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Red Sox Notes: R.A. Dickey Shuts Down Sox Again As Jays Avoid Sweep

BOSTON — There would be no brooms out Sunday in Boston. With a chance to close out a three-game sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays in the teams’ final meeting of the season, the Red Sox were unable to solve knuckleballer R.A. Dickey, who allowed a run on six hits over seven innings in a 3-1 win for the visitors. Dickey has had Boston’s number all season, going 3-0 with a 2.49 ERA...
Via NESN.com
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

DraftKings – A Hand For My Dickey

Well it's finally here, we all knew it was coming.... Today is the day all the dollars leave the baseball side of DFS and move on over to football as it's the unofficial first day of Fall with the NFL's 2014 season kicking off. It's okay, me and the other 10 guys playing daily fantasy baseball this afternoon are going to clean up! As you probably gleaned from the...
Via Razzball
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Wakefield: R.A. Dickey ‘Doing What A Knuckleballer Should Do’ (Video)

The Toronto Blue Jays gave up a ton to get R.A. Dickey, and while he hasn’t been a Cy Young-caliber pitcher, he’s certainly been solid with Toronto. Dickey will get the ball Sunday in the series finale with the Red Sox, his 30th start of the season. It marks the fourth consecutive season he’s made 30 starts, and he’s been a workhorse in two seasons with the Jays. Former Red...
Via NESN.com
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey: More Than The Basic Numbers

R.A Dickey has not been as bad as Blue Jay fans may think The Toronto Blue Jays Opening Day starter, R.A. Dickey has gotten off to a rocky start to his season. Fellow starter Mark Buehrle has truly taken the role of stopper away from Dickey and many people are starting to get angry at the trade that landed Dickey. While the Blue Jays may not ever truly win the trade, that is...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey's story reportedly set to hit the big screen

R.A. Dickey’s season has already gotten off to a good start. The Toronto Blue Jays knuckleballer’s autobiography Wherever I Wind Up is set to be turned into a movie.  And, now, I know what you’re thinking, isn’t that basically what the documentary “Knuckleball” was? And the short answer would be…kinda. According to Deadline…actors Ben McKenzie and Logan Marshall...
Via Hall of Very Good
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays: Why Alex Anthopoulos should be on the hot seat

Major League Baseball unveiled its top 10 right handed pitching prospects on Wednesday. Coming at in #3 was Noah Syndergaard from the New York Mets organization. The Mets acquired Syndergaard and catcher Travis d’Arnaud from the Toronto Blue Jays in the R.A. Dickey trade in December 2012. In a Jan. 12 Q&A with Steve Serby of the New York Post, d’Arnaud called Syndergaard...
Via isportsweb.com
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
CRAZY STUFF

R.A. Dickey's knuckleball receives GIF treatment

Drew Sheppard over at FanGraphs is a genius in the .GIF making department and his latest piece of work takes a look at three knuckleball pitches from R.A. Dickey’s 2012 campaign.  In the .GIF you can see the three pitches compared side by side and you can see how insane the pitches actually are. Drew also explained a little more than we ever wanted to know about the knuckleball...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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Dickey's knuckleball receives GIF treatment

You all know the R.A. Dickey story by now. Journeyman major leaguer reinvents himself as a knuckleball thrower in his 30s, then refines the pitch to become one of the better starting pitchers in baseball, culminating with his selection as the National League Cy Young Award winner last year. The knuckleball is always a fascinating pitch, and Dickey is a fascinating guy, so there has...
Via Fangraphs
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey Trade Review

With just over two months of the baseball season in the books, it is time to make our first judgements of the off season trade that brought current NL CY Young award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays. The off season saga that saw the New York Mets dwindle over what they were going to do with their thirty-eight year-old ace. Would they trade him? Or would they resign him...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Jays RHP Dickey to pitch with ailing back, neck

Blue Jays right-hander R.A. Dickey expects to make his scheduled start on Tuesday against the Orioles despite being bothered by soreness in his neck and back. Dickey was forced to leave his last start on April 18 after throwing six shutout innings against the Chicago White Sox. The knuckleballer says he first experienced the injury in his previous start at Kansas City. Before Toronto...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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