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Perfect no more: Dickey's run ends

Mets knuckleballer suffers first loss at hands of Marlins in Puerto Rico

Updated: June 29, 2010, 2:34 AM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- R.A. Dickey was deemed worthy of teaching Prince Harry a thing or two about pitching Saturday. Or at least about throwing a ceremonial first pitch.

But the knuckleballer isn't perfect.

No longer, anyway.

Despite a pair of homers by Jason Bay, Dickey suffered his first defeat after six straight wins to open his New York Mets career as the Florida Marlins won 10-3 on Monday at Hiram Bithorn Stadium.

Coming off eight scoreless innings against ...

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