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Giants announce plans for Alex Dickerson, Darin Ruf, name Sunday’s starter

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants outfielder Alex Dickerson and utility player Darin Ruf will both begin rehab assignments today with Triple-A Sacramento, manager Gabe Kapler said. Kapler said it was likely that Dickerson would play the outfield and Ruf would be the designated hitter for the River Cats, who host Salt Lake tonight. It’s unclear how long each player will be in Sacramento, which is just starting a lengthy homestand.
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Giants' Alex Dickerson: Not returning Saturday

Dickerson (back) is unlikely to be activated from the 10-day injured list Saturday, Mark W. Sanchez of KNBR 680 San Francisco reports. The left fielder was expected to be activated Saturday, but that doesn't figure to happen as he's not in the lineup for the game against Philadelphia. It's not clear exactly when Dickerson will return, but all signs have pointed to him being very close to rejoining the Giants.
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SF Giants activate two pitchers, place Alex Dickerson on IL, cut Matt Wisler

A Giants roster that’s been in flux throughout the first two-plus months of the season underwent even more changes Wednesday as the club added two pitchers, cut a reliever and placed left fielder Alex Dickerson on the injured list for the second time this year. Dickerson exited Tuesday’s win over...

Alex Dickerson Placed on the 10-Day IL

Dickerson was forced to exit Tuesday’s game vs. the Rangers due to back tightness, and after the game, manager Gabe Kapler told reporters after the game that the issue isn’t serious. That said, Dickerson was placed on the 10-day IL on Wednesday. He’ll join Mike Yastrezmski on the sidelines, which leaves the team without two of their top left-handed hitters. Evan Longoria is also on the IL, so the team is thinner than usual in the infield.

Alex Dickerson is latest Giants loss as injuries keep piling up

A day after Brandon Belt was removed from the injured list, Alex Dickerson hit a list that now numbers 15. The Giants placed the outfielder on the 10-day IL with an upper back strain/tightness after he grimaced and straightened up after a swing Tuesday, which prompted his exit from the game.
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Giants DFA Matt Wisler, place Alex Dickerson on the IL

The San Francisco Giants made a series of moves before Wednesday’s series finale with the Texas Rangers. Most notable is that right-handed reliever Matt Wisler — whom the Giants signed to a one-year, $1.15 million deal in the offseason — has been designated for assignment. Also leaving the roster, albeit temporarily, is Alex Dickerson, who has been placed on the 10-day Injured List with an upper back strain. Dickerson exited Tuesday’s game after his first plate appearance.

Alex Dickerson leaves Giants game with back tightness after awkward swing

The Giants welcomed back one lefty slugger on Tuesday, but then saw another leave early. While Brandon Belt returned, Alex Dickerson was pulled as DH after one at-bat with what the Giants said was back tightness. Dickerson’s first at-bat against the Rangers in Texas ended with an awkward-looking strikeout, in...

Giants' Alex Dickerson: Exits with back tightness

Dickerson was removed from Tuesday's game against the Rangers with back tightness, Kerry Crowley of The San Jose Mercury News reports. The 31-year-old was batting second as the designated hitter and went 0-for-1 before being replaced by a pinch hitter during the third inning. Dickerson should be considered day-to-day until the team updates his status.