Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 9/29/13
Toronto Blue Jays RHP RA Dickey has completed his first season as a starting pitcher in Canada. Even though he has plenty of experience pitching in the American League in his days in Texas, Minnesota and Seattle, this was his first AL season after redefining himself as a knuckleball pitcher. If the question was openly asked, “RA Dickey’s first season in Toronto, was it a success or failure?”, many would answer that it was a failure before even looking over the season. For the 2013 Toronto Blue Jays, the season was a big disappointment. If the word “failure” was used, it would not be an over statement. The Blue Jays were picked to win the AL East by several people associated with the game. A team that already had star hitters Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion as well as proven pitchers Brandon Morrow and Ricky Romero made the two well publicized trades with the Marlins and Mets. Adding Jose Reyes to the lineup and three successful starting pitchers, Dickey, Josh Johnson and M...
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