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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Cubs Agree To 4-Year, $52 Million Deal With RHP Edwin Jackson

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Cubs Agree To 4-Year, $52 Million Deal With RHP Edwin Jackson

The Chicago Cubs and pitcher Edwin Jackson agreed to terms on a four-year, $52 million deal, a source told ESPN’s Jim Bowden on Thursday. Jackson, 29, was 10-11 with a 4.03 ERA in 31 starts and tossed 189.2 innings for the Washington Nationals in 2012. The Nationals did not make a qualifying offer to Jackson, […]

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Mets Sign Outfielder Andrew Brown To Minors Deal

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Sign Outfielder Andrew Brown To Minors Deal

The Mets have signed righty-hitting corner outfielder Andrew Brown to a minor league deal with a spring-training invite. Brown, 28, has hit a combined .224 with five homers and 14 RBIs in 134 at-bats over two seasons in the majors, with the St. Louis Cardinals and Colorado Rockies. Twenty-four of his major league starts have come in right field, with […]

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MMO Fair Or Foul: The Rope-A-Dope

An article by posted on January 2, 2013 0 Comments
MMO Fair Or Foul: The Rope-A-Dope

Check out this article I came across yesterday on NJ.com by David Searles, who seems to have the same concerns about the front office and their strategy as myself, but does a much better job of espousing those concerns than I usually do. I decided to review the Mets 40 man roster to see how many players […]

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It Was A Banner Year In 2012 For MMO!

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
It Was A Banner Year In 2012 For MMO!

Wow, has it really been another year? I wanted to take this first day of 2013 to give you a little update on the year that was and also offer up some thanks and appreciation for what was an incredible 2012 for MetsMerizedOnline.com Despite being in the throes of the offseason, MMO has experienced exponential […]

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Mets 2013 Grapefruit League Schedule

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets 2013 Grapefruit League Schedule

2013 GRAPEFRUIT LEAGUE SCHEDULE Sat. February 23, Washington Nationals – Port St. Lucie, 1:10 p.m. Sun. February 24, University of Michigan – Port St. Lucie, 12:10 p.m. Sun. February 24, Houston Astros – Kissimmee TBA Mon. February 25, Washington Nationals – Port St. Lucie, 6:10 p.m. Tue. February 26, Miami Marlins – Jupiter, 1:05 p.m. Wed. […]

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Mets Blood Drive Tomorrow, Get A Pair Of Free Tickets

An article by posted on January 1, 2013 0 Comments
Mets Blood Drive Tomorrow, Get A Pair Of Free Tickets

The Mets will host their annual Winter Blood Drive for the New York Blood Center on Thursday, January 3, in Citi Field’s Caesars Club from 10 am to 5 pm (Hodges VIP Entrance). Parking is available in Lot G located on 126th Street. Donors must be 17 years of age (16 with parental permission), weigh […]

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Our New Year Resolutions For The Mets

An article by posted on December 31, 2012 0 Comments
Our New Year Resolutions For The Mets

If you could make a New Year’s Resolution for the Mets, what would it be? Matt B. – Improve defensively. Jessep – You make a resolution when you wish to change a bad habit. Therefore, I’d like the Mets New Years resolution to be that they properly develop young talent in their minor leagues. Tie […]

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In Remembrance: The Mets We Lost In 2012

An article by posted on December 30, 2012 0 Comments
In Remembrance: The Mets We Lost In 2012

As another year comes to a close, lets pause and remember a few of the former Mets players who passed away in 2012, and give them one last tribute before the new year. Joe Ginsberg, C Joe Ginsberg had a very successful major league career as a solid defensive catcher with the Cleveland Indians, Kansas […]

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Wall St. Weighs In On Mets’ Bright Future And Doesn’t Like What They See

An article by posted on December 30, 2012 0 Comments
Wall St. Weighs In On Mets’ Bright Future And Doesn’t Like What They See

One of our longtime readers, tlagee, shared a link to an article in the New York Times last evening, reporting that Standard Poors had lowered the bonds issued to Citi Field from a BB+ rating to BB. The downgrade by S&P is unlikely to affect the Mets much in the short-term unless they issue new debt, […]

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Royals Agree On One-Year Deal With Endy Chavez

An article by posted on December 30, 2012 0 Comments
Royals Agree On One-Year Deal With Endy Chavez

The Kansas City Royals have signed former Met outfielder Endy Chavez to a one-year contract, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Terms of the deal have not yet been reported. Chavez, 34, can play all three outfield spots and is coming off a down year in which he hit just .203/.236/.278 with two homers, 12 RBI, six […]

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Thoughts On The Reliever Market, Mets Needs, Spending

An article by posted on December 29, 2012 0 Comments
Thoughts On The Reliever Market, Mets Needs, Spending

According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mets are scouring the market for bullpen help. Heyman mentions Jose Valverde, Francisco Rodriguez and Matt Capps as possible players the Mets might kick the tires on, but do we really want to go there? It would have been nice to get a reliever like Jeremy Affeldt, who will […]

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