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Dickey's 16th victory gets Mets back on track

Dickey's 16th victory gets Mets back on track

MLB.com ESPN.com chron.com deadspin.com Updated Aug 25, 2012
R.A. Dickey will have no control over whether the Mets parlay his latest shutdown outing into a positive run. All the Mets know is that at the nadir of one of their least productive stretches in history, Dickey set them right in Saturday's 3-1 win over …
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  • Astros’ top 50 moments: Cedeno falls short of great expectation

    Astros’ top 50 moments: Cedeno falls short of great expectation

    chron.com Aug 25, 2012
    The moment: Early in the 1973 season, Astros manager Leo Durocher had this to say of his center fielder: "At 22, (Cesar) Cedeno is as good or better than Willie Mays at the same age. I don't know whether he can keep this up for 20 years, and I'm no…
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  • Astros send reliever Chuckie Fick to AAA

    Astros send reliever Chuckie Fick to AAA

    chron.com Aug 25, 2012
    The Astros optioned reliever Chuckie Fick to Class AAA Oklahoma City in order to make room for Fernando Abad to start today's game against the Mets.
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    Dickey Gets 16th Win

    Aug 25
    R.A. Dickey pitched seven strong innings and drove in a run to lead the Mets over the Astros 3-1.