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12-15-2012, 01:54 PM
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Originally Posted by Kel Varnsen View Post
Baseball prospects suck, they are by far the least predictable of any sport. Trading away the most watchable pitcher in the game will be a mistake for an otherwise unwatchable team. If they do this I'm going to try to be done with this team. I'll try to root for the blue jays instead, they already have Reyes who we ****ed over.
Dickey is 38 years old and his value has never been higher. The Mets have glaring holes at catcher and every single outfield position and more likely than not aren't going to compete this year. It's almost a no brainer to make a deal and get top prospects for Dickey. I'd completely agree with you if Dickey was 10 years younger but that isn't the case here.

If this deal goes through, we'll have some solid prospects in Wheeler, Harvey, and d'Arnaud to go along with our core of Niese, Wright, and Ike. This team is going in the right direction IMO and that's the first time I can say that in about 6 years.

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