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Oct 15, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers left fielder Andy Dirks catches a fly ball by Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz at the wall during the fourth inning in game three of the American League Championship Series baseball game at Comerica Park.
All offseason it seemed unlikely that the re-tooling White Sox, looking to trade everything that isn't tied down or cannot help them, would convert two middle-of-the-road outfield starters into an outfield platoon.
Successful pitchers are successful in part because they are never satisfied. Which explains Max Scherzer's critique of his own performance.
Viewed in a vacuum, the news that Andy Dirks will miss the next 12 weeks with the Tigers is no big deal.
Who are the possible replacements for Andy Dirks - at least for the upcoming three months that the Tigers left fielder will be absent from the platoon plan with Rajai Davis? Here's what manager Brad Ausmus said about the two before Wednesday's game against the Houston Astros - while also saying 'we just need to watch those guys play.'
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws during the second inning against the New York Yankees in Lakeland, Fla.
The St. Louis Cardinals rocked Coke for three runs and six hits in just one inning of work Monday.
A thought, rather dizzying, struck Tuesday as the Tigers played the Pirates at Joker Marchant Stadium.
'The rim looked like an ocean for him,' coach Erik Spoelstra said of LeBron James, who scored 61 points on 22 of 33 shots from the field, including his first eight three-point attempts.
Tigers' left fielder Andy Dirks will undergo back surgery Monday and will be out 12 weeks, the team said Tuesday.
Detroit Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks is expected to miss at least the next three months with a back injury that requires surgery.
Lakeland, Fla. -- Tigers' left fielder Andy Dirks will undergo back surgery Monday and will be out 12 weeks, the team said Tuesday.
Study the Tigers' probable Opening Day hitters and their spring camp at-bats and you get a sense, even in these ridiculously early hours of March, for where minds and bodies are a month before serious games begin.
For the sixth straight game, the Detroit Tigers failed to hit a home run. And for the first time this spring, they also couldn't score a run.