Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/14/12
Earlier today, my MMO colleague, Clayton Collier wrote a piece on last night’s start by R.A. Dickey being the best by a Met this year.  (I agree with his statement.)  For those who are not aware, on Wednesday night, Dickey was in complete control of his craft.  He pitched his second complete game of the season, struck out a career-high 12 batters and set a Mets’ franchise record with 32⅔ consecutive scoreless innings.  And oh yes, he came within one questionable infield hit and one non-questionable error of throwing the first perfect game in team history. But last night’s start should not have come as a surprise to any Mets fan who has been watching the recent stretch of lights-out performances by R.A. Dickey.  Over his last five starts, Dickey has been practically untouchable.  Since earning a no-decision against the Cincinnati Reds on May 17 (a game in which he struck out eight batters and walked only one in six innings of work), Dickey has won all five of his starts, allowing tw...
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