Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/19/12
Can Dickey be the stopper the Mets desperately need today? Starting Lineup Ruben Tejada – SS Andres Torres – CF David Wright – 3B Scott Hairston – RF Jason Bay – LF Ike Davis – 1B Justin Turner – 2B Josh Thole – C R.A. Dickey – RHP The Mets try to avoid a sweep and an 0-6 road trip this afternoon as they take on the Nationals for an early 12:35 game in Washington. Yesterday was the same story for the Amazin’s as they got a great start from Young, followed by one inning of bad relief from Batista, and then an offense that didn’t show up until late in the game. It is worth noting that Rauch had the only inning in relief so far in the DC series where the bullpen did not allow a run. Anyway the Mets look to Dickey to play stopper and help the Mets gather themselves as they take on Gio Gonzalez. Dickey is 12-1 on the season with a 2.66 ERA over 18 starts and 125 innings of work. In three of his last four starts he has allowed 5 ER, so he is looking to get back on the correct path him...
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