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 for the Lakeland...
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July 16, 2014  |  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. "We're going to start...
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July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dirks expected to miss three months after back surgery

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Detroit Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks is expected to miss three months because of a back problem that requires surgery. General manager Dave Dombrowski says the 28-year-old Dirks will have surgery Monday. Dirks was expected to share the left field spot with Rajai Davis, whom the Tigers signed in the offseason. Dirks hit .256 with nine home runs in 131 games...
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March 04, 2014  |  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

Dirks parts ways with long locks

LAKELAND, Fla. -- The one thing people had actually been asking a lot about during spring training was Andy Dirks' long hair. People wanted to know if he was going to keep growing it or if he might cut it when the regular season started.  Manager Brad Ausmus said if Dirks played well, he could grow it to his feet.  The answer came Friday as Dirks arrived in camp with short hair...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers reportedly sign Rajai Davis

Well, I hope you like small ball. In what appears to be an answer to the left field dilemma for the Detroit Tigers, they have reportedly agreed to a 2-year deal with former Blue Jays speedster Rajai Davis. Rajai Davis Davis, 33, spent the last three seasons with Toronto and is best known for his speed.  Davis stole 45 bases in 51 opportunities a season ago and has swiped 216 bags...
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

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