Posted September 22, 2013 on AP on Fox
A handful of knuckleballs cost R.A. Dickey. David Ortiz and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered to lead the AL East champion Boston Red Sox to a 5-2 victory over the last-place Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday in the regular-season finale at Fenway Park. ''I threw really two or three that I regret, and two of them got hit out for home runs,'' Dickey said. ''It's just kind of a bizarre way to lose a ballgame. I had a good knuckleball and have had one for a long time. I kind of expected better from what I felt.'' The reigning NL Cy Young Award winner, Dickey (13-13) pitched a six-hitter with a season-high 11 strikeouts and one walk in his third complete game this season. Toronto took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Kevin Pillar's RBI single, but Boston scored four time in the bottom half on three singles and Bradley's three-run homer. Dickey was surprised Bradley's drive to right went deep enough. ''When he hit it, I was `OK, I got ou...
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