• Decision on Dickey another chapter in knuckler's life

    Summary of 32 articles · Updated Dec 19, 2012
    Dickey is under contract for next season at $5 million. "I can't say that I was really surprised," said Dickey. But things are different with Dickey, who was the best pitcher in the NL last year. First, the power knuckleball that Dickey has developed over the past couple of years is different from any other pitch that's been thrown in the game's history. Alderson knew the consequences of trading a player of Dickey’s caliber, especially for the short-term, which is why he could not accept anything less tha...
    Source: MLB.com
    • Wright: Dickey trade gives Mets a foundation

      David Wright, who agreed to an eight-year contract with the New York Mets in early December, said he signed the extension mindful that pitcher R.A. Dickey could be traded.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Dickey trade beneficial to both Mets, Blue Jays

      The Mets traded R.A. Dickey at what could be the utmost peak of his value. The move didn't sit well with a large segment of the fan base, as Dickey's starts had become events in an otherwise subpar show at Citi Field. But the trade was absolutely defens…
    • Dickey: Mets capped offer at 2 years, $20M

      A day after reigning National League Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey officially became a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, the knuckleballer confirmed the New York Mets' final pre-trade extension offer to him was for two years, $20 million on top of the $5 m…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Mets prospect acquired in R.A. Dickey trade tweets anti-gay slur

      Noah Syndergaard, a top pitching prospect the New York Mets acquired in a trade from the Toronto Blue Jays this week for Cy Young knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, presumably tweeted and deleted an anti-gay slur earlier this month. The questionable communique …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Elements in place for Dickey's continued success

      Along with his new deal, R.A. Dickey had two catchers he is familiar with traded with him to Toronto, where he'll pitch in a dome, which could help his knuckleball.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Rubin: Good news/bad news for Mets fans

      They reeled in some sorely needed prospects, but 2013 is looking bleak
      Source: ESPN.com
    • R.A. Dickey Climbs Mountains; the Mets Dig Holes

      The New York Mets now have pulled off a perverse daily double, in consecutive seasons dumping the National League batting champion, in Jose Reyes, and the Cy Young award winner, R.A. Dickey.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Dickey Trade Cools Off the Rest of the Hot Stove

      There've been bigger deals this offseason than the pending seven-player trade between the Jays and Mets, in both talent and dollars. Zack Greinke si...
      Source: grantland.com
    • 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.
    • Report: Dickey-Jays extension all that remains

      Negotiations on a contract extension for R.A. Dickey are the only thing holding up a trade between the Mets and Blue Jays, FoxSports.com has reported, citing unnamed sources.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Goodbye, Sweet Prince: Reports Say The Mets Have Agreed To Trade R.A. Dickey To The Blue Jays

      As has been rumored, wailed about, argued over, and mourned for a few days-and really, since Dickey became valuable enough to strain the finances of the destitute Mets-R.A Dickey is now, officially, almost definitely headed out of New York. More »
      Source: deadspin.com
    • Multiple players added to potential Dickey deal

      Since sources confirmed Friday night that the Mets and Blue Jays were working on a trade to send reigning National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey north of the border, the deal reportedly has grown to include at least seven players, including t…
      Source: MLB.com
    • New York writer claims R.A. Dickey could be ‘a handful’ during his time with Mets

      As we continue to await official word on a trade that would send R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays for multiple prospects, the relationship between the soon to be separating National League Cy Young winner and the New York Mets has taken another unco…
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Acquiring R.A. Dickey would solidify Blue Jays’ already improved position in AL East

      With each passing day that the New York Mets have failed to meet R.A. Dickey's seemingly reasonable demands for a contract extension, it has became increasingly more likely the reigning National League Cy Young award winner will be shipped out of town. …
      Source: yahoo.com
    • Blue Jays reportedly front-runners for Dickey

      The Blue Jays reportedly are front-runners to land 2012 National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey from the Mets.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Dickey's fate appears unaltered by Hamilton's deal

      Despite rampant speculation that Josh Hamilton's arrival in Orange County could prompt the Angels to trade some of their outfield surplus for Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, a deal appears no more likely now than it was at the beginning of the week.
      Source: MLB.com
  • Dickey on trade: 'Important for me to grieve'

    NEW YORK (AP) -- R.A. Dickey picked up his phone on Saturday, and New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the NL Cy Young Award winner he had 72 hours to negotiate a contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.
    Source: CNNSI.com

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