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, '00 and '15, 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 Named 2015 MLB Retailer of the Year

An article by posted on November 19, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Named 2015 MLB Retailer of the Year

The New York Mets have been named the 2015 Major League Baseball “Club Retailer of the Year” for their commitment to driving merchandise sales through creative marketing and merchandising efforts. Ten years after the debut of the award, the Mets have become only the second Club to be named Retailer of the Year more than […]

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Daniel Murphy Still Very Much In Mets Picture

An article by posted on November 18, 2015 0 Comments
Daniel Murphy Still Very Much In Mets Picture

If you thought Daniel Murphy was as good as gone after he rejected his $15.8 million qualifying offer from the Mets… Not so fast. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York the Mets are expected to make a legitimate bid for the free-agent infielder. “And there is a belief within the organization that Murphy […]

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Juan Lagares Training in DWL, Could Start Playing Games Next Week

An article by posted on November 18, 2015 0 Comments
Juan Lagares Training in DWL, Could Start Playing Games Next Week

Team photo of Juan Lagares today during practice in DWL Mets center fielder Juan Lagares is now training as a non-roster player in the Dominican Winter League and a source told Michael Mayer of MMO he is hoping to start playing in games as soon as next week. The source also said that Lagares is […]

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Joe Maddon Named NL Manager of the Year

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Joe Maddon Named NL Manager of the Year

Joe Maddon of the Chicago Cubs was named the National League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Maddon left the Tampa Bay Rays to join the Cubs this season and guided them from a 73-89 record in 2014 to a 97-65 record in 2015, a 24 game improvement. Maddon garnered […]

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Marlins To Trade Their Young Ace Jose Fernandez?

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Marlins To Trade Their Young Ace Jose Fernandez?

According to Sirius XM radio host Craig Mish of Miami’s The Ticket, there is rowing sentiment around Baseball and internally with the Marlins that right-hander Jose Fernandez will be traded this offseason. This could be a reaction to Marlins president David Samson telling the Miami Herald last week that Jose Fernandez had rejected a multi-year contract offer. According to […]

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Ask MMO: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

An article by posted on November 17, 2015 0 Comments
Ask MMO: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Christina asks… I have been a Mets fan since 1983 and I’m a devoted reader of your site, checking in about five times a day. I’ve read all your articles about the Mets owners over the last two years. My question is do you think anything’s changed now that we have a winning product and […]

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Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa Win Rookie of the Year Awards

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa Win Rookie of the Year Awards

Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was named National League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Astros shortstop Carlos Correa won the award in the American League. Bryant won the award unanimously, beating out Matt Duffy of the Giants who finished second. Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang finished third, and Mets […]

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Mets “Very Serious” About Dilson Herrera As Their Second Baseman Next Season

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets “Very Serious” About Dilson Herrera As Their Second Baseman Next Season

(Updated 11/16) With Daniel Murphy having played his last game with the New York Mets, it appears the team is “very serious” about Dilson Herrera being the starting second baseman next season, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Rubin adds that the plan this offseason for the Mets is to find a backup infielder […]

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Could Mets Make A Play For Cubs’ Javier Baez or Starlin Castro This Winter

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Could Mets Make A Play For Cubs’ Javier Baez or Starlin Castro This Winter

The Cubs do not intend to move third baseman Kris Bryant, shortstop Addison Russell or left fielder Kyle Schwarber, but will at least explore the trade interest they are getting in right fielder Jorge Soler and infielder Javier Baez, sources told Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. The goal remains the same for the Theo Epstein […]

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Mets Formally Reach Out To Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on November 16, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Formally Reach Out To Ben Zobrist

As expected, the New York Mets reached out to Alan Nero, the agent for free agent Ben Zobrist, according to a report by Dan Martin of the New York Post. Martin says the Mets figure to make a strong push for Zobrist, whose versatility would allow them to use him at second base and in the […]

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