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NY Mets' R.A. Dickey trade to Toronto Blue Jays could be Sandy …

NY Mets' R.A. Dickey trade to Toronto Blue Jays could be Sandy Alderson's Gary Carter trade

Nobody had to tell Sandy Alderson that this was going to be the defining trade of his administration as the anointed, hoped-for savior of the Madoff-mired Mets. This was — for all intents and purposes - his Gary Carter trade.
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  • First a Batting Champion, Next a Cy Young Winner Depart Flushin…

    First a Batting Champion, Next a Cy Young Winner Depart Flushing

    nytimes.com Dec 16, 2012
    Once the Mets' deal to send R.A. Dickey to Toronto is finalized, the Mets will become the first team to lose a batting champion and a Cy Young winner in back to back seasons.
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  • Report: Twins, Pelfrey agree to one-year deal

    Report: Twins, Pelfrey agree to one-year deal

    MLB.com Dec 16, 2012
    Mike Pelfrey, 28, had a 2.29 ERA in three 2012 starts with the Mets but underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery on May 1.
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  • Long Shot: Bernie Williams was a key component in the Yankee……

    Long Shot: Bernie Williams was a key component in the Yankee…

    CNNSI.com Dec 11, 2012
    Bernie Williams was a key component in the Yankees' dynasty. Despite four World Series titles, his individual numbers just don't add up for Hall of Fame induction, writes Jay Jaffe.
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  • Video - Report: Dickey Extension Last Piece In Trade 02:56

    Report: Dickey Extension Last Piece In Trade

    Dec 16
    Adam Rubin with the latest on the report that the Mets have agreed to trade R.A. Dickey to the Blue Jays.

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