The Los Angeles Dodgers are deep in debt. While this offseason they are scrambling to find a second baseman, third baseman, and a closer, they don’t have the ability to spend as much money as they want. After spending over one billion dollars on players alone from 2013-2016, their exemption from MLB debt rules expires […]
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.
Joe D's Latest Posts
Is there anything better than going to your hometown ballpark and seeing those bronze statues of iconic players or managers who meant so much to the team and more importantly the fans? Take a look at some of the gorgeous sculptures you’ll find just in the NL East… Mike Schmidt at Citizens Bank Park Steve […]
Tim Marchman of the Wall Street Journal concludes that time has come to trade Wright: There are really only two reasons not to trade Wright. One is that it would damage the team’s hopes of contending during what’s left of his prime, but they don’t have any. The other is that it would outrage fans and […]
Wright Compares Equally To Chipper, But Is That Enough To Overcome Sandy’s Aversion To Longterm Deals?
Couldn’t help noticing this on MetsBlog on Sunday. How may of you, off the top of your heads, knew that their career trajectories were almost exact in every way? Jones with a tad more home run power, Wright with a tad more speed, but otherwise a complete match. It was ironic that on the night […]
Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, scores a heck of an exclusive with David Wright who discusses his thoughts about the Mets, his next contract, Jose Reyes and what he’s looking for in terms of a vision and the direction of the franchise. Wright said he is resolved to test free agency after next season if […]
Terry Collins and Sandy Alderson will discuss the state and future of the coaching staff this Monday or Tuesday according to Mike Puma of the NY Post. A Mets official also told him that he would be surprised if Dan Warthen gets fired. This kind of backs up earlier reports from two weeks ago that intimated […]
As the season draws to an end, the Mets announced their starters for the final three games of the season against the Marlins in Miami. Jeurys Familia will start Monday night’s game against the Marlins. Terry Collins mentioned that h wanted to give Familia a start before the end of the season. Familia went 9-9 with […]
In this Saturday edition of Rounding The Bases, some great links to several interesting Mets narratives with a quote from R.A. Dickey for good measure. Enjoy. An outfielder and it’s not close. Josh Thole struggled this year but I don’t think the Mets should bail on him quite yet; he’s still only 25, he’s a […]
The New York Mets combined a solid start by Jon Niese with a clutch bomb by Lucas Duda to crash Chipper Jones’ farewell party and beat the Atlanta Braves by the score of 3-1 on Friday night. Jon Niese made his final start of the season and aside from a solo home run to Freddie […]
A&E Home Video Presents New York Mets 50th Anniversary DVD Boxed Set A NEWLY RELEASED 10 DVD SET THAT CAPTURES ALL 50 YEARS OF AMAZIN’ METS BASEBALL! Product Description & Features Number of discs: 10 Run Time: Over 22 Hours This Collector’s Set is a must have for any Mets fan and features stunning, high […]
On Wednesday I posted this comment R.A. Dickey made regarding his thoughts on signing an extension with the Mets after this season: “If I don’t see them pursuing David hard,” Dickey said, “I think it would be a message to everybody that they’re content to spend the next five or six years rebuilding this organization. […]