Andy Dirks was pulled off his rehab assignment due to muscle inflammation in his lower back.
The Tigers recalled Andy Dirks from his rehab assignment with High-A Lakeland on Wednesday.
Andy Dirks (back) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Tuesday with High-A Lakeland.
Andy Dirks (back) could be cleared for a minor league rehab assignment following a batting practice session on Wednesday.
Andy Dirks (back) is days away from beginning a rehab assignment.
Andy Dirks (back) has begun ramping up his baseball activities.
Andy Dirks (back) began doing light baseball activities this week, including throwing and taking dry swings.
Tigers transferred OF Andy Dirks from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Tigers placed OF Andy Dirks on the 15-day disabled list with a back injury.
Andy Dirks underwent successful microdiscectomy surgery on his back Monday.
Andy Dirks will rest for three weeks following back surgery before beginning physical therapy.
Andy Dirks needs back surgery and will likely miss 12 weeks.
Tigers avoided arbitration with OF Andy Dirks by agreeing to a one-year, $1.625 million contract.
Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski revealed Monday that Andy Dirks played through a lingering knee injury all season that he suffered in spring training.