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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Jenrry Mejia: Is His Future In The Bullpen?

An article by posted on February 12, 2011 0 Comments
Jenrry Mejia: Is His Future In The Bullpen?

Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen worries me sometimes. I understand that he was spared a trip to the guillotine thanks to the efforts of R.A. Dickey and Mike Pelfrey who both made last minutes pleas for clemency, but I’ve never really been a big fan of his. As we’ve all heard countless times already this offseason, […]

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ESPN Tackles The Madoff/Wilpon Issue

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

This morning, ESPN: Outside The Lines discussed the implications of the Madoff claw-back lawsuit headed by the trustee Irving Picard who is acting on behalf of all the victims. Picard alleges that the Mets owners should have known about the fraud and raked in millions in illegal profits. Thanks to Adam Rubin of ESPN New […]

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Some Happy Mets Thoughts On A Cold Friday

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments
Some Happy Mets Thoughts On A Cold Friday

It seems that some of you really got your feathers ruffled over my post the other day in which I speculated that Pujols and the Phillies looked like a good match? Chill out everybody, we’ve been speculating on MMO since 2005, you should be used to it by now. Did you happen to catch Andy […]

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Discussing Mets Prospects With Joe DeMayo Of Port St. Lucie To Flushing

An article by posted on February 11, 2011 0 Comments

Recently I did an email interview with Joe DeMayo who does a fantastic job covering the Mets Minor Leagues and the MLB Draft for the excellent Mets site, St. Lucie To Flushing. 1. Where do you rank the Mets Minor League System on a scale of 1-10 in the following areas: A) Starting Pitching: 3. […]

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Latest On Madoff Lawsuit: Cuomo To Mediate, Junk Bond Rating

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Latest On Madoff Lawsuit: Cuomo To Mediate, Junk Bond Rating

A federal bankruptcy judge in Manhattan appointed former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo on Thursday to serve as a mediator in the legal dispute between the Mets owners and the court-appointed trustee trying to recover money for victims of Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. According to the NY Times, the trustee, Irving H. Picard, has accused Mets owners […]

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Cool Mets Stuff, Bobby Jones, Best Mets Ticket Plans Ever!

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Cool Mets Stuff, Bobby Jones, Best Mets Ticket Plans Ever!

That’s the the new locker plate design that the Mets are rocking down in Port St. Lucie this Spring. Pretty cool looking design for our boys… Thanks to the New York Mets for sharing it on their Twitter feed. They also reminded us of one of the all-time great Mets moments: Happy Birthday to RHP Bobby […]

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Collins Will Try To Wish Madoff Mess Into The Cornfield

An article by posted on February 10, 2011 0 Comments
Collins Will Try To Wish Madoff Mess Into The Cornfield

Terry Collins will have a tough job this Spring. Not only will he have to overcome the disappointment of the last four seasons and try to change the tempo in the clubhouse and the performance on the field, but if that wasn’t tough enough he now has to do it while trying to play through […]

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Four Prospects Who Could Impact Mets In 2011

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments

Anthony DiComo of Mets.com, believes that Jenrry Mejia, Lucas Duda, Fernando Martinez and Kirk Nieuwenhuis are all prospects to watch this season and writes the following: RHP Jenrry Mejia: After speeding to the Majors last year at the age of 20, Mejia will most likely take a step back and open this season at Triple-A […]

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Could Albert Pujols Wind Up On The Phillies?

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Could Albert Pujols Wind Up On The Phillies?

According to MLB Trade Rumors, Albert Pujols has moved up his deadline for the Cardinals to get a deal done to February 15th, only six days away. The original deadline was set for February 19th, but Albert has decided to show up to camp early to prepare for what could be his final Spring Training as […]

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Mets Bring Back Mighty Casey Fossum

An article by posted on February 9, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Bring Back Mighty Casey Fossum

According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, the Mets continue to bring in more arms and have signed free-agent LHP Casey Fossum to a minor league deal. The 33-year-old Fossum is a Cherry Hill, New Jersey native, and has not pitched in the big leagues since 2009, when he played for the Mets and made three appearances for […]

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