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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Mid-Season Mets Minor League All-Star Team

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mid-Season Mets Minor League All-Star Team

What a great night it was for our prospects in Buffalo and Binghamton who were selected to play in the Triple-A and Double-A All Star games. As you may have already read in today’s MMO Farm Report, we had Matt Harvey, Fernando Cabrera and Valentino Pascucci representing the Bisons, while Eric Campbell, Jefry Marte and Armando Rodriguez […]

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Can Mets Win A Wild Card With One Of MLB’s Worst Defense?

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
Can Mets Win A Wild Card With One Of MLB’s Worst Defense?

Currently, the New York Mets are one of the three worst fielding teams in the Major Leagues. They have already tallied 63 errors this season. They are one-thousandth of a percentage point from having the worst fielding percentage in the NL. By position, the Mets lead the league in errors at center field and second […]

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Mets Will Not Sign Second Round Pick RHP Teddy Stankiewicz

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Will Not Sign Second Round Pick RHP Teddy Stankiewicz

The New York Mets will not sign their second-round pick in the 2012 First Year Player Draft, RHP Teddy Stankiewicz. According to Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com, the Texas high school right-hander has elected to go to Seminole Junior College in Oklahoma instead. The deadline for signing Stankiewicz and the rest of the players selected in last month’s draft was at 5:00 […]

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Mets Are Better Than Sex AND The Phillies

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Are Better Than Sex AND The Phillies

Our friends at the Mets Are Better Than Sex get all the credit for uncovering this gem. It’s audio of Phillies announcer, Scott Franzke, going off on the Mets’ Scott Hairston last week during the series at Citi Field. Apparently he didn’t realize his mic was live when he exclaimed the following after a Hairston home run. “Will […]

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MMO Fair or Foul: Time To Trade Johan Santana

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Fair or Foul: Time To Trade Johan Santana

Over at Mets360, Dave Groveman plays Devil’s advocate and proposes why now is the time to trade Johan Santana. I have my own thoughts on that, but first consider this: So… perhaps the Mets should still be looking towards this season with an eye towards winning in 2013-2014.  While Johan Santana has been resurgent, it’s not exactly […]

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Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Street Is Open To Mets Trade, Will Patch Things Up With Geren

Yesterday, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that  the Mets might look to acquire a veteran reliever or two, and possibly a veteran catcher before the July 31 trade deadline, “since they owe it to manager Terry Collins and the players.” This morning he writes that Huston Street would have no problem joining the Mets and reuniting […]

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Subway Series Scaled Down From Six Games To Four Beginning Next Season

An article by posted on July 11, 2012 0 Comments
Subway Series Scaled Down From Six Games To Four Beginning Next Season

Yesterday in Kansas City, MLB Players Association chief Michael Weiner told reporters that the Mets and Yankees and other interleague rivals will play three or four games beginning in 2013, not six according to a Associated Press report. “It wasn’t fair to have six games against an opponent that other teams in your division didn’t,” Weiner said at a […]

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MMO Crossfire: The Case For and Against Trading For Justin Upton

An article by posted on July 9, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Crossfire: The Case For and Against Trading For Justin Upton

In the first edition of a new feature here on Metsmerized, Jessep and XtreemIcon argue their cases for and against Justin Upton who is once again on the trading block for the Arizona Diamondbacks, and this time it sounds like they mean it. The talented young outfielder is only 24, but there’s a compelling case to be […]

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Mets Trade Buzz: Ramon Hernandez Is Mets Top Target, But Carlos Quentin Also On Radar

An article by posted on July 9, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Trade Buzz: Ramon Hernandez Is Mets Top Target, But Carlos Quentin Also On Radar

As was posted on MMO yesterday by Pete Shapiro, rumors circulated that the Mets were talking to the Colorado Rockies and were possibly interested in catcher Ramon Hernandez. Today, Joel Sherman of the New York Post confirms and also writes that the Rockies’ veteran catcher is the number one priority on their wish list. The Mets […]

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Alderson On Chemistry, Valdespin, Trade Market, Harvey, Wheeler

An article by posted on July 8, 2012 0 Comments
Alderson On Chemistry, Valdespin, Trade Market, Harvey, Wheeler

Sandy Alderson was a guest during the sixth inning of this afternoon’s SNY Cubs vs. Mets broadcast. Gary Cohen hit him up with some great questions in the short time that he had, and ended up getting some nice insights into what the Mets GM is thinking about regarding a wide range of topics. Matt […]

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