Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/17/14
R.A. Dickey has just won the Cy Young Award… R.A. Dickey has just done what no Mets pitcher has done since 1985… R.A. Dickey may get his award on Opening Day in a Blue Jays or Dodgers uniform, or any other team who gives Sandy Alderson whatever it is he’s looking for. If that happens, it will be weird to see another franchise celebrating Dickey’s remarkable achievement. It won’t feel the same as when Tom Seaver and Dwight Gooden won their awards. We shared in their glory, but that won’t happen if Dickey is traded. This comes one year after the Mets traded reigning National League Batting Champion, Jose Reyes. I wondered what some of our writers thought and what they would do if the decision was theirs to make. You’re the GM: Should Dickey stay or should he go? Joe Spector – My heart says keep him. We NEED to have something to be proud of, badly and R.A.’s success really personifies what it means to be a Met. Now we also have to come to grips with the fact that he’s 38 years old and ...
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