Tag: R.A. Dickey

MMO Mailbag: Does Dickey’s Return Ensure That Thole Will Be Back?

An article by posted on November 1, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Mailbag: Does Dickey’s Return Ensure That Thole Will Be Back?

Anonymous asks… I think that if the Mets sign R.A. Dickey to that extension, they are almost certain to bring back Josh Thole as his personal catcher. True or false? Sean replies… As good of a rapport as Dickey and Thole have developed, their fates are not as linked as one would imagine. Thole is […]

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Mets End-Of-Season Grades: Starting Pitchers

An article by posted on October 24, 2012 0 Comments
Mets End-Of-Season Grades: Starting Pitchers

The season ended about three weeks ago and now that we’ve had some time to reflect, it’s time to start handing out grades. This morning, we’ll begin with the starting pitching. The starting pitching exceeded expectations this year. I don’t think anyone thought that Jon Niese or R.A. Dickey would be as dominant as they […]

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Does Thole Have Value As Dickey’s Personal Catcher?

An article by posted on October 11, 2012 0 Comments
Does Thole Have Value As Dickey’s Personal Catcher?

I have never put a lot of stock in the whole personal catcher debate. I guess it could possibly be more of an issue when you are dealing with a knuckleballer, and you have a guy who knows how to catch it. It is a difficult pitch to catch, and since Josh Thole has been relatively successful in handling R.A. […]

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From Left Field: Wright’s Homer Should (Hopefully) Seal His Future In NY

An article by posted on September 27, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Wright’s Homer Should (Hopefully) Seal His Future In NY

David Wright has been called “unclutch” during his Mets career. That may be the case overall, but that certainly wasn’t the case today, as ne belted an opposite-field, three-run homer that proved the difference in securing R.A. Dickey his 20th win of the season. It’s fitting that the Mets unofficial captain came through in a […]

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R.A. Dickey vs. Gio Gonzalez: The Stats You Didn’t Know

An article by posted on September 23, 2012 0 Comments
R.A. Dickey vs. Gio Gonzalez: The Stats You Didn’t Know

R.A. Dickey.  Gio Gonzalez.  Both pitchers are gunning for the Cy Young Award.  Only one will get it (assuming we don’t have a tie a la the 1979 NL MVP vote that got Keith Hernandez a co-MVP Award). You can go to any site and find comparisons between the two.  Anyone will tell you that […]

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MMO Exclusive: R.A. Dickey at the MLB Fan Cave to promote “KnuckleBall!”

An article by posted on September 21, 2012 0 Comments
MMO Exclusive: R.A. Dickey at the MLB Fan Cave to promote “KnuckleBall!”

Yesterday, a trio of famous knuckleballers made their way to MLB’s FanCave to promote the movie “Knuckleball!” directed by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg. Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, former Red Sox Tim Wakefield, and the Mets’ R.A. Dickey all fielded questions about the movie as well as being a knuckleball pitcher in the major […]

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Knuckleballers… They Are Like The Kickers Of MLB

An article by posted on September 11, 2012 0 Comments
Knuckleballers… They Are Like The Kickers Of MLB

It comes as no surprise to most Mets fans, but the team has officially been eliminated from the NL East race. They are 22 games behind the NL East leading Washington Nationals and only have 21 games to play. The team has little to play for the rest of the way, and the majority of […]

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Dickey To 18 Wins! Mets Win 6-2

An article by posted on September 5, 2012 0 Comments
Dickey To 18 Wins! Mets Win 6-2

R.A. Dickey had a great outing, notching his 18th win of the season, and the Mets offense showed up today in their 6-2 win. R.A. Dickey took the hill today in the rubber game, and was strong through six and two-third innings. Dickey allowed eight hits and two runs, while walking one and striking out […]

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On Second Thought, Dickey Will Not Be Used On Short Rest

An article by posted on August 9, 2012 0 Comments
On Second Thought, Dickey Will Not Be Used On Short Rest

Updated Post 8/9 According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Terry Collins said he no longer plans to use R.A. Dickey on short rest through the remainder of the season. Collins intends to use Jeremy Hefner in the rotation if he needs to give a starting pitcher extra rest, but will continue to use Dickey in […]

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The Mets And The Healing Process

An article by posted on July 12, 2012 0 Comments
The Mets And The Healing Process

Just to clarify from the start, this article does not involve Ray Ramirez, Hospital For Special Surgery, Jack Kevorkian or any other medically related field. This is more a personal piece correlating to my own variety of personal issues over the last month. If you’ve read this disclaimer and still intend to read it, I thank […]

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