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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File The Pat Burrell To Mets Report Under Bogus

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

Update 11:45 AM I just confirmed that the Mets did not make any deal involving Pat Burrell, but they do have a passing interest. You can all exhale now. Original Post 11:15 AM According to a post on Philly Burbs, the Mets may have acquired Pat Burrell from the Cubs after they acquired him from the Rays. […]

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Don’t Be Surprised If The Mets Make A Big Splash

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

For the last two months, many of the so-called experts have been doing their best to tell us that the Mets will not be players for some of the top free agents like Matt Holliday, Jason Bay and John Lackey. We’ve been told that they don’t have the money or that the don’t have the […]

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Mets May Consider Rod Barajas Over Bengie Molina

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

Last night, Newsday’s Ken Davidoff reported via Twitter that the Mets are considering free agent catcher Rod Barajas as an alternative to Bengie Molina. With Molina’s insistence for a three year deal, he may have played himself out of a contract with the Mets who are looking for a starting catcher, but are unwilling to sign one for more than one […]

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MLB Winter Meetings – We Got You Covered Mets Fans!

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

You can count on Mets Merized Online to keep you up to date on all the Mets and MLB news, rumors and updates. We’ll try our best to filter out all the noise, and deliver the clarity that you need to stay informed. As always, we won’t post any rumors on MMO unless it passes the sniff […]

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Mets Looking At Nationals’ Josh Willingham

An article by posted on December 6, 2009 0 Comments

On the eve of the 2009 Baseball Winter Meetings in Indianapolis, finally a Mets rumor that doesn’t shake my confidence and that I can sink my teeth into. According to Bill Ladson of MLB.com, the Mets are interested in Nationals outfielder, Josh Willingham.  Add the Mets as one of the teams who have interest in […]

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Bill Madden: Mets Only Want Low Budget Latin Players

An article by posted on December 6, 2009 0 Comments

I can’t believe what I just read from Bill Madden in the Daily News this morning. Mets? Did somebody say the Mets? They won’t spend the money for Holliday, Bay or Lackey and apparently, they’re only interested in signing low-budget Latin players, having shown little or no interest in Byrd, Figgins, DeRosa, Wolf or even […]

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Pat Burrell For Luis Castillo? Terrible Idea!

An article by posted on December 5, 2009 0 Comments

Luis Castillo for Pat Burrell? Says who? I don’t know who concocted this crazy rumor, but it’s about as nuts as the one that had us going after Milton Bradley. Actually, I’d rather have Bradley than Burrell, at least Bradley can field his position and he still has a potent bat. The only reason the Mets […]

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Dan Warthen Blames Mets Catchers For 2009 Pitching Woes

An article by posted on December 5, 2009 0 Comments

I have just finished reading a very good article by our friend Bart Hubbuch of the NY Post. While everyone seems to be scratching their heads and wondering what the deal is with the Mets fondness for catchers in recent days, Hubbuch actually does a fantastic job of filling in the blanks and explaining the reasoning behind […]

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Chone Figgins and Mariners Reach Deal; Joins Ichiro To Form Lethal 1-2 Punch

An article by posted on December 5, 2009 0 Comments

According to an AP report from Greg Bell, The Seattle Mariners and Chone Figgins have reached a preliminary agreement on a $36 million, four-year contract pending a physical. The contract for the former Los Angeles Angels sparkplug includes a vesting option for 2014 that could make the deal worth $45 million over five years. The […]

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Mets Top Priority Is To Trade Luis Castillo

An article by posted on December 4, 2009 0 Comments

According to the New York Time’s Jack Curry via his Twitter, The Mets hope the first thing they accomplish in Indy is unloading Luis Castillo so they can sign Orlando Hudson to play 2B. Castillo, who just came off a solid season in which he batted .302 and posted a solid .387 OBP is officially […]

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