Brandon Dixon

#12 1B / Detroit Tigers / EXP: 2YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 215 lb Age: 27 College: Arizona Bats/Throws -/-

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Sitting Thursday

      Brandon Dixon is not in the lineup Thursday against Cleveland.Dixon was supposed to get the day off Wednesday but was added to the lineup when Niko Goodrum was scratched with a bruised finger. Goodrum is back and starting at first base Thursday.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Joins lineup

      Brandon Dixon is starting at first base and hitting seventh Wednesday against the Indians, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.Dixon was originally slated to get the day off, but an injury to Niko Goodrum (finger) during batting practice forced the first baseman into action. Through nine games this month, Dixon is slashing .207/.303/.379 with one home run and five RBI.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: On bench Wednesday

      Brandon Dixon is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game in Cleveland.Dixon hits the bench for the second time in three games. Harold Castro will handle first base in his absence.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Bows out of lineup

      Brandon Dixon is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Indians, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.Dixon started all three of the Detroit Tigers' games in Kansas City over the weekend, going 3-for-10 with a pair of doubles, a walk, three RBI and two runs. The 27-year-old looks locked in as Detroit's primary first baseman, but he'll take a seat in the series opener in Cleveland while Niko Goodrum mans the position.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Launches 12th home run

      Brandon Dixon went 1-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Red Sox.Dixon hit his 12th home run of the season in the eighth inning off Boston reliever Ryan Brasier. The 27-year-old also struck out two more times, and his K rate is sitting at 31 percent heading into the All-Star break. Dixon should continue to offer decent power the rest of the way, but he could struggle with his batting average due to all the swings and misses.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Bounces back with two hits

      Brandon Dixon went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Friday's 9-6 loss to the Red Sox.Dixon sat out Thursday after a rough 0-for-9 performance across both games of Wednesday's doubleheader. He responded from the quick breather by posting his first multi-hit game since June 13. Dixon is now slashing .240/.269/.459 this season but just .103/.167/.256 over his past 10 games.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Sitting after rough doubleheader

      Brandon Dixon is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the White Sox, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.Manager Ron Gardenhire will give Dixon a day to clear his head after the 27-year-old started both ends of Wednesday's doubleheader, going 0-for-9 with three strikeouts. Dixon still remains locked in as the Detroit Tigers' everyday first baseman, but he'll cede those duties to Niko Goodrum in the series finale.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Struggles in doubleheader

      Brandon Dixon went 0-or-9 with three strikeouts across both games of a doubleheader Wednesday against the White Sox.A small silver lining is that Dixon scored a run in both games, but 0-for-9 is still a tough day at the ballpark. It continues a tough stretch for the 27-year-old, who is slashing .079/.167/.316 across his past 10 games. Some regression was expected for Dixon, as his hot start with the Detroit Tigers was fueled by a BABIP that approached .400.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Records 10th homer

      Brandon Dixon allowed 1-for-4 with a solo home run Wednesday against the Rangers.Dixon accounted for the Detroit Tigers' only offense on the evening, taking Mike Minor deep in the fourth inning. It was his 10th homer of the season, and third in his past 10 games. Though he's striking out at a 31 percent clip, Dixon has managed a solid .488 slugging percentage and .231 ISO through 167 plate appearances.

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      Tigers' Brandon Dixon: Pops ninth home run

      Brandon Dixon went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Friday's 7-6 loss to Cleveland.Dixon hit his ninth home run of the season off Trevor Bauer in the second inning. The 27-year-old has been a nice find for Detroit, as he's posting a solid .812 OPS through 144 at-bats and has settled into an everyday role.