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, '00 and '15, 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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Nats Get Bruney, Are Dunn And Willingham On Block?

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Washington Nationals have acquired relief pitcher Brian Bruney from the New York Yankees for a player to be named later. Bruney had a so-so season with the Yankees, but had clearly fallen out of favor as the season drew to an end. Last season he […]

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Throw Some Coal In The Hot Stove It’s Freezing In Here

An article by posted on December 7, 2009 0 Comments

So far, there’s been nothing significant to report from the 2009 Winter Meetings in Indianapolis. Despite the huge buildup leading up to Sunday night when most GM’s and their staffs began arriving, there’s been little buzz in a baseball market that is still difficult to accurately gauge. At his point, most of the rumors are as […]

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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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