Dickey Goes 3 Innings In Mets’ Loss To Cardinals
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets knuckleballer R.A. Dickey wasn’t sure how he would react to having a spot in the rotation secured entering spring training.
He found out Wednesday in his first Grapefruit League outing.
Dickey pitched three innings in New York’s 3-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, allowing one run on three hits and striking out four.
The right-hander retired his first seven batters before giving up three hits in the third, including a two-out RBI double by Jon Jay.
But with two on, Dickey struck out Albert Pujols for the second time. Pujols fanned all three times he batted.
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