Fantasy Roundup: Salazar, Dickey Continue to Struggle

Salazar’s command hasn’t been there in the early going (Photo: Jason Miller/Getty Images) For the first three innings Danny Salazar was efficient, threw a lot of strikes, and missed a lot of bats. However, near the end of the fourth inning he lost command of his fastball. The command issues got even worse in the fifth inning as he started the inning by walking Alex Avila and...
Via Baseball Professor
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays beat Yankees 4-0

R.A. Dickey and the Toronto Blue Jays defeated the New York Yankees on Saturday, April, 5th, 4-0, in front of 45,446 people in Toronto’s Rogers Centre. It was raining outside so the roof was again closed. Toronto scored the only run they would need in the bottom of the second inning. Adam Lind doubled and scored on a single by Josh Thole. The Blue Jays scored three insurance runs...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dickey tosses gem as Blue Jays shut out Yankees

The Toronto Blue Jays rode a gem thrown by starting pitcher R.A. Dickey to a 4-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday afternoon at the Rogers Centre. The knuckleballer went 6 2/3 innings, giving up five hits and one walk while striking out six for his first win of the season. The victory improved the Jays’ early-season record to 3-3, while New York fell to 2-3. Toronto...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey’s autobiography is being turned into a movie

The story of Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A Dickey is heading to the big screen. A movie adaptation of Dickey’s autobiography Wherever I Wind Up is in the works, and the script will be written by Buzz Bissinger. Set to star in the film are Ben McKenzie and Logan Marshall-Green, both of whom formerly starred in The O.C. We’re far, far away from a release, but Dickey’s story ...
Via Awful Announcing
21 days ago  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey's life story will be made into a movie: Report

R.A. Dickey has seen more valleys and peaks during his 39 years than most people see in a lifetime — both literally and figuratively — and now it looks like the well-travelled knuckleballer's autobiography will be made into a movie.And all the low points from Dickey's 2012 memoir Wherever I Wind Up will be there — including  Dickey's revelation that he suffered...
Via The Other Paper
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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. ''...
Via AP on Fox
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

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

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