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Giants get OF Dickerson from Padres for minor league righty

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Outfielder Alex Dickerson has been traded to the San Francisco Giants from the San Diego Padres for minor league right-hander Franklin Van Gurp.

The teams announced the swap Monday, and Dickerson will join Triple-A Sacramento. He has been primarily with Triple-A El Paso this season aside from a 12-game stint with the Padres in which he batted .158 (3 for 19) with two RBIs and seven strikeouts.

Dickerson played 84 games for San Diego in 2016.

At Triple-A this season, he is hitting.372 with five home runs and 20 RBIs and a 1.075 OPS in 26 games.

Van Gurp is 2-1 with a 4.54 ERA over 18 relief appearances between Class A Augusta and Double-A Richmond.

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Updated June 10, 2019

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