R.A. Dickey cooked up a gem as the the knuckleballer ended the Mets’ three-game skid, and nine-game home losing streak, with a complete game, 10-strikeout performance at Citi Field this afternoon.
Clayton’s recap will be up in this post as soon as he sends it in to me.
In the meantime, I have some thoughts…
Thoughts from Joe D.
I’m not gonna tell you the team showed some spark and came to life, it’s a win. It was widely expected that the Mets wouldn’t lose every game from this point on. I cant ignore the fact they are 1-9 in their last ten games at Citi or that this is their first home win since before the all star break.
That said, there were some positives to take away and the biggest one was Ruben Tejada who had another two hits to raise his average to .323 and extend his hitting streak to 14 games.
Another positive to take away is the brilliant performance by R.A. Dickey Dickey who is on track to become the Mets’ first 20-game winner since Frank Viola in 1990. You can’t say enou...