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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Braves Sign Catcher Gerald Laird To Reported 2-Year Deal

An article by posted on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
Braves Sign Catcher Gerald Laird To Reported 2-Year Deal

The Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement with catcher Gerald Laird, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The deal is reportedly for two years according to Jon Heyman. Financial terms have yet to be disclosed. Laird, 33, hit .282/.337/.374 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 191 plate appearances with the Tigers last season. After […]

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Mets Holiday Ticket Sale Starts Monday!

An article by posted on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Holiday Ticket Sale Starts Monday!

The New York Mets today announced the Mets Holiday Ticket Sale – featuring a limited number of single-game tickets and four-game Holiday Packs – starting this Monday, November 19 at 10:00 a.m. at Mets.com and (718) 507-TIXX. Single-game tickets for most April and May games start at $12 and will only be available through December […]

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It’s Dickey! Mets Knuckleballer Wins Cy Young!

An article by posted on November 14, 2012 0 Comments
It’s Dickey! Mets Knuckleballer Wins Cy Young!

Congratulations to R.A. Dickey who was just named the winner on the 2012 Cy Young Award! Dickey received 27 of 32 first place votes from the Baseball Writers Association of America. Dickey now joins Tom Seaver (1969, 1973, 1975) and Dwight Gooden (1985) as the only Mets ever to have won the award. TOM SEAVER […]

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Mets On Dickey’s Cy Young Win, Knuckleballer Wants To Retire A Met

An article by posted on November 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets On Dickey’s Cy Young Win, Knuckleballer Wants To Retire A Met

New York Mets righthanded pitcher R.A. Dickey tonight was named the 2012 National League Cy Young Award recipient by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA). Dickey, who received 209 points, including 27 first place votes, joins Tom Seaver (1969, 1973 and 1975) and Dwight Gooden (1985) as the only pitchers in team history to earn the […]

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Mets Unveil Blue Jersey For 2013 Season

An article by posted on November 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Unveil Blue Jersey For 2013 Season

The Mets have unveiled the new blue jerseys they will be wearing during the 2013 season. The team just shared a photo of Johan Santana sporting the new duds. I gotta tell you, I love these blue jerseys, but I love winning baseball better. Hopefully it won’t be long until the Mets Twitter account unveils […]

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Rob Johnson Signs With Cardinals, Gets Spring Training Invite

An article by posted on November 13, 2012 0 Comments
Rob Johnson Signs With Cardinals, Gets Spring Training Invite

Rob Johnson, who appeared in 17 games for the Mets last season, has signed a minor league deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. Johnson also received an invite to major league camp. Johnson, 29, finished the season on the DL with a torn ligament in his left thumb, which did not require surgery. He batted […]

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Heyman: Bay’s Salary Being Deferred For Only Two Years

An article by posted on November 13, 2012 0 Comments
Heyman: Bay’s Salary Being Deferred For Only Two Years

Jon Heyman of CBS Sports writes that Jason Bay may have gotten a better deal for himself by leaving the Mets than he did when he initially signed with them. Not only will Bay be paid the entire $21 million he is owed by the Mets, as has been reported, but the $15 million that is […]

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Trading Dickey Is Only The “Backup Plan”

An article by posted on November 13, 2012 0 Comments
Trading Dickey Is Only The “Backup Plan”

  Today in Coney Island, Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and pitcher Johan Santana, distributed boxed lunches to residents in Brooklyn that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. Afterward, Jeff Wilpon spoke with reporters and said that the team’s top priority remains retaining both David Wright and R.A. Dickey. Wilpon says negotiations are “on-going” with both players. He also […]

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Who Was The Mets Most Valuable Player In 2012, Wright Or Dickey?

An article by posted on November 13, 2012 0 Comments
Who Was The Mets Most Valuable Player In 2012, Wright Or Dickey?

There wasn’t a real lot to rave about when you consider the Mets 2012 season as a whole, but even in an 88-loss season, there were a few bright spots. We had our first No-Hitter in franchise history, we saw one of our top prospects breakthrough in a big way, and one of the Mets’ […]

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A Futuristic Seaver Fires An Explosive Fastball

An article by posted on November 12, 2012 0 Comments

Check out this video of a futuristic Tom Seaver unleashing an explosive fastball to home plate at Citi Field. The designer writes: It’s pitcher versus batter as a high powered windup unleashes a sci-fi fastball in this thrilling one minute all CG short created exclusively for The New York Mets. Way to pick up the […]

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