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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Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Jason Pridie Signs Minor League Deal With A’s

The A’s have signed Jason Pridie to a minor league deal, tweets Adam Rubin. Jason Pridie, who was removed from the Mets’ 40-man roster last week, has signed as a free agent with the Oakland Athletics on a minor league deal, according to his agents from Sosnick Cobbe sports. Pridie, 28, appeared in 101 games for the Mets […]

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Mets Introduce New 15 and 20 Game Ticket Plans

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments

METS INTRODUCE NEW TICKET PLANS AND PACKS FOR 2012 20-Game Plans Offer Weekend, Weekday Options; 15-Game Pack Provides Flexibility Plans Go On Sale Monday, Nov. 28 at Mets.com or By Phone at (718) 507-TIXX  The New York Mets today introduced new Ticket Plans and Packs for the 2012 season, providing fans with more flexibility to choose […]

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Reyes and Wright Over The Years Metsmerized Style!

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Reyes and Wright Over The Years Metsmerized Style!

I saw a post on Metsblog that showed some photos of Wright and Reyes together and then I was like, hey, I got some cool stuff I’ve made over the years that I know our readers would love. I made this one this season. I hope it wasn’t the last Reyes & Wright Graphic I […]

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Not Everything Is What It Seems

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments

Sorry for the short hiatus, I’ve been under the weather, but I’ve remained engaged and tuned in and I’m working on a blockbuster of a story. For now, let’s talk about this: Yes desperation is a good way to describe it. When last I spoke, I mentioned that to the Mets, signing Jose Reyes is […]

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Hanley Ramirez Not Pleased About Moving From Shortstop

An article by posted on November 15, 2011 0 Comments
Hanley Ramirez Not Pleased About Moving From Shortstop

According to Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald, a source has told him that Hanley Ramirez is not at all pleased at the prospect of changing positions if the Marlins sign Jose Reyes and that the two shortstops are not the friends many portray them to be. If Reyes signs with the Marlins, the belief is Ramirez will go […]

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Alderson Speaks With Reyes’ Agents

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
Alderson Speaks With Reyes’ Agents

6:20 PM “We’ve had some conversations,” Alderson said, according to Rubin. “I don’t want to get into any detail, but – also while saying I don’t want to comment – I don’t want to give you the false impression that we are anywhere along the road. I still think it’s early, notwithstanding all the background […]

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Mets Notes: Turner In The Outfield, Broxton Not An Option, Murphy At Second

An article by posted on November 14, 2011 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Turner In The Outfield, Broxton Not An Option, Murphy At Second

Here’s a few Mets items that are making the rounds this morning. According to a team source who spoke to Mike Puma, the Mets have already figured out what life will be in a post-Reyes era. To begin, Daniel Murphy will become the everyday second baseman with Ruben Tejada taking over full-time duties at shortstop. In this scenario, second […]

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CBS Sports Says Reyes and Marlins Have No Deal

An article by posted on November 13, 2011 0 Comments
CBS Sports Says Reyes and Marlins Have No Deal

6:00 PM – 5:41 PM - “Marlins source tells me Jose Reyes is NOT a Miami Marlin,” team beat writer Joe Capozzi of the Palm Beach Post has said on Twitter. 5:36 PM - MLB Network Radio saying they are NOT reporting Reyes to Marlins. Hearing elsewhere it IS happening. From Maury Brown via Twitter. 5:27 PM […]

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The Downside To Upside and the Downsizing of the Mets

An article by posted on November 13, 2011 0 Comments
The Downside To Upside and the Downsizing of the Mets

I read a good post this morning from Steve Popper of the Bergen Record who wrote a little bit about seldom discussed return for losing  Jose Reyes – the compensatory picks. He writes that “draft picks have been the lure for this front office” because they are “confident they can rebuild the Mets’ farm system through smart […]

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What’s So Funny?

An article by posted on November 12, 2011 0 Comments
What’s So Funny?

I came across this post on Amazin Avenue by Chris McShane, which actually reflects perfectly the overriding sentiment on Twitter immediately after it was announced the the Phillies agreed to a contract with closer Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year deal. He writes: The good news out of Philadelphia is that the Phillies have signed Jonathan Papelbon to a four-year […]

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