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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Trustee Irving Picard Drops Damages Claim Against Wilpons

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments

After almost a year of denying any wrong doing in the Bernie Madoff Ponzie scheme, the Wilpons may now be off the hook as news has broken that the trustee, Irving Picard, has dropped the damages claim. The Post writes: Seven months after kicking off an aggressive campaign to collect $80 billion in damages from […]

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Few Show Up For Beltran’s Finale, Where Does He End Up?

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments
Few Show Up For Beltran’s Finale, Where Does He End Up?

In what may very well have been the final home appearance for Carlos Beltran as a Met, the spattering of fans that did show up gave him a muted ovation during his final at-bat in the ninth inning – a shallow flyball to Matt Holliday. Beltran wenr 0-3 with a walk, and the look on […]

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Wright Set To Return Tomorrow, Will Shoulder A Huge Load When Beltran’s Gone

An article by posted on July 21, 2011 0 Comments
Wright Set To Return Tomorrow, Will Shoulder A Huge Load When Beltran’s Gone

David Wright went 2-for-2 with a run scored and reached base four times during Wednesday night’s 5-2 win for St. Lucie over the Clearwater Threshers. “I feel good,” Wright said. “I DH’ed today and it was more of trying to get some at-bats before I head out. I ended up getting around 30 at-bats, so hopefully […]

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Stop The Insanity! Domonic Brown For Beltran Is Pure Fantasy!

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments
Stop The Insanity! Domonic Brown For Beltran Is Pure Fantasy!

Once upon a time, in a land where Oreo Cookies grow on trees, and it always rained Skittles upon the land, the Mets acquired uber-prospect Domonic Brown from the Phillies from whence the Hershey River flowed. In return for their wonderful haul, the Mets happily exchanged their 34-year old right fielder with two bad knees, who adoring fans lovingly […]

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Jose Reyes With The Halos?

An article by posted on July 20, 2011 0 Comments

I came across this quote via MetsBlog from Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports: “Mets shortstop Jose Reyes, whom the club would prefer to keep through the summer, has told friends he would love to sign with the Angels when he becomes a free agent after the season…While Reyes might look good in manager Mike Scioscia’s […]

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Amazins’ Activate Jose Reyes, Demote Ruben Tejada To Buffalo

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

  The Mets have activated Jose Reyes from the disabled list as expected, and optioned Ruben Tejada to Triple-A Buffalo to make room for Reyes on the roster they. Surprising… Additionally, Mike Nickeas is on his way to Citi Field, a sign that catcher Josh Thole will likely be put on paternity leave.  Original Post After playing six innings […]

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Probability That These Mets Get Traded…

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments

Jon Morosi of FOX Sports has the Reds interested in Mets reliever, Jason Isringhausen. Meanwhile, sources say the Reds have had internal discussions about a number of middle and setup relievers. The list includes Jim Johnson and Koji Uehara of the Orioles; Jason Isringhausen of the Mets; Jason Frasor of the Blue Jays; and Todd […]

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Once Beltran Goes, Things Will Get Real Ugly

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments
Once Beltran Goes, Things Will Get Real Ugly

Reports abound that Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran is the hottest commodity in the trade market, “He’s gold right now and every contender wants his bat in the lineup’, Jon Heyman said on WFAN yesterday. Making Beltran even more attractive is the news that the Mets are telling teams they will pay all of the remaining […]

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Monday Update: Wright Goes 3-6, Will Be Activated Friday

An article by posted on July 19, 2011 0 Comments
Monday Update: Wright Goes 3-6, Will Be Activated Friday

Monday Update: David Wright played nine innings for St. Lucie Monday night and went 3 for 6 – all singles, with three runs scored. Wright, on the DL with back injury, is now 6-of-15 with six runs scored and one RBI in four rehab games. Mets manager Terry Collins said Wright will be activated this weekend, […]

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Jason Bay Situation May Get A Little Hair-y This Week

An article by posted on July 18, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Bay Situation May Get A Little Hair-y This Week

UPDATE: From Mets Notes, Scott Hairston is hitting .375 (6-16) with two doubles, one triple, two home runs and 10 RBI over his last 10 games… Hairston is batting .321 (18-56) with three home runs and 15 RBI as a starter this year and has at least one hit in eight of his last nine […]

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