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Dickey, improbably, keeps getting better

The knuckleballer is now 6-0 in his first seven starts, after shutting out the Tigers

Updated: June 24, 2010, 12:46 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- This is ri-Dickey-lous.

Really?

A shutout.

Another gem.

Another win.

R.A. Dickey did it again. This time, the knuckle-balling right-hander gave up no runs on four hits in eight innings, giving the New York Mets a 5-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers in front of 35,045 at Citi Field on Wednesday night.

Dickey has gone from the outhouse of basically sitting out of the majors for two years to the penthouse ...

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