R.A. Dickey's $8M US option for 2018 declined by Braves

The Atlanta Braves have declined their $ 8 million US option on 42-year-old knuckleballer R.A. Dickey.

The former Toronto Blue Jays’ starting pitcher was the Braves’ most consistent starter this past season, going 10-10 with a 4.26 ERA in 31 starts.

Earlier this season, there was speculation Atlanta might look to trade Dickey before the July 31 non-waiver deadline but those rumours faded when the right-hander sported a 2.94 earned-run average during an eight-start stretch.

Dickey said at the end of the …
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