R.A. Dickey will accept a two-year extension


The issue with giving  a contract to R.A. Dickey has always been about the length of the commitment. He’s 38 and even if he is a knuckleballer, you just don’t want to go long on a 38 year-old athlete.

In light of this, however, it sounds like Dickey and the Mets may soon be able to get something done:


I don’t know how the Mets don’t do that.