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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Yankees Closing In On Johan Santana, Mets In Holding Pattern

An article by posted on November 26, 2007

The Twins and Hank Steinbrenner himself have confirmed that they are in ongoing negotiations for prized all star pitcher, Johan Santana. According to Associated Press they are at the preliminary stage of negotiations. Well Mets fans, it doesn’t mean the Yankees are a lock to get them, but they certainly are the favorites when you […]

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So, How Good Are These Mets Prospects?

An article by posted on November 26, 2007

John Sickels is considered to be one of the best minor league analysts in the business and each year fans and MLB insiders await his highly regarded Baseball Prospect Book. John was nice enough to share his 2008 Mets Prospect List on his site, Minor League ball. Fernando Martinez, OF, Grade B+ Deolis Guerra, RHP, Grade B+ […]

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Did Mets Fans Catch This Article On Thanksgiving Day?

An article by posted on November 25, 2007

Wallace Matthews of Newsday, has done it again. On Thanksgiving Day he chose to write an article with the sole intent of bashing the New York Mets. Here are some of his comments… It is Turkey Day, which means it is once again time to brine, stuff, baste and roast the Mets. Having enjoyed more […]

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Another One Bites The Dust – Francisco Cordero Signs With The Reds

An article by posted on November 23, 2007

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, is reporting that the Reds have signed closer Francisco Cordero to a four-year, $46 million dollar contract according to his major league sources. It is the largest contract ever given to a closer and also includes an option for a fifth year that can bring the total value of the […]

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Torii Hunter Gets His Wings And Signs With Angels

An article by posted on November 22, 2007

One of the bigger names on this years free agent market has now found a home. Former Twins outfielder Torii Hunter has just signed a 5-year deal worth as much as $80 million dollars to play for the Los Angeles Angels, according to ESPN. The Angels’ first year general manager, Tony Reagins, is certainly making […]

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Thursday’s Hot Stove Recap – Is Omar Gearing Up For Santana?

An article by posted on November 21, 2007

It really feels like things are starting to heat up and move at a faster pace as we get closer to the Winter Meetings. This week was especially busy, and here are some of the latest rumors and transactions over the last 48 hours. It didn’t take long for the Milwaukee Brewers to replace Johnny Estrada. […]

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Johnny Estrada: Easy Come, Easy Go?

An article by posted on November 21, 2007

Okay, somebody please tell me what’s going on… Adam Rubin of the Daily News is reporting that Johnny Estrada may not be sticking around too long. Here is what he wrote this moning… The Mets have landed a catcher – but this one might not be around long either. As a bonus, the other team took […]

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Angels Bail Out On Cabrera, Dodgers Back On The Saddle Again

An article by posted on November 21, 2007

Of all the major sluggers rumored to be available this off season, none are bigger than Miguel Cabrera. (pardon the pun, hee hee) For weeks now, we’ve been hearing all this gibberish about the Angels, Mariners, and even the Giants being in hot pursuit. The only team I took seriously was the Angels. I felt they […]

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If It Walks Like A Duca, And Talks Like A Duca, It Must Be A Duca!

An article by posted on November 21, 2007

Nothing gets me more excited in the off season than a great trade. Well I don’t really mean nothing, but you know what I mean. Last night’s trade for Johnny Estrada came out of left field. I mean there was not even a hint of that going down. So much for all these experts who […]

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Let’s Give Mota A Good Old-Fashioned New York Send-Off!

An article by posted on November 20, 2007
Let’s Give Mota A Good Old-Fashioned New York Send-Off!

I know I already posted on this subject, but I can’t help myself and I needed to release some more energy. Can somebody please tell me what kind of drugs the Brewers were taking when they agreed to trade Johnny Estrada for Guillermo Mota. Somebody, please explain to me what their thought process was? I […]

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