Results for tag: R.A. Dickey
Posted by: Larry Fleisher on May 21, 2011 at 02:38:09 AM

A common conversation topic heard through various portions of Yankee Stadium last night probably went something like this:

"The Mets have these no-name guys from Buffalo, how can they beat the Yankees. The Yankees are better than the Mets."

For two hours, 55 minutes that topic was occasionally discussed. It was mentioned as the Mets opened the Subway Series by getting performances from three players who a year ago were not really key components.

Player number one is R.A. Dickey, who made his first Met start May 19, 2010 and won 11 games to earn a two-year contract. Dickey had not had much on his knuckleball this year as he struggled with that pitch for five straight defeats but last night he found a way to confound the Yankee bats.

"You've just got to fight through those little bumps

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