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 2013 Grapefruit League Schedule

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets 2013 Grapefruit League Schedule

2013 GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE SCHEDULE Sat. February 23, Washington Nationals – Port St. Lucie, 1:10 p.m. Sun. February 24, University of Michigan – Port St. Lucie, 12:10 p.m. Sun. February 24, Houston Astros – Kissimmee TBA Mon. February 25, Washington Nationals – Port St. Lucie, 6:10 p.m. Tue. February 26, Miami Marlins – Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Wed. […]

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Mets Blood Drive Tomorrow, Get A Pair Of Free Tickets

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Blood Drive Tomorrow, Get A Pair Of Free Tickets

The Mets will host their annual Winter Blood Drive for the New York Blood Center on Thursday, January 3, in Citi Field’s Caesars Club from 10 am to 5 pm (Hodges VIP Entrance). Parking is available in Lot G located on 126th Street. Donors must be 17 years of age (16 with parental permission), weigh […]

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Our New Year Resolutions For The Mets

An article by posted on December 31, 2012 0 Comments
Our New Year Resolutions For The Mets

If you could make a New Year’s Resolution for the Mets, what would it be? Matt B. – Improve defensively. Jessep – You make a resolution when you wish to change a bad habit. Therefore, I’d like the Mets New Years resolution to be that they properly develop young talent in their minor leagues. Tie […]

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In Remembrance: The Mets We Lost In 2012

An article by posted on December 30, 2012 0 Comments
In Remembrance: The Mets We Lost In 2012

As another year comes to a close, lets pause and remember a few of the former Mets players who passed away in 2012, and give them one last tribute before the new year. Joe Ginsberg, C Joe Ginsberg had a very successful major league career as a solid defensive catcher with the Cleveland Indians, Kansas […]

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Wall St. Weighs In On Mets’ Bright Future And Doesn’t Like What They See

An article by posted on December 30, 2012 0 Comments
Wall St. Weighs In On Mets’ Bright Future And Doesn’t Like What They See

One of our longtime readers, tlagee, shared a link to an article in the New York Times last evening, reporting that Standard Poors had lowered the bonds issued to Citi Field from a BB+ rating to BB. The downgrade by S&P is unlikely to affect the Mets much in the short-term unless they issue new debt, […]

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Royals Agree On One-Year Deal With Endy Chavez

An article by posted on December 30, 2012 0 Comments
Royals Agree On One-Year Deal With Endy Chavez

The Kansas City Royals have signed former Met outfielder Endy Chavez to a one-year contract, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Terms of the deal have not yet been reported. Chavez, 34, can play all three outfield spots and is coming off a down year in which he hit just .203/.236/.278 with two homers, 12 RBI, six […]

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Thoughts On The Reliever Market, Mets Needs, Spending

An article by posted on December 29, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On The Reliever Market, Mets Needs, Spending

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mets are scouring the market for bullpen help. Heyman mentions Jose Valverde, Francisco Rodriguez and Matt Capps as possible players the Mets might kick the tires on, but do we really want to go there? It would have been nice to get a reliever like Jeremy Affeldt, who will […]

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This Date In Mets History: Mets Trade For Mo’ Heartache, Mo’ Misery, Mo’ Infamy

An article by posted on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
This Date In Mets History: Mets Trade For Mo’ Heartache, Mo’ Misery, Mo’ Infamy

I seriously expected to see a 1,000 word post on this from my buddy Ed Marcus at Real Dirty Mets, but be that as it may, MLB Trade Rumors does a nice job recapping the day we traded Kevin Appier for Mo Vaughn. On this date in 2001, the Mets acquired first baseman Mo Vaughn from the […]

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Mets Unveil Their 2013 BP Cap Featuring Mr. Met!

An article by posted on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Unveil Their 2013 BP Cap Featuring Mr. Met!

Paul Lukas of ESPN, shares a glimpse of the 2013 Mets Batting Practice caps which features Mr. Met. He writes: Mr. Met has appeared only one time on a Mets uni component (he was a sleeve patch for a fauxback that was worn three times in 2009), so it’s cool to see him on the BP cap. […]

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The Evolution Of A Mets Championship Team

An article by posted on December 27, 2012 0 Comments
The Evolution Of A Mets Championship Team

There seems to be a lot buzz in our comment threads lately about former Mets GM Frank Cashen, who many fans, rightfully so, look to as the standard bearer when it comes to building a championship. While doing a search I came across a post about the evolution of the 1986 Mets that Newsday had posted back […]

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