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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Showalter, Williams Win Manager of Year Awards, Collins Gets A Vote

An article by posted on November 11, 2014 0 Comments
Showalter, Williams Win Manager of Year Awards, Collins Gets A Vote

Baltimore’s Buck Showalter and Washington’s Matt Williams were respectively named AL and NL Manager of the Year for 2014. Showalter, a three time winner, received 25 of 30 first-place votes and 132 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. He won the award previously with the New York Yankees in 1994 and Texas […]

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Sandy Alderson: Mets’ Attention Now Shifts To Shortstop

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Sandy Alderson: Mets’ Attention Now Shifts To Shortstop

On a conference call this afternoon, Sandy Alderson said the team’s next step this offseason is to address the shortstop situation. “We’ve looked at our shortstop situation, as many of you have. It would be next on our list to consider,” Alderson said. ” It’s definitely something we’ll be taking a look at over the […]

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MMO Exclusive: I Guess Sandy Wasn’t Kidding After All

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MMO Exclusive: I Guess Sandy Wasn’t Kidding After All

One of our readers named Matt, reached out to me last week and wrote: I’ve been following MMO for the last two years or so, although I’ve only commented maybe once or twice. Thank you for the great content and dedication. Anyway, the reason I am writing is because I am taking a Literature of […]

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Mets Sign Outfielder Alex Castellanos to Minor League Deal

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Mets Sign Outfielder Alex Castellanos to Minor League Deal

The Mets announced they have signed outfielder Alex Castellanos to a Minor League contract with an invitation to big league Spring Training. Castellanos, 28, played for PCL Triple-A affiliate of the San Diego Padres last season, batting .275 with eight home runs and 42 RBI in 113 games. A 10th-round pick of the St. Louis […]

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Happy Veteran’s Day To All Who Served

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Happy Veteran’s Day To All Who Served

On behalf of everyone at Metsmerized Online, we would like to take some time to remember and honor all of the brave servicemen and women that have served and continue to serve our great country. Each Veteran’s Day we have an opportunity to recognize all the sacrifices of the amazing men and women who make up the […]

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Latest On Tulowitzki: Mets Checked In, But No Significant Discussions

An article by posted on November 10, 2014 0 Comments
Latest On Tulowitzki: Mets Checked In, But No Significant Discussions

Earlier this afternoon, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that the Mets were talking to the Rockies about shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. That was confirmed by Mets beat reporter Marc Carig of Newsday: “According to a source, the Mets are indeed doing their due diligence. Have checked with Rockies on shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.” However, Jon Heyman […]

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Jacob deGrom Named NL Rookie of the Year!

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Jacob deGrom Named NL Rookie of the Year!

2014 NL ROOKIE OF THE YEAR WINNER! The Baseball Writers Association of America have named Mets righthander Jacob deGrom the 2014 National League Rookie of the Year. He received 26 of the 30 first place votes and was second on the other four. DeGrom beat out Reds OF Billy Hamilton and Cardinals 2B Kolten Wong. […]

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Mets and Michael Cuddyer Agree On 2-Year Deal Worth $21 Million

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Mets and Michael Cuddyer Agree On 2-Year Deal Worth $21 Million

The Mets and Michael Cuddyer have agreed on a two-year deal, the team announced on Twitter. Joel Sherman reports that the total deal is worth $21 million dollars, with $8.5 million for the 2015 season, and $12.5 million in 2016. According to beat reporters, the Mets simply were not willing to part with any of […]

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Mets Head To GM Meetings With Plenty Of Work To Do

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Mets Head To GM Meetings With Plenty Of Work To Do

The annual General Managers Meetings officially begins on Monday night in Phoenix, AZ where everyone will meet for dinner and learn who was named the 2014 MLB Executive of the Year. But of course that is merely the backdrop. The GM Meetings have evolved into a staging ground for all of the wheeling and dealing […]

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Mets Not Interested In Torii Hunter

An article by posted on November 9, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Not Interested In Torii Hunter

In a report for ESPN Insider, Buster Olney listed outfielders Torii Hunter and Jonny Gomes among ten of the best bargains in this year’s free agent market. Jon Heyman reported that there are seven teams that have serious interest in Hunter, but according to Newsday’s Marc Carig, the Mets are not one of them. Hunter, 39, batted .286/.319/.446 with […]

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