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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Mets Deny ESPN Report On Einhorn Deal, But New Sources Corroborate It

An article by posted on May 29, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Deny ESPN Report On Einhorn Deal, But New Sources Corroborate It

Yesterday, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, reported that new Mets partner David Einhorn has an opportunity to become the majority and principal owner of the Mets in three years. “Einhorn has agreed in principal to purchase roughly 33 percent of the team for $200 million, which will infuse cash and keep the organization solvent […]

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After MRI, Mets Say Dickey Is Day To Day

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
After MRI, Mets Say Dickey Is Day To Day

R.A. Dickey underwent an MRI at the Hospital for Special Surgery today which revealed a partial tear of the plantar facia of the right foot. His status is day-to-day. R.A. Dickey left this lat night’s game against the Cubs after injuring his right heel while covering first base on a groundball to the right side […]

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Number Seven, Is Number One

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
Number Seven, Is Number One

MetsBlog informs us that last night, Jose Reyes passed Darryl Strawberry and David Wright to rank first on the team’s all-time Runs Scored list with 664. Reyes also needs two more hits to pass Cleon Jones for second place on the Mets all-time leaders in base hits with 1,189. Eddie Kranepool, who has 1,418 base hits is the […]

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Francisco Rodriguez Is An Elite Closer Again

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

K-Rod is on fire! Fracisco Rodriguez tossed 0.2 scoreless innings yesterday at Chicago to extended his scoreless inning streak to 19.2 innings, the longest active streak in the majors. Rodriguez has converted 15 straight save chances, his longest such stretch since saving 16 straight to start the 2009 season. Rodriguez is second in the majors with […]

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My Simple Plea To Sandy Alderson

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments
My Simple Plea To Sandy Alderson

Dear Sandy, It’s been a real treat having you running things around here these last few months.Quite frankly, it’s been a breath of fresh air.  I admire your seriousness, your constant communication with all of us, and the transparency in how you run this franchise. You’re doing a fine job under what I consider to be […]

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Mets Activate Angel Pagan, Callup RHP Dale Thayer, F-Mart and Misch Out

An article by posted on May 27, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets today announced the team has reinstated outfielder Angel Pagan from the 15-Day Disabled List and has selected the contract of righthanded pitcher Dale Thayer from Buffalo (AAA) of the International League.  To make room on the active roster for Pagan and Thayer, the Mets have optioned outfielder Fernando Martinez to Buffalo […]

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Mets Announce David Einhorn As New Minority Owner

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Announce David Einhorn As New Minority Owner

The Mets have just announced that hedge fund manager David Einhorn, has invested $200 million in the team. “We are very excited about David joining our ownership group for several reasons,” said Fred Wilpon in a team press release.  “David’s investment immediately improves the franchise’s financial position.  Equally important, David’s intelligence, integrity and success in […]

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Einhorn In Negotiations To Buy Minority Share Of Mets

An article by posted on May 26, 2011 0 Comments

The New York Mets have agreed to sell less than 49 percent of the club for approximately $200 million to David Einhorn, president of Greenlight Capital Inc. according to ESPN’s Karl Ravech. The sale will not include a stake in SNY, the television network owned by the Mets, the sources said. Bloomberg and Sports Illustrated have […]

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Mets Player Updates On Ike Davis, Johan Santana, Angel Pagan

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

Angel Pagan is close to returning and manager Terry Collins expects him to be activated from the disabled list in time for the start of the weekend series against Philadelphia on Friday. Pagan, who is recovering from an oblique strain, went 1-for-3 in a rehab game for St. Lucie on Monday, and is expected to play for Triple-A Buffalo on Thursday and […]

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Beltran Could Make It Tough On Mets

An article by posted on May 25, 2011 0 Comments

I never really weighed in on Fred Wilpon’s New Yorker interview yesterday, and I don’t really intend to go into it except to say I was most turned off by the owner mocking Carlos Beltran’s 2006 NLCS strikeout against Adam Wainwright. Wow… Et tu, Brute? It read like something Mike from Toms River would say calling into […]

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