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Reports: Jays’ Dickey to pitch for U.S. at World Baseball Classic

R.A. Dickey, the Toronto Blue Jay's latest acquisition to the pitching roster, talks to reporters during a press conference at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.

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Toronto Blue Jays knuckleballer R.A. Dickey will pitch for the United States in the upcoming World Baseball Classic, according to multiple media reports.

The reigning National League Cy Young winner is expected to join Andy Pettitte, Ryan Vogelsong and Craig Kimbrel in manager Joe Torre's starting rotation.

The Blue Jays acquired Dickey in a trade with the New York Mets last month, signing him to two-year contract extension worth US$25 million with a club option for 2016.

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