Found December 07, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
According to John Harper of the Daily News, the Texas Rangers would trade top hitting prospect Mike Olt for R.A. Dickey, but only if they first lose out on free-agent Zack Greinke AND are unable to trade for James Shields who is their top preference if they have to make a swap. Meanwhile the Royals and Blue Jays are not that interested in Dickey and and prefer the Mets young lefthander Jonathan Niese. They also have many other options they are considering. Olt for Dickey makes more sense than Wil Myers for Dickey, but is the Rangers outfield prospect the difference maker Alderson said it would take for him to move Dickey? I don’t think so.
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