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If real, it behooves the Jays to minimize the number of times Dickey pitches the final game of a series.
Non-standard series lengths would screw it up, but how feasible would it be to try to start him every 1st game of a series - 162/3=54 games, with an aim of 3-4 innings a start for somewhere around 180-190 innings pitched. Would screw up the rest of the rotation and you would need at least one strong long reliever, but if the effect is as pronounced as this study suggests, it seems worthwhile to get him into as many series as possible.
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