|July 16 5:23 PM PT6:23 PM MT7:23 PM CT8:23 PM ET20:23 ET0:23 GMT8:23 5:23 PM MST7:23 PM EST7:53 PM VEN4:23 UAE (+1)7:23 PM CT-The Detroit Tigers have recalled Andy Dirks' injury rehab assignment, and the team says the outfielder is dealing with muscular inflammation in his lower back from increased activity.
Analysis: Dirks remains on the disabled list. The 28-year-old Dirks has not played this season because of back problems that required surgery. He hit .256 last year in 131 games.
|Mar. 4 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET17:56 ET22:56 GMT6:56 3:56 PM MST5:56 PM EST6:26 PM VEN2:56 UAE (+1)4:56 PM CT-Detroit Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks is expected to miss three months because of a back problem that requires surgery.
Analysis: General manager Dave Dombrowski says the 28-year-old Dirks will have surgery Monday. Dirks was expected to share the left field spot with Rajai Davis, whom the Tigers signed in the offseason.