Dixon is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against the Twins, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
Dixon will take a seat after donning the golden sombrero has part of an 0-for-5 performance in Saturday's 8-5 loss. The 27-year-old is slashing just .226/.275/.357 with a 35.2 percent strikeout rate thus far in August. Jordy Mercer replaces Dixon at first base.
Dixon went 0-for-5 with four strikeouts in Saturday's 8-5 loss to the Twins.
It was a rough night for Dixon, and to add insult to injury, his final strikeout ended the game. The 27-year-old entered the contest with a 31.8 percent strikeout rate, so boom-or-bust efforts are to be expected, and he was definitely on the bust side Saturday.
Dixon is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Astros.
Dixon will head to the bench for what appears to be a routine day off following a string of six straight starts. Ronny Rodriguez is starting at first base and hitting sixth in place of Dixon against Justin Verlander.
Dixon went 3-for-10 with a triple and two runs while starting both ends of Tuesday's doubleheader with the White Sox.
Dixon is off to a solid start to August, starting in five of the Tigers' first six games of the month while going 8-for-21 with four extra-base knocks. He'll stick in the lineup at first base Wednesday in the series finale and serve as Detroit's cleanup hitter.
Dixon went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and four total RBI in Wednesday's 9-1 win over the Angels.
Dixon hit his 14th home run of the season in the eighth inning with a runner on, part of a five-run frame for the Tigers. The 27-year-old has been a pleasant surprise with a .767 OPS this season after posting a lowly .574 mark in 74 games last year.
Dixon went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Mariners.
Dixon opened the scoring with his blast off Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi in the second inning. The first baseman is hitting .259/.294/.482 with 13 homers, 39 RBI and 27 runs scored in 224 at-bats this season. With a strikeout rate of 31.1 percent, Dixon can be a bit of a boom-or-bust hitter, but he's also 9-for-20 in his last six games.
Dixon is not in the lineup Thursday against Cleveland.
Dixon was supposed to get the day off Wednesday but was added to the lineup when Niko Goodrum was scratched with a bruised finger. Goodrum is back and starting at first base Thursday.
Dixon is starting at first base and hitting seventh Wednesday against the Indians, Evan Woodbery of MLive.com reports.
Dixon was originally slated to get the day off, but an injury to Niko Goodrum (finger) during batting practice forced the first baseman into action. Through nine games this month, Dixon is slashing .207/.303/.379 with one home run and five RBI.
Dixon is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game in Cleveland.
Dixon hits the bench for the second time in three games. Harold Castro will handle first base in his absence.
Dixon is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Indians, Jason Beck of MLB.com reports.
Dixon started all three of the Tigers' games in Kansas City over the weekend, going 3-for-10 with a pair of doubles, a walk, three RBI and two runs. The 27-year-old looks locked in as Detroit's primary first baseman, but he'll take a seat in the series opener in Cleveland while Niko Goodrum mans the position.
Dixon went 1-for-3 with a walk and a two-run home run in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Red Sox.
Dixon hit his 12th home run of the season in the eighth inning off Boston reliever Ryan Brasier. The 27-year-old also struck out two more times, and his K rate is sitting at 31 percent heading into the All-Star break. Dixon should continue to offer decent power the rest of the way, but he could struggle with his batting average due to all the swings and misses.
Dixon went 2-for-4 with two runs scored in Friday's 9-6 loss to the Red Sox.
Dixon sat out Thursday after a rough 0-for-9 performance across both games of Wednesday's doubleheader. He responded from the quick breather by posting his first multi-hit game since June 13. Dixon is now slashing .240/.269/.459 this season but just .103/.167/.256 over his past 10 games.
Dixon is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the White Sox, Chris McCosky of The Detroit News reports.
Manager Ron Gardenhire will give Dixon a day to clear his head after the 27-year-old started both ends of Wednesday's doubleheader, going 0-for-9 with three strikeouts. Dixon still remains locked in as the Tigers' everyday first baseman, but he'll cede those duties to Niko Goodrum in the series finale.
Dixon went 0-or-9 with three strikeouts across both games of a doubleheader Wednesday against the White Sox.
A small silver lining is that Dixon scored a run in both games, but 0-for-9 is still a tough day at the ballpark. It continues a tough stretch for the 27-year-old, who is slashing .079/.167/.316 across his past 10 games. Some regression was expected for Dixon, as his hot start with the Tigers was fueled by a BABIP that approached .400.
Dixon allowed 1-for-4 with a solo home run Wednesday against the Rangers.
Dixon accounted for the Tigers' only offense on the evening, taking Mike Minor deep in the fourth inning. It was his 10th homer of the season, and third in his past 10 games. Though he's striking out at a 31 percent clip, Dixon has managed a solid .488 slugging percentage and .231 ISO through 167 plate appearances.
Dixon went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run in Friday's 7-6 loss to Cleveland.
Dixon hit his ninth home run of the season off Trevor Bauer in the second inning. The 27-year-old has been a nice find for Detroit, as he's posting a solid .812 OPS through 144 at-bats and has settled into an everyday role.
Dixon went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's 8-7 loss to the Pirates.
Dixon smacked his eighth home run of the season as part of a five-run third inning. The 27-year-old continues to excel, though his .352 BABIP coming into Wednesday suggests that his current .277 batting average could regress.
Dixon went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Friday's 13-4 loss to Cleveland.
Miguel Cabrera and Dixon went back-to-back in the second inning to make it 2-2, but Detroit's offense couldn't keep up from there. Dixon has been a pleasant surprise for the Tigers so far this season, as he's slashing .288/.305/.512 with seven home runs in 40 games. He slashed .178/.218/.356 with five home runs in 74 games with the Reds last year.
Dixon went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Royals.
Dixon also struck out twice, and he's now whiffing 33.9 percent of the time this season. While the 27-year-old does have a nice .289/.305/.509 slash line with six home runs, his high strikeout rate combined with a high BABIP (.397 entering Tuesday) suggest that some regression could be coming.
Dixon went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Thursday's 6-1 loss to the Rays.
Dixon entered the game on a mini 1-for-13 slump over his past three contests, but he snapped out of the funk and raised his batting average to .296 with the two hits. A high BABIP is fueling a lot of Dixon's success, so some regression is likely coming, but he figures to hold onto a regular role with the Tigers as long as he keeps hitting.
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