R.A. Dickey

Robert Allen Dickey (twitter: @RADickey43)

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: October 29, 1974 in Nashville, TN
High School: Montgomery Bell Academy (Nashville, TN)
School: University of Tennessee (Knoxville, TN)
Drafted
by the Texas Rangers in the 1st round (18th pick) of the 1996 amateur draft.
Signed September 12, 1996. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 22, 2001 (Age 26.175)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2003 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Mets/Rangers/BlueJays/Twins/Mariners 2001-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 5 yrs/$37.5M (11-15) & 16 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 8.007, Free Agent: 2016 [*], Agents: Bo McKinnis [*]
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Standard Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rdrs Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Awards
2001 TEX AL 26 P 4 0 0 12.0 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 1.50 0.50 .955 1.72 1.75 1 2 67% 29% 0
2003 TEX AL 28 P 38 13 1 116.2 19 5 14 0 1 1.000 2 3 1.47 0.50 .957 1.73 1.71 7 2 22% 30% 1
2004 TEX AL 29 P 25 15 0 104.1 31 7 22 2 0 .935 1 2 2.50 1.16 .948 1.66 1.65 6 5 45% 32% 4
2005 TEX AL 30 P 9 4 0 29.2 10 1 9 0 1 1.000 2 13 3.03 1.11 .954 1.70 1.68 3 0 0% 30% 0
2006 TEX AL 31 P 1 1 0 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00 1.62 1.50 0 0 0
2008 SEA AL 33 P 32 14 0 112.1 29 6 23 0 1 1.000 4 7 2.32 0.91 .952 1.60 1.59 6 7 54% 27% 4
2009 MIN AL 34 P 35 1 0 64.1 15 6 8 1 0 .933 -1 -3 1.96 0.40 .953 1.52 1.51 5 1 17% 26% 1
2010 NYM NL 35 P 27 26 2 174.1 61 17 44 0 4 1.000 8 9 3.15 2.26 .954 1.73 1.72 9 3 25% 29% 1
2011 NYM NL 36 P 33 32 1 208.2 67 7 58 2 5 .970 10 10 2.80 1.97 .955 1.80 1.79 7 3 30% 28% 4
2012 NYM NL 37 P 34 33 5 233.2 60 12 44 4 6 .933 6 5 2.16 1.65 .950 1.77 1.75 4 3 43% 27% 5 AS,CYA-1,MVP-14
2013 TOR AL 38 P 34 34 3 224.2 53 11 40 2 1 .962 7 6 2.04 1.50 .957 1.54 1.53 8 3 27% 26% 2 GG
2014 TOR AL 39 P 19 19 1 119.0 24 7 16 1 2 .958 3 5 1.74 1.21 .956 1.53 1.52 1 0 0% 28% 1
12 Seasons P 291 192 13 1403.0 371 80 279 12 21 .968 42 6 2.30 1.23 .954 1.67 1.65 57 29 34% 28% 23
12 Seasons TOT 291 192 13 1403.0 371 80 279 12 21 .968 42 36 2.30 1.23 .954 1.67 1.65 57 29 34% 28% 23
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Sabermetric Fielding

Year Tm Lg Age Pos Rtot Rtot/yr Rtz Rtzhm Rtzrd Rdp Rof Rctch Rdrs Rdrs/yr Rpm Rdp Rbnt Rof Rhr RerC RsbC RsbP
2001 TEX AL 26 P
2003 TEX AL 28 P 2 3 2 0 0
2004 TEX AL 29 P 1 2 -1 0 2
2005 TEX AL 30 P 2 13 2 0 0
2006 TEX AL 31 P 0 0 0
2008 SEA AL 33 P 4 7 2 0 2
2009 MIN AL 34 P -1 -3 -1 0 0 0
2010 NYM NL 35 P 8 9 6 0 1 0
2011 NYM NL 36 P 10 10 6 0 1 2
2012 NYM NL 37 P 6 5 3 0 3
2013 TOR AL 38 P 7 6 5 1 1
2014 TOR AL 39 P 0 3 5 2 0 1
12 Seasons P 0 42 6 26 0 3 11
12 Seasons TOT 0 42 36 26 0 3 11

Appearances

Year Tm Lg Age G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR
2001 TEX AL 26 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 TEX AL 28 38 13 2 38 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 TEX AL 29 25 15 1 25 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2005 TEX AL 30 9 4 0 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2006 TEX AL 31 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 SEA AL 33 32 14 2 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2009 MIN AL 34 35 1 4 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010 NYM NL 35 27 26 25 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 NYM NL 36 33 32 31 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 NYM NL 37 34 33 33 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 TOR AL 38 34 34 2 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 TOR AL 39 20 19 3 19 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
12 Seasons 292 192 103 291 291 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Appearances table is calculated solely from full RetroSheet play-by-play data available from 1973 on. A combination of RetroSheet (starting with the 1914 season) and non-RetroSheet data is used for other seasons.

Advanced Fielding -- P*

Putouts Assists Errors Double Plays
Year Tm Lg Age PA BIP% GBIP% Fld F2O% FC Tot Cgt 31 Tot 1B 2B Tot Cch Fld Thr ROE Tot 163 GB LD bFld bF2O%
2001 TEX AL 26 53 87% 28% 2 50% 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0%
2003 TEX AL 28 513 77% 29% 13 100% 0 5 0 3 14 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 100%
2004 TEX AL 29 480 85% 35% 21 90% 0 7 1 6 22 16 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 75%
2005 TEX AL 30 134 79% 37% 9 100% 0 1 0 1 9 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 100%
2006 TEX AL 31 18 89% 17% 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2008 SEA AL 33 500 84% 35% 18 94% 1 6 0 5 23 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 100%
2009 MIN AL 34 293 80% 35% 9 78% 0 6 0 6 8 7 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 100%
2010 NYM NL 35 713 83% 42% 51 88% 0 17 2 14 44 39 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 4 0 11 82%
2011 NYM NL 36 876 81% 39% 58 97% 1 7 1 4 58 43 7 2 0 0 2 1 5 4 5 0 12 100%
2012 NYM NL 37 927 72% 31% 42 93% 2 12 2 6 44 30 4 4 1 0 3 1 6 3 4 2 8 88%
2013 TOR AL 38 943 77% 30% 46 89% 1 11 2 8 40 33 2 2 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 3 100%
2014 TOR AL 39 516 72% 31% 18 94% 0 7 2 4 16 12 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 4 75%
12 Seasons 5966 79% 34% 287 92% 5 80 10 57 279 213 21 12 2 1 9 4 21 14 19 2 50 88%
MLB Averages 76% 31% 87% 81%



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

MVP (yr lg (rk, shr))
2012 NL (14, 4%)
0.04 Career Shares (1203rd)

Cy Young (yr lg (rk, shr))
2012 NL (1, 93%)
1 Cy Young
0.93 Career Shares (62nd)

Gold Gloves
2013 AL (P)

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2012 June NL Pitcher of the Month

Weekly Awards (yr-week lg award)
2012 May 27th NL Player of the Week

Assists as P s c a p y
2010 NL  44 (2nd)
2011 NL  58 (1st)
2012 NL  44 (2nd)
2013 AL  40 (1st)
Active  279 (12th)

Range Factor/9Inn as Ps c a p y
2010 NL  3.15 (1st)
2011 NL  2.80 (4th)

Range Factor/Game as P s c a p y
2010 NL  2.26 (1st)
2011 NL  1.97 (4th)
2013 AL  1.50 (3rd)
Active  1.23 (14th)

Fielding % as P s c a p y
2010 NL  1.000 (1st)

Oldest s c a p y
2014 AL  born 1974-10-29 (6th)

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