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Mets' Dickey becomes MLB's 1st to 18 wins

Mets' Dickey becomes MLB's 1st to 18 wins

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Sep 5, 2012
R.A. Dickey became the first pitcher in the majors to win 18 games this season, and Ike Davis hit a three-run homer to lift the New York Mets to a 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
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  • Familia's electric debut draws raves from Mets

    Familia's electric debut draws raves from Mets

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2012
    Mets right-hander Jeurys Familia began his Major League career in style Tuesday night, striking out Cardinals slugger Lance Berkman during a scoreless inning.
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  • Holliday says back is 'fine,' likely to play Friday

    Holliday says back is 'fine,' likely to play Friday

    MLB.com Sep 5, 2012
    Insisting that his lower back is "fine," Matt Holliday nonetheless remained out of the Cardinals' lineup for Wednesday's series finale against the Mets. He's expected to return to the lineup on Friday.
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  • Yankees Borrow a Page From the Mets

    Yankees Borrow a Page From the Mets

    nytimes.com Sep 5, 2012
    The erosion of a big lead, the growing sense of panic in the fan base - that's something that just hasn't happened in the current Yankees era of success.
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  • Video - Dickey, Davis Lead Mets Past Cardinals 00:32

    Dickey, Davis Lead Mets Past Cardinals

    Sep 5
    R. A. Dickey became the first pitcher in the majors to win 18 games this season, and Ike Davis hit a three-run home run to lead the Mets past the Cardinals 6-2.

Sports Columnists

  • New Jersey Nets close to signing Andray Blatche

    Sep 5
    The New Jersey Nets are on course to sign power forward Andray Blatche by week's end, according to sources close to the process.
  • Brooklyn Nets close to signing Andray Blatche -- sources

    Sep 5
    The New Jersey Nets are on course to sign power forward Andray Blatche by week's end, according to sources close to the process.
  • Stein: Q&A with luckiest guy in the world Don Nelson

    Sep 5
    Don Nelson gives his thoughts heading into Friday's Hall of Fame ceremony.
  • NBA hires Mike Bantom as new VP of referees -- sources

    Sep 5
    The NBA has selected longtime league executive and former player Mike Bantom as its new executive vice president of referee operations, according to sources with knowledge of the decision.