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ANDY DIRKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
August 08, 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

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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dirks returns to Tigers lineup, makes presence felt

DETROIT -- Andy Dirks had been missing in action during the first month of the season, but the left fielder put a jolt into the Tigers on Monday night. Dirks got Detroit on the scoreboard with his first homer of the season, a solo shot in the third, then started the game-winning, sixth-inning rally with a perfect bunt single. The highlight reel hit will be Prince Fielders majestic...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
April 29, 2013  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

Tigers' Dirks to rehab soon

DETROIT -- The Tigers' disabled list should be getting shorter, sooner rather than later. After a couple of good days of work, outfielder Andy Dirks could begin a rehabilitation assignment as soon as Sunday night. Dirks has been on the DL since May 31 with right Achilles tendinitis. "I feel good enough to play right now," Dirks said. "This is by far the best...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
July 21, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss
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