Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/8/14
R.A. Dickey pitched into the seventh inning for Toronto, and the Blue Jays hung on for a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Dickey (12-12) won his third straight start, giving up seven hits and three runs to a Twins team he was a reliever for in 2009. He struck out four and walked one. Jose Reyes reached base all four times and sparked a five-run second against Mike Pelfrey (5-11) with an RBI single. Brett Lawrie hit a two-run single and Moises Sierra followed with a two-run double in that inning. Casey Janssen gave up a home run to rookie catcher Josmil Pinto in the ninth, but closed it out for his 28th save in 30 tries on a strikeout-caught stealing double play. After acquiring the 2012 NL Cy Young Award winner from New York in a seven-player trade, this season hasn't gone the way the Blue Jays or the 38-year-old knuckleballer wanted. They're stuck in last place in the stacked AL East they were supposed to contend in with all these high-profile new players,...
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