THE LAST HONEST MAN IN FLUSHING, ROBERT ALLEN DICKEY

Finally, someone has stepped up and given the NY Mets the kick in the ass they need, not the pats on the back they have been getting from Father Flanagan Terry Collins, what R.A. Dickey said last night should have come from the manager or from Sandy Alderson but leave it to Dickey to put it eloquently that his teammates suck and need to realize the level of suck they have attained and until the team comes to the grips that the way they have played is an embarrassment and the reason they have been so bad so far this season is that they suck:

“It starts with me,” said R. A. Dickey, who generally pitched well but gave up three runs in the second inning and the decisive home run to Hunter Pence in the eighth. “We have to find a way to be honest with ourselves about what kind of team we are. We can’t keep telling ourselves, ‘Oh, we’re a better team than this.’ We may not be.

 

“We’ve got to be honest about that and identify what we’re doing wrong and do it better.”

In other words, you are what your record says you are. When you have the worst record in baseball, then you are the worst team in baseball. The problem the last few years in Flushing , the delusion in the clubhouse has clashed with the stark reality that the talent on 25 man roster is just not very good.

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  1. Let’s help R.A. identify what it is that the Mets are doing wrong:

    everything, though not all at once thankfully.

    When the SP pitch well, the hitters don’t hit and or the bullpen doesn’t pitch and or the fielders don’t field well and so on and vice versa.

    I wish I were more confident that the presence of Jason Bay would take some pressure off the other guys. The time is here for you to prove me wrong Jason.

  2. Sigh…shake head…scratch head…rub eyes…same old shit…I like R.A.This team is going to lose 105 games.at least…The Dodgers being taken over must have caused Jr. to soil himself,eh? The only thing Alan Selig could do in the best interest of baseball is commit seppuku…Its time to break out Breslins Cant anybody here play this game?as a reference…Krane seriously,it’s not the losing,hell Im used to that,it’s the fucking APATHY.Does anybody care?Collins is going to implode,and soon…
    so much for fundamentals

  3. Bay needs to take pressure off of guys?? How about David Wright getting ONE big hit for once in his whole career?? How about #5 just one time carrying the team for a couple of weeks when the chips are down and others are on the mend. 0-22 at the time the team needs him most…he disappears when he is needed most his whole entire career. Trade Reyes??? Are you kidding me? Wright is the guy they should be moving, not Reyes. Reyes is a much better ballplayer.

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