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Andy DirksTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2011-2013
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PositionsLF-369, CF-110, RF-81, dh-16, OF-10Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAndrew Lee Dirks
Height6-0Weight195BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJanuary 24,1986 [32.123]PlaceHutchinson,Kansas
High SchoolHaven (Haven,KS)
CollegeWichita State University (Wichita,KS), Hutchinson Community College (Hutchinson,KS)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 8th round (253rd overall) of the 2008 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$35,000Signing ScoutsChris WimmerService Time3.139 (2014)
MLB DebutMay 16,2011 [25.112]
OrganizationsDET [7] Awards1
TBC Player ID7915Retrosheet IDdirka001MLBAM ID543108
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed78Power61Contact70XBH53RBIs62Runs74Hitting76Durability55Team.519Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2005Hutchinson Community CollCollegeFr-lf1911167057002161030000000.341.341.377.718632167.333.036.078.3170.000.000.001.2083.503.51
2006Hutchinson Community CollCollegeSolf204613505610511523010000000.415.415.8071.22210926135.363.392.607.5080.000.000.008.1512.2746.43
2007Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1Jr9lf21642505180110331194283391104.320.406.400.80610014289.358.080.252.3669.6911.421.181.0483.3317.50
2008Wichita StateMVCNCAA-1Sr9lf2265250849722311622674333143201.388.498.6321.13015836312.413.244.492.48613.7810.580.773.5322.7337.11
2008Gulf Coast TigersGCLRkdet-of22103410143207203600110.412.447.6181.06521538.483.206.353.4447.8915.792.000.000.0035.71
2008West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet22of22310010002001200000.100.182.100.2821011.125.000.100.1469.0918.182.000.000.000.00
2008Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         134410153209204800110.341.388.500.88822549.405.159.295.3768.1616.332.000.000.0033.33
2009Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det-lf2327103113450018102131110002.330.410.379.789395117.370.049.252.36011.119.400.850.000.0014.71
2009Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet54lf23983614692141644115366132622.255.323.349.67212621408.287.094.211.3008.8214.951.691.4760.1722.83
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         12546457126191662217497242624.272.342.356.69816526525.306.084.220.3139.3313.711.471.1477.3320.63
2010Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet20lf-cf2498388641082021146194355951527.278.342.425.76716533434.300.147.276.3378.0613.591.692.5335.2730.56
2010Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet5lf-cf24228814331014173031210101.375.398.6481.046571593.397.273.341.4473.2312.904.004.3022.0045.45
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         120476781413031563224387161628.296.352.466.81822248527.318.170.288.3577.2113.471.872.8531.7334.04
2011Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet9cf2541157305181724122122801201.325.368.522.8908216172.355.197.338.3856.9816.282.334.0722.4331.37
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet12lf-rf2578219345513072852113632013.251.296.406.7028920235.273.155.219.3084.6815.323.272.9831.2936.36
2012Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet-rf261037481025204800002.216.293.405.69815341.222.189.351.3069.7619.512.004.8818.5037.50
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet12lf26883145610118583511235323224.322.370.487.85715331344.365.165.239.3686.6915.412.302.3339.2530.69
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet12lf271314386011216293771428421126.256.323.363.68615927484.298.107.217.3068.6817.362.001.8648.6724.11
2014West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet12lf28514231000103100001.214.353.286.6394117.231.072.357.30217.655.880.330.000.0033.33
2014Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det25lf28716451001022400001.313.389.375.7646118.417.062.063.34611.1122.222.000.000.0020.00
2014Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet5lf2825121001000200000.400.400.6001.000315.667.200.200.4350.0040.000.000.000.0050.00
2014Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         14357103002125700002.286.375.371.74613340.357.085.200.33812.5017.501.400.000.0030.00
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2979711502684772410013476173763513.276.332.413.745401781063.314.137.225.0007.1516.272.282.2640.4629.10
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter323121318635164730165601511219410415517.289.350.428.7785191011354.320.139.268.0008.2714.331.732.2240.4328.77
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter7528749942021347172195011304.328.368.547.91515735311.357.219.338.0006.1116.082.634.1822.0837.23
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter196749110200343179030971120831149.267.333.389.72229154842.294.122.244.0008.4314.251.692.0244.0627.00
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter34119153960019104151510003.328.407.378.785456135.375.050.227.00011.1111.111.000.000.0015.38
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter824241002104300001.167.286.208.4945128.190.041.250.00014.2910.710.750.000.0025.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter103410143207203600110.412.447.6181.06521538.483.206.353.0007.8915.792.000.000.0035.71
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1868021352904382716185157166234305.362.427.536.96343078903.369.174.350.0007.867.310.932.9929.7026.90
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2979711502684772410013476173763513.276.332.413.745401781063.314.137.225.0007.1516.272.282.2640.4629.10
Average MLB - Per 162 games16253082146264135572419443237.276.332.413.74521943580.314.137.225.0007.1516.272.282.2640.4629.10
Average Minor - Per 162 games162608931763241583308569752839.289.350.428.77826051679.320.139.268.0008.2714.331.732.2240.4328.77

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2005Hutchinson Community CollCollegeNCAAFr-Rel19104.2411011000017.0118808110001.125.82--4.245.821.381.000-
2006Hutchinson Community CollCollegeNCAASoRel20105.404604600005.04330420001.607.20--7.203.600.501.000-
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter204.5057057000022.0151111012130001.236.14--4.915.321.081.000-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet22OF8--14---14141.0001.75------1080.013.8
2008West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet22OF2--3---331.0001.50------366.71.5
2009Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det23LF26--461--47471.0001.81------2796.320.0
2009Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet23LF43--912119493.9892.16------9843.930.5
2009Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet23CF17--4012-4341.9532.41------9817.312.1
2009Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet23RF2--4---441.0002.00------982.01.4
2010Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet24LF58--941414109108.9911.86------9859.240.8
2010Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet24CF36--792218381.9762.25------9836.725.4
2010Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet24RF2--2-1-32.6671.00------982.01.4
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24LF12--351--36361.0003.00------2254.58.4
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24CF10--2821-3130.9683.00------2245.57.0
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25CF24--65-1-6665.9852.71------4158.516.7
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25RF10--251112726.9632.60------4124.46.9
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25LF7--16---16161.0002.29------4117.14.9
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet25LF38252366511-6766.9851.740.28-----7848.723.5
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet25RF2215140322--34341.0001.550.24-----7828.213.6
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet25CF16141153011-3231.9691.940.27-----7820.59.9
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26RF6--9---991.0001.50------1060.04.2
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26CF2--1---111.0000.50------1020.01.4
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26LF59564639111-9392.9891.560.20-----8867.036.4
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26RF241313916-2-1816.8890.670.12-----8827.314.8
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26DH11---------------8812.56.8
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26CF1-2-------------881.10.6
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet27LF1169586821172-220218.9911.880.25-----13188.571.6
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet27RF1576816---16161.0001.070.24-----13111.59.3
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet27CF41135---551.0001.250.38-----1313.12.5
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet27DH3---------------1312.31.9
2014West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet28LF3--1---111.0000.33------560.02.1
2014Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det28LF6--4---441.0000.67------785.74.4
2014Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28LF1---------------250.00.7
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF213176156736794-380376.9891.770.24-----2130.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 3 season(s)-   RF61353476422-6866.9711.080.19-----610.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF21151303511-3736.9731.710.28-----210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH14---------------140.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF36--9422-9896.9802.67------360.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF20--511--52521.0002.60------200.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF16--341113635.9722.19------160.00.0
AA Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF101--1851625203201.9901.99------1010.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF53--119341126122.9682.30------530.00.0
AA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF4--6-1-76.8571.50------40.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF32--501--51511.0001.59------320.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--1---111.0000.33------30.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--3---331.0001.50------20.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF8--14---14141.0001.75------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Gulf Coast Tigers GCLRkdet22---------8-
2008West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet22---------2-
2009Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det23------26----
2009Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet23------43172--
2010Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet24------58362--
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24------1210---
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25------72410--
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet25------381622--
2012Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26-------26--
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet26------59124-11
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet27------116415-3
2014West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet28------3----
2014Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det28------6----
2014Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet28------1----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2311000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2010Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2436000000000100000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.0000.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25225710194319016800000.333.397.561.95832863.375.228.3169.5212.701.331.5957.0042.11
2011Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB2525110000100100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.2000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB262356112412011308900200.429.485.5181.00329366.490.089.28612.1213.641.130.000.0012.50
2012Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB26517051000100301000.294.294.353.6476118.357.059.1180.0016.670.000.000.0020.00
2012Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB26418041001001200000.222.263.278.5415119.250.056.1115.2610.532.000.000.0025.00
2012Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB2649010000001200000.111.200.111.3111010.143.000.11110.0020.002.000.000.000.00
2013Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB27174771220134031210002.255.314.362.67617351.324.107.2555.8823.534.001.9647.0025.00
2013Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB2723200000001100000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0025.001.000.000.000.00
2013Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB2712000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2014Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2849110000000110000.111.200.111.3111010.125.000.0000.0010.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs7017629567522371173220202.318.381.449.8307914197.375.131.2618.6316.241.881.0288.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 2 yrs720251000101401000.250.286.300.5866122.313.050.1504.5518.184.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs725151001101400000.200.231.240.4716126.238.040.1203.8515.384.000.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs49010000001200000.111.200.111.3111010.143.000.11110.0020.002.000.000.000.00

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2008Missouri Valley Conference All-Conference Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-04-24lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Blue Jays29.090  
2015-04-11lfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured29.077Team Roster on 2015-04-11
2015-04-09lfToronto Blue JaysBuffalo (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Buffalo (AAA)29.075Team Roster on 2015-04-09
2015-01-16lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract28.357Team Roster on 2015-01-16
2014-12-03lfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency28.313  
2014-11-02lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.282Team Roster on 2014-11-02
2014-11-01lfToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Claimed off waivers from Tigers by Blue Jays28.281Team Roster on 2014-11-01
2014-08-31lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredRecalled from minor league rehab assignment28.219Team Roster on 2014-08-31
2014-08-17lfDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab28.205Team Roster on 2014-08-17
2014-08-07lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredRecalled from minor league rehab assignment28.195Team Roster on 2014-08-07
2014-08-04lfDetroit TigersWest Michigan (A)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to West Michigan (A) for rehab28.192Team Roster on 2014-08-04
2014-07-16lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredRecalled from minor league rehab assignment28.173Team Roster on 2014-07-16
2014-07-08lfDetroit TigersLakeland (A+)-DL-60InjuredAssigned to Lakeland (A+) for rehab28.165Team Roster on 2014-07-08
2014-04-21lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL28.087Team Roster on 2014-04-21
2014-03-30lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Recovery from back surgery28.065Team Roster on 2014-03-30
2014-01-17lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($1.625m) Avoiding arbitration27.358Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2012-08-03lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.191Team Roster on 2012-08-03
2012-07-22LF-CFDetroit TigersToledo (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Toledo (AAA) for rehab26.179Team Roster on 2012-07-22
2012-06-03lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Achilles tendinitis 26.130Team Roster on 2012-06-03
2012-05-06lfDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActive--26.102Team Roster on 2012-05-06
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2008Detroit Tigers-2235,000-------35,000Signing Bonus out of 2008 Draft (8th round - 253rd overall)
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25414,000-78931-2,722,607414,000449,000
2012Detroit TigersTeam Payroll26485,000-66026272,954,887480,000934,000
2013Detroit TigersTeam Payroll27505,000-57121373,023,990490,0001,439,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red