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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Mets Made Dickey A Two Year Offer

An article by posted on November 17, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Made Dickey A Two Year Offer

Updated 6:20 PM  Major League sources tell Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports that the Mets plan to offer R.A. Dickey a two-year contract extension… The New York Mets could be on the verge of a breakthrough in their negotiations with National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey. Or, maybe not. The Mets plan to offer Dickey a […]

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Wheeler Will Be Up Before All Star Break

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Wheeler Will Be Up Before All Star Break

A Mets person suggested to David Lennon of Newsday that top prospect Zack Wheeler will be in the Mets rotation before the All Star break. Certainly good news, and now it’s up to Zack Wheeler to make it happen. When he was last seen in Triple-A Buffalo, Wheeler made only six starts and went 2-2 with […]

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Mets Wouldn’t Trade Jon Niese For Alex Gordon?

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Wouldn’t Trade Jon Niese For Alex Gordon?

John Harper of the Daily News asked a Mets source if Jon Niese would be enough to land Royals Gold Glove left fielder Alex Gordon. I was stunned to see the response he got. But would they [the Mets] be better off trading Jonathon Niese than Dickey? As a 26-year-old lefthander who is under team […]

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Are We Really About To Trade A Reigning Cy Young Award Winner

An article by posted on November 16, 2012 0 Comments
Are We Really About To Trade A Reigning Cy Young Award Winner

R.A. Dickey has just won the Cy Young Award… R.A. Dickey has just done what no Mets pitcher has done since 1985… R.A. Dickey may get his award on Opening Day in a Blue Jays or Dodgers uniform, or any other team who gives Sandy Alderson whatever it is he’s looking for. If that happens, […]

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No So Fast, Selig Places Marlins and Jays Trade Under Review

An article by posted on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
No So Fast, Selig Places Marlins and Jays Trade Under Review

Updated 11/15 1:00 PM According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, due to the outcry from Miami Marlins fans, Bud Selig is placing the blockbuster deal with the Blue Jays under review. Shocking, but good to see somebody will look into Loria’s shenanigans in South Beach. Updated 11/13 8:28 PM The Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays have completed a 10 player […]

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Braves Sign Catcher Gerald Laird To Reported 2-Year Deal

An article by posted on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
Braves Sign Catcher Gerald Laird To Reported 2-Year Deal

The Atlanta Braves have reached an agreement with catcher Gerald Laird, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The deal is reportedly for two years according to Jon Heyman. Financial terms have yet to be disclosed. Laird, 33, hit .282/.337/.374 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 191 plate appearances with the Tigers last season. After […]

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Mets Holiday Ticket Sale Starts Monday!

An article by posted on November 15, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Holiday Ticket Sale Starts Monday!

The New York Mets today announced the Mets Holiday Ticket Sale – featuring a limited number of single-game tickets and four-game Holiday Packs – starting this Monday, November 19 at 10:00 a.m. at Mets.com and (718) 507-TIXX. Single-game tickets for most April and May games start at $12 and will only be available through December […]

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It’s Dickey! Mets Knuckleballer Wins Cy Young!

An article by posted on November 14, 2012 0 Comments
It’s Dickey! Mets Knuckleballer Wins Cy Young!

Congratulations to R.A. Dickey who was just named the winner on the 2012 Cy Young Award! Dickey received 27 of 32 first place votes from the Baseball Writers Association of America. Dickey now joins Tom Seaver (1969, 1973, 1975) and Dwight Gooden (1985) as the only Mets ever to have won the award. TOM SEAVER […]

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Mets On Dickey’s Cy Young Win, Knuckleballer Wants To Retire A Met

An article by posted on November 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets On Dickey’s Cy Young Win, Knuckleballer Wants To Retire A Met

New York Mets righthanded pitcher R.A. Dickey tonight was named the 2012 National League Cy Young Award recipient by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA). Dickey, who received 209 points, including 27 first place votes, joins Tom Seaver (1969, 1973 and 1975) and Dwight Gooden (1985) as the only pitchers in team history to earn the […]

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Mets Unveil Blue Jersey For 2013 Season

An article by posted on November 14, 2012 0 Comments
Mets Unveil Blue Jersey For 2013 Season

The Mets have unveiled the new blue jerseys they will be wearing during the 2013 season. The team just shared a photo of Johan Santana sporting the new duds. I gotta tell you, I love these blue jerseys, but I love winning baseball better. Hopefully it won’t be long until the Mets Twitter account unveils […]

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