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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Baseball America Ranks Mets Top 10 Prospects

An article by posted on November 6, 2009 0 Comments

Baseball America has just released its Top 10 Mets Prospects list and right-handed pitcher Jenrry Mejia has claimed the top spot. 1. Jenrry Mejia, RHP (ETA 2012) 2. Wilmer Flores, SS (ETA 2013) 3. Fernando Martinez, OF (ETA 2011) 4. Ike Davis, 1B (ETA 2011) 5. Brad Holt, RHP (ETA 2012) 6. Jon Niese, LHP […]

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What If Bay and Holliday Resign With The Red Sox & Cards?

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

Now that the dreaded World Series is finally over, it’s time to put away that nightmare and look ahead to next season. The hot stove is already churning with plenty of rumors regarding soon to be free agents Matt Holliday and Jason Bay. The blogosphere has been buzzing with the pros and cons of each leftfielder, […]

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BUSTED: Tim Lincecum Livin’ The High Life

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

According to an Associated Press report, San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is facing misdemeanor marijuana charges following a traffic stop in his home state. Washington State Patrol spokesman Steve Schatzel said Thursday that the 2008 Cy Young Award winner and former University of Washington star was pulled over for speeding on Interstate 5 in […]

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Mets Decline Putz Option, Add Bowman To 40 Man Roster

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

According to Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post in a post to his Twitter account, the Mets have told reliever J.J. Putz that they will decline his option and instead buy him out for $1 million dollars. Not really a big surprise considering the Mets would have had to pay him over $9 million dollars […]

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Mets Should Take A Look At Conor Jackson

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

While the Mets consider the virtues of Daniel Murphy as their starting first baseman in 2010, Mets fans continue to debate his pros and cons. Several other first base options are also being weighed in the balance including stop gaps like Aubrey Huff or Russell Branyan, and multi-year options like Adam La Roche, Jorge Cantu and Nick Johnson. […]

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MMO Mailbag: What About Catchers? Mets Non-Tenders?

An article by posted on November 5, 2009 0 Comments

As we’ve done for the last two off seasons, we’ll try to get to your mailbag questions and comments at least once a week. Unfortunately, Christian has moved on, so until someone new decides they want to respond to site mail, you’ll have to contend with me. I may not get as analytical as my predecessor did, but I’ll […]

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Jeff Francoeur Has Successful Surgery

An article by posted on November 3, 2009 0 Comments

On Monday, Jeff Francoeur underwent successful surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. The following is the official press release from the Mets: New York Mets rightfielder Jeff Francoeur today underwent successful surgery to repair a tear of the collateral ligament in his left thumb. The surgery was performed in Atlanta by Dr. Gary […]

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Some More Mets Do-Overs…

An article by posted on November 3, 2009 0 Comments

As reported on MetsBlog, yesterday on MLB Network, Jon Heyman of SI.com said that “the Mets would love a do-over” with free agent pitcher Randy Wolf.  Stop the presses… Exactly what does that mean? Did Heyman get a call before his scheduled appearance from Omar Minaya who told him that if he could do it all […]

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Three Reasons Why I Hope The Series Ends Tonight

An article by posted on November 2, 2009 0 Comments

There’s not much to be happy about this post season, especially where Mets fans are concerned. We have had to endure a World Series that was the culmination of our worst nightmares. No other matchup could have been worse for us than the one that is currently playing out in Citizens Bank Park. The grizzly matchup […]

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Happy Halloween Mets Fans!

An article by posted on October 31, 2009 0 Comments

I hope you all have a ghoulish and spooky Halloween. Thanks for taking the time to read our posts and frequent our site this past season. Because your visits are always a treat, here is something frightful for your reward. Have a great weekend everybody!

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