Andy Dirks

Detroit Tigers #12 - Left Field

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

End of Don Kelly's run in Detroit may be near


The Tigers roster is crowded and will get even more so when Andy Dirks returns. It might be time to finally toss out the team's Swiss army knife.

Andy Dirks begins rehab assignment in Lakeland


Andy Dirks has been out of commission since March for back surgery. Tuesday he started his rehab assignment in Lakeland and is expected to return to the Tigers within the next three weeks.

Andy Dirks: don't expect too much this season


If you think that the Tigers outfielder will be as good as new when he returns from back surgery, your hopes may be dashed, at least temporarily.

Torii Hunter willing to take a reduced role


Speaking with Drew Sharp of The Detroit Free Press, Torii Hunter says he would be willing to split time in right field.

Andy Dirks starting rehab assignment in 7-10 days


Sidelined since March due to back surgery, left fielder Andy Dirks is on track to return to the Tigers' lineup in July.

Anibal Sanchez to throw simulated game on Tuesday


Anibal Sanchez's finger is no longer gross, Andy Dirks has begun minor baseball activities and Luke Putkonen may return to the Tigers bullpen soon.

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.

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