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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WSJ: Maybe It’s Time to Trade Wright

An article by posted on October 1, 2012 0 Comments
WSJ: Maybe It’s Time to Trade Wright

Tim Marchman of the Wall Street Journal concludes that time has come to trade Wright: There are really only two reasons not to trade Wright. One is that it would damage the team’s hopes of contending during what’s left of his prime, but they don’t have any. The other is that it would outrage fans and […]

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Wright Compares Equally To Chipper, But Is That Enough To Overcome Sandy’s Aversion To Longterm Deals?

An article by posted on October 1, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Compares Equally To Chipper, But Is That Enough To Overcome Sandy’s Aversion To Longterm Deals?

Couldn’t help noticing this on MetsBlog on Sunday. How may of you, off the top of your heads, knew that their career trajectories were almost exact in every way? Jones with a tad more home run power, Wright with a tad more speed, but otherwise a complete match. It was ironic that on the night […]

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Wright Resolved To Free Agency If He Doesn’t Get Extension

An article by posted on September 30, 2012 0 Comments
Wright Resolved To Free Agency If He Doesn’t Get Extension

Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, scores a heck of an exclusive with David Wright who discusses his thoughts about the Mets, his next contract, Jose Reyes and what he’s looking for in terms of a vision and the direction of the franchise. Wright said he is resolved to test free agency after next season if […]

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Collins and Alderson To Address Coaching Staff, Warthen Likely To Return

An article by posted on September 30, 2012 0 Comments

Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson will discuss the state and future of the coaching staff this Monday or Tuesday according to Mike Puma of the NY Post. A Mets official also told him that he would be surprised if Dan Warthen gets fired. This kind of backs up earlier reports from two weeks ago that intimated […]

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Mets Set Rotation For Final Series Of Season Against The Marlins

An article by posted on September 30, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Set Rotation For Final Series Of Season Against The Marlins

As the season draws to an end, the Mets announced their starters for the final three games of the season against the Marlins in Miami. Jeurys Familia will start Monday night’s game against the Marlins. Terry Collins mentioned that h wanted to give Familia a start before the end of the season. Familia went 9-9 with […]

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Rounding The Bases: Mets Attendance Down Again, Keep Thole, DePo on Wheeler

An article by posted on September 29, 2012 0 Comments
Rounding The Bases: Mets Attendance Down Again, Keep Thole, DePo on Wheeler

In this Saturday edition of Rounding The Bases, some great links to several interesting Mets narratives with a quote from R.A. Dickey for good measure. Enjoy. An outfielder and it’s not close. Josh Thole struggled this year but I don’t think the Mets should bail on him quite yet; he’s still only 25, he’s a […]

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Duda’s Blast Spoils Chipper’s Party In Mets 3-1 Win Over Braves

An article by posted on September 29, 2012 0 Comments
Duda’s Blast Spoils Chipper’s Party In Mets 3-1 Win Over Braves

The New York Mets combined a solid start by Jon Niese with a clutch bomb by Lucas Duda to crash Chipper Jones’ farewell party and beat the Atlanta Braves by the score of 3-1 on Friday night. Jon Niese made his final start of the season and aside from a solo home run to Freddie […]

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Mets Caption Contest! Win A Free A&E Mets 50th Anniversary 10 DVD Boxed Set!

An article by posted on September 28, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Caption Contest! Win A Free A&E Mets 50th Anniversary 10 DVD Boxed Set!

A&E Home Video Presents New York Mets 50th Anniversary DVD Boxed Set  A NEWLY RELEASED 10 DVD SET THAT CAPTURES ALL 50 YEARS OF AMAZIN’ METS BASEBALL! Product Description & Features Number of discs: 10 Run Time: Over 22 Hours This Collector’s Set is a must have for any Mets fan and features stunning, high […]

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Are The Players Turning The Tables On The Mets Front Office?

An article by posted on September 28, 2012 0 Comments
Are The Players Turning The Tables On The Mets Front Office?

On Wednesday I posted this comment R.A. Dickey made regarding his thoughts on signing an extension with the Mets after this season: “If I don’t see them pursuing David hard,” Dickey said, “I think it would be a message to everybody that they’re content to spend the next five or six years rebuilding this organization. […]

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Describe The Mets 2012 Season In One Word

An article by posted on September 28, 2012 0 Comments
Describe The Mets 2012 Season In One Word

Yesterday, I emailed our MMO staff and asked them to describe this 2012 New York Mets season in just one word. Fifteen of them replied… I took those words and dropped them into a graphic that kind of explains how we felt about this season. Is this a pretty good reflection of how you saw […]

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