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New York Yankees’ Greg Bird Thanks Fans in Post-Surgery Picture on Instagram
February 3rd, 2016 at 6:42 PM
This past week, New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird underwent surgery on his right shoulder to repair a torn labrum he suffered as a result from a previous injury he sustained earlier in the 2015 season while in the minors. ***PHOTO1*** The surgery will take Bird out of commission for the...

New York Yankees Could End up Bringing Mark Teixeira Back for 2017 with Greg Bird Injury
February 3rd, 2016 at 9:38 AM
Heading into the 2016 season, the foregone conclusion was that Mark Teixeira would play out the final year of his contract and then Greg Bird would take the reigns as the starting first baseman for the New York Yankees in 2017. ***PHOTO1*** But that all changed when Bird suffered a torn labrum...

New York Yankees Won’t Pursue Backup 1st Basemen, Dustin Ackley to Back up Mark Teixeira
February 1st, 2016 at 7:36 PM
With the news that Greg Bird will undergo shoulder surgery to repair a torn labrum in the right shoulder and will miss the entire 2016 season, it was a punch to the gut to a fan base that grew to like Bird in his brief time in the majors, as...

New York Yankees’ Greg Bird to Undergo Shoulder Surgery, Miss Entire 2016 Season
February 1st, 2016 at 2:47 PM
For the fans of the New York Yankees who were hoping for Greg Bird to make an encore performance this season, they will have to wait at least one more season. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported that the Yankees rookie first basemen will miss the entire 2016...

New York Yankees Expecting Big, Healthy Season from Jacoby Ellsbury in 2016
February 1st, 2016 at 1:11 PM
Two years ago, the New York Yankees made a massive investment into Jacoby Ellsbury when they gave him a 7-year, $153 million deal to lure him away from the Boston Red Sox and to be their everyday center fielder. ***PHOTO1*** While his first season was a decent one, his second year in...