All posts tagged "Alex Dickerson"

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Recapping Week Two in Altoona

    The Curve played seven games in the past seven days, going 4-3, to move to 8-10 on the season.  As with last week’s prospect notebook, this review highlights the Curve players who have grabbed my attention this past week for one reason or another. And as with last week’s recap, the same...

  • Top Performers
    Top Performers: Jacob Stallings Shows Some Offense to Pair With His Strong Defense

    Below are the top Runs Created* totals in the Pittsburgh Pirates' farm system from the last week. The rankings include every hitter who had an at-bat for a Pirates' minor league affiliate, not including DSL teams, and with no limitations on whether the hitter has prospect eligibility. In normal weeks, only players...

  • Prospect Watch
    Prospect Watch: Pimentel Has Strong Debut, Polanco and Allie Hit First Homers

    Top Pitcher: Stolmy Pimentel, Top Hitter: Jacob Stallings, HR: Brandon Inge, Alex Dickerson, Jacob Stallings, Gregory Polanco, Stetson Allie, Eric Wood

  • Season Previews
    8 prospects, 8 questions: An initial look at the Altoona Curve’s top prospects

    One fun aspect of prospect analysis is that it truly is an adventure in ‘prospecting’— looking for gold amongst the less valuable pebbles. We deal in long shots, not sure things. We speculate and ask questions that we can’t assuredly answer, use information to make a projection, and then we wait and...

  • Spring Training Coverage
    The Depth At Triple-A Forces Some Position Changes and Returns in Altoona

    The cuts from major league camp left the Pittsburgh Pirates with a lot of options at the Triple-A level. Those options ended up holding a few players back in Altoona for the 2013 season. Early in minor league camp, the Pirates were playing Matt Curry, Adalberto Santos, and Andrew Lambo with the...

  • Prospect Notebook
    Prospect Notebook: Alex Dickerson’s Back Problems Could Have a Solution

    Could Alex Dickerson's back problems be over? If you've been following my daily lineup notes, you probably noticed that Alex Dickerson had been out of the lineup for about a week. The first baseman wasn't a red shirt, and finally returned to game action today. "Now I'm feeling real good," Dickerson said...

  • Prospect Rankings
    MLB Top 20 Pirates Prospects

    Another Pirates prospect ranking has been posted today, this one by Jonathan Mayo of He has posted his list of the top 20 prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates system, complete with scouting reports on each player. The top of the system ranks similar to almost every other list we've seen, although the...

  • Prospect Rankings
    Alex Dickerson Named to’s Top 10 First Base Prospects

    Alex Dickerson is's 7th best first base prospect. Jonathan Mayo of released his top 10 first base prospects today, and for the second year in a row Alex Dickerson made the list. This time around Dickerson was ranked 7th, up from 9th last year. There were a few players who...

  • Season Recaps
    Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Season Recap: First Base

    The Pirates broke camp in spring training with Casey McGehee and Garrett Jones to platoon at first base, with Matt Hague making the team on the bench as another option. By the end of the season McGehee was traded for Chad Qualls, Hague was sent to the minors, and the Pirates may...

  • Season Recaps
    Bradenton Marauders 2012 Season Recap: Top Prospects

    Complete Bradenton Coverage The Hitters The Pitchers Top Prospects Going through all of the players at the Bradenton level, and coming up with a top ten list of prospects was difficult. For one, a lot of players were promoted quickly, and didn't qualify for this list. Guys like Jeff Inman or Kyle...

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