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After a hot July, the MLB season has now gone into August. With the new Wild Card spots in play, more teams have hope coming into the stretch run. And, with more playoff births, more aces are trying to pitch their teams into the postseason. For the beginning of August, I’ve taken the list of Cy Young contenders down from ten to eight. I am also looking more in-depth at each candidate, as I turn my view to the candidates in the running for the N.L. Cy Young.
N.L. Cy Young
1. Matt Cain, SF, 13-5, 2.83 ERA. I feel it is a much closer race in the N.L. than the A.L. Last report, it was a three person race between Cain, Strasburg, and Dickey. Now, besides those three, you can add it Gio Gonzalez and Johnny Cueto. I give Cain the edge over Dickey for having a slightly lower WHIP and owning a perfect game. After some brief struggles, Cain has won his last three starts holding each opponent to 2 ER or less over 7 plus IP.
2. R.A. Dickey, NYM, 15-4, 2.82 ERA. This has easily been ...
BEST OF MAXIM
Does RA Dickey have to do everything for the Mets?
It seems that he does, especially of late. The Mets entered Saturday’s game with the Astros on a six game losing streak including a four game sweep of the lowly Colorado Rockies.
So who do the Mets turn to to end their skid? Dickey of course.Dickey had another Cy Young caliber outing to earn his 16th win of the season when the...
Mets have not won a game against the lowly Astros all season. Can R.A. Dickey break the streak? Tune it this afternoon at 1:10 to find out.
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Despite being unable to wear his bracelets, RA was able to contain the Astros.
The Mets snapped their losing skid today by beating the Astros by a score of 3-1. RA Dickey won his 16th game of the season as he hurled 7 innings of one run ball. While he only struck out 2, the Astros did not make much solid contact at all today. After Dickey was done, Jon Rauch and Josh Edgin combined...
Sandy Alderson is set on keeping All-Stars David Wright and R.A. Dickey with the Mets.
New York's general manager told a group of season-ticket holders a few hours before the Mets played the Houston Astros on Sunday he wants to deal with contracts for Dickey and Wright this offseason even though the team holds options on each player for 2013.
''I fully expect that David...
R.A. Dickey helped his own cause for his 16th victory, driving in a run with an infield single and pitching seven solid innings Saturday as the New York Mets ended a six-game skid by beating the Houston Astros 3-1.
Justin Turner hit his first homer of the season and Jason Bay snapped an 0-for-14 slump with an RBI single in the eighth to end a stretch of offensive futility for the...
Saturday, August 25, 2012 • 1:10 p.m.
Citi Field • Flushing, NY
LHP Fernando Abad (0-0, 3.86) vs. RHP R.A. Dickey (15-4, 2.82)
Andres Torres, cf
Ruben Tejada, ss
David Wright, 3b
Scott Hairston, rf
Justin Turner, 1b
Ronny Cedeño, 2b
Jason Bay, lf
Josh Thole, c
R.A. Dickey, rhp
The Mets dropped the first game of the series last night, and they look to even...
The Mets haven't scored more than two runs in seven straight games, and it doesn't look like that will be the case today when RA Dickey and the Mets take on the lowly Astros.
Today will also be Mike Piazza Bobblehead Day at GHMP, and fans attending today's contest will receive the bobblehead of the beloved Mets catcher. The entire metsfan73 household will be attending...
The New York Mets and Houston Astros haven’t had the season they were hoping for. It’s not that either team was really planning on being a World Series contender but both young squads were hoping to show some progress.
As the two teams prepare for a three-game set over the weekend, the Mets find themselves in fourth in the National League East while the Astros have the worst...
It’s most definitely not a good time to be a New York Mets fan right now. As a matter of fact, it’s an even worse time to be rooting for the Houston Astros. And, as it turns out, these teams will meet for a three-game series starting on Friday.
The Mets have lost five in a row and ten of their last twelve, giving them a disappointing 57-68 overall record at this point in the...