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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Could B.J. Upton and Grady Sizemore Be CF Options For Mets

An article by posted on October 30, 2011 0 Comments
Could B.J. Upton and Grady Sizemore Be CF Options For Mets

Buster Olney of ESPN.com reported that the Tampa Bay Rays will “probably” trade B.J. Upton over the offseason. The Rays came close to dealing their center fielder to the Washington Nationals prior to the trade deadline, but weren’t able to agree on the pieces before time ran out. Upton made $4.825 million in 2011 and is due for […]

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Halloween Special: Free Shipping On All Our T-Shirts

An article by posted on October 30, 2011 0 Comments
Halloween Special: Free Shipping On All Our T-Shirts

FREE SHIPPING IN OUR MMO T-SHIRT SHOP! Sunday is the last day to get FREE SHIPPING on all our T-Shirts. Just use coupon code WITCHINGHOUR when checking out. Look at just some of our awesome designs…                    Over a dozen other cool designs available! Grab a couple for yourself or they […]

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Congratulations To The Cards, Now Bring On The Hot Stove

An article by posted on October 29, 2011 0 Comments

The St. Louis Cardinals are the 2011 World Series Champions after beating the Texas Rangers 6-2 in Game 7 on Friday night. After overtaking Atlanta on the last day of the regular season, the Cards knocked out the 102-win Phillies in the NLDS and then the Brewers in the NLCS. It was the Cardinals’ first championship […]

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Official Elias Rankings – Reyes, K-Rod, Oswalt, Dotel Among This Offseason’s Type A Class

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments

Here they are, courtesy of MLBTR. The official Elias rankings for this offseason. The list below includes all unsigned ranked free agents. Type A C.C. Sabathia, Yankees – 95.930 (can opt out) Brandon Phillips, Reds – 91.518 (club option) Albert Pujols, Cardinals – 95.200 Prince Fielder, Brewers – 91.200 C.J. Wilson, Rangers – 90.988 David Ortiz, […]

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Who Will You Blame If The Mets Fail To Sign Reyes?

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments
Who Will You Blame If The Mets Fail To Sign Reyes?

This morning, Andy Martino of the Daily News broke the stunning news that the Jose Reyes negotiations won’t be quick. A real shocker, huh? This startling revelation made big headlines across the Mets blogosphere and quickly spread like wildfire. Umm, yeah, okay, whatever… While I was pondering the ridiculousness of this morning’s Mets news cycle, […]

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Freese Frame! Instant Classic Leads To Game 7 Showdown!

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments

Wow, wow, wow… David Freese homered to lead off the bottom of the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals forced the World Series to a Game 7 by rallying from two-run deficits against the Texas Rangers in the 9th and 10th on Thursday night. What an incredible game – an instant classic… 25 years […]

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Mets Haven’t Paid Back $25 Million Dollar Loan From MLB

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments

Regarding the $25 million dollar loan the Mets received from MLB last offseason, commissioner Bud Selig said the Mets still have not paid back the loan. Selig said he was not worried about getting the money back. “I don’t have any concerns about the Mets, as I’ve told you before,” he said. “They are working on […]

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Red Sox and Yanks In On Beltran

An article by posted on October 28, 2011 0 Comments
Red Sox and Yanks In On Beltran

Heyman says Bosox will be in the hunt too… [blackbirdpie url="http://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/129666887360593921"] Original Post 8:20 PM According to Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York, a Yankees source who participated in the team’s organizational meetings on Wednesday, said that Carlos Beltran’s name came up as the potential replacement for Nick Swisher – whose option may be declined. […]

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Hot Stove Report: Pelfrey, Nathan, Shields, Darvish Updates

An article by posted on October 26, 2011 0 Comments
Hot Stove Report: Pelfrey, Nathan, Shields, Darvish Updates

Joe Nathan RP - The Twins announced that they’ve declined the club option for $12.5MM on reliever Joe Nathan and will pay him a $2MM buyout instead. Nathan, who has been a rock solid closer the Twins, returned from 2010 Tommy John surgery this season and posted a 4.84 ERA and 1.16 WHIP in 48 appearances. Obviously, […]

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Mets Name Tom Goodwin First Base Coach

An article by posted on October 26, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced Tom Goodwin as first base coach. Goodwin, 43, finished his fourth year with the Boston Red Sox organization last season and his third as the organization’s Minor League Outfield and Base Running Coordinator. He coached Lowell (A) of the New York-Penn League in 2008, where the Spinners finished first […]

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