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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A Message From Jeff Wilpon

An article by posted on October 15, 2010 0 Comments

The following is a message from Mets COO Jeff Wilpon which went out via email a few moments ago.. October 15, 2010 Dear Mets Fans: We have heard from many of you over recent weeks offering suggestions and ideas on how to assemble a winning team. Thank you for taking the time to contact us. […]

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Latest On Sandy Alderson, Jon Daniels, Al Avila

An article by posted on October 15, 2010 0 Comments

Updated 9:00 AM According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, the Mets have been asking around about Texas Rangers GM Jon Daniels. Nolan Ryan said prior to that that he expects Daniels to stay on and continue to build upon his vision and plan that transformed the team into a pennant contender. Daniels is currently in his fifth […]

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Jeff Wilpon Updates GM Progress, Debunks Many Rumors

An article by posted on October 13, 2010 0 Comments

New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon held a conference call today to update reporters on the progress of their GM search. They still plan to have a new general manager in place by the end of the World Series, but that depending on circumstances it’s flexible. So far they have met with former Kansas City […]

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Jose Lopez Would Be A Great Addition For Mets At Second Base

An article by posted on October 13, 2010 0 Comments
Jose Lopez Would Be A Great Addition For Mets At Second Base

The other day I read on MLBTR that Jose Lopez could be non-tendered by the Seattle Mariners, thus making him a free agent. The 26 year old Lopez, had a very disappointing season in 2010 as did just about any Seattle Mariner not named Ichiro Suzuki. He batted only .239 with 10 home runs and just 58 RBI, […]

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The Latest On Mets Search For New GM

An article by posted on October 12, 2010 0 Comments

The Mets will be interviewing White Sox assistant GM Rick Hahn this afternoon, with both Jeff Wilpon and interim GM John Ricco expected to be present. Hahn, is considered by many to be one of the highest rated GM candidates available, and was ranked as the best GM prospect in baseball by Baseball America before the 2010 season. […]

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Will The NY Media Choose The Next Mets GM?

An article by posted on October 10, 2010 0 Comments

Not too much Mets news to report the last few days, but there is an interesting article by Joel Sherman of the NY Post who is starting to sound like a campaign manager for Sandy Alderson these days. I was a little shocked by the way he began his article by saying that once commissioner Bud […]

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Mack Attacks Something On All Of Our Minds

An article by posted on October 9, 2010 0 Comments

Have you added Mack’s Mets to your favorites yet? Why not, I told you to add him three weeks ago… On weekends, Mack loves to take questions from his many readers and answer them on his blog. While everyone is lying low and Mets news is slow drifting in, Saturdays and Sundays are perfect for […]

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Some May Say He’s A Dreamer, But He’s Not The Only One

An article by posted on October 9, 2010 0 Comments
Some May Say He’s A Dreamer, But He’s Not The Only One

October 8, 1940 – December 8, 1980 The so-called “smart Beatle,” he brought a penetrating intelligence and a stinging wit both to the band’s music and its self-presentation. But in such songs as “Strawberry Fields Forever,” “Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown),” “Rain” and “In My Life,” he also marshaled gorgeous melodies to evoke a […]

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Pat Gillick Declines Mets GM Job

An article by posted on October 9, 2010 0 Comments

Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that after a phone call with Mets COO Jeff Wilpon, GM candidate Pat Gillick declined the opportunity to become the Mets new GM. Scratch Phillies executive Pat Gillick off the list of candidates for the Mets’ vacant general manager position. The Phillies granted permission for the Mets to interview […]

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BP Looks Back At Their Top 11 Mets Prospects

An article by posted on October 8, 2010 0 Comments

Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus reexamines their pre-season Top 11 Mets Prospects and issues some quick analysis on each. No. 1 Prospect Jenrry Mejia, RHP (48th overall)  What Was Said: “…his fastball alone could land him in the Mets bullpen.” Analysis: Mejia’s heater did earn him a big-league job, but to what end? The soon-to-be 21-year-old […]

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