The Pirates have traded Alex Dickerson to the Padres for Jaff Decker and Miles Mikolas.

Alex Dickerson Named the Eastern League Player of the Month

Alex Dickerson was named the Eastern League Player of the Month for July.

Alex Dickerson was named the Eastern League Player of the Month for July.

Alex Dickerson has been named the Eastern League Player of the Month for the month of July. The first baseman hit for a .413/.440/.683 line in 104 at-bats last month, with ten doubles and six homers to win the award. Dickerson was also the Pirates Prospects Player of the Month for July, as his numbers were the best in the entire minor league system among hitters.

Dickerson led the league in nearly every offensive category during the month of July, including average (.413), runs scored (23), hits (43), extra-base hits (16), total bases (71), RBI (27), slugging percentage (.683) and OPS (1.123). He had 14 multi-hit games in July, with two four-hit days.  He also enjoyed a season-best nine-game hitting streak during the month from July 13-23 where he hit .486 (17-for-35) with five straight multi-hit efforts to start the streak.

As of today, Dickerson is among the Eastern League leaders in average (.297, 8th), doubles (31, 1st), extra-base hits (48, 1st), total bases (188, 4th) and slugging percentage (.516, 3rd).  His 15 home runs are tied for the team lead while his 62 RBI are a team-best. Since June 1, Dickerson has hit .351 (74-for-211) with 32 extra-base hits (10 doubles, 12 homers), 47 RBI and 41 runs scored in 56 games.  That average is third-best in all of Double-A as of Monday.
Enjoy this story? Pirates Prospects will be switching to a subscription site on 4/13, so that we can continue bringing you the best Pirates coverage there is. For a very small monthly price, you can continue getting articles like this, along with coverage from every minor league city. Get more information here, and subscribe today!

Share This Article

Tim Williams

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

Francisco Liriano Named the NL Player of the Week

Next Story »

DSL Prospect Watch: Pirates Lose Late To Mets On Costly Errors

  • piraterican21

    Would love for this to be a true break out season for Alex, if so, who would you play at 1b, Dickerson or Lambo? It seems to me that Lambo might be the better 1b of the 2.

  • buster09

    pirate american : I have seen both players in action many times,and believe me,there is no comparison at 1st base. Lambo has a LOT to learn about that position,and I mean a LOT ! Offensively,Dickerson,though he doesn’t walk much, is a better hitter also. His SO rate is probably 10 points lower than Andrew’s.

  • buster09

    Sorry I got your name wrong piraterican21. Got in a big hurry !

  • https://profiles.google.com/113210386333972308613 Brian

    Gotta go Lambo short term but Dickerson looks good for future! Hope Lambo gets his shot soon.

Latest Analysis

  • Billy Roth is the top prospect in Bristol this year.

    Another Projectable Prep Pitcher Sees An Increase in His Velocity

    3 hours ago

    When discussing the best Pittsburgh Pirates draft under Neal Huntington, the 2011 group has to be at the top of the list. It features Gerrit Cole, Tyler ...

    Read More
  • Arquimedes Caminero

    Breaking Down the Final Pirates Roster Battles After Today’s Cuts

    1 day ago

    With less than a week remaining in camp, the Pittsburgh Pirates made their latest round of cuts this morning, sending three relievers to minor league camp, including ...

    Read More
  • Keller Supak Hinsz

    Even With the New Draft Rules, the Pirates Are Still Loading Up on Projectable Pitchers

    3 days ago

    From 2008-2011, the Pittsburgh Pirates spent a lot of resources on projectable pitchers out of high school. So far, this approach has led to breakout performances from ...

    Read More
  • Josh Bell made the move to first base over the off-season. (Photo credit: David Hague)

    Why Should You Care About Prospects?

    4 days ago

    Yesterday I had a shorter day than usual. The Pirates had cuts at the MLB level, and a road game. The day was shortened at Pirate City, ...

    Read More
  • Gregory Polanco

    Q&A: Trading Prospects For Rentals, Polanco Concerns, Meadows vs Appel

    5 days ago

    I missed the Q&A last week due to a common problem in Spring Training: I forgot what day it was. It was around 6:00 that I was ...

    Read More
  • Nick Kingham f

    Improving His Two-Seam Fastball will Make Nick Kingham a More Effective Pitcher

    6 days ago

    With Jameson Taillon returning from Tommy John surgery, and unlikely to make an impact at the Major League level early in the year, the top prospect to ...

    Read More
  • Arquimedes Caminero 3

    The Roster Situations That Could Impact the Makeup of the Pirates Bullpen

    1 week ago

    There are less than two weeks remaining in Spring Training, and the one area where the Pittsburgh Pirates had actual position battles is heating up. There were ...

    Read More
  • Jordan Luplow

    How the Pirates are Trying to Stay Ahead of the Curve With the New Draft Rules

    1 week ago

    The 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement brought a lot of changes to Major League Baseball. The biggest change for the Pittsburgh Pirates came in the draft. From 2008-2011, ...

    Read More
  • Alen Hanson

    The Key For Alen Hanson to Help the Pirates in the Majors This Year

    1 week ago

    When the Pittsburgh Pirates moved Alen Hanson to second base last year, part of the plan was to get him to the majors faster by putting him at ...

    Read More
  • Tyler Glasnow 2

    What the Stats Don’t Tell You About Tyler Glasnow

    2 weeks ago

    The stat line for Tyler Glasnow’s start at Pirate City yesterday looked great: 3 IP, 0 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 1 BB, 1 K. The lone run ...

    Read More
  • Browse More Articles

    More