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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CitiField Getting A Mets Makeover In 2010 – FINALLY!

An article by posted on November 21, 2009 0 Comments

Changes are afoot at Citi Field and according to the team’s website, the Mets announced plans to expand the presence of club history at Citi Field next season. This was no doubt spurned on by the thousands of disappointed fans who felt the park paid more homage to the Dodgers than it did to the Mets. Here […]

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You Want Grission? Here It Is On A Platter…

An article by posted on November 21, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, former Mets catcher Paul Lo Duca appeared on Sirius XM 175 MLB Home Plate. His comments were transcribed by Adam Rubin of the Daily News and are shown below. After missing all of 2009 with injuries, Lo Duca says he is healthy and ready to return to the game and fill whatever role the signing […]

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Luis Castillo In 3-Team Deal For Kevin Millwood?

An article by posted on November 20, 2009 0 Comments

Update 12:20 PM MetsBlog is reporting that the deal is dead acording to T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com. Too bad, it would have been a nice prelude to the rest of the hot stove season for the Mets. Original Post 11:40 PM Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune is reporting that the Cubs are continuing to […]

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Join Our Ultimate Mets Baseball Simulation League!

An article by posted on November 20, 2009 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce our new affiliation with WhatIfSports, a division of Fox Interactive Media. WhatIfSports is the number one sports simulation in the country, and they were nice enough to invite our readers to participate in a New York Mets Baseball Simulation League. That’s right a league comprised of solely of Mets You will […]

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A Case For Adrian Gonzalez

An article by posted on November 19, 2009 0 Comments

Last night on the MLB Network, Jon Heyman said that the Mets won’t go after Padres’ first baseman Adrian Gonzalez because they have Ike Davis waiting in the wings. Strange, because only a couple of days earlier he tweeted that the Mets would be contacting the Padres about Adrian Gonzalez according to a baseball executive. […]

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Mets Looking Closely At Former Cardinals Starter

An article by posted on November 18, 2009 0 Comments

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of the Daily News reported that the Mets have some interest in free agent pitcher Joel Pineiro. The Mets, in search of an innings-eater to stabilize their rotation, are particularly intrigued by free-agent righthander Joel Pineiro, according to a team insider. Pineiro, 31, had 15 wins with the Cardinals in 2009, one […]

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Is Signing Lackey A Smarter Move Than Trading For Halladay?

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Let me begin by saying that you’ll get no argument from me as to who is the superior starting pitcher between Roy Halladay and John Lackey. Obviously, it’s Halladay and it’s not even close. If Doc was pitching for a high powered offense like the Yankees, he may have been a 25 game winner this […]

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Mets Spring Into Action, At Least That’s The Hope…

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments
Mets Spring Into Action, At Least That’s The Hope…

The New York Mets will open their 2010 Spring Training on Tuesday, March 2 against the Atlanta Braves at 1:10 p.m. at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. Here is the rest of the schedule, or if you dare you can scroll down to my notes and thoughts below. March 2: Atlanta Braves in Port […]

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Happy Birthday To The Franchise – MMO Style!

An article by posted on November 17, 2009 0 Comments

Happy Birthday to Number 41, George Thomas Seaver! Tom Seaver celebrates his 65th birthday today, and I wanted to thank him for all the amazin’ memories he has given Mets fans in the last five decades. Even today, when Tom graces us with an appearance in the broadcast booth or in an on the field celebration, he still […]

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Crawford or Granderson?

An article by posted on November 16, 2009 0 Comments

This weekend, some of the Mets blogosphere were busy opining the Mets potential pursuit of either Carl Crawford or Curt Granderson, both of whom were rumored to be candidates for trades. Both rumors have since been shot down, but that’s how the rumor mill works sometimes. News can turn on a dime. On this slow Mets […]

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