R. A. Dickey (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
FOX Sports Jon Morosi AND Ken Rosenthal just reported that the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Mets have officially agreed on a trade sending 2012 CY Young winner RA Dickey to Canada for a handful of very talented prospects.
The deal’s only hold-up was that Dickey wanted a well-deserved contract extension, and the Washington Post has stated that Toronto stepped up to a tune of 2-years for $25 million bucks. So off to Canada goes Dickey.
HOW DICKEY TRADE HURTS THE YANKEES?
This trade is just more bad news for the New York Yankees because as of today they are not a playoff caliber team.
Dickey is a knuckleball pitcher who throws hard, which makes him very tough to face.
In 2012 Dickey went 20-6, with 230 strikeouts, an ERA 2.73 and took home the NL CY Young Award, which is the MVP for pitching. (more…)
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