Originally written on MetsZilla  |  Last updated 11/18/14
In a post to Twitter this afternoon,  Jayson Stark of ESPN claimed that the Mets have gotten serious about trading reigning National League Cy Young award winner R.A. Dickey. #bbpBox_275665141952049156 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_275665141952049156 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; } Sources say #Mets have gotten “serious” about trading R.A. Dickey as soon as this week. #Rangers & #Royals seen as most logical fits. about 3 hours ago via Twitter for iPadReplyRetweetFavorite @jaysonst Jayson Stark Yesterday Buster Olney said that while the Mets have made progress in their contract discussions with Dickey, a deal is not close. #bbpBox_275341736459513857 a { text-decoration:none; color:#009999; }#bbpBox_275341736459513857 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; } R.A. Dickey is not close to a deal. There has been some progress, as he said, but the pitcher and the team are not close. December 2, 2012 3:52 pm via webReplyRetweetFavorite @Buster_ESPN Buster Olney   Photo by Michael G. Baron As Stark points out, the Royals and Rangers have already been linked to Dickey and may have the talent to get a deal done.  Jon Heyman of CBS recently noted that as many seven teams have reportedly shown interest in trading for Dickey.  Sandy Alderson will be a popular man at the Winter Meetings but it remains to be seen if he can find a deal substantial enough to warrant trading away a fan favorite and a player that was arguable the best pitcher in baseball last season.
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