Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/31/12
After he got hosed out of starting the All-Star game, Mets fans want R.A. Dickey to get the Cy Young Award for the 2012 season more so than normal. Unfortunately, he is likely behind Johnny Cueto and Clayton Kershaw at this point in the season in the minds of the voters. There’s still time for Dickey to make up ground on the leaders but if he is unable to do so, we can blame a five-game stretch in July for him not winning the award. Here is his season, broken down around that July slump: Beginning – 113 IP, 2.15 ERA Slump – - 26.1 IP, 6.49 ERASince – 43.0 IP, 2.09 ERA Even if he does not win the Cy Young Award, Dickey will wind up with one of the best years by a pitcher in Mets history. With a full month of the season to go, only 20 pitchers in team history have won more games than Dickey’s 16. The last pitcher to claim more win was Al Leiter back in 1998 when he won 17 games. Dickey is also looking to become just the fourth Mets pitcher this century to top 200 strikeouts. In 2005, ...
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