Aces off market, yet Mets don't fold

R.A. Dickey dominates Cardinals on the afternoon Oswalt goes to rival Phillies

Updated: July 29, 2010, 6:08 PM ET
By Adam Rubin | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Roy Oswalt is scheduled to debut for his new club, the Philadelphia Phillies, on Friday. Aces Cliff Lee and Dan Haren are off the board, too. And with less than 48 hours until Saturday's trading deadline (4 p.m. ET), there is no foreseeable front-of-the-rotation addition destined for Flushing.

At least there was this positive development Thursday: After opening the second half by going 2-9 on a West Coast swing, the New York Mets returned to Citi Field and won a series ...

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