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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Wheeler and Niese Were Mentioned By Royals For Myers

An article by posted on December 6, 2012 0 Comments
Wheeler and Niese Were Mentioned By Royals For Myers

Updated by Joe D. at 1:00 PM Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports that the Royals actually talked to the Mets more about Niese and Wheeler in trade variations involving Myers – not Dickey, and adds that either way it’s not happening. Since rumors first floated about R.A.Dickey for Wil Myers I shot down that […]

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Phillies Land Centerfielder Ben Revere For RHP Vance Worley

An article by posted on December 6, 2012 0 Comments
Phillies Land Centerfielder Ben Revere For RHP Vance Worley

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired centerfielder and leadoff man Ben Revere from the Minnesota Twins according to Todd Zolecki of MLB.com. Danny Knobler of CBS Sports says that the Twins are getting right-hander Vance Worley in return. Revere gives the Phillies a big stolen base threat as well as a tremendous defender with outstanding range in center. The 24 year old […]

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Winter Meetings Come To A Close, Alderson Heads Back To Flushing

An article by posted on December 6, 2012 0 Comments
Winter Meetings Come To A Close, Alderson Heads Back To Flushing

The 2012 Winter Meetings at Nashville, Tennessee have come to a close and with that Sandy Alderson and the Mets’ entourage are heading back to New York. Two months of the offseason are now gone, with just two months left to go before Mets Spring Training Camp opens in Port St. Lucie. Those significant and marked changes […]

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Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select LHP Kyle Lobstein

An article by posted on December 6, 2012 0 Comments
Rule 5 Draft: Mets Select LHP Kyle Lobstein

Surprise, surprise, the Mets did select someone in the first round and passed in the second and third rounds… A total of 15 players were selected in the major league phase of the draft. Here are my thoughts I shared on Twitter… David Groveman says that the Mets may have selected this player for the […]

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Jason Bay Signs With Mariners

An article by posted on December 5, 2012 0 Comments
Jason Bay Signs With Mariners

The Mariners have agreed to terms with free-agent outfielder Jason Bay on a major-league contract and are close to finalizing, reports CBS Sports’s Jon Heyman. The deal is for one year and is expected to be worth less than $1MM, according to Greg Johns of MLB.com. Bay was released early last month by the Mets with $21 million remaining on his contract. […]

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Quotes From David Wright’s Press Conference

An article by posted on December 5, 2012 0 Comments
Quotes From David Wright’s Press Conference

“I knew this was where I wanted to be. It made the decision pretty easy. I think that my friends and family knew that putting this uniform on was important to me, start to finish.” “I never wanted to put a doubt in anyone’s mind that this is where I wanted to be. I never […]

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Jeff Wilpon Says Dickey And Mets Far Apart On Dollars

An article by posted on December 5, 2012 0 Comments
Jeff Wilpon Says Dickey And Mets Far Apart On Dollars

Updated Post 1:00 PM Jeff Wilpon told reporters today that R.A. Dickey and the Mets are still far apart on the overall value of a possible contract extension, and it’s possible they could go into next season with no new agreement. Dickey later told ESPN.com that he is hopeful a new deal can be worked out, but […]

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Is Mets Financial Situation Better Than What’s Been Reported?

An article by posted on December 5, 2012 0 Comments
Is Mets Financial Situation Better Than What’s Been Reported?

Does the $138 million dollar Wright contract change your opinion on the Mets financial situation? Is it a sign that things are better than what is being reported? Ed Leyro – Things might be better, but until I see the Mets sign a big-time free agent instead of giving their money to players who were already […]

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Mets Won’t Give Hairston More Than A Two Year Deal

An article by posted on December 5, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Won’t Give Hairston More Than A Two Year Deal

Amid all the Wright hoopla, there was some buzz surrounding the Mets and free agent Scott Hairston in Nashville today. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported that the Mets don’t want to offer Hairston more than a two-year contract. Additionally, Mike Puma of the New York Post adds that if the Mets do come to […]

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Mets Officialy Announce New Wright Contract

An article by posted on December 4, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Officialy Announce New Wright Contract

The New York Mets today announced that they have agreed to terms with David Wright on a new contract through 2020.  Wright will be in Nashville, Tenn. at Baseball’s Winter Meetings for an 11:00 a.m. (CST) press conference tomorrow which will be carried live on SNY and Mets.com. “I’d like to thank Fred Wilpon, Saul Katz and […]

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