Results not coming for Dickey, Mets

After a feel-good season in 2010, the knuckleballer is struggling for consistency

Updated: May 4, 2011, 8:22 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- R.A. Dickey had a storybook season for the New York Mets in 2010. But the story has taken a very different turn in 2011.

After winning his first game of the season on April 3, Dickey has gone six straight starts without picking up another W. On Tuesday night at Citi Field, he allowed six runs in six innings of work, in what turned out to be a 7-6 10-inning loss to the San Francisco Giants.

Dickey was not charged with the loss -- that went to reliever Taylor Buchholz, who ...

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