Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/29/12
Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com has reported that the Royals have contacted the Mets regarding R.A. Dickey. At this point it is unknown how far the talks have gone, and whether or not any names were discussed. The Royals are on the prowl for starting pitching, which has been their major downfall the past few seasons. The Royals have recently been linked to Jon Lester, James Shields, and now the Mets R.A. Dickey. They have a ton a young hitting with players such as Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, and Billy Butler. They have been a bit hesitant to deal those young hitters thus far, but for the right deal i’m sure they would consider it. The Royals also have young phenom prospects such as Bubba Starling and Wil Myers down in the minors. The Royals have a surplus of hitting and are in desperate need of pitching. The Mets have a surplus of pitching, but need some bats to strengthen the lineup around Wright and Davis. This could be a match. It’s obvious that despite the Mets interes...
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