Found December 14, 2012 on 85% Sports:
The drama has been played out in the public, it’s been the talk of sports radio,ESPN and print media and it is reaching the point of where do both parties go from here? The Mets are happy for everything that R.A. Dickey has done for them for the past 3 seasons. R.A. Dickey is happy that the Mets took a chance on him when no one else would. Knuckleballers aren’t as sexy an attraction as 95-100mph fastballers that bring the heat, even if they get rocked from time to time. Yet it was the knuckleballer who walked off with the prize as the National League’s best pitcher. The Mets went into this offseason looking to sign both David Wright and Dickey. The Mets got it done and signed Wright. Dickey as it turned out was bit more tricky than you would think. Originally, I thought it was a no brainer to sign both to longterm deals. The Mets had to sign Wright, after losing Jose Reyes and getting nothing in return for him they had to do something with David Wright. But R.A.? That took al...
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