Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/15/14
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, tying the Los Angeles Angels' Jered Weaver. After the Mets acknowledged they haven't been hitting or pitching of late on Wednesday night, they did both Thursday. They backed Dickey with 13 hits, eight off Marlins starter Josh Johnson (7-8), who gave up three runs in six innings. Andres Torres had three hits, including a homer and triple as well as three RBIs. David Wright, moved to the cleanup spot for the ninth time this season, had two hits, a RBI and a run scored. Josh Thole added a pair of RBI singles. Former Met Jose Reyes went 0-for-4, ending his 26-game hitting streak. Reyes' best chance for a ...
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