R.A. Dickey had a great outing, notching his 18th win of the season, and the Mets offense showed up today in their 6-2 win.
R.A. Dickey took the hill today in the rubber game, and was strong through six and two-third innings. Dickey allowed eight hits and two runs, while walking one and striking out five. R.A. gave up three of his eight hits in his final inning of work so the line looks a bit skewed. The only major blemish was the HR he allowed to opposing pitcher and “Mr. Curveball” Adam Wainwright
The bullpen continued its strong play, with Josh Edgin, Jon Rauch and Frank Francisco combining for two and one-third scoreless innings, allowing one hit and striking out two batters. It is a shame that the bullpen came together late and for the most part struggled in the middle of the season
The offense struck early, with a Josh Thole RBI single in the second inning. Lucas Duda would walk with the bases loaded for the second RBI, in the third inning. Ike Davis would continue his hot pl...