Miami, FL (Sports Network) - New York Mets pitcher R.A. Dickey revealed after
his final start of the season he will undergo surgery to repair a torn
He received a no decision while allowing three runs on seven hits with no
walks and eight strikeouts over six innings in the Mets' 4-3 extra-inning
victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday.
The Cy Young candidate said he has been dealing with the injury since April,
but it was not significant enough to keep him out of action.
Dickey will have the surgery on Oct. 18 in Philadelphia and expects to be
ready for the start of spring training.
The 37-year-old knuckleballer is coming off a career year in which he went
20-6 with a 2.73 ERA and 230 strikeouts through 233 2/3 innings.
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