Found June 21, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Over the last six weeks, R.A. Dickey has established himself as the best starting pitcher in baseball, stringing together one of the more successful runs of any pitcher in history. His specialty, of course, is the knuckleball, which puts far less stress on his arm than conventional pitches do. In theory, then, the Mets could use Dickey more often than once every five games, which has long been the standard for major league starting pitchers. Doing so would allow them to start their best pitcher more frequently, presumably giving them a better chance to win games. As recently as last month, the Mets considered doing precisely that. Manager Terry Collins took a pad and scribbled out what his rotation would look like with Dickey pitching once every four games instead of once every five, working the rest of his starting pitchers around the knuckleballer. Ultimately, Collins chose not to go through with the experiment, citing the disruption it would case for rotation mates Johan Sa...
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