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NEW YORK -- The mystifying pitch R.A. Dickey throws like no one else when he is on was fluttering and darting enough Thursday to end one impressive streak by an ex-teammate and halt a demoralizing one for his current teammates. It also has placed the pitcher who likes to stay "in the moment" in a place where his future could include a National League Cy Young award. Dickey's complete-game victory over the Miami Marlins helped the New York Mets halt a nine-game home losing streak Thursday. The 6-1 win gave Dickey (15-3) a share of the major-league lead in wins with the Los Angeles Angels' Jered Weaver. The latest feat came on a day when Dickey ended ex-Met Jose Reyes' 26-game hitting streak, the longest in the majors this season. "No, ask me at the end of the season how significant it is," Dickey said of whether topping the major leagues in wins was important to him. "The nine-game streak that was stopped today is more important than the 1...
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R.A. Dickey pitched a complete game for his NL-leading 15th win, stopping Jose Reyes' 26-game hitting streak and helping the New York Mets end their nine-game home losing skid with a 6-1 win Thursday over the Miami Marlins.
Dickey (15-3) gave up five hits, struck out 10 and walked none.
Reyes went 0 for 4 against the All-Star knuckleballer, twice stranding runners on third...
Jose Reyes insists he has no regrets about leaving the New York Mets to join the Miami Marlins despite his new team's poor performance.
The All-Star shortstop brought a career-high 24-game hitting streak into Tuesday night's game at Citi Field. The Marlins began the day tied for last in the NL East, four games behind the Mets.
''I'm very happy where I'm...
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We all have heard of baseball players blaming the sun for them making an error but it appears that Miami Marlins shortstop Jose Reyes has reasonable excuse this time around.During Thursday's Mets/Marlins game at CitiField, Jose Reyes was attempting to track down a fly ball hit by David Wright.Watch as Reyes misplays the ball which decides to find him by hitting him right in the...
The Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets on Tuesday 4-2 in a game where Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to 25. The win put Miami ten games under .500 once again and kept them tied for fourth in the division. As for Reyes, he now holds the longest hit streak for a defending NL batting champion since Stan Musial in 1952.
Wade LeBlanc continued to pitch well but also...
Remember all the Hater-Ade that gushed out of Mets Nation when Jose Reyes took himself out of his last game of the 2011 season following a bunt single, so that he could preserve his lead in the batting race and win a batting title?
Some Mets fans were so turned off and fuming, that they decided to completely forget the other 1,049 games Jose Reyes played as a Met all because of...
Jose Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 25 games with an infield single that set up Miami's big inning, and the Marlins extended the New York Mets' home losing skid to a month with a 4-2 win Tuesday night.
Booed again at Citi Field, Reyes beat out a trickler that helped the Marlins score four times in the fourth. The former Mets All-Star shortstop has the...
Jose Reyes has kept his career-high hitting streak going against his former team, and now Giancarlo Stanton is pounding the ball.
They've done nothing of the sort against R.A. Dickey.
Reyes and Stanton will try to help the Miami Marlins sweep the New York Mets in this three-game set Thursday, but they'll probably need to solve Dickey's dominance.
Reyes has strung together...
The Miami Marlins expected shortstop Jose Reyes to become their offensive engine when they signed him to a six-year, $106 million contract last winter. The New York Mets expected Reyes's replacement, Ruben Tejada, to help them move on from Reyes. But the Mets never expected Tejada to become an engine of their own, batting atop their lineup and ranking near the top of the team...
Giancarlo Stanton hit two two-run homers, Jose Reyes also connected against his former team and the Miami Marlins routed the struggling Mets 13-0 on Wednesday night, handing New York its ninth straight loss at home.
Reyes extended his hitting streak to a career-high 26 games, the longest in the majors this season. Stanton went deep twice against an ineffective Chris Young and finished...
NEW YORK -- A surprising first half has given way to a disappointing second half for the New York Mets as a whole, but starter R.A. Dickey has regained the form that made him a first-time All-Star. Dickey's complete-game victory over the Marlins helped the Mets halt a nine-game home losing streak Thursday. The 6-1 win gave Dickey (15-3) a share of the major-league lead in wins...
Its hard to fathom now, but the Mets had a realistic shot at the playoffs only one month ago. Since then the team has taken a turn for the worst with a lot of poorly played baseball compounded by additional injuries. In the process, the current situation has re-highlighted some glaring issues that the team’s successful first half had given us the luxury of forgetting about...
Hanley Ramirez is making his return to Miami, where Jose Reyes will have to start a new hitting streak.
Ramirez and the Los Angeles Dodgers begin a three-game set Friday night against the Marlins after Reyes had the majors' longest hit streak snapped one day earlier.
Miami (51-61) dealt Ramirez to Los Angeles (60-52) on July 25 along with left-handed reliever Randy Choate for...
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