Originally written July 06, 2013 on Mets360.com:
At the age of 38, R.A. Dickey is 8 and 8 for Toronto.  Through 115.2 innings he has a 4.59 ERA, 42 BBs and 82 Ks and his WHIP sits at 1.288.  Those aren’t BAD stats for a starting pitcher, but I’ll point out the Jeremy Hefner’s stats are better.  Dickey is rounding into form and I think that Toronto will not completely regret the deal they made… though they look like they’ll have plenty to regret. Travis d’Arnaud: The centerpiece of the Dickey trade (for the Mets) was d’Arnaud.  He was the #6 overall prospect in baseball and he looked to be on the cusp of becoming a great offensive catcher.  Sadly, he injured himself on April 17th and put a major drag on his ascension to the majors.  He’s on the mend now and he’s penciled in to become the starting catcher the moment his rehab stint is over. Noah Syndergaard: He completed 12 starts for Port St. Lucie where he managed a 3.11 ERA to go along with a 9.0 K/9 and only a 2.3 BB/9.  He easily earned his promotion to AA where he’s been sh
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