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R.A. Dickey leaves game early with groin tightness

Jun 14, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

R.A. Dickey AP

Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey left today’s game against the Orioles early with right groin tightness.

Dickey had allowed two earned runs and three overall before leaving in the bottom of the seventh inning. On the year Dickey has a 4.08 ERA in 15 starts.

  1. proudlycanadian - Jun 14, 2014 at 8:15 PM

    It could mean a trip to the DL. Yesterday, Brett Cecil had the same injury. Also today, Adam Lind had to leave the game after fouling a ball off his foot. On a more positive note, Sergio Santos came off the DL today and Colby Rasmus is expected to come off the DL on Tuesday.

  2. proudlycanadian - Jun 14, 2014 at 8:23 PM

    Question Craig? Why are you working on a Saturday night?

    • bankboy2012 - Jun 14, 2014 at 10:44 PM

      Must be his penalty for escaping the lair the other day.

  3. Eutaw's Finest - Jun 14, 2014 at 9:09 PM

    So I’m pretty sure I shouldn’t bring this up but last week in one of the ATH threads I questioned why the Jays haven’t run into their typical injury bug problems. And a week later in the series against the O’s? Done did bit ‘em. Hopes it’s nothing major for Dickey or Lind. We all want to beat our competition at the top of their game, right?

  4. scoochpooch - Jun 14, 2014 at 10:02 PM

    Let me guess another unearned run due to a passed ball?
    If so, why is that one pitcher in all MLB can be allowed to take advantage of this archaic rule?
    He chooses to throw the knuckleball, therefore its his and his ERA’s problem if the catcher can’t handle the pitch.

    • pipkin42 - Jun 15, 2014 at 12:47 AM

      Throwing error. You know what they say about assuming…

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