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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 for the first time since Aug. 12, New York broke out the bats again in front of a crowd of 30,332.
The Marlins rallied in the ninth, capped by John Buck's three-run homer off Jon Rauch after Dickey (19-6) left. The home run was confirmed after the second video replay of the game when umpires ruled the shot struck the left-field foul pole.
The Mets have won consecutive games at home for the first time since topping Houston on Aug. 25-26 - the last two games before the start of their most recent home skid.
Dickey got to 19 wins on his third try after two consecutive losses - the only time this season he has been...
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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...
Yesterday, a trio of famous knuckleballers made their way to MLB’s FanCave to promote the movie “Knuckleball!” directed by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg.
Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, former Red Sox Tim Wakefield, and the Mets’ R.A. Dickey all fielded questions about the movie as well as being a knuckleball pitcher in the major leagues.
Metsmerized Online was invited to the...
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 (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...
***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...
The 2012 Mets were officially eliminated from postseason contention yesterday. Despite having been unofficially eliminated many, many weeks ago, the closure that comes with mathematical elimination can be healing, in a way. It allows us to turn our attention completely toward the 2013 team (well, and football).
To start thinking about the future of the big league club in any sort...