Andy Dirks

Andy Dirks #12

  • LF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 0"/195

Andy Dirks MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.276 24 100 13 .745

Andy Dirks Bio

  • Full Name: Andrew Lee Dirks
  • Born: 1/24/1986 in Hutchinson, KS
  • Draft: 2008, Detroit Tigers, 8th rd. (253rd overall)
  • College: Wichita State
  • Debut: 5/16/2011
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 971 150 268 24 100 13 .276 .332 .745

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Awards

Andy Dirks Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Detroit AL

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/02/2011 Toledo INT

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Erie EAS

FSL Player of the Week

Week Team League
05/11/2009 Lakeland FSL

Caribbean Series All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Dom. Rep. CS

Andy Dirks Leaderboards

Triples

Season 3B Rank
2012 5 14th in AL

Andy Dirks Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 22, 2015 Buffalo Bisons released OF Andy Dirks.
April 6, 2015 Buffalo Bisons placed OF Andy Dirks on the 7-day disabled list.
January 15, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent LF Andy Dirks to a minor league contract.
January 15, 2015 OF Andy Dirks assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
December 2, 2014 LF Andy Dirks elected free agency.
November 1, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays activated LF Andy Dirks from the 60-day disabled list.
October 31, 2014 Toronto Blue Jays claimed LF Andy Dirks off waivers from Detroit Tigers.
August 16, 2014 Detroit Tigers sent LF Andy Dirks on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
August 7, 2014 Detroit Tigers sent LF Andy Dirks on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
August 1, 2014 Detroit Tigers sent LF Andy Dirks on a rehab assignment to West Michigan Whitecaps.
July 8, 2014 Detroit Tigers sent LF Andy Dirks on a rehab assignment to Lakeland Flying Tigers.
April 21, 2014 Detroit Tigers transferred LF Andy Dirks from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2014 back surgery
March 29, 2014 Detroit Tigers placed LF Andy Dirks on the 15-day disabled list. Recovering from March 2014 back surgery
August 3, 2012 Detroit Tigers activated LF Andy Dirks from the 15-day disabled list.
July 22, 2012 sent LF Andy Dirks on a rehab assignment to Toledo Mud Hens.
June 3, 2012 Detroit Tigers placed LF Andy Dirks on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, 2012. Right Achilles tendinitis.
September 1, 2011 Detroit Tigers recalled Andy Dirks from Toledo Mud Hens.
August 20, 2011 Detroit Tigers optioned Andy Dirks to Toledo Mud Hens.
May 13, 2011 Detroit Tigers selected the contract of Andy Dirks from Toledo Mud Hens.
January 10, 2011 Detroit Tigers invited non-roster LF Andy Dirks to spring training.
August 30, 2010 Andy Dirks roster status changed by Toledo Mud Hens.
August 20, 2010 Toledo Mud Hens placed LF Andy Dirks on the 7-day disabled list. right hamstring strain
August 3, 2010 LF Andy Dirks assigned to Toledo Mud Hens from Erie SeaWolves.
March 19, 2010 LF Andy Dirks assigned to Detroit Tigers.
May 8, 2009 Andy Dirks assigned to Erie SeaWolves from Lakeland Flying Tigers.

Andrew Lee Dirks Bio Info

Resides in Burrton, KS during the offseason...In 54 games during his freshman season at Hutchinson Community College in 2005, he hit .341 (57x167) with 35 runs scored, 11 doubles, three triples, two home runs, 26 RBI and 19 stolen bases...Batted .301 (50x166) with 30 runs scored, seven doubles, 12 RBI and 34 stolen bases with Fayetteville in the Coastal Plain League during the summer of 2005...Hit .415 (56x135) with 59 runs scored, 10 doubles, five triples, 11 home runs, 52 RBI and 30 stolen bases in 46 games as a sophomore at Hutchinson Community College in 2006...In 60 games with Brainerd in the Northwoods League during the summer of 2006, he batted .308 (74x240) with 56 runs scored, 13 doubles, four triples, two home runs, 18 RBI and 34 stolen bases...Batted .320 (80x250) with 51 runs scored, 11 doubles, three home runs, 31 RBI and 19 stolen bases in 64 games as a junior at Wichita State University in 2007 to earn All-Missouri Valley Conference honorable mention honors...Saw action with Brainerd in the Northwoods League during the summer of 2007 and he earned all-star honors after hitting .347 (70x202) with 48 runs scored, 13 doubles, seven triples, three home runs, 22 RBI and 29 stolen bases in 53 games...reached base in 52 consecutive games to establish a Northwoods League record...An All-Missouri Valley Conference selection as a senior at Wichita State University in 2008, he hit .388 (97x250) with 84 runs scored, 22 doubles, three triples, 11 home runs, 62 RBI and 26 stolen bases in 65 games...selected to the First-Team All-American Baseball Coaches Association Midwest All-Region Team and he was tabbed a Third-Team All-American by the American Baseball Coaches Association...Actively participates with Tigers Dreams Come True and the Detroit Tigers Autographed Memorabilia Donation Program, participated in "Tip a Tiger," served as the celebrity judge for the Comerica Bank Grand Slam Grant program, supports Gloves for Kids, and participated in the Tigers Winter Caravan...Recommended/signed by Chris Wimmer for the Tigers.

2013

Completed his second full season at the major league level with the Tigers in 2013, appearing in a career-high 130 games...Established career highs with 60 runs scored, 112 hits, nine home runs, and 37 RBI on the season...Hit his first career grand slam on May 13 versus Houston -- matched a career high with four RBI in the game...Established a season-high six-game hitting streak June 19-26, batting .444 (8x18) during that stretch...Batted .286 (18x63) with 13 runs scored, a home run and five RBI in 21 games during August...Established a career high with five hits and four runs scored on September 6 at Kansas City...Hit his second career pinch-hit home run on September 21 versus the Chicago White Sox...Hit .266 (18x69) with nine runs scored, two doubles, a triple, one home run and seven RBI in 21 games during September...Posted a .234 average (18x77) against lefthanded pitchers...hit .260 (94x361) with righties on the mound...Hit .284 (58x204) at Comerica Park...batted .231 (54x234) on the road...Batted .243 (67x276) with six home runs and 23 RBI in 78 games prior to the All-Star break...batted .278 (45x162) with three home runs and 14 RBI in 53 games after the break...Appeared in three games in the postseason for the Tigers.

2012 Completed his first full season at the major league level with the Tigers in 2012, hitting .322 in 88 games. ... Equaled a career high with four hits on May 10 at Oakland. ... Batted .343 (35x102) with eight doubles, three home runs and 11 RBI in 27 games during May -- sixth in the American League with a .343 batting average during the month, while he tied for eighth with 35 hits. ... Sidelined May 31-August 3 with right achilles tendinitis. ... Assigned to Triple A Toledo on an injury rehabilitation assignment on July 22 -- hit .216 (8x37) with a double, two home runs and five RBI in 10 games with Toledo. ... Hit .341 (29x85) with seven doubles, a triple, home run and 11 RBI in 25 games during August -- finished 10th in the American League with a .341 batting average during the month. ... Hit .417 (20x48) over his final 13 games of the season September 19-October 3. ... Batted .347 (52x150) in 43 games at home...hit .299 (49x164) in 45 games on the road. ... Hit .328 (44x134) in 37 games prior to the all-star break...batted .317 (57x180) in 51 games following the all-star break. ... Batted .336 (81x241) versus righthanded pitchers...hit .274 (20x73) with lefties on the mound. ... Hit .321 (25x78) with runners in scoring position. ... Matched a club record for hits during an American League Championship Series game as he finished with three hits in Game Four on October 18 versus the New York Yankees. 2011 Saw his first action at the major league level in 2011, playing in 78 games during two separate stints with the Tigers...Assigned to Triple A Toledo to begin the season -- connected for a season-high two home runs with the Mud Hens on April 18 at Columbus...equaled the high with two home runs on April 23 versus Louisville...Tabbed the International League Player of the Week for April 25-May 1 -- batted .433 (13x30) with three doubles, a home run and five RBI in seven games during the week...Selected the Tigers Minor League Player of the Month for April after hitting .330 (30x91) with six doubles, a triple, six home runs and 15 RBI in 24 games...Had his contract purchased from Toledo by the Tigers on May 13 -- tied for second in the International League with 43 hits at the time of his promotion, while he was tied for third with 25 runs scored and 10 stolen bases and tied for seventh with a .328 batting average...Made his major league debut on May 16 versus Toronto, starting in left field -- collected his first major league hit, a single to left field in the fifth inning off Kyle Drabek...Belted his first major league home run on May 23 versus Tampa Bay, a solo shot off Jeremy Hellickson...Homered in three straight games June 28-30, becoming the first Tigers rookie to hit a home run in three straight games since Jeff Larish did so in May of 2009...Established a career high with four hits on August 12 at Baltimore...Optioned to Toledo by the Tigers on August 19 -- hit .308 (8x26) with two doubles, a home run and four RBI in seven games with the Mud Hens before he was recalled by the Tigers for the remainder of the season on September 1...Collected a career-high four RBI on September 4 versus the Chicago White Sox...Batted .323 (10x31) versus lefthanded pitchers...hit .239 (45x188) with righties on the mound...Hit .290 (18x62) with runners in scoring position...Saw action in 16 games with Este in the Dominican Winter League following the season, batting .262 (17x65) with four doubles, two triples and four RBI. 2010 Combined to hit .296 (141x476) with 78 runs scored, 30 doubles, three triples, 15 home runs, 63 RBI and 22 stolen bases in 120 games between Double A Erie and Triple A Toledo during the 2010 season to earn Tigers Minor League Player of the Year honors...named Erie's Player of the Year...Assigned to Erie to begin the season -- selected to the Eastern League's mid-season all-star squad...Led all Eastern League outfielders with 16 assists, while he tied for the lead with five double plays...Collected a season-high four hits on June 4 at Bowie -- equaled the high with four hits on June 23 versus Trenton...Hit .333 (37x111) with six doubles, four home runs and 14 RBI in 27 games during June...Had his contract transferred from Erie to Toledo on August 3...Sidelined August 20-30 with a right hamstring strain...Named the 11th-best prospect and best defensive outfielder in the Tigers organization following the season by Baseball America...Saw action in 46 games with Este in the Dominican Winter League following the season, hitting .315 (52x165) with 27 runs scored, seven doubles, seven triples, five home runs, 26 RBI and 10 stolen bases -- led the league with seven triples, while he finished second with 88 total bases, tied for second 52 hits, finished third with a .315 batting average and .533 slugging percentage, tied for third with 26 RBI, finished fourth with 27 runs scored and tied for fourth with 19 extra-base hits. 2009 Assigned to Single A Lakeland to open the 2009 season before his contract was transferred to Erie for the remainder of the season on May 8...Tabbed the Florida State League Player of the Week for May 4-10 after hitting .714 (10x14) with a double and seven RBI in four games...Compiled a season-best 11-game hitting streak May 26-June 6 with Erie, batting .432 (19x44)...Finished 15th in the Eastern League with a .325 batting average (26x80) in 21 games during May...Collected a season-high four hits on August 14 at Connecticut...Sidelined August 18-27 with a left wrist sprain. 2008 Made his professional debut with Single A West Michigan after being selected by the Tigers in the eighth round of the June 2008 draft...Sidelined June 24-September 3 with a right hand fracture...Saw action in 10 games with the Gulf Coast League Tigers during an injury rehabilitation assignment August 14-28...Collected a season-best four hits on August 20 at the Gulf Coast League Yankees.