"What is there to say? R.A. Dickey was the Mets’ MVP – "no question", as Jerry Manuel might say. Without Dickey’s 11 wins and 175 IP, the Mets are battling the Washington Nationals to stay out of the NL East cellar, rather than staying neck-and-neck with the third-place Marlins.
Dickey’s season was so magical it seemed to have been scripted; surely, the Disney execs are working on a movie based on it right now. The million-dollar question is, naturally, can he do it again? Or, will he run out of hair tonic?"