Saturday, December 15, 2012
R.A. Dickey likely headed to Toronto
By Adam Rubin
Julio Cortez/Associated Press
The Mets are working Saturday morning toward completing a trade that would send R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays, a major league executive aware of the talks told ESPNNewYork.com.
The Mets like Blue Jays catching prospect Travis d'Arnaud in a swap for R.A. Dickey.
The Mets desperately need catching and outfield help, and have been seeking 23-year-old catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud.
Two baseball sources told ESPNNewYork.com on Saturday morning that Dickey has not yet engaged Toronto in extension talks, nor has he been asked to undergo a physical.
An executive aware of the talks added that the Mets unexpectedly had been approached by another team Friday night, and that the full framework of a deal with Toronto had not yet been reached.
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