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RA DICKEY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Knuckleballer Dickey, Martin pair up for 1st bullpen session

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Veteran knuckleballer R.A. Dickey has grown accustomed to seeing new faces behind the plate during his two-plus years with the Toronto Blue Jays. Since a trade in December 2012 sent the NL Cy Young Award winner from the New York Mets to Toronto, Dickey has worked with several catchers. There's been Henry Blanco, J.P. Arencibia, Erik Kratz and Josh Thole, who was...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey Tire Pumping Josh Thole For Personal Catcher Again

It appears that R.A. Dickey did not receive the memo from Alex Anthopoulos in regards to the Toronto Blue Jays new catcher. To My Dearest R.A.: We signed Russell Martin, He is our new leader. He is going to catch knuckle balls, spit balls and anything else you can muster across the plate. Stop tire pumping Josh Thole and regain your CY Young form. Sincerely AA Dickey took...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Revisiting the R.A. Dickey Trade, Two Years Later

It has been close to two years since the New York Mets’ blockbuster trade that sent NL Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey to the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for a package that included prospects Travis d’Arnaud and Noah Syndergaard. Such deals always take years to truly measure which team came out on top and with two complete MLB seasons played since the December trade that...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 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

Daily Fantasy - Start R.A. Dickey

Today is the Opening Day of the 2014 Major League Baseball season.  The Los Angeles Dodgers have already played 3 games (2-1) beating the Arizona Diamondbacks twice in Syndey, Australia and losing to the San Diego Padres on Sunday Night Baseball, last night.  But today, baseball will be played around the country starting at 1:05pm EST all through the night on the West Coast, which...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 31, 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

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 AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Player Profile #118: R.A. Dickey | SP | TOR

R.A. Dickey is not done, he’s not someone to be dismissed, and he’ll be extremely fantasy-relevant in 2014. Last year, most people dropped Dickey in their preseason rankings. The logic was simple, but it was sound: coming off a Cy Young season in 2012, how could Dickey be expected to maintain that success moving to a dome stadium in the AL East? This year, Dickey is almost universally...
Via Baseball Professor
January 23, 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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