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Colossals of clout: Hilliard, Dixon flex muscles

Padres, Rockies sluggers combine for two mammoth homers
September 9, 2022

It was a night that Babe Ruth would have been proud of. The duo of Sam Hilliard and Brandon Dixon gave the fans at Isotopes Park plenty to cheer about, slugging a pair of homers that traveled a combined 958 feet. However, it was visiting Triple-A El Paso, buoyed by

Dixon plates nine during second career cycle

Padres infielder homers in fourth straight during feat for Missions
August 18, 2022

Go ahead and feel free to file this under, "Things you probably won't ever see again." Brandon Dixon didn't just hit for the cycle for the second time in his career Wednesday. The Padres farmhand needed just five innings to complete the milestone while homering in his fourth straight game.

Dixon goes cycling in Bats' romp

Reds prospect scores season-high four times, plates three runs
July 17, 2018

Brandon Dixon smacked the ball to the right-center field gap and, as he made his turn at first base, suddenly realized that if he made it to third, he'd complete the cycle.  Moments earlier, the Reds infielder strode to the plate in the ninth inning unaware a three-bagger would achieve the

Bats slugger Dixon smacks three homers

Reds infielder drives in career-high seven runs on monster day
August 20, 2017

On Sunday, Brandon Dixon played the role of Louisville slugger. The Reds infielder smacked three homers and collected a career-high seven RBIs to power Triple-A Louisville to a 13-6 win over Rochester at Louisville Slugger Field.

Prospects build confidence vs. big league stars

Friedrichs stops Trout; Dixon, Sciortino solve Cy Young winners
August 2, 2017

With his heart picking up pace, Kyle Friedrichs took a deep breath. After sailing two pitches out of the strike zone against a rehabbing superstar, the Athletics prospect needed to step off the mound."'Man, this is Mike Trout. Just accept it and get back to work,'" he thought to himself."So