One of the primary catalysts behind the San Francisco Giants’
incredible July hot streak will return to the club next season.
Outfielder Alex Dickerson signed a one-year, $925,000 contract
with the Giants for next season as the two sides avoided
The Giants have until 5 p.m. PT on Monday to decide whether to
tender contracts to their other arbitration-eligible players,
including center fielder Kevin Pillar.
There was little doubt the Giants would bring Dickerson back in
2020 after the left-handed power-hitter hit .276 and posted an .820
OPS in 174 at-bats during his first season with the franchise.
The Giants acquired Dickerson in exchange for minor league
pitcher Franklin Van Gurp in a trade with the San Diego Padres in
June. Dickerson spent a short stint with Triple-A Sacramento before
he was promoted to the 25-man roster.
Dickerson has battled significant injury issues throughout his
career and that trend continued in San Francisco this season.
Despite proving to be one of the club’s most capable hitters when
healthy, Dickerson was limited during the final two months of the
season due to an oblique injury that persistently bothered the
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Report: San Francisco Giants, Alex Dickerson agree on 2020 contract