Brandon Dickson
P | Bats/Throws: R/R | 6' 5" 190LBS | Age: 39
W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2011 0 0 3.24 4 1 0 8.1 7 1.44
2012 0 0 7.11 4 0 0 6.1 6 1.89
2021 0 0 13.50 2 0 0 2 1 2.50
3 Seasons 0 0 5.94 10 1 0 16.2 14 1.74
G W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
2011 4 0-0 3.24 8.1 7 1.44
2012 4 0-0 7.11 6.1 6 1.89
2021 2 0-0 13.50 2 1 2.50
3 Seasons 10 0-0 5.94 16.2 14 1.74
MLB Percentile Rankings
Pitch Distribution

Statcast Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB% ERA xERA
2021 36 35 9 2 22.2 20.0 93.3 102.3 8.8 33.3 .334 .659 .625 .418 .465 55.6 10.0 0.0 13.50 8.21
Player 35 9 2 22.2 20.0 93.3 102.3 8.8 33.3 .334 .659 .625 .418 .465 55.6 10.0 0.0
MLB 6.9 4.7 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .315 .368 36.4 22.2 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Statcast Pitch Arsenal

Dickson relies on 4 pitches.
Slider
(40.0%) ,
Sinker
(31.4%) ,
Four Seamer
(25.7%) ,
Changeup
(2.9%) ,


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Pitch Tracking



Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2021 55.6 22.2 22.2 0.0 33.3 66.7 0.0 0.0 44.4 11.1 22.2 0.0 22.2 20.0
Player 55.6 22.2 22.2 0.0 33.3 66.7 0.0 0.0 44.4 11.1 22.2 0.0 22.2 20.0
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.7
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Pitch Movement


How this works: Every pitch is affected by the forces of gravity, which means that every pitch drops on its way from the mound to the plate. These numbers are reported with gravity, which makes them larger and different than other pitch movement numbers you may have seen. Since gravity requires time, and slower pitches aren’t ‘better’ just because they have more time to move, the movement of a pitch is compared to ‘average’ movement by comparing it to other MLB pitch types within +/- 2 MPH and from within +/- 0.5 feet of extension and release.
Vertical Movement (inches) Horizontal Movement (inches)
Year Pitch Team Hand # MPH Inches of Drop vs Avg % vs Avg Inches of Break vs Avg % Break vs Avg
2021 Slider STL R 14 85.3 42.5 6.6 18 0.9 -4.2 -83
2021 4-Seam Fastball STL R 9 93.2 14.5 0.0 0 7.8 1.1 16
2021 Sinker STL R 11 91.5 21.1 -0.2 -1 13.0 -0.9 -7
2021 Changeup STL R 1 84.4 25.9 -4.8 -16 13.7 0.0 0
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2021 Slider -6.2 -1 14 40.0 3 .333 .667 .417 42.9 33.3 16.7 .159 .178 .150 50.0
2021 Sinker 4.8 1 11 31.4 5 .400 .400 .360 0.0 0.0 0.0 .327 .430 .332 40.0
2021 4-Seam Fastball -18.5 -2 9 25.7 2 1.000 3.000 1.625 0.0 0.0 0.0 .616 1.955 1.038 100.0
2021 Changeup 3.5 0 1 2.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
! Note: To better align with other values, positive numbers (red) are good, and negative numbers (blue) are poor.
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Spin Direction

Year Pitch Type Pitches MPH Active Spin % Total Movement (In.) Spin-Based Observed Deviation
2021 Sinker 11 91.5 89 17.1 1:00 1:45 -45
2021 Slider 14 85.3 40 7.7 6:00 6:15 -15
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2011 34 124 -1 1 0 0 0
2012 32 131 -2 -1 -1 0 -4
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Strike % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2021 35 40.0 71.4 90.0 23.8 60.0 28.6 60.0 42.9 20.0 5.7 100.0
Player 35 40.0 71.4 90.0 23.8 60.0 28.6 60.0 42.9 20.0 5.7 100.0
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 60.9 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2021 23.2 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
Player 23.2 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2021 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

vs RHHvs LHH
YearAlignment TypePAwOBAPATotal%PATotal%
2021 Shifts 10 .625 7 0 0.0 3 2 66.7
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2011 47 14.9 55.3% 4.3% 10 20.3 0.0% 0.0%
2012 29 16.2 41.4% 0.0% 31 20.2 0.0% 3.2%
2021 12 15.4 16.7% 0.0% 7 24.4 0.0% 0.0%
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Pitch Distribution