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R.A. Dickey
4.44 7-11 90
Team: TorontoHt / Wt: 6-3 / 215 NFBC ADP: 357.85
Position: SPBorn: 10/29/1974 Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Rangers (1996)

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July 23 2:44 PM PT3:44 PM MT4:44 PM CT5:44 PM ET17:44 ET21:44 GMT5:44 2:44 PM MST4:44 PM EST5:14 PM VEN1:44 UAE (+1)4:44 PM CT-Dickey left after the first four batters reached safely in the fourth inning in Saturday's 14-5 loss to Seattle, his shortest start of the season. He gave up six earned runs, matching a season worst, and seven hits.
Analysis: Dickey, who served up three home runs in his previous start, has yielded 24 homers this season. Only Kansas City's Ian Kennedy and Chris Young (26) have allowed more. His next start comes Friday against a Baltimore team that leads the majors with 144 homers.
July 17 11:50 AM PT12:50 PM MT1:50 PM CT2:50 PM ET14:50 ET18:50 GMT2:50 11:50 AM MST1:50 PM EST2:20 PM VEN22:50 UAE1:50 PM CT-Dickey allowed five runs over six innings in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the A's.
Analysis: Dickey had been pitching well with a 5-3 record and a 3.02 ERA over his previous eight outings.
July 10 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET21:32 ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST9:02 PM VEN5:32 UAE (+1)8:32 PM CT-Dickey won his second straight start Sunday by holding Detroit to one run and five hits over seven sharp innings.
Analysis: The veteran knuckleballer has given the Jays some solid performances over the past month. Dickey enters the All-Star break 5-3 with a 3.02 ERA over his last eight outings and has posted six quality starts during that period.
July 6 9:04 AM PT10:04 AM MT11:04 AM CT12:04 PM ET12:04 ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST11:34 AM VEN20:04 UAE11:04 AM CT-Dickey had his best performance in more than a month Tuesday to beat the Royals, giving up two unearned runs and four hits while striking out eight in seven innings.
Analysis: Royals manager Ned Yost said Dickey's knuckleball "was as good as we've ever seen it." He had been 0-6 with a 5.14 ERA in eight home starts.
June 8 1:45 PM PT2:45 PM MT3:45 PM CT4:45 PM ET16:45 ET20:45 GMT4:45 1:45 PM MST3:45 PM EST4:15 PM VEN0:45 UAE (+1)3:45 PM CT-Dickey allowed two runs and nine hits in 5 1/3 innings in a 7-2 win over the Tigers.
Analysis: Dickey has won back-to-back outings for the first time since a three-start win streak Aug. 23-Sept. 2.
May 14 1:54 PM PT2:54 PM MT3:54 PM CT4:54 PM ET16:54 ET20:54 GMT4:54 1:54 PM MST3:54 PM EST4:24 PM VEN0:54 UAE (+1)3:54 PM CT-Dickey had his knuckleball working in Friday's win at Texas, in which the veteran allowed three hits over eight scoreless innings.
Analysis: Dickey has bounced back from a mostly terrible April with three straight quality starts to begin May. The 41-year-old has surrendered three earned runs in 21 1/3 innings (1.27 ERA) this month.
Apr. 27 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET11:35 ET15:35 GMT23:35 8:35 AM MST10:35 AM EST11:05 AM VEN19:35 UAE10:35 AM CT-Dickey was hit hard again in Tuesday's loss to the White Sox, surrendering a pair of homers and six runs over six innings.
Analysis: The aging knuckleballer is now 0-3 with a 7.06 ERA over his last four starts - all Toronto losses.
Mar. 2 2:33 PM PT3:33 PM MT4:33 PM CT5:33 PM ET17:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)4:33 PM CT-Dickey got his first spring training action out of the way with a fairly uneventful two innings in the Blue Jays' 4-4, nine-inning tie with the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday.
Analysis: Dickey, who dealt with knee soreness throughout the 2015 season and underwent surgery during the offseason, said he's down "probably about 12 pounds."

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