Found April 02, 2013 on Reading Between The Seams:
And it took less than 2 innings.  J.P. Arencibia set a Toronto Blue Jays single game record with three passed balls on opening day, receiving the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey.  The knuckleballer struggled in his Blue Jays debut, and the passed balls help move runners around that led to a 2-0 deficit after 2 innings. Courtesy The Blue Jays may want to reconsider the demotion of Josh Thole, who caught Dickey for most of his 2012 starts, but was optioned to Buffalo (AAA) to start the season. -Dave @lhd_on_sports Follow us on Twitter @rbts_baseball The post Welcome to the knuckler, Arencibia sets record for passed balls appeared first on Reading Between The Seams.

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