Found June 20, 2012 on Midwest Sports Fans:
R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets has been about as dominant as humanly possible over the past few weeks, and it has put him in a spectacular position in the NL Cy Young race. R.A. Dickey’s amazing start to 2012 has him leading Cy Young discussion in the National League. Dickey has been extremely impressive over his past several starts, baffling batters with his unhittable knuckleball. In his past 5 starts, he hasn’t allowed a single earned run, becoming the first pitcher in MLB history to not allow an earned run and strike out at least 8 batters in 5 consecutive starts. Going back to his previous start, where he allowed a single run in 7 innings, he has thrown 42 2/3 consecutive innings without giving up an earned run. If he manages to keep the dominance up, Dickey could break Doc Gooden’s franchise record of 49 straight innings without allowing an earned run. Dickey could have even threatened Orel Hershiser’s untouchable record of 59 straight scoreless innings, had Dickey...
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