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The New York Mets (68-83) beat the Miami Marlins (66-86) 4-3, today at Citi Field from Flushing, NY.
W - R.A. Dickey (19-6), L - Mark Buehrle (13-13), S - Jon Rauch (4)
R.A. Dickey was amazing once again and is inching closer to the NL CY Young award. He went 8 plus innings, allowed 6 hits, 2 earned runs, walked 2 and struck out 4 batters.
Jon Rauch gave up a three-run to John Buck when he came in from the bullpen, but he managed to hold the Marlins to 3 runs as he earned his 4th save of the season.
Jason Bay hit a two-run HR (8) in the 2nd inning.
Scott Hairston hit a solo home-run earning his 19th of the year and he is having a career season.
Josh Thole and Andres Torres each had a double.
What a needed win for R.A. Dickey who is competing for the NL CY Young award with Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez who got his 20th win today.
R.A. Dickey who in my mind should win the CY Young, but he likely needs to win the next two games if he is going to win it for sure.
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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...
RA Dickey goes for win #19 Today against Miami
The Mets take the field at Citi Field today looking for their second straight win for only the second time in the month of September. The last time they won two in a row was the first and second days of the month. New York sends RA Dickey to the hill looking for his 19th win of the season, in addition Dickey will probably pass Clayton...
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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...
Citi Field (Flushing, NY)
N.Y. Mets (68-83) «02011000x471
W: R. Dickey (19-6) L: M. Buehrle (13-13)
S: J. Rauch (4)
HR: MIA - J. Buck (12) NYM - J. Bay (8),S. Hairston (19)
R.A. Dickey pitched into the ninth inning and Jon Rauch overcame a John Buck three-run homer to close out a New York Mets 4-3...
NEW YORK -- R.A. Dickey gave Mets fans another rare reason to celebrate at Citi Field, while the Miami Marlins again showed some sloppy play amid their own dismal season. The Marlins put a scare into Dickey and the Mets in the ninth with a three-run homer by John Buck off reliever Jon Rauch. But the Mets held on for a 4-3 win, giving Dickey his 19th victory of the season. It...
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