Andy Dirks

Detroit Tigers #12 - Left Field

  • Born: 01/24/86
  • Age: 28
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 195
  • Bats/Throws: L/L

Tigers eying Cubs' Darwin Barney, Nate Schierholtz

Reports out of Chicago claim the Tigers are scouting Cubs' infielder Darwin Barney and outfielder Nate Schierholtz to possibly fill lineup holes left by injuries to Jose Iglesias and Andy Dirks.

Tigers LF dilemma gives Dombrowski moment to seize

The Tigers GM has wanted to be a big league baseball executive since eighth grade. And here's why.

Jose Iglesias may not be ready for Opening Day

Brad Ausmus is deliberating his options at shortstop, admitting Jose Iglesias may not be sufficiently recovered from shin splints in time for the regular season.

What is a microdiscectomy?

In short, nothing we should be too worried about when it comes to Andy Dirks' timetable for return.

Andy Dirks gone 12 weeks for back surgery

The Detroit Tigers will miss one of its platoon players for an extended period.

Andy Dirks to miss 12 weeks after back surgery

The Tigers outfielder will be out until at least May while rehabbing from back surgery.

Andy Dirks' new style

Brad Ausmus could not care less what Dirks' hair style is, as long as he can perform well.

5 Tigers, including Scherzer, avoid arbitration

Rick Porcello, Austin Jackson and Andy Dirks agree to one-year deals. The Tigers still need to come to agreements with Alex Avila, Al Alburquerque and the reigning AL Cy Young, Max Scherzer, or will face going to arbitration.

Peralta wishes to remain in Detroit

Shortstop Jhonny Peralta has made it known that he would like to stay a Tiger.

Friday's Links: Joaquin Benoit's worth

Joaquin Benoit's worth, making better use of Andy Dirks, and is Jim Leyland a future Hall of Famer? These stories and more in today's Morning Prowl.

ALDS Game 3: Peralta to start in left field

Knowing the Tigers' struggling offense needs more punch for ALDS Game 3, Jim Leyland will start Jhonny Peralta in left field.

Jhonny Peralta in left field? It could work

Jhonny Peralta's performance tonight in left field did nothing to deter his chances of playing in the outfield during the postseason.

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