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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Omar Minaya Looking At Prized Lefty C.C. Sabathia

An article by posted on November 7, 2007

Last night Omar Minaya and Indians general manager, Mark Shapiro, had dinner together. This is only speculation, but Newsday writer, Ken Davidoff,¬†believed that maybe they were discussing left-hand pitcher Cliff Lee. Lee was coming off of two impressive seasons going into this year, but had a disastrous season that landed him back in AAA in […]

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Marlon Anderson Signs 2-Year Deal To Stay On With The Mets

An article by posted on November 7, 2007

It’s a done deal… Marlon Anderson is staying with the New York Mets, agreeing on Tuesday to a $2.2 million, two-year contract. Omar Minaya is making sure of one thing this off season as compared to last off season… he is making a strong effort to re-sign each Met that made a strong contribution to […]

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A.J. Burnett Joins Scott Kazmir and Dontrelle Willis As Newly Available Pitchers

An article by posted on November 6, 2007

Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com is reporting the following: With the Toronto Blue Jays looking at the possibility of losing starting pitcher A.J. Burnett to an opt-out clause in his contract next winter, general manager J.P. Ricciardi told ESPN.com that the team is willing to entertain trade proposals from interested clubs this offseason. Burnett, 30, signed […]

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Carlos Beltran And David Wright Are Absolutely Golden!

An article by posted on November 6, 2007

At 4:00 PM Rawlings announced their 2007 Gold Glove winners, and named New York Mets, David Wright and Carlos Beltran as winners in the National League. For David Wright, it is first Gold Glove, winning the award after his third full season. For Carlos Beltran it was his second time, as he also won a […]

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Mets Fans Unite In Support Of Mathematically Alive

An article by posted on November 5, 2007

I just wanted to pass this along to all of you… It sounds like it’s going to be a great time with several great speakers and die hard Mets fans. Please join us for a screening of Mathematically Alive – A Story of Fandom at the New Jersey Film festival from Friday November 9th through […]

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Mets And Paul Lo Duca To Sit Down And Talk On Monday

An article by posted on November 4, 2007

With the GM Meetings set to begin on Monday, Steve Popper of the Bergen record is reporting that the Mets will be having a face-to-face meeting with Paul Lo Duca and his agent, Andrew Mongelluzzi. "We are open to finalizing a deal with the Mets," Mongelluzzi said in an e-mail. "The Mets have repeatedly stated that […]

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Mr. Met Is The Best!

An article by posted on November 4, 2007

Okay, I’m just trying to see if I could figure out how to add videos to some of my posts. So all of you get to see this cool vintage Mr. Met commercial while I test out the functionality of my software. This video cracks me up.

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Mets Not The Only Ones Who Want Luis Castillo

An article by posted on November 3, 2007

As the Mets continue to make a strong push to re-sign second baseman Luis Castillo, their negotiations may have just turned into a bidding war for his services. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that the Houston Astros are also in hot pursuit of the gold glove, second baseman and view him as the […]

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Mighty Marlon Anderson Will Lead From The Bench In 08

An article by posted on November 3, 2007

Omar Minaya is making sure of one thing this off season as compared to last off season… he is making a strong effort to re-sign each Met that made a strong contribution to the team last season. After a week in which he brought back Moises Alou and Damion Easley, Omar continued that trend by […]

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Has Carlos Delgado Played His Last Game As A Met?

An article by posted on November 2, 2007

I read an interesting article from Newsday’s Mets beat writer Ken Davidoff. In his article, David discusses how the Mets can easily add Alex Rodriguez by simply moving Carlos Delgado out of the picture and putting A-Rod at first base.. The only remaining option is to trade Carlos Delgado, and it looks like the Mets […]

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