July 8 vs Softbank at Kyocera Dome – Dickson entered the game in the seventh inning. He recorded four strikeouts in the eighth inning and became the twenty-third player in NPB history, third foreign player in NPB history (behind Donald Lemon in 2000 and Wirfin Obispo in 2009), to achieve the feat. He joined Takahito Nomura (August 8, 1993) as the only players in Buffaloes history to strike out four in one inning.0 Comments
The Orix Buffaloes announced today that they signed Brandon Dickson and Chris Marrero to contracts for the 2018 season. According to various reports, Dickson agreed to a two-year deal that will be worth an estimated two million US dollars next year. Marrero agreed to a one-year deal that will be worth an estimated one million US dollars. Both contracts include performance bonuses.
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According to Sports Hochi, the Orix Buffaloes have been interested in signing Brandon Dickson to a contract extension because of his consistency. He has pitched in at least twenty games in every season since his first year in 2013. He is also on course for his fifth straight season with 130 or more innings of work.
Sports Hochi is reporting that the Buffaloes reached out to Dickson early on and have more or less agreed on a two-year extension that will be worth an estimated 200 million yen (up twenty million yen) next year.
Source: Sports Hochi 9/2/20170 Comments
Thirty-two-year-old Brandon Dickson is heading into his fifth NPB season. He arrived in Japan on January 28 and told reporters one of his long-term goals was to earn his free agent option (eight years service time on the active roster).0 Comments
The Orix Buffaloes announced that they signed Brandon Dickson and Brent Morel to new contracts for the 2017 season. No other information is currently known.
Source: Orix annoucement
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Brandon Dickson notched three RBI against the Yakult Swallows at Jingu Stadium on June 5. He joined Hideaki Wakui (2010) and Toshiya Sugiuchi (2011) as the only Pacific League pitchers to record three RBIs in an Inter-league game.
Dickson also became the first pitcher in franchise history to record three RBIs in a game since Hisashi Yamada on August 3, 1974 (before the introduction of the designated hitter rule).
Source: Sponichi 6/6/20160 Comments