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Red Sox, Mets talk about R.A. Dickey

NASHVILLE -- The Red Sox had Tim Wakefield on their roster for 17 years and a few weeks ago added Steven Wright to their 40-man roster. They are not afraid of knuckleballers, clearly.

That’s why general manager Ben Cherington, sources said, met with the Mets on Monday to discuss a possible trade for National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey.

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Dickey has one more year on his contract and the Mets would be willing to trade him if they cannot come to an agreement on an extension. Dickey, who lives in the Nashville area, spent time with Mets officials Sunday.

According to reports out of New York, the Mets asked for shortstop Xander Bogaerts and outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr., two of the Red Sox’ top prospects. It is highly unlikely the Red Sox would agree to that.

But the Mets also need a catcher and the Red Sox could be willing to deal Saltalamacchia or Ryan Lavarnway for a starting pitcher. The Mets also are taking offers on lefty Jon Niese.

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