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 Buzz: Bay Today? National Treasure? Rising Son?

An article by posted on December 18, 2009 0 Comments

Bay Watch Redux The Jason Bay saga continues for yet another day as both sides continue to hold firm on their positions. The Mets of course, are yet unwilling to budge from their original 4 year offer, while the Bay camp insists it will take a deal longer than 4 years for them to agree. […]

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Conflicting Reports On Mets Offer To Jason Bay

An article by posted on December 17, 2009 0 Comments

By now all of you are aware that the Mets have extended an offer to free agent OF Jason Bay in the amount of 4 years and $65 million dollars. That much is fact. However on Wednesday, several new reports came out which suggest something more may be in the works regarding the Mets original […]

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Molina Tells Mets He Wants 3 Years Or Bust

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

The New York Mets must be banging their heads on the wall right now as the off season continues to evolve into a public relations nightmare. As Omar and Jeff make appointments to see their chiropractors to have their necks checked out, after suffering some severe whiplash last night courtesy of the Phillies and Red Sox, the […]

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Mets Up Offer To Bay and Plan Talks With Holliday

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

According to Jon Heyman of SI.om, the Mets have upped their offer to free agent Jason Bay to include a fifth year option. Additionally, they are also planning to contact Scott Boras to discuss his client, outfielder Matt Holliday. Moving aggressively to try to secure a power-hitting left fielder, the Mets tweaked their offer to Jason Bay to give […]

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Omar Sings A Familiar Tune, “Once We Get Our Guys Back…”

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, the Mets set aside all the drama of their not-so-hot-stove season for a good cause at their Annual Mets Holiday Party. Jeff Francoeur played the part of St. Nick and he and his fellow Mets elves brought some much needed joy and smiles to school children from all five boros of the city. By all accounts it was a grand […]

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Will Jose Reyes Perform At His Pre-Injury Level In 2010?

An article by posted on December 16, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday there was at least one positive development, as far as Mets fans are concerned, and that was the news that Jose Reyes is doing well in his rehab from surgery on his right leg to remove scar tissue. Reyes, who tore the hamstring tendon in his right leg last season, said he has had […]

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Cardinals Up The Ante; Offer Matt Holliday 8 Year Deal

An article by posted on December 15, 2009 0 Comments

As Omar and the Mets continue to wait out what they call a slow moving market, other MLB teams are quickly scooping up some of the key free agents and addressing their needs. Yesterday, the Red Sox signed John Lackey, while the Phillies added Roy Halladay in a 3 team deal that sent Cliff Lee to […]

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Roy Halladay Negotiating With Phillies After 3 Team Blockbuster

An article by posted on December 14, 2009 0 Comments

Jon Heyman of SI.com says that the Phillies, Mariners and Blue Jays have agreed to a deal that will send Halladay to Philadelphia, Cliff Lee to Seattle and prospects from both teams to Toronto. The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay is in Philadelphia and possibly negotiating a long term deal in anticipation […]

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What Does Lackey To The Red Sox Mean For Mets?

An article by posted on December 14, 2009 0 Comments

According to Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports, free agent pitcher John Lackey may be close to signing a deal with the Boston Red Sox. He writes, Free-agent right-hander John Lackey underwent a physical Monday with the Red Sox, an indication that he is close to an agreement with the team, according to a major-league source. Rosenthal […]

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Notable Non Tenders – Part 2

An article by posted on December 13, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, I weighed in on two of Saturday’s non tender players; Jack Cust and Garrett Atkins. This morning, there are several new additions to the free agent market. The following players were non tendered by their former team before last nights midnight deadline. Matt Capps, RP – Capps would be an interesting reliever to consider for the Mets. Only 26 […]

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