Originally posted on Metstradamus  |  Last updated 11/8/12
Thursday was one of those days where nothing substantial happened, yet there's a lot of talking points, one-liners, and grocery jokes out there. Just your typical Mets off-season day, right?Just the R.A. Dickey news is enough to make your head spin. You've got Ken Rosenthal saying that the Mets are shopping him around. Then you have Sandy Alderson saying that the focus is to re-sign him. Who to believe? Probably everybody and nobody at the same time.Here's what makes me cringe: Joel Sherman started all this by saying ... "While Dickey told reporters in Manhattan that there was “progress” in negotiations, the impression the Mets were leaving on executives at the General Managers Meetings was that there was a substantial gap between what they are willing to offer the righty and what they perceive Dickey wants." What they perceive Dickey wants? How are they perceiving this? Did they get numbers from his agent? Or are they "perceiving" these astronomical numbers so that when they tr...
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