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The Mets finally lit the hot stove last week with the extension to David Wright, and now they head into Nashville with a lot to do, but a lot of different ways to do it. There are three items that must be accomplished in Nashville, and they are all related to each other: - Dickey’s future must be determined - At least one OF’er must be acquired - The Mets will decide whether to get a platoon for Thole, a replacement, via trade or Free Agency The situation Dickey pulls at my heartstrings and my brain stem. In my heart, I want to see Dickey sign the 2-3 year extension with the Mets and finish out his career in the Orange and Blue. My brain recognizes that if the right deal presents itself, the Mets have to sell now. Reports have surfaced that if an extension isn’t signed this week, Dickey wants to sit at the table for negotiations. Reports have also surfaced that 6-7 teams have approached the Mets about trading Dickey. Complicating signing and trading Dickey is Jon Niese. The Blue Jay...
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