Brandon Dickson

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Brandon Dickson
Brandon Dickson 2007.jpg
Dickson pitching for the Swing of the Quad Cities, Single-A affiliates of the St. Louis Cardinals, in 2007.
Orix Buffaloes – No. 32
Pitcher
Born: (1984-11-03) November 3, 1984 (age 29)
Montgomery, Alabama
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 2, 2011 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
(through 2012 season)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 4.91
Strikeouts 13
Teams
Career highlights and awards

Brandon Dickson (born November 3, 1984) is an American professional baseball player who currently plays for the Orix Buffaloes of the Nippon Professional Baseball League. He was signed undrafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006 after attending Tusculum College.[1]

He is 6' 5", 190 lbs.[2]

In 2006, playing for the New Market Rebels in the Valley Baseball League, Dickson had a league-leading and franchise record 13 saves, and led the league in wins, going 5-0 in 26 relief appearances.[3]

Career[edit]

His contract was purchased from AAA-Memphis on June 30, 2011, and called up to fill the roster spot vacated by Ryan Franklin's release the previous day.[4]

He made his major league debut on July 2, 2011 against the Tampa Bay Rays, pitching a perfect 1.2 IP in the 7th-8th inn. giving up no hits, no runs, no walks, and no strikeouts.[5]

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walton, Brian (June 5, 2007). "Six Swing Named Midwest League All-Stars". scout.com. Retrieved 2009-05-27. 
  2. ^ Brandon Dickson Stats, Bio, MLB.com
  3. ^ Walton, Brian (August 9, 2006). "Cardinals Pick "Cotton" Dickson". Scout.com. Retrieved May 27, 2009. 
  4. ^ Dickson's callup just what the doctor ordered, MLB.com (June 30, 2011)
  5. ^ Box Score, July 2, MLB.com (July 2, 2011)
  6. ^ a b Brandon Dickson records page, 'Awards/Honors'

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