All posts tagged "Alex Dickerson"

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Big Night for Alex Dickerson

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    Prospect Watch: Dickerson Has Four Hit Night

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  • Season Previews
    2012 Bradenton Marauders Season Preview

    Yesterday I previewed the 2012 West Virginia Power. Today the season previews continue with a look at the 2012 Bradenton Marauders. The Marauders will open the year with the top two prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates' system: Gerrit Cole and Jameson Taillon. They will also feature Colton Cain and Alex Dickerson, who...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Strickland Very Efficient, Kingham Hits 95 Again

    Hunter Strickland gave up two runs in five innings today. Hunter Strickland made a start today at Pirate City, continuing his recovery from an arm injury which caused him to miss the entire 2011 season. Strickland went five innings, and threw 55 pitches, with 43 for strikes. He was very efficient, which...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Prospect Notebook: Homer, Double, and an Error for Dickerson

    Alex Dickerson had a homer, a double, and an error today. Alex Dickerson had a big day at the plate in today's A-ball game, collecting two hits, including a home run and a double. The first baseman homered in his first at-bat when the Toronto pitcher left a fastball out over the...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    Alex Dickerson Could Be the Long Term Answer at First Base

    Alex Dickerson should start the 2012 season in Bradenton. The Pittsburgh Pirates are currently without a long-term solution at first base. The team will enter the 2012 season with a platoon of Garrett Jones and Casey McGehee at the spot. Matt Hague could be a backup plan should the platoon struggle, although...

  • Analysis
    Alex Dickerson Named a Top 10 First Base Prospect

    Jonathan Mayo at MLB.com continues his positional top ten rankings today with his top ten first base prospects. The Pittsburgh Pirates had one player on the list, with Alex Dickerson ranking ninth overall. Dickerson was drafted in the 3rd round of the 2011 draft, but was rated as a top 50 draft...

  • Season Recaps
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2011 Position Recap: First Base

    Derrek Lee provided a huge boost at first base in September. Heading in to the 2011 season, the Pittsburgh Pirates were looking for a short term answer at first base.  They ended up signing Lyle Overbay, who was coming off a 2010 season where he posted a .243/.329/.433 line in Toronto, which...

  • Analysis
    Nick Kingham and Alex Dickerson are Top NYPL Prospects

    Baseball America has released their top 20 prospects for the New York-Penn League today, with two Pirates Prospects making the list.  Nick Kingham and Alex Dickerson were both named to the top 20 list, with scouting reports found here for subscribers. Kingham ranked 9th, after putting up a 2.15 ERA in 71...

  • Prospect Reports
    State College Spikes Player Reports 8/25

    Tonight I got a chance to see several State College Spikes players for the first time this year.  The Spikes had a bad game, losing 11-4, with five errors on defense.  Ryan Hafner, who has had a strong year this year, had one of his worst outings, giving up two homers and...

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