R.A. Dickey leaves start

Updated: July 3, 2011, 7:53 PM ET
By Matt Ehalt | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Mets starter R.A. Dickey left Sunday's game after feeling tightness in his left glute, but expects to make his next start.

Dickey's left leg slipped during a pitch in the fourth inning and the Mets pulled him for a pinch hitter in the bottom of the fifth inning. He left with the game tied at 1-1 and the Mets went on to win 3-2 in 10 innings.

"That's one of the reasons I was proactive in telling the truth to Terry. I want to be there in five days," Dickey ...

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