Quote: R.A. Dickey wants to finish his career with the Mets

Tonight on SNY’s Mets Hot Stove, R.A. Dickey spoke with Kevin Burkhardt and Gary Cohen, and regarding his stay with the Mets, Dickey said:

“I love the Mets. And that hasn’t changed from the first opportunity I got against the Washington Nationals in 2010. There’s a part of me that really wants to be loyal to that. I think [Sandy Alderson] has a great plan for the future of the New York Mets. I’m sure it’s going to require a little vision, I’m sure it’s going to require a lot of hard work. But anything worth having – that’s what’s required. I’m on board, and I want to be part of the solution here. I love the fan base, my family loves being a New York Met, being in New York and all the stuff it has to offer outside of baseball. It’s given me the platform to do things that far transcend the game. Whether it’s pouring myself into a charity I am really passionate about, or writing a memoir that I feel like needed to be written. All these things, I don’t know if I could’ve done them if it weren’t for New York and being a New York Mets. I am aware of that, and I am appreciative of that. Because of that, I like being a Met, and I wouldn’t mind finishing my career as a Met.”