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 Out On Lilly and Myers

An article by posted on July 29, 2010 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, count the Mets out as far as Ted Lilly and Brett Myers go. A Mets official told me that obtaining Lilly is “very doubtful.” The Mets have talked regularly with the Cubs, but feel that there is not a match because the Mets are not willing […]

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Jenrry Mejia Impresses In Return (96-98 mph)

An article by posted on July 29, 2010 0 Comments

I just wanted to pass this along from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York. Jenrry Mejia, who tossed three innings in the Gulf Coast League on Wednesday in his first official game action since straining the back of the rotator cuff while working in Double-A Binghamton’s rotation, was so impressive in the performance he will […]

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Mets Could Make Deal To Salvage Ticket Sales, Not For Improvement’s Sake

An article by posted on July 28, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets are “deathly concerned” about their 2011 ticket sales according to one official writes Joel Sherman of the New York Post.  “They are deathly concerned about where their ticket sales base will go for 2011,” said an AL official who talks regularly to the Mets. “They already took a huge hit from last year to […]

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Brett Myers Tosses A 12 Strikeout Gem

An article by posted on July 28, 2010 0 Comments

As you know by reading this site, starting pitcher Brett Myers has been linked to several rumors surrounding the Mets. Jon Heyman of SI.com believes the the Mets prefer Astros RHP Brett Myers to Cubs LHP Ted Lilly. The Mets, Tigers, Twins and Dodgers all had scouts in attendance last week when the Astros’ Brett Myers went up […]

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Phillies Promote Top Prospect, Domonic Brown

An article by posted on July 28, 2010 0 Comments

The Philadelphia Phillies have called up Domonic Brown, one of the best prospects in the minors, to replace Shane Victorino who was placed on the DL today. Brown is one of the premier prospects in all of baseball and was recently ranked #15 by Baseball America and #12 by MLB. To put that in perspective, […]

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I Can’t Fight This Feeling Anymore…

An article by posted on July 27, 2010 0 Comments

I feel so weird this morning. You know that feeling you get when you just know something bad is going to happen, but you don’t know what it is? That’s how I feel about the Mets right now, and it’s something I can’t shake. I had a lot of hope for this season, and I’ve […]

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Barajas Heading To DL, Hessman Gets Nod Over Turner

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

The New York Mets have put catcher Rod Barajas on the 15-day disabled list and promoted infielder Mike Hessman from Triple-A. Barajas had an MRI exam Monday that showed a mild strain on his left side. The move was retroactive to Sunday. A Mets press release on Mike Hessman reads as follows: Hessman will join […]

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Mets Source: “We Are Staying Put For Now”

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

I was about to post the news that everyone’s jobs are safe as far as the coaching staff goes as reported by MetsBlog and Kevin Burkhardt. I’m not sure if either were on the conference call or if they spoke with people who were on the conference call, but usually those two are as accurate […]

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Doo… Dah… Dippity…

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

Every now and then, my corny side rears it’s ugly head and you end up getting a silly post like this. But this is supposed to be fun, right? With the trade deadline only five days away, things are getting kind of dicey. Lee and Haren are already gone, but there’s still some solid choices […]

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Cory Vaughn Makes Baseball America’s Hot List

An article by posted on July 26, 2010 0 Comments

Mets prospect Cory Vaughn, who was selected in the 4th round of the 2010  draft, continues to impress while playing for the Brooklyn Cyclones. This week, Baseball America took note and included him on their Hot List.  Why He’s Here: .517/.545/1.270 (15-for-29), 1 HR, 3 2B, 8 RBIs, 4 R, 3 BB, 5 SO, 4-for-5 SB The […]

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