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Mets making progress in extension talks with R.A. Dickey

Nov 7, 2012, 9:55 PM EDT

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The Mets made the easy decision last month to exercise a $5 million club option for 2013 on R.A. Dickey. But now they’re working on a multi-year extension with the knuckleballer. And working hard.

Dickey told Marc Carig of Newsday on Wednesday night that negotiations have “progressed” and that he feels the “franchise is going in the right direction.”

Dickey, 38, posted a stellar 2.73 ERA and 1.05 WHIP in 34 appearances (33 starts) this season, fanning 230 batters and issuing only 54 walks in 233 2/3 innings. He should get a two- or three-year deal.

Dickey was named a finalist for the BBWAA’s National League Cy Young Award earlier this evening.

  1. youjivinmeturkey - Nov 7, 2012 at 9:57 PM

    I’m Not a big Mets Fan, But Dickey should get the CY YOUNG. Period. He was amazing this past season. Period Period. :)

  2. drubeatz - Nov 7, 2012 at 10:20 PM

    Dicky, Dicky, Dicky, Dicky

  3. drubeatz - Nov 7, 2012 at 10:20 PM

    The franchise is trash, poor little Dickey, stuck with these Muts.

  4. thebadguyswon - Nov 7, 2012 at 11:24 PM

    Fuck you douchebag.

    • stex52 - Nov 8, 2012 at 9:30 AM

      None of my business, really. But can’t you do better for a reply than that?

      • thebadguyswon - Nov 8, 2012 at 11:27 AM

        My bad…. But I get sick of nonstop Mets bashing.

      • stex52 - Nov 8, 2012 at 12:50 PM

        Understood. But some times I just don’t feed the trolls. Then they go away.

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