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R.A. Dickey

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  • Josh Hamilton signing is a gift that keeps on giving the Angels grief

    Josh Hamilton signing is a gift that keeps on giving the Angels grief
    That Josh Hamilton was a terrible signing for the Angels is self-evident. Baseball is flush with cash, but paying $3.4 million for each home run nonetheless is a horrendous rate of return. The true nature of the damage is reflected not in what...
  • Blue Jays Pound Red Sox With 17 Hits, Win 11-8

    Blue Jays Pound Red Sox With 17 Hits, Win 11-8
    BOSTON (AP) — Jose Bautista had an RBI in Toronto's five-run third inning, another in a three-run fourth and then added a homer to help the Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 11-8 on Tuesday night and snap a four-game losing streak. Josh...
  • Showalter gives Gamboa encouragement with knuckleball, plus notes on Tillman and Britton

    Showalter gives Gamboa encouragement with knuckleball, plus notes on Tillman and Britton
    Even though Eddie Gamboa struggled in his short time in big league camp this spring, Orioles manager Buck Showalter believes he's further along in the his transformation into a knuckleballer than former Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey was at the same...
  • Yankees Rally For Three Runs In Eighth To Beat Blue Jays 4-3

    Yankees Rally For Three Runs In Eighth To Beat Blue Jays 4-3
    NEW YORK — Chase Headley hit a tiebreaking single that deflected off the wrist of reliever Brett Cecil, and the New York Yankees rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Wednesday night. Michael Pineda...
  • Blue Jays beat Yankees in opener 6-1 as Alex Rodriguez returns

    Blue Jays beat Yankees in opener 6-1 as Alex Rodriguez returns
    NEW YORK — Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex Rodriguez's return to the major leagues. Without retired Derek Jeter in the lineup, an opening day crowd...
  • AL East previews: Toronto Blue Jays

    AL East previews: Toronto Blue Jays
    Record in 2014: 83-79 (third place, 13 games back) Key additions: Third baseman Josh Donaldson, acquired in November from the Oakland Athletics, adds a power bat to the lineup. In two full seasons with the A's, Donaldson hit .277 with 26 home runs and...
  • Talking A-Rod, spring training with the Baseball Project's Scott McCaughey

    Talking A-Rod, spring training with the Baseball Project's Scott McCaughey
    Rock guitarist Scott McCaughey speaks with considered reverence about baseball, its traditions and strategies, and the experience of watching a game in person, including his first game, an Arizona spring-training contest at age 8 or 9 that left him with...
  • Hamels gives up 2 homers, Blue Jays show off power in win over Phillies

    Hamels gives up 2 homers, Blue Jays show off power in win over Phillies
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Cole Hamels gave up homers to Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista, and Chase Utley made his first start at second base this spring in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. Reyes hit Hamels'...
  • Gonzalez strong but Pirates rough up bullpen in 6-5 win over Phillies

    Gonzalez strong but Pirates rough up bullpen in 6-5 win over Phillies
    BRADENTON, Fla. — Pedro Alvarez had three hits, including two doubles and a two-run homer, as a Pittsburgh Pirates' split squad beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-5 Friday. Two of Alvarez's hits, including the home run, came against left-handed...
  • Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has torn elbow ligament

    Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has torn elbow ligament
    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey's return from Tommy John surgery. If Wheeler needs replacement surgery, he likely would be out...
  • Mets' Zach Wheeler Likely Facing Tommy John Surgery; Would Miss Season

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has a torn elbow ligament, a blow to a team hoping to compete for the playoffs following Matt Harvey's return from Tommy John surgery. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said Wheeler has a complete...