 Comments
MLB Announces Finalists For Cy Young, MVP, Rookie of the Year Awards

The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) just announced the top three finalists for American League and National League Cy Young, Rookie of the Year, Manager of the Year, and Most Valuable Player awards. National League Rookie of the Year Jose Fernandez, SP, Marlins Shelby Miller, SP, Cardinals Yasiel Puig, OF, Dodgers American League Rookie of the […]

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Mets Reach Out To Free Agent SS Rafael Furcal

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Mets Reach Out To Free Agent SS Rafael Furcal

According to Jorge Castillo of the Star-Ledger, the Mets have contacted free agent shortstop Rafael Furcal. Furcal, 36, missed the entire 2013 season with St. Louis after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March. The former National League Rookie of the Year in 2000, signed a two-year, $14 million contract with the Cardinals before the 2012 season. The […]

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