Brandon Dickson

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Brandon Dickson
Brandon Dickson 2016.jpg
Dickson with the Orix Buffaloes
Orix Buffaloes – No. 32
Pitcher
Born: (1984-11-03) November 3, 1984 (age 34)
Montgomery, Alabama
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 2, 2011, for the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB statistics
(through 2012 season)
Win–loss record0–0
Earned run average4.91
Strikeouts13
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]

Dickson pitching for the Swing of the Quad Cities, Single-A affiliates of the St. Louis Cardinals, in 2007.

His contract was purchased by the St. Louis Cardinals from AAA Memphis on June 30, 2011 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 and 2/3 innings in relief.[5]

With the conclusion of the 2018 season, Dickson's 6th year in Nippon Professional Baseball, he had an overall record of 47-53 with a 3.33 ERA. In 821 innings pitched, he recorded 603 strikeouts.

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. ^ [1]]ook_stl&c_id=stl 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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