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Walks hurt Dickey as Blue Jays lose 2-1

TORONTO (AP) R.A. Dickey lost control of his knuckleball, and it cost the Toronto Blue Jays the lead. Dickey issued consecutive bases-loaded walks in the fourth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Toronto 2-1 Monday night. ''I lost my release point a little bit in the fourth,'' Dickey said. ''They really made me work. They did a good job of laying off some really close pitches and...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest R.A. Dickey Experiment

R.A. Dickey‘s entire career has, essentially, been one giant experiment. You know the story by now. Dickey was drafted by the Texas Rangers back in 1996, and took a signing bonus for nearly $800,000 less than what was originally offered after team doctors discovered he just didn’t even have an ulnar collateral ligament in his […]
Via Fangraphs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey stole Daniel Norris’ van and drove it around on field

While spring training can be a nervous time for young players hoping to land a spot on the major league roster, the relaxed atmosphere also lends itself to a fun, lighthearted experience. At Blue Jays camp, veteran pitcher R.A. Dickey had a little fun at the expense of 21 year-old Daniel Norris. Norris has become...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey takes Daniel Norris' VW van for joyride on field

The unique lifestyle of Toronto Blue Jays pitching prospect Daniel Norris has been extensively profiled heading into spring training, and for good reason. After all, has there ever been another major league player who has taken up a permanent residence in a van? The 21-year-old Norris, a Tennessee native, is a wanderer and enjoys a...Read More The post R.A. Dickey takes Daniel Norris’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey: More Than The Basic Numbers

R.A Dickey has not been as bad as Blue Jay fans may think The Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day starter, R.A. Dickey has gotten off to a rocky start to his season. Fellow starter Mark Buehrle has truly taken the role of stopper away from Dickey and many people are starting to get angry at the trade that landed Dickey. While the Blue Jays may not ever truly win the trade, that is...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy - Start R.A. Dickey

Today is the Opening Day of the 2014 Major League Baseball season.  The Los Angeles Dodgers have already played 3 games (2-1) beating the Arizona Diamondbacks twice in Syndey, Australia and losing to the San Diego Padres on Sunday Night Baseball, last night.  But today, baseball will be played around the country starting at 1:05pm EST all through the night on the West Coast, which...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 31, 2014  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey's story reportedly set to hit the big screen

R.A. Dickey’s season has already gotten off to a good start. The Toronto Blue Jays knuckleballer’s autobiography Wherever I Wind Up is set to be turned into a movie.  And, now, I know what you’re thinking, isn’t that basically what the documentary “Knuckleball” was? And the short answer would be…kinda. According to Deadline…actors Ben McKenzie and Logan Marshall...
Via Hall of Very Good
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jays knuckleballer Dickey getting up to speed

R.A. Dickey is getting up to speed this spring. Dickey made his exhibition debut Thursday, starting for the Toronto Blue Jays and giving up one unearned run in two innings during a 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. For the first time out, Dickey said his floater was fine. He walked back-to-back batters in the opening inning, but said there was a reason for that. ''It was...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #118: R.A. Dickey | SP | TOR

R.A. Dickey is not done, he’s not someone to be dismissed, and he’ll be extremely fantasy-relevant in 2014. Last year, most people dropped Dickey in their preseason rankings. The logic was simple, but it was sound: coming off a Cy Young season in 2012, how could Dickey be expected to maintain that success moving to a dome stadium in the AL East? This year, Dickey is almost universally...
Via Baseball Professor
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Why Alex Anthopoulos should be on the hot seat

Major League Baseball unveiled its top 10 right handed pitching prospects on Wednesday. Coming at in #3 was Noah Syndergaard from the New York Mets organization. The Mets acquired Syndergaard and catcher Travis d’Arnaud from the Toronto Blue Jays in the R.A. Dickey trade in December 2012. In a Jan. 12 Q&A with Steve Serby of the New York Post, d’Arnaud called Syndergaard...
Via isportsweb.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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