Mets beat reporter Anthony DiComo answered some fans’ questions in his latest mailbag feature at Mets.com. The following question regarding R.A. Dickey’s future this offseason was one of many nice exchanges.
What are the chances the Mets sign R.A. Dickey to a longer deal in the offseason, despite the young arms coming up through the system?
The chances are quite high, with both sides expressing a willingness to talk. Just last month, general manager Sandy Alderson said he fully expects that Dickey, along with third baseman David Wright, “will be here not only next year, but long term.”
Alderson also said that he does not intend to rely on Dickey’s no-brainer $5 million team option, intimating that he will gladly rip that up in favor of a bigger deal.
Check out DiComo’s complete post where he also fields questions about Jordany Valdespin, Kelly Shoppach, Steven Matz and Josh Thole.
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