Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 11/19/12
There has been TOO much talk about the Mets keeping/trading R.A. Dickey without any real discussion over what they think they could realistically get for a 37-year old Cy Young.  It’s great that he throws a pitch that’s easy on the arm and has shown remarkably good health but age is always a concern and just as the Mets are more eager to trade Dickey than David Wright because of age… so to are teams willing to pay more for a player in his prime. Step 1: Trade Candidates Identify teams who have a need for Dickey.  Those who have obvious holes in their rotations and play in competitive divisions that they think they might actually stand a chance in.  The reasoning is that a team who feels like they need Dickey in 2013 is going to pay more than a team who would merely like to have Dickey in 2013.  The reports I’ve heard have linked 12 teams to interest in Dickey.  I’m going to venture 10: Atlanta Braves – Atlanta is still a well built team and the Nationals have not yet pulled away...
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