Prospect Report: Mel Rojas adjusts to the Triple-A level
Jun04

Prospect Report: Mel Rojas adjusts to the Triple-A level

When Chris Dickerson went on the disabled list last week with a heel injury, Mel Rojas, Jr. benefited by earning a promotion to Triple-A and his listed hometown of Indianapolis. “This is a good level to be on,” Rojas said. “There are a lot of guys with experience here and I am sure that I am going to learn a lot from them.” In his first Triple-A at bat, Rojas picked up an infield single. In his second game, on Sunday, he added a pair...

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Chris Dickerson Being a Mentor to Gregory Polanco
Jun01

Chris Dickerson Being a Mentor to Gregory Polanco

Nearly all of the buzz in the Indianapolis outfield this season has been designated for Gregory Polanco. However, just to the right of the star prospect is a hitter who has been slightly overshadowed in Chris Dickerson. Dickerson has hit .329 in 40 games, with 18 extra base hits. He also boasted a 16-game hit streak earlier in the season, which was broken May 19. He has a .410 OBP and has reached base in 36 of his 38 starts this...

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Chris Dickerson visits the DL in Indianapolis
May30

Chris Dickerson visits the DL in Indianapolis

Chris Dickerson left the game in Indianapolis after just one at bat May 28 with a lower leg injury. Though it was initially reported as a hamstring injury, which has also been hampering the left-handed leadoff hitter for the past few weeks, Dickerson was placed on the disabled list Friday with a right heel contusion. Dickerson has been arguably the second best hitter in the International League this season to teammate Gregory Polanco....

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Andrew Lambo makes a visit to a specialist for injury
May29

Andrew Lambo makes a visit to a specialist for injury

Despite a report that Andrew Lambo had started taking ground balls last week, he has still yet to rejoin the lineup. In fact, Indianapolis hitting coach Mike Pagliarulo said that Lambo is having “some specialists” look at his right thumb currently, in hopes of getting Lambo back on the field soon. However, Pagliarulo has not heard anything as far as setbacks. He also does not know how the injury occurred. “I...

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Chris Dickerson leaves with hamstring injury
May28

Chris Dickerson leaves with hamstring injury

Chris Dickerson left the game in Indianapolis after just one at bat Wednesday with a hamstring injury. Dickerson has been the second best hitter in the International League this season to teammate Gregory Polanco. He has hit .329 with 18 extra base hits this season. He has also stolen nine bases and played solid defense, earning him some looks for a possible addition to the 40-man roster and call up to Pittsburgh. Dickerson has...

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