Category: ‘First Basemen’

Yankees GM Brian Cashman on Greg Bird: I Hope He Gets a Full Season in Triple-A
November 11th, 2015 at 11:19 AM
This past summer, the New York Yankees offense got energized when the team called up Greg Bird to be a fill-in player for the offense and when Mark Teixeira went down with a broken shin, Bird become the everyday solution at first base for the remainder of the season. ***PHOTO1*** In the...

The New York Yankees Need a Full Season Out of 1B Mark Teixeira in 2016
October 21st, 2015 at 3:40 PM
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira was on his way to a huge comeback year in 2015 when his season was cut short in late August with a fractured shin. Teixeira had 31 HR with 79 RBI in just 111 games in 2015, an improvement over his 2014 numbers of...

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira Out for Season with Leg Fracture
September 11th, 2015 at 7:23 PM
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira should have been back by now, and both he and the team have remaindered perplexed as to why he isn't healing from a bone bruise suffered on August 17th. ***PHOTO1*** After undergoing a second round of testing, they now have their answer. And that answer...

New York Yankees Prospect Greg Bird Diagnosed with Strained Shoulder
May 14th, 2015 at 6:09 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, May 14 at 6:09 p.m. ET After being placed on the seven-day DL on May 8, Yankees prospect Greg Bird is expected to miss a few more weeks of action after being diagnosed with a strained shoulder: Bird has a strained shoulder and is in Tampa. Al Pedrique expects him...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Dealing with Nagging Lat Injury; not Considered Serious
May 5th, 2015 at 5:54 PM
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is dealing with his first injury of the season as manager Joe Girardi disclosed on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi spoke to the media before the game versus the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night and stated that Teixeira is dealing with a minor lat injury, but...