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Alex Dickerson Promoted to Indianapolis

Alex Dickerson Promoted to Indianapolis

Pittsburgh Pirates first base prospect Alex Dickerson has been promoted to Indianapolis, according to Cory Giger.

https://twitter.com/CoryGiger/status/374617964152369152

Alex Dickerson has been promoted to Indianapolis.

Dickerson had a .291/.339/.499 line and 17 homers in 447 at-bats coming into the day. He went 0-for-4 today in Altoona's final game of the season. He went 4-for-4 with a homer last night, after being named the Eastern League rookie of the year and the Altoona MVP. Dickerson started the year slow, but picked up the pace in June. From June through last night he had a .327/.372/.561 line in 294 at-bats, with 14 of his homers.

Altoona's season is now over, so Dickerson will join Indianapolis in time for the playoffs. The Pirates recently promoted Casey Sadler and Gregory Polanco for that playoff stretch, along with Zach Thornton. The playoffs for Indianapolis begin on Wednesday.

It's possible that Dickerson could begin the 2014 season in Triple-A, although th...

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