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MadFriars' End of the Year Recap: El Paso

Summary: In their second season since relocating from Tucson, the Chihuahuas put on an impressive second half push to make the playoffs before losing to the Houston Astros' loaded Fresno Grizzlies affiliate in the first round. Offensively, El Paso was a veteran team led by a talented trio of Alex Dickerson, Jake Goebbert and Rymer Liriano in the outfield along with Cody Decker, who...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

San Diego native Alex Dickerson ecstatic to make debut for hometown Padres

With San Diego Padres outfielder Will Venable on paternity leave, Alex Dickerson was called up to make his major-league debut for the team he grew up watching as a kid. Dickerson, who raised in Poway, Calif., which is located in San Diego County, made his major-league debut with his hometown Padres in the eighth inning of the team's 10-1 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Venable placed on paternity leave, SD native Dickerson recalled

The San Diego Padres announced on Thursday that outfielder Will Venable has been placed on the paternity leave list, making room for Alex Dickerson to be recalled from Triple-A El Paso. Venable and his wife, Kathryn, are expecting their first child. He is hitting .254 with six home runs in 91 games this season. Dickerson, who graduated from Poway High School, has been one of the...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

MadFriars' Feature: Alex Dickerson cleaning up in El Paso

EL PASO -- Hang around a ballpark long enough and you are bound to hear phrases that convey certain meanings and concepts. "Alex Dickerson is what we call a professional hitter," said a scout before a recent game describing the El Paso Chihuahuas' star outfielder. "He only swings at what he wants to and he has a plan for each and every at-bat." "A professional hitter is someone that...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Padres notes: Chris Denorfia & Alex Dickerson

The San Diego Padres have two players with injuries that required further examination.  Chris Denorfia was removed from Thursday's lineup late & will see doctors later today.  From Dennis Lin from U-T San Diego:"Outfielder Chris Denorfia will miss a “couple days” with a sore right shoulder, Padres manager Bud Black said Friday."Denorfia is scheduled to be the starting right...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Dickerson hits three-run homer, Padres beat A's 6-5

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Sonny Gray retired the first 11 in four scoreless innings and Jed Lowrie hit his first home run of the spring for Oakland on Tuesday before the San Diego Padres rallied for a 6-5 victory over the Athletics. Gray allowed only Will Venable's ground single while striking out two with no walks in 45 pitches. He was helped by Sam Fuld's sliding catch of Alexi Amarista...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres acquire prospect Dickerson from Pirates

The San Diego Padres have traded right-handers Brad Brach and Miles Mikolas, and outfielder Jaff Decker in separate deals for two prospects, including Eastern League Rookie of the Year Alex Dickerson. The Padres sent Mikolas and Decker to Pittsburgh on Monday for Dickerson, a first baseman-outfielder who's from the San Diego suburb of Poway. Dickerson spent all of 2013 with Double...
Via AP on Fox
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates, Padres swap prospects

The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired outfielder Jaff Decker and right-handed pitcher Miles Mikolas from the San Diego Padres for outfielder Alex Dickerson. Decker hit .286 with 10 home runs and 40 RBI in 105 games with Triple-A Tucson in 2013. He also went 4 for 26 with a homer and two RBI in 13 games with the Padres. Mikolas went 4-2 with 26 saves for Tucson this year and made...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

More of Jaff Decker, Alex Dickerson, Garrett Jones, and the trade

It's 1 AM and I'm frantically trying to get things packed up and put together for a drive back to Western PA for Thanksgiving tomorrow, but I promised some more words on Jaff Decker and Garrett Jones and the like, dammit, and so you're going to get those words whether you want to read them or not. At a glance, Jaff Decker and Alex Dickerson are awfully similar players. Decker...
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Pirates trade Alex Dickerson to the Padres for Jaff Decker and Miles Mikolas, DFA Garrett Jones

The #Pirates have acquired OF Jaff Decker & RHP Miles Mikolas from the #Padres in exchange for minor leaguer Alex Dickerson. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) November 25, 2013 To make room on the 40-man roster for Decker and Mikolas, the #Pirates designate for assignment Garrett Jones & RHP Kyle McPherson. — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) November 25, 2013...
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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