Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 4/18/13
We turn our attention in the hold and fold series to another struggling starting pitcher. Things in Toronto were supposed to be a lot different this year. They added the likes of Jose Reyes, Melky Cabrera, R.A. Dickey, Josh Johnson, and Mark Buerhle in order to vault themselves to the top of the AL East standings. Dickey in particular was supposed to benefit from moving to a winning team with a very good offense. So far, those visions have been blurred by injuries and true ineffectiveness. Fantasy players bought into the hype as Dickey was rated 49th on the pre-draft rankings in Yahoo and ranked similarly throughout the blogosphere depending on who you asked. That put him somewhere between tenth and fifteenth among starting pitchers. So, most observers thought there would be a regression for Dickey, but most thought he would still be among the better pitchers in baseball. Currently, he ranks 1174th in the fantasy baseball rankings with a win and a 5.82 ERA in three starts. If you di...
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