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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Giants GM Denies Reyes Trade Rumors

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

Giants GM Brian Sabean denied a report that he has dicussed a swap for Jose Reyes with the Mets. “Honestly, I haven’t seen or talked to Sandy Alderson since January. I haven’t talked to anybody from the Mets, so I have no idea where the hell it came from.” Yesterday after the game, Jose Reyes […]

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Cardinals, Reds, Angels Among Teams That May Be Interested In Reyes

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments
Cardinals, Reds, Angels Among Teams That May Be Interested In Reyes

Here are five teams that former Reds and Nationals GM Jim Bowden believes may be in the market for Jose Reyes. 1. San Francisco Giants — They’re not trading any of their four starters: Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, Madison Bumgarner or Jonathan Sanchez. Instead, the Mets would target 1B/OF Brandon Belt, minor league right-hander Zack […]

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Could Mets Have Prevented Jenrry Mejia’s Torn MCL?

An article by posted on May 7, 2011 0 Comments

As the Mets reported yesterday, Jenrry Mejia has a “complete” tear of the MCL ligament in in his right elbow and will be lost for the season and perhaps longer.. Our own John Delcos is skeptical, The Mets eschewed an opportunity last season to deal Mejia, and the thinking at the time was sound. He […]

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Chin-lung Hu Could Be Next Met To Get Chopped?

An article by posted on May 6, 2011 0 Comments
Chin-lung Hu Could Be Next Met To Get Chopped?

Not that this should come as any surprise to us, but when Angel Pagan gets activated tomorrow from the disabled list, it could mean a flurry of minor moves including cutting utility infielder Chin-lung Hu. Hu has been a major disappointment at the plate and his roster spot was assured mostly because of his defensive […]

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Matt Harvey Fans Nine In Another Gem

An article by posted on May 5, 2011 0 Comments
Matt Harvey Fans Nine In Another Gem

After getting off to a blistering hot start to his professional career and not allowing an earned run in his first 22 innings pitched, Mets pitching prospect Matt Harvey hit a bump on the road last week and was charged with six runs (four earned) on nine hits and a walk while striking out three in […]

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Johan Santana Way Ahead Of Schedule

An article by posted on May 4, 2011 0 Comments

According to several reports, Mets ace Johan Santana said yesterday, that he is “way ahead” of schedule as he continues to rehab his surgically repaired left shoulder. The New York Post reported that Santana threw the ball 110 times Monday on flat ground at the Mets spring training complex in Port St. Lucie, and that his […]

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System Failure

An article by posted on May 3, 2011 0 Comments
System Failure

Mets lost 7-6 tonight against the Giants, but the play on the field told a different story and it wasn’t as close as the score would suggest. This was a sloppy game for the Mets, with plenty of fundamental errors, mental lapses and too many missed opportunities to count. Josh Thole had three hits, but […]

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Teams Would Be Interested In Carlos Beltran

An article by posted on May 3, 2011 0 Comments

Joel Sherman of the NY Post has a rough take on where the Mets are and even says it’s okay for some Mets fans to be delusional about the Mets chances this year. Thanks Joel. He also discusses some of the potential trade options for the Mets and of course it’s the same usual suspects; Jose […]

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Mets Donate 4,000 Tickets To Military Members And Families

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments

Mets Press Release The New York Mets today announced the team has donated 4,000 tickets to military members and their families for tomorrow’s game against the San Francisco Giants at Citi Field. Working in conjunction with the USO, the Mets distributed 2,000 tickets to tomorrow’s series opening game with the defending World Series champion Giants […]

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Remembering How The Mets and Piazza Helped Heal A City

An article by posted on May 2, 2011 0 Comments
Remembering How The Mets and Piazza Helped Heal A City

On the morning after President Obama ordered US Forces to attack and kill 9/11 mastermind, terrorist Osama Bin Laden, it’s hard to focus on anything Mets. The emotions still run too deep. We are all so joyed and relieved that justice has been done, but it also brings back the memories of how it all […]

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