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Tigers Injury Update: Andy Dirks unlikely to return this season

The Detroit Tigers enter Tuesday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays with a 66-56 record, second in the American League East. The Tigers have struggled of late, losers of nine out of their last 14 games. At 22nd in the league in staff ERA, the Tigers' offense has had to carry much of the load. On the injury front, it appears outfielder Andy Dirks may miss the rest of...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Andy Dirks Pulled From Rehab Assignment Again

TOLEDO, OH – Stop me if you’ve heard this message before. The Detroit Tigers have pulled OF Andy Dirks from a rehab assignment after Dirks re-injured his hamstring while in a game with the Whitecaps. It’s the 2nd time in less than 4 weeks that this has happened, and yet another setback as the outfielder attempts to fully recover from off-season back surgery. Dirks’ assignment...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Andy Dirks to resume rehab in Toledo

The Detroit Tigers have been near the top of the Major Leagues in runs scored all season, but have struggled of late, scoring just a run in the last two games against the New York Yankees. Following a 1-0 loss on Thursday night, the Tigers fell to 62-50 but hold a two and a half game lead over the Kansas City Royals in the division. One player that could give the offense a spark...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Injury Update: Andy Dirks leaves rehab

The Detroit Tigers won in 12 inning over the New York Yankees on Tuesday by the score of 4-3. The win improved the first place Tigers to 62-48, five games ahead of the Kansas City Royals in the American League Central. At fifth in the Major Leagues in runs scored, the Tigers were looking for an additional offensive boost with the eventual return of Andy Dirks. They'll have...
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August 06, 2014  |  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
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. "...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 08, 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

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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