Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:05:28 -0800
Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos said Friday, Dec. 6, that the team is continuing to search for ways to upgrade their starting rotation. For now, the team is taking positives out of how SPs Mark Buehrle and R.A. Dickey finished their first seasons with the team after a slow start, and a return to health by SP Brandon Morrow (forearm) would be a deciding factor.
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:21:32 -0700
Major League Baseball announced its Gold Glove winners Tuesday, Oct. 29, and Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey won in the American League, while St. Louis Cardinals SP Adam Wainwright was the winner at his position in the National League.
Fri, 06 Sep 2013 01:46:41 -0700
Encouraged by the strong second-half showings of SP's R.A. Dickey and Mark Buehrle, the Toronto Blue Jays will likely look to add another arm to the rotation via free agency or trade.
Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:54:18 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey will move up a day to start on Saturday, June 15, so that SP Josh Johnson (finger) can start on Sunday, June 16. The switch will give Johnson an extra day to let the blister on his finger heal.
Sun, 19 May 2013 10:33:36 -0700
As a result of their rainout Sunday, May 19, Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons has made several adjustments to the starting rotation. SP R.A. Dickey will start Monday, May 20, followed by SPs Ramon Ortiz and Mark Buehrle.
Sun, 19 May 2013 00:23:27 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays will start SP Chad Jenkins and SP Ramon Ortiz on Monday and Tuesday, May 20 and 21, against the Tampa Bay Rays. The decision previously had been on hold in case Toronto needed to use Jenkins out of the bullpen earlier in the week. The move allows Toronto to keep SP's Mark Buehrle and R.A. Dickey on normal rest.
Wed, 01 May 2013 13:29:06 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey (neck, back) underwent an MRI but it only revealed inflammation in his neck and back. The team still plans to start Dickey Saturday, May 4.
Sun, 28 Apr 2013 20:33:05 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey (back, neck) is dealing with pain in his back and neck, and said Sunday, April 28, that he has pitched with similar pain over his past three starts. He will have an MRI so treatment can be more targeted.
Fri, 26 Apr 2013 14:00:31 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey (neck, back) is expected to make his next start Sunday, April 28, according to manager John Gibbons.
Fantasy Tip: The injury to Josh Johnson (triceps) has complicated the team's starting rotation. Dickey is still dealing with pain, which has affected his mechanics, so as long as he's not 100 percent, he may not be in top form. Consider this when deciding whether to start him this weekend.
Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:22:15 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey's (neck, back) recent injury hasn't kept him from pitching, but it has affected the velocity on his knuckleball and has changed up his release point. The velocity on his knuckleball has dropped from 77 mph early in the year to 75 mph in his last two outings. Dickey said he doesn't expect to sit out for a period of time due to this injury.
Fantasy Tip: While Dickey didn't have a terrible start Tuesday, it wasn't great, either. It remains to be seen if his injury will affect any more of his next starts, but you should keep it in mind when considering matchups.