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Jose Reyes, R.A. Dickey combine to help snap Blue Jays losing streak

When you’re stuck in a rut as deep as the one that has consumed the Blue Jays on this west coast trip, breaking free of the inertia of losing can be like flailing in quick sand. The harder you try to get free, the deeper you sink. Tuesday night caught in the throes of a five-game losing streak, Jose Reyes came to bat in the seventh inning with two out and Munenori Kawasaki on...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dickey, knuckleball snap Angels' 11-game home win streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Josh Hamilton likes facing knuckleballers. With the naked eye that would have been tough to pick up Tuesday night at Angel Stadium -- about as tough as it was for Hamilton and his Angels teammates to pick up R.A. Dickey's knuckleball. The Blue Jays knuckleballer stifled the Angels bats as they were shut out for just the second time this season, snapping an...
Via Fox Sports West
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Second basemen the Blue Jays could trade for

With the Toronto Blue Jays clinging to a one game lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East, here are a couple of players who the Jays could trade for to fill their current needs at second base. Daniel Murphy, 2B New York Mets: Murphy is in the last year of his current contract with the Mets and is being paid $5.7 million this season.  His stock is definitely on...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

CY Young award winner R.A. Dickey talks partnership with Dickies

R.A. Dickey is the epitome of someone who has overcome adversity. From his struggles off the field, to the ones on it, he's never given up hope. He is the master of the knuckleball, a pitch that so infuriates hitters, they are beaten before the at-bat begins. Dickey, the 2012 National League CY Young award winner and current member of the AL East leading Toronto Blue Jays...
Via The GM's Perspective
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Injury Update: R.A. Dickey leaves with groin tightness

The Toronto Blue Jays lost to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday by the score of 3-2. The Blue Jays got two hits a piece from Jose Reyes, Edwin Encarnacion and Brett Lawrie, in a losing effort. The loss dropped the Blue Jays to 40-30, but still hold a three game lead over the New York Yankees in the American League East. Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey allowed two earned runs and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey after dominating the A’s: “Don’t anybody ask me questions about the roof”

Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey dominated the Athletics — proud owners of the American League’s best offense — on Saturday afternoon, holding them to two runs over 8 1/3 innings. The right-hander limited the A’s to five hits and a walk while striking out four. It’s arguably his best start of the season, with the only other competitor being the 6 2/3 shutout innings he threw...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  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

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
CRAZY STUFF

Dickey's knuckleball receives GIF treatment

You all know the R.A. Dickey story by now. Journeyman major leaguer reinvents himself as a knuckleball thrower in his 30s, then refines the pitch to become one of the better starting pitchers in baseball, culminating with his selection as the National League Cy Young Award winner last year. The knuckleball is always a fascinating pitch, and Dickey is a fascinating guy, so there has...
Via Fangraphs
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays:What’s wrong with R.A.Dickey?

Not even a week into the season  and the Toronto Blue Jays  have a losing record.  I can not believe, with all talent in their lineup that the Jays have a  2-4 record. This past weekend, the Jays played a three game series against the Boston Red Sox. They lost the first game 6-4.  ”We made too many mistakes tonight,”  said Jay’s manager, John Gibbons at the post game...
Via isportsweb.com
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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