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Travis d’Arnaud (C, NYM) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in NL-Only Leagues / Deeper Leagues / Two-Catcher Leagues ANALYSIS: When the Mets traded reigning Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey before the 2013 season, they expected a little more from top propsect Travis d’Arnaud than they have gotten thus far. In 385 at-bats over the past two seasons, d’Arnaud owns just a […]
Via RotoBaller
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Open Up Roof At Minute Maid Park For First Time In 10 Years

A bit of history was made at Minute Maid Park on Saturday. The Houston Astros opened up the roof at the ballpark for game time for the first time since 2004. The temperature was in the low- to mid-80s, which is cooler than normal for Houston. And Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey just happened to be on the mound for the opposition tonight. Dickey was criticized by many...
Via NESN.com
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Dickey, knuckleball snap Angels' 11-game home win streak

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Josh Hamilton likes facing knuckleballers. With the naked eye that would have been tough to pick up Tuesday night at Angel Stadium -- about as tough as it was for Hamilton and his Angels teammates to pick up R.A. Dickey's knuckleball. The Blue Jays knuckleballer stifled the Angels bats as they were shut out for just the second time this season, snapping an...
Via Fox Sports West
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

CY Young award winner R.A. Dickey talks partnership with Dickies

R.A. Dickey is the epitome of someone who has overcome adversity. From his struggles off the field, to the ones on it, he's never given up hope. He is the master of the knuckleball, a pitch that so infuriates hitters, they are beaten before the at-bat begins. Dickey, the 2012 National League CY Young award winner and current member of the AL East leading Toronto Blue Jays...
Via The GM's Perspective
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

R.A. Dickey after dominating the A’s: “Don’t anybody ask me questions about the roof”

Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey dominated the Athletics — proud owners of the American League’s best offense — on Saturday afternoon, holding them to two runs over 8 1/3 innings. The right-hander limited the A’s to five hits and a walk while striking out four. It’s arguably his best start of the season, with the only other competitor being the 6 2/3 shutout innings he threw...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 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

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

Toronto Blue Jays:What’s wrong with R.A.Dickey?

Not even a week into the season  and the Toronto Blue Jays  have a losing record.  I can not believe, with all talent in their lineup that the Jays have a  2-4 record. This past weekend, the Jays played a three game series against the Boston Red Sox. They lost the first game 6-4.  ”We made too many mistakes tonight,”  said Jay’s manager, John Gibbons at the post game...
Via isportsweb.com
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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