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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date5-26-1990
Height6' 3"
Weight235 lbs
Age28 years, 7 months, 24 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2014
0.02015
0.72016
2017
2018
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2015 SDN 25 11 8 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 82 -0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2016 SDN 26 84 285 65 16 2 10 26 44 4 5 1 .257 .333 .455 107 3.7 0.5 -3.3 0.7
Career9529367162102647451.257.331.4481063.60.5-3.20.8

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2011 SCO A- 41 173 .250 .328 .355 .364 106 9.3 5.0 -3.2 129 2 -3.0 1.0 6.4 0.6
2012 BRD A+ 129 541 .255 .324 .372 .339 110 5.4 16.2 -10.4 124 1 7.6 -2.4 16.8 2.8
2013 ALT AA 126 491 .260 .327 .395 .325 95 21.5 13.2 -5 114 1 -9.2 -1.8 8.9 0.7
2014 EUG A- 3 13 .299 .375 .421 .375 87 1.2 0.4 -0.2 116 5 2.0 0.8 0.2 0.3
2014 SAN AA 34 147 .249 .323 .374 .387 94 6.5 4.0 -1.7 101 2 0.0 -0.5 0.4 0.2
2014 PDR Rk 4 14 .000 .000 .000 .364 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 SDN MLB 11 8 .213 .280 .333 .400 101 -0.9 0.2 0 82 24 0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2015 ELP AAA 125 519 .274 .337 .416 .360 108 25.9 14.4 -4.2 114 1 -5.8 1.0 11.4 1.7
2016 SDN MLB 84 285 .251 .316 .410 .274 93 7.8 8.1 -1.9 107 19 -3.3 0.5 3.7 0.7
2016 ELP AAA 62 241 .270 .331 .416 .397 114 18.1 6.7 -2.4 148 3 -2.6 1.6 15.4 1.9

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2011 SCO A- 173 150 25 47 16 1 3 74 19 16 28 0 0 .313 .393 .493 .180 2 0
2012 BRD A+ 541 488 65 144 31 3 13 220 90 39 93 12 7 .295 .353 .451 .156 5 2
2013 ALT AA 491 451 61 130 36 3 17 223 68 27 89 10 7 .288 .337 .494 .206 3 2
2014 PDR Rk 14 14 3 4 1 2 0 9 0 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .643 .357 0
2014 EUG A- 13 10 3 3 1 0 0 4 2 3 2 0 0 .300 .462 .400 .100 0
2014 SAN AA 147 137 20 44 11 2 3 68 24 9 28 0 1 .321 .367 .496 .175 0
2015 SDN MLB 8 8 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 0 0
2015 ELP AAA 519 459 82 141 36 9 12 231 71 45 96 4 0 .307 .374 .503 .196 7 0
2016 ELP AAA 241 217 50 83 16 3 10 135 51 14 27 0 0 .382 .425 .622 .240 4 0
2016 SDN MLB 285 253 39 65 16 2 10 115 37 26 44 5 1 .257 .333 .455 .198 2 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2015 29 0.5517 0.5172 0.7333 0.6250 0.3846 0.7000 0.8000 0.2667 -0.0001
2016 1108 0.4639 0.4756 0.8065 0.6615 0.3148 0.8853 0.6631 0.1935 0.0000
Career11370.46610.47670.80460.66060.31660.88060.66660.19540.0000

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-04-05 - Minors - - Left Ankle Surgery Torn Ligaments 2014-04-04 -
2014-03-15 2014-03-30 Camp 15 0 Left Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 SDN $
2018 SDN $551,600
2017 SDN $541,500
2016 SDN $
2015 SDN $
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,093,100
2 yrTotal$1,093,100

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 146 d1 year (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Re-signed by San Diego as a free agent 12/13/18 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year/$0.5516M (2018). Re-signed by San Diego 3/18. Sent outright to Triple-A by San Diego 11/2/18.
  • 1 year (2017). Re-signed by San Diego 3/17.
  • 1 year (2016). Re-signed by San Diego 3/16.
  • 1 year (2015). Contract selected by San Diego 11/20/14. Re-signed by San Diego 3/10/15.
  • Acquired by San Diego in trade from Pittsburgh 11/25/13.
  • Drafted by Pittsburgh 2011 (3-91) (Indiana). $0.3807M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG DRC+
10 vs L (Multi) .262 .328 .377 ?
11 vs R (Multi) .255 .333 .474 ?
18 Split (Multi) -.007 .005 .097 ?
19 LgAvg (Multi) .020 .029 .071 ?
30 vs L (2016) .267 .333 .383 ?
31 vs R (2016) .254 .333 .477 ?
38 Split (2016) -.013 .000 .093 ?
39 LgAvg (2016) .020 .028 .073 ?

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2017-02-21 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey George, What are your thoughts on Alex Dickerson? What is his upside and do you think he gets regular AB's in the Padres OF. Would also appreciate your thoughts on Roman Quinn and his potential. Thanks.
(misterbob from philly)
My colleague Alex Chamberlain is the one to ask about Dickerson. My big concern is the playing time in San Diego. They need to find at-bats for guys like Margot, Renfroe and Jankowski. Someone is going to be the odd man out. I love Roman Quinn as a source of stolen bases. I think he can be an extremely valuable fantasy commodity, but playing time and injuries are huge variable that make him difficult to project long-term. (George Bissell)
2016-08-08 14:00:00 (link to chat)What are your thoughts on Alex Dickerson? Only an 11% K rate and 7 homeruns in about 100 PA. I don't believe the power is sustainable, but he has always hit for average in the minors. What do you believe this guy's potential is? Is the hit tool real?
(holmesp2001 from St. Louis)
It's 100 PA so let's pump the breaks a little bit. There are plenty of guys who've hit at every level but haven't fared well once they hit the big leagues. The pitchers are going to adjust to him, and it's all a matter of how he adjusts back. (Nicolas Stellini)
2016-07-13 15:00:00 (link to chat)Is Alex Dickerson a big league starter?
(majorthomas from Texas)
I don't think so. (Brendan Gawlowski)
2013-11-25 13:00:00 (link to chat)Looks like the Padres and Pirates just struck a deal. Jaff Decker and Miles Mikolas to the Pirates for first baseman/outfielder Alex Dickerson. Have any hot takes on the swap or the players?
(Chase from California)
It doesn't do anything for me on any level. (Jason Parks)
2013-11-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Schwarber can mash. But do you think he can stick behind the plate?
(patmhickey from Evansville, Ind.)
You touched on the biggest chink in his draft stock armor. I guess you run him out there as long as you can, but he's not a catcher for me. Maybe you can hide him in left? I don't love the fit at first base, either. Might end-up being handled similar to fellow Hoosier Alex Dickerson.

It'll also be dependent on who drafts him, right? Some orgs have shown a high level of tolerance for poor catcher defense in the name of offensive potential, whereas others wouldn't allow him to bring the tools of ignorance to the field. (Nick J. Faleris)
2013-11-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Alex Dickerson will never be a top prospect, but do you think he can be a decent starting 1st baseman in 2015.
(Dave from Pittsburgh)
He's a geared-to-pull lefty with maybe 55 playable pop and plays an "okay" first base. For my money that's a situational lefty bat off the bench, which is not without value for an NL club. (Nick J. Faleris)
2013-08-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)I'm in a keeper league that includes a 12 player minor league roster for the future. I currently own Stetson Allie and Rafael De Paula, my question is would you drop either or both of them for any of the following players: Alex Dickerson, Franklin Barreto, Eddie Butler, Lucas Sims? Thanks for your help!
(Jeff from Kansas City)
I'd take all of those guys over Allie, and especially Butler and Sims. (Jason Cole)
2013-07-29 11:00:00 (link to chat)Any reason to get excited about Alex Dickerson?
(Dave from Pittsburgh)
I don't really think so, his defense is well below average, and I don't think he hits nearly enough to play first. He's most likely a solid 4A guy that is able to get a few cups of coffee. (Zach Mortimer)


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