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R.A. Dickey pens bittersweet farewell to the team and city that gave him a 'chance'
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Reigning Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey was recently traded to the Blue Jays, so he wrote a farewell message to Mets fans.
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Self-proclaimed Star Wars nerd and knuckleball pitching sensation R.A. Dickey tweeted out a picture of his favorite Christmas present yesterday....
Professional baseball may be nothing more than a business to certain players, coaches and ownership groups, but it seems safe to say it means a bit more to NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey. The knuckleballer bounced around from team to team during his nine-year MLB career, but the New York Mets were the first one to give him a chance to prove himself as a full-time starter. It’s...
So if you had not heard by now, RA Dickey took the time to write a farewell message to the Mets fanbase recently. Being a humble and classy man, he was met with emotional goodbyes and people wishing him well. You would be hard pressed to find any fan out there had a negative opinion of Dickey. I have had some time to think about the whole thing…and I have come to a conclusion on...
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Tony Davis a left-handed reliever with the Quebec Capitales of...
When R.A. Dickey was traded to the Blue Jays, it wasn’t much of a surprise to anyone who was following his story. A 38 year old pitcher is a player you would expect to see retire or traded and it not be that big of a story. A 38 knuckleballer who just won 20 games … Continue reading »
After the trade of Cy Young Award winner RA Dickey, the New York Mets should, and are, in the market for another starting pitcher. Ideally they would want to bring in a pitcher that can accumulate a lot of innings and keep the team in most games they pitch. Additionally, they would like to keep a spot in the rotation held for phenom Zack Wheeler, who should be ready to pitch...
Now that the R.A. Dickey and David Wright questions have been answered, the Mets can move on to other business. But before we can get into specifics, let’s go back and look at one of the most fundamental questions there is as far as team building: What’s the available payroll for 2013?
After last year, when fans were lied to repeatedly over what the actual payroll was going...