News: Mets close to deal with RA Dickey

According to the Associated Press, the Mets are close to signing free-agent RHP R.A Dickey to a minor league deal.

The 35-year-old knuckleballer was 1-1 with a 4.62 ERA in one start and 34 relief appearances for the Twins last season.

…i realize there is nothing wrong with these moves, especially a guy like this, who can start or pitch in the bullpen, and on short notice, but, man, given how the team has yet to make the bigger moves, these sorts of acquisitions only seem to highlight what isn’t happening