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Chris Dickerson | Outfielder

Team: Pittsburgh Pirates
Age / DOB:  (32) / 4/10/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 228
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Pirates reassigned OF Chris Dickerson, LHPs Daniel Schlereth and Adam Wilk, RHP Zack Thornton, C Omir Santos, INFs Michael Martinez and Robert Andino.
No real surprises with this wave of cuts. Dickerson played well this spring, hitting .355 (11-for-31) with two doubles and seven RBI in 15 games, but the Pirates simply didn't have enough room for him. Mar 25 - 9:50 AM

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Chris Dickerson had two hits and a stolen base as the Pirates' leadoff man on Saturday.

Dickerson is hoping to fit into the Pirates' right field picture with his .355 average this spring. He's not going to hit for average in the regular season, but he does offer enough power, speed and defense to contribute as a part-timer. Still, it remains to be seen if the Pirates will carve out a role for him.
Mar 22 - 5:44 PM

Pirates signed OF Chris Dickerson to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Dickerson batted just .238 with a .266 on-base percentage in 109 plate appearances last season for Baltimore. The Orioles outrighted him off their 40-man roster in October and he'll likely have to report to the Pirates' Triple-A club at the start of the 2014 season.
Jan 6 - 8:59 AM

Chris Dickerson has elected free agency.

Dickerson had been outrighted off the Orioles' 40-man roster Thursday. He'll seek employment elsewhere after batting .238/.266/.400 with four home runs and five stolen bases in 109 plate appearances this season with Baltimore.
Fri, Nov 1, 2013 02:20:00 PM

Orioles sent OF Chris Dickerson outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

Dickerson hit .238/.266/.400 with four home runs and five stolen bases in 109 plate appearances this season with Baltimore. He is now off the 40-man roster.
Thu, Oct 31, 2013 03:35:00 PM

Chris Dickerson will be unavailable for the rest of the season due to a hamstring injury.

Dickerson will finish the year with a .238/.266/.400 batting line to go along with four home runs, 13 RBI, and five stolen bases over 56 games with the big club.
Thu, Sep 26, 2013 04:11:00 PM

Orioles recalled OF Chris Dickerson from Triple-A Norfolk.

He's active and in uniform for Friday's game against the White Sox. The veteran outfielder was hitting .243/.350/.368 with two homers and eight RBI in 37 games at Norfolk. He'll provide speed and a bit of left-handed pop of the bench for the O's.
Fri, Sep 6, 2013 09:13:00 PM

Orioles sent OF Chris Dickerson outright to Triple-A Norfolk.

Dickerson was designated for assignment on July 19 and drew interest from several teams during the waiver process but there were no actual bites. He was batting .245 with a .274 on-base percentage for the Orioles.
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 10:24:00 AM

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman has retracted an earlier report stating that the Phillies were close to acquiring Chris Dickerson from the Orioles.

Heyman retracted the report after Phillies GM Ruben Amaro denied it. It's not clear if the Phils aren't interested in Dickerson at all or are and just aren't close to a deal. Either way, he's drawing some interest from a few teams and should be dealt soon.
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 07:18:00 PM

CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that the Phillies are close to acquiring Chris Dickerson from the Orioles.

Dickerson had been designated for assignment by the O's last week. He was batting just .245/.274/.412 in 106 plate appearances for Baltimore before being cut loose but could see ample playing time in center field for the Phillies while Ben Revere is out.
Thu, Jul 25, 2013 06:43:00 PM

Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports that a couple of teams have expressed interest in trading for Chris Dickerson.

Dickerson was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Friday in order to make room for Henry Urrutia. The Orioles have until the weekend to find a deal.
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 01:22:00 PM

Orioles designated OF Chris Dickerson for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Henry Urrutia. Dickerson was batting .245/.274/.412 in 106 plate appearances with the Orioles and could draw some interest on waivers.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 04:50:00 PM

Chris Dickerson (shoulder) went 0-for-3 with three strikeouts in his return to action Sunday.

Dickerson had been out for several days with a minor shoulder strain. The All-Star break should help matters.
Mon, Jul 15, 2013 08:13:00 AM

Chris Dickerson (shoulder) will avoid a trip to the disabled list.

Dickerson strained his shoulder during batting practice Wednesday and was given a cortisone shot. He was hitting in the batting cage on Friday, so it sounds like a return to game action isn't far off.
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 04:34:00 PM

Chris Dickerson has been given a cortisone shot in his ailing left shoulder.

Dickerson strained the shoulder during batting practice Wednesday. He's feeling better, though, and was able to take dry swings Thursday. He won't need an MRI but could be held out over the weekend.
Thu, Jul 11, 2013 10:02:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Chris Stewart
3Tony Sanchez
1B1Travis Ishikawa
2Gaby Sanchez
2B1Neil Walker
2Josh Harrison
SS1Jordy Mercer
2Clint Barmes
3B1Pedro Alvarez
LF1Starling Marte
CF1Andrew McCutchen
RF1Jose Tabata
2Travis Snider
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S1Francisco Liriano
2Gerrit Cole
3Charlie Morton
4Wandy Rodriguez
5Edinson Volquez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jason Grilli
2Mark Melancon
3Tony Watson
4Justin Wilson
5Bryan Morris
6Stolmy Pimentel
7Jeanmar Gomez