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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Asdrubal Cabrera To The Mets?

An article by posted on November 1, 2014 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera To The Mets?

MLB Trade Rumors rolled out their annual Top 50 Free Agent Predictions on Saturday and they have the Mets turning to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera this offseason. “Cabrera is neck-and-neck with Lowrie for the top free agent shortstop position. He’s got consistent home run power and good durability. Like Lowrie, his defense has been questioned and […]

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40 Man Roster Updates: Mets Reinstate Harvey and Parnell, Outright Four To Triple-A

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
40 Man Roster Updates: Mets Reinstate Harvey and Parnell, Outright Four To Triple-A

The Mets did some housekeeping today and outrighted relievers Scott Rice, Dana Eveland and Buddy Carlyle, and infielder Josh Satin to Triple-A Las Vegas. They also reinstated Bobby Parnell and Matt Harvey from the 60-day disabled list. This now puts the  Mets 40-man roster now stands at 34. October 30 MLB Trade Rumors posted their […]

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Mets Notes: Andrew Brown and Juan Centeno Claimed Off Waivers, Dice-K Headed To Japan

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Andrew Brown and Juan Centeno Claimed Off Waivers, Dice-K Headed To Japan

The Oakland Athletics announced that they have claimed outfielder Andrew Brown off waivers from the New York Mets. Brown appeared in 19 games for the Mets this season and batted just .182 with a .245 OBP and .546 OPS in 44 at-bats. Brown spent the majority of the year at Triple-A Las Vegas where he batted […]

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Alderson Expects Middle Infield To Remain In Flux

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Alderson Expects Middle Infield To Remain In Flux

Sandy Alderson told MMO’s John Bernhardt this morning that he expects his middle-infield situation to be in flux over the next couple of years while discussing potential playing opportunity for Dilson Herrera. With second baseman Daniel Murphy expected to earn roughly $8 million next season in arbitration, it sure sounded like an extension is not […]

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Sandy Alderson On Mets Prospects: Matz, Conforto, Plawecki, Nimmo

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Sandy Alderson On Mets Prospects: Matz, Conforto, Plawecki, Nimmo

MMO’s John Bernhardt had Sandy Alderson on as his guest during today’s Tip-Off show on WIOX Radio. Here is what he had to say about several of the Mets prospects. Steven Matz, LHP “He had a very good season in 2013, and exceeded that in 2014, both at St. Lucie and at Binghamton. His numbers […]

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Listen To Sandy Alderson On The Tip-Off Show

An article by posted on October 31, 2014 0 Comments
Listen To Sandy Alderson On The Tip-Off Show

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson will join MMO’s John Bernhardt and Randy VanKeuren on today’s WIOX, Tip-Off show. Tip-Off is a Friday morning sports show that airs from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM every Friday morning on WIOX, 91.3 FM. Sandy will field our questions during the last half-hour of the program and we invite […]

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Must See TV: Bud Bewildered By Wilde Moment

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
Must See TV: Bud Bewildered By Wilde Moment

You know that nauseating feeling you get whenever commissioner Bud Selig appears on your TV and his lips start moving? Watching Selig’s reaction during the World Series MVP presentation to Madison Bumgarner last night, was priceless. In some small measure it felt like fate was exacting some revenge on my behalf. In what may have […]

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AFL Update: Mazzilli Is Red Hot, Nimmo and Reynolds Get All Star Nods

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
AFL Update: Mazzilli Is Red Hot, Nimmo and Reynolds Get All Star Nods

Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo and shortstop Matt Reynolds have been named Arizona Fall League All Stars and will represent the Mets in Saturday’s Fall-Stars Game, which will be televised at 8:00 PM on the MLB Network. Nimmo, 21, was the 13th overall pick of the 2011 Draft and he made great strides this year in […]

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San Francisco Giants Are World Series Champs, Bumgarner Named MVP

An article by posted on October 30, 2014 0 Comments
San Francisco Giants Are World Series Champs, Bumgarner Named MVP

Congratulations to the 2014 World Series Champions San Francisco Giants, who defeated the Kansas City Royals with a 3-2 win in Game 7 on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. The Giants are the first National League team to win three World Series in five years in 68 years. Madison Bumgarner was named the World Series […]

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Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

An article by posted on October 29, 2014 0 Comments
Report: Joe Maddon To Manage The Cubs

Only five days after opting out of his contract with Tampa Bay, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that Joe Maddon will become the new manager of the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs and agent Alan Nero denied that a deal is done, but people familiar with the dealings say that it is certain to […]

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