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In Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Marlins, R.A. Dickey delivered another spectacular performance for the Mets and improved his record to 19-6 while lowering his ERA to a league leading 2.66 for the season.
Dickey became the fifth pitcher in franchise history to win 19 games, throw 220 innings and strikeout 200 or more in a single season, joining the elite company of Tom Seaver, Dwight Gooden, Jerry Koosman and David Cone as the only other Mets pitchers ever to accomplish the feat.
Something that has been getting very little attention in what has been a magical season for Dickey, is the real possibility that he could win the National League’s Pitching Triple Crown.
The Mets undisputed ace already leads the league with a 2.66 ERA as mentioned previously. But in addition to that, he currently leads the NL in strikeouts with 206, and is only one victory behind Gio Gonzalez who has already reached the 20 win plateau. Winning Pitching’s Triple Crown is not impossible for Dickey, and with tw...
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R.A.DICULOUS: There hasn’t been much New York Mets fans have to cheer about since the second-half began. Heck. There hasn’t been many reasons to watch the Mets over that span. That, however, is never the case when R.A. Dickey toes the rubber. While Citi Field has been a ghost town for much of the second half, 30,332 fans showed up on Saturday afternoon to watch Dickey...
R.A. Dickey's chances of an NL Cy Young Award may have taken a hit with back-to-back losses, though it's mostly no fault of his own.
The New York Mets hope to provide Dickey with better support Saturday when he looks to continue his domination of the Miami Marlins.
Tied for second in the NL in wins and strikeouts (205) while leading it in ERA, Dickey (18-6, 2.67 ERA) has...
RA Dickey goes for win #19 Today against Miami
The Mets take the field at Citi Field today looking for their second straight win for only the second time in the month of September. The last time they won two in a row was the first and second days of the month. New York sends RA Dickey to the hill looking for his 19th win of the season, in addition Dickey will probably pass Clayton...
R.A. Dickey looks to tame the Marlins once again today in a game that starts at 1:10 PM.
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Dickey looks to catch the fish for win No. 19
Saturday, September 22, 2012 • 1:10 PM
Citi Field • Flushing, NY
LHP Mark Buehrle (13-12, 3.78) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (18-6, 2.67)
The Mets and Marlins continue their series to...
NEW YORK -- The ballpark grew quiet, the Mets fans jolted out of their rare reverie at Citi Field. For eight innings, R.A. Dickey had done what he has so often this season, lift the Mets out of a dismal situation for at least a day. He had brought fans into the ballpark, given them something meaningful to hope for as he took aim at his 19th win, with the hope of becoming the club...
R.A. Dickey finally picked up his 19th win of the season on Saturday after three previous tries. Barely…
After tossing eight shutout innings, Dickey walked the first batter he faced in the ninth followed by a double by Donovan Solano to put runners on second and third with nobody out.
Terry Collins came out of the dugout and called for his right-hander Jon Rauch to relieve Dickey...
NEW YORK -- R.A. Dickey gave Mets fans another rare reason to celebrate at Citi Field, while the Miami Marlins again showed some sloppy play amid their own dismal season. The Marlins put a scare into Dickey and the Mets in the ninth with a three-run homer by John Buck off reliever Jon Rauch. But the Mets held on for a 4-3 win, giving Dickey his 19th victory of the season. It...
NEW YORK (AP) -- R.A. Dickey earned his 19th victory with a strong performance, Jason Bay and Scott Hairston homered and the New York Mets barely held on in the ninth inning for their second straight home win, 4-3 over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
Just hours after the Mets snapped a nine-game losing streak at Citi Field on Friday and scored more than three runs in their home ballpark...
If there's one thing we can be thankful for, it's that R.A. Dickey has pretty much single-handedly saved 2012 from being in the conversation for most depressing season of all time. 1993 and 2009 are still the two undisputed kings of that category. 2012 falls in the group of seasons that is starting to run together. 2010-2012, to me, has been one long season. 2013 and maybe...
The New York Mets (68-83) beat the Miami Marlins (66-86) 4-3, today at Citi Field from Flushing, NY.
W - R.A. Dickey (19-6), L - Mark Buehrle (13-13), S - Jon Rauch (4)
R.A. Dickey was amazing once again and is inching closer to the NL CY Young award. He went 8 plus innings, allowed 6 hits, 2 earned runs, walked 2 and struck out 4 batters.
Jon Rauch gave up a three...
***WARNING*** This is NOT an Onion article. This is factual. The New York Mets are going for a series sweep today against the Miami Marlins.
That’s right folks, the Mets will attempt to win three games in a row today against the same team. The Mets entered this series 4-24 at home following the break but now could win three straight at Citi Field for the first time since...
I know what you thinking.. How on earth could we spend the entire season talking about the bullpen…that woeful bullpen…and suddenly decide that the team’s offense should be the top priority this offseason? Heres why:
Mets rank 8th in MLB with 1,169 strike outs.
Mets rank 22nd in MLB on the year, hitting just .242 with RISP
Mets rank 24th in MLB with only 407 extra-base...