Cy-onara? Dickey trade talk 'serious'

December, 3, 2012
12/03/12
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- ESPN.com's Jayson Stark writes on Twitter: Sources say the Mets have gotten "serious" about trading R.A. Dickey as soon as this week. The Rangers and Royals are seen as the most logical fits.

Trading a reigning Cy Young Award winner that offseason would not be unprecedented, but it would be unusual. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, only six previous Cy Young Award winners have opened the following season with another team -- regardless of reason.

Cy Young Award winners to start the next season with another team:

• Catfish Hunter: 1974 Oakland Athletics, 1975 New York Yankees
• Mark Davis: 1989 San Diego Padres, 1990 Kansas City Royals
Greg Maddux: 1992 Chicago Cubs, 1993 Atlanta Braves
David Cone: 1994 Royals, 1995 Toronto Blue Jays/Yankees
Pedro Martinez: 1997 Montreal Expos, 1998 Boston Red Sox
Roger Clemens: 1998 Blue Jays, 1999 Yankees
Adam Rubin has covered the Mets since 2003. He's a graduate of Mepham High School on Long Island and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He joined ESPNNewYork after spending 10 years at the New York Daily News.
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