Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/24/14
New York Mets right-hander R.A. Dickey underwent surgery to repair a torn abdominal muscle Thursday, reports Mike Kerwick of northjersey.com. Dickey underwent successful surgery on a core muscle in Philadelphia, according to a statement released by the Mets. New York says Dickey is expected to be ready by the time spring training rolls around. The 37-year-old had been pitching through the injury since April. Most fans of the sport would have been hard-pressed to tell Dickey was pitching through injury. The knuckleballer recently completed a 2012 campaign that will have him under consideration for the National League Cy Young Award. Over Dickey’s 34 appearances, including 33 starts, he maintained an ERA of 2.73 with 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings and 2.1 walks per nine innings. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://feedproxy.google.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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