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Andy Dirks Needs Back Surgery

Posted By Matt Stein On March 4, 2014 @ 5:22 PM In MLB,News and Rumors | No Comments

Tigers outfielder Andy Dirks is expected to miss at least 12 weeks following back surgery, the team announced.

Dirks had been slated to platoon with free agent signing Rajai Davis in left field, taking most of the playing time as the left-handed-hitting option, so his injury opens the door for Davis to take on a bigger portion of the starts.

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Source: Aaron Gleeman (NBC Sports Hardball Talk)


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