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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Blowing Off Steam Before Hitting The Road…

An article by posted on December 23, 2009 0 Comments

I just finished reading a couple of different posts on some of the other Mets blogs I like to read, but both of them have left me scratching my head. Correct me if I am wrong, but wasn’t our stated goal that we should put a championship caliber team on the field in 2010? Is that not […]

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NL East Report: Hot Stove Edition

An article by posted on December 22, 2009 0 Comments

Washington Nationals Just off of their recent acquisition of starting pitcher Jason Marquis who signed for a reasonable two year deal at $15 million, the Nats aren’t done yet. Washington is now considered the favorites to sign former Pirates reliever Matt Capps who had drawn the interest of 15 teams including the Mets, Phillies and […]

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Nationals Sign Jason Marquis, Mets Never Made Offer

An article by posted on December 22, 2009 0 Comments

The Washington Nationals have signed free agent starting pitcher Jason Marquis, according to Byron Kerr of MASN.  MASN sports.com has learned that the Nationals will sign starting pitcher Jason Marquis. Stay tuned for more on this breaking story. UPDATE: The deal is reported to be for 2 years and $15 million dollars according to Mark Feinsand. Marquis, who […]

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Happy Holidays To Everyone!

An article by posted on December 22, 2009 0 Comments

I wish you all the joy, hope and happiness of this Holiday Season! On behalf of everyone at MMO, we wish you a Happy New Year! May the beauty of the holidays be yours throughout the year!

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Braves Trade Javier Vasquez To Yankees For Melky Cabrera

An article by posted on December 22, 2009 0 Comments

The Yankees and Braves have just put the finishing touches on a trade that will send starting pitcher Javier Vazquez to the Bronx in exchange for outfielder Melky Cabrera and pitching prospects Arodys Vizcaino and Mike Dunn. Wow… For a team that just won the World Series, the Yankees sure do operate with a sense […]

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Jason Bay Asks Red Sox To Reconsider Him

An article by posted on December 21, 2009 0 Comments

The last thing I wanted to do this morning was bore you with another post on Jason Bay, however some of these strange twists that seem to surface each day make this ongoing soap opera  to difficult to ignore. When we last saw our hero (Jason Bay), his agent Joe Urbon had said that they would […]

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Mets Hot Stove Providing Little Heat On This Wintry Day

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments

With only five days left until Christmas and 12 days until the start of 2010, the New York Mets still find themselves needing to address the same areas as they did on October 1st when the season ended for them. The Mets did sign a backup catcher in Henry Blanco for a tidy sum of […]

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At Least One Mets Front Office Dept. Is Still Operational

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments
At Least One Mets Front Office Dept. Is Still Operational

Those of you who purchased Mets ticket plans last season, will be happy to know that your original December 4th deadline has been moved up again from December 14th to December 31st. Here is the copy of the email that was sent out. Dear Mets Ticket Plan Holder: Thank you again for your support of […]

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Happy 27th Birthday To David Wright!

An article by posted on December 20, 2009 0 Comments
Happy 27th Birthday To David Wright!

Happy Birthday to New York Mets third basemen David Wright! As Wright turns 27 today, we still have so much to look forward to from our homegrown all-star third baseman. Last year David Wright had the worst season power-wise of his career. Wright hit just 10 homeruns, but with 39 doubles and 72 RBI. Also on the downside, […]

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Mets Appear To Be Only Team Set To Pay Free Agent Jason Bay

An article by posted on December 19, 2009 0 Comments

The Mets have finally gotten an early Christmas gift, as the hunt for Jason Bay was dropped by one team Friday when the Mariners traded for Milton Bradley. The only thing left for the Mets now is to come to a final agreement with Bay and bring him to Citi Field for the 2010 season. […]

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