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Joel Hanrahan shut down, Andy Dirks resumes baseball activities

The Tigers got some good news and bad news on the injury front Tuesday. According to’s James Schmehl, Tigers reliever Joel Hanrahan was shut down by the team after a Saturday bullpen session. Hanrahan, who was recently moved to the 60-day DL prior to being shut down will be re-evaluated later in the week. Bad news for #Tigers RHP Joel Hanrahan. He has been shut down after...
Via The Majors Detroit
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Andy Dirks has setback, halts rehab

Detroit Tigers left fielder Andy Dirks has ended his rehab assignment at Single-A Lakeland due to low-back muscular inflammation, according to the Detroit Free Press Twitter account:Dirks' rehab stopped because of low-back muscular inflammation from increased activity, club says.— Freep Tigers (@freeptigers) July 16, 2014 #181927571 / gettyimages.comDirks underwent back surgery...
Via MLB Injury News
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Andy Dirks suffers setback in rehab

The Tigers were hoping to see if outfielder Andy Dirks could return this month but, that is now on hold. The team announced that Dirks' injury rehab assignment from Single-A Lakeland had been recalled and he would remain on the 60-day disabled list. The Tigers said Dirks was suffering from "low-back muscular inflammation from increased activity." Dirks has been playing...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

VerHagen To Make Debut; Dirks Suffers Setback

The Tigers will call up starting pitcher Drew VerHagen from AAA-Toledo this weekend for his MLB debut. He will start on Saturday in the 2nd game of the Tigers-Indians doubleheader that day. Many thought Robbie Ray would be summoned to make the start, but his ERA has skyrocketed of late, including his last start in which he allowed 8 runs on 11 hits.Since the Tigers are playing a...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Notes: Andy Dirks starts rehab assignment

DETROIT -- In a few weeks, the Tigers are going to have a glut of outfielders. Andy Dirks, out since March 29 after undergoing lower back surgery, was scheduled to start his injury rehabilitation assignment Tuesday with Single-A Lakeland. "He'll obviously be there until we feel that he's ready to move to Toledo," Tigers head athletic trainer Kevin Rand said. "...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Andy Dirks, Ian Krol, Joel Hanrahan

The Detroit Tigers are without Andy Dirks, Ian Krol, and Joel Hanrahan. All three are key parts to the Tigers success.#184784443 / gettyimages.comAndy DirksDirks has needed to back off a little bit for his baseball activities recently. He is working to return for back surgery and he has felt some discomfort.Manager Brad Ausmus had this to say,"I don't know if I'...
Via MLB Injury News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers: Andy Dirks out, trouble brewing

Detroit Tigers: Andy Dirks out, trouble brewingAnd here comes trouble for the Detroit Tigers. Andy Dirks injured his back and is slated for surgery and will likely miss 3-4 months of the season. He was scheduled to be the lefty-hitting platoon mate of Rajai Davis in left field. In theory, Don Kelly could slide into that role. Dirks was supposed to get a big number of at-bats against...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers rumors: left field logjam

Aside from their top two outfielders, the Detroit Tigers have a lot of questions to answer regarding the rest of the 2013 outfield rotation. Barring a potential trade of Jhonny Peralta, and once Detroit determines who will be the main man in left, the Tigers’ starting lineup for 2013 is essentially set in stone. Now ask yourself: what do Brennan Boesch, Andy Dirks, and Quintin...
November 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Dirks rehabbing well in Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio -- What Andy Dirks has been going through is actually worse than spring training. In the spring, Dirks was coming off his Dominican Hero performance in winter league ball and had no rust to shake off in Lakeland. As a result, Dirks batted .429 with 11 RBIs in 23 spring games (56 at-bats). Dirks carried that into the regular season with the Tigers, hitting .328 with...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers near d-day with 3 major roster decisions

The Detroit Tigers have solved virtually nothing regarding their tough roster decisions as the final cut downs loom. This is probably a good thing as it leads one to believe that the competition is stiff enough to require as many looks as possible by management before levying a decision. Left field is still up for grabs, Brandon Inge is still confusing things at 2nd base, and a 5th...
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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