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From the Bar or the Harbour: Red Sox Preview

Toronto Blue Jays vs. Red Sox May 27th – May 29th The Blue Jays are coming home after a 5-2 road trip. Things looked uncertain at times, with an extra inning win pulled out of their hat in Minnesota, and a getting shut out on their first night in Yankee Stadium. However, the overall results were positive. The Jays haven’t really demonstrated a home field advantage this year...
Via BP Toronto
1 day ago

Dickey helps Blue Jays beat Rangers again, 5-0

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) R.A. Dickey tossed eight innings, Edwin Encarnacion and Troy Tulowitzki homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Texas Rangers 5-0 on Friday night. Dickey (2-4), a knuckleballer who broke into the majors with Texas in 2001, struck out six and walked one while allowing only three singles. Chad Girodo finished the three-hitter. The Rangers had won five of...
Via Associated Press
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dickey: I hate that I’m a slow starter

Barry Davis talks with R.A. Dickey about how he is starting to get hot in May and how he his tinkering with his delivery.
Via SportsNetCanada
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Pablo Sandoval's belt pops up during at-bat

No one will ever accuse Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval of being the skinny guy at the table. His waistline has been the topic of many discussions and many jokes throughout his career in Major League Baseball. On Saturday he topped all the jokes about him with one big fail during an at-bat against the Toronto Blue Jays. While taking a hack at the plate, his belly got...
Via The Comeback
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey’s unique stuff and conventional problems

There are things that are different about R.A. Dickey, of course. No one pitch was thrown as often as the 2,840 regular season knuckleballs that Dickey threw this year. No other qualified pitcher threw any knuckle balls this year by PITCHf/x. The starter who threw the fewest fastballs other than Dickey threw three times as many. No pitch gets equal swinging strike results in...
Via Fangraphs
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey pitches brilliant game only two days after father’s death

R.A. Dickey toed the rubber on Thursday with a heavy heart, but nevertheless pitched brilliantly, carrying a no-hitter into the sixth inning. The Toronto Blue Jays veteran knuckleballer ultimately went 7.1 innings, giving up only earned run while scattering five hits and striking out seven in the team’s 7-1 victory over the New York Mets....Read More The post R.A. Dickey pitches...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerry Remy: No Way To Prepare For R.A. Dickey, Knuckleball Pitchers (Video)

R.A. Dickey will take the mound Wednesday night against a team he experienced a heck of a lot of success against last season. The Toronto Blue Jays knuckleballer has struggled in his four starts in 2015, going 0-2 with a 5.25 ERA, but it was a different story every time he faced the Boston Red Sox last year. The 2012 National League Cy Young award winner went 4-0 with a stellar...
Via NESN.com
April 29, 2015  |  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

Blue Jays knuckleballer Dickey getting up to speed

R.A. Dickey is getting up to speed this spring. Dickey made his exhibition debut Thursday, starting for the Toronto Blue Jays and giving up one unearned run in two innings during a 7-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. For the first time out, Dickey said his floater was fine. He walked back-to-back batters in the opening inning, but said there was a reason for that. ''It was...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 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
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