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Cody Dickson

LHP | PiratesPIT
Cody Dickson
Name: Cody Kyle Dickson
Born: Apr 27, 1992 in Arlington, Texas USA
College: Sam Houston State
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 180 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
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Career540.13.911.504.587.18
Drafted in the 4th round (119th overall) by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013 (signed for $375,000)
When Dickson is good, he can be very good, such as when he ranked as the top prospect in the California Collegiate League last summer or when he pitched a one-hitter against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi in March. The 6-foot-3, 185-pounder has a loose arm that can deliver 90-95 mph fastballs, above-average curveballs and average changeups--an arsenal that could have made him a third-round pick. But his draft stock took a hit in April, when he gave up 17 runs in four innings over back-to-back starts and pitched his way out of Sam Houston State's rotation because he couldn't find the strike zone. When Smith rushes his delivery he gets off line to the plate, which ruins his control. He returned to the weekend rotation in mid-May with seven shutout innings against Southeastern Louisiana. As a southpaw with two plus pitches and a solid third offering, not to mention projection remaining, Dickson could be a No. 3 starter if he can harness his delivery and trust his stuff.
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