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R.A. Dickey

R.A. Dickey 19 P

Atlanta Braves

  • Status: Free Agent
  • Full Name: Robert Allen Dickey
  • Age: 43 (October 29, 1974)
  • Birthplace: Nashville, TN
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 3" Wt: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (1996, TEX)
  • MLB Debut: 04/22/2001
  • School: Tennessee
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R.A. Dickey Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2017 RHP R.A. Dickey elected free agency.
November 10, 2016 Atlanta Braves signed free agent RHP R.A. Dickey.
November 3, 2016 RHP R.A. Dickey elected free agency.
October 23, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays activated RHP R.A. Dickey.
October 4, 2016 Toronto Blue Jays reassigned RHP R.A. Dickey to the minor leagues.
June 22, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays activated RHP R.A. Dickey from the bereavement list.
June 19, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays placed RHP R.A. Dickey on the bereavement list.
December 17, 2012 New York Mets traded C Josh Thole, C Mike Nickeas and RHP R.A. Dickey to Toronto Blue Jays for C John Buck, RHP Noah Syndergaard, C Travis d'Arnaud and OF Wuilmer Becerra.
May 19, 2010 New York Mets selected the contract of R.A. Dickey from Buffalo Bisons.
January 5, 2010 Buffalo Bisons signed free agent R.A. Dickey.
January 5, 2010 New York Mets signed free agent RHP R.A. Dickey to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 6, 2009 RHP R.A. Dickey elected free agency.
September 3, 2009 RHP R.A. Dickey assigned to Rochester Red Wings.
August 29, 2009 Minnesota Twins designated RHP R.A. Dickey for assignment.
August 29, 2009 Rochester Red Wings designated RHP R.A. Dickey for assignment.
August 7, 2009 Minnesota Twins optioned RHP R.A. Dickey to Rochester Red Wings.
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R.A. Dickey Awards and Honors

R.A. Dickey  19 P

R.A. Dickey
  • Full Name: Robert Allen Dickey
  • Born: October 29, 1974
  • Age: 43
  • Birthplace: Nashville, TN
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 3"
  • Weight: 215
  • Draft: Round 1 (1996, TEX)
  • School: Tennessee
  • MLB Debut: 04/22/2001
How Acquired: Selected in first round (18th overall) of 1996 June draft...Signed by Mark Giegler on 8/23/96

Amateur Background: Had a 38-10 record with a 3.40 ERA in 3 years at the University of Tennessee, the most career wins in school history...holds Tennessee career-highs in appearances (73), starts (54), innings (434.0) and strikeouts (345)...ranks tied for 5th in the Southeastern Conference in career wins and is 3rd in innings pitched...was a 1996 first team Mizuno/Collegiate Baseball All- American and third team Baseball America All-American...named to the first team Smith Super team and was a Smith Award Semifinalist...an American Baseball Coaches Association first team All-South Region and the only unanimous all-SEC first team selection...led Tennessee in wins (9-4) with a 2.76 ERA...in sophomore season was named to the 1995 Smith Super team first team All-America squad after leading Tennessee in wins (14-4), starts (22), innings (159.2) and strikeouts (121) with a 4.28 ERA...a third team all-American selection by Baseball America and Mizuno/Collegiate Baseball...Mideast Regional MVP...named Baseball America's Freshman of the Year and the Mizuno/Collegiate Baseball National Freshman of the Year in 1994 after going 15-2, 3.00...led NCAA Division I pitchers in victories, just the second freshman ever to do so...named a first team All-American by Baseball America, Mizuno/Collegiate Baseball and Smith Super Team...named to first team all-SEC, the Eastern Division all-tournament team and the NCAA Mideast Regional all-tournament team...a member of the U.S. Olympic team, going 7-0, 3.35 in 10 games (8 starts) during pre-Olympic tour and in the Olympics, where U.S. won a bronze medal...played baseball, basketball and football at Montgomery Bell Academy in Nashville, TN (graduated '93)...a High School All-American in baseball in 1993 after going 15-3, 0.48 and leading team to the state title...first in the nation with 218 strikeouts...Was USA Today's Player of the Year and Gatorade Circle of Champions Player of the Year for Tennessee...honored as the Tennessee Sports Writers Player of the Year and was Mr. Baseball in the state...selected for the USA Today/Baseball Weekly National High School all-star team and was a Baseball America second team All-American...selected by the Tennessee Baseball Coaches as first team all-state...chosen by Detroit in the 10th round of the 1993 June draft, but did not sign.

Personal: Hobbies include golf and basketball...sports heroes are Bob Gibson and Larry Bird...majored in English at Tennessee...an academic All-Southeastern Conference choice with a 3.13 GPA in 1995...a GTE academic all-American in 1996 and named 1996 Academic all-Southeastern Conference...helped form non-profit organization called Honoring Thy Father, aimed at reaching out to school, athletic and church youth groups...has made trips to Cuba in support of the organization's efforts...is also active in Fellowship of Christian Athletes...R.A. and his wife, the former Anne Bartholomew, were married on Dec. 13, 1997...the couple has two daughters, Mary Gabriel (2/1/02) and Lila Anne (6/21/03).