Category: ‘First Basemen’

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Only Offering Minor League Deal with Ike Davis; 3 Teams in Mix
February 12th, 2016 at 2:57 PM
Less than 48 hours ago, we had reported that the New York Yankees were reportedly in the mix to try and sign veteran first baseman Ike Davis to a minor league deal. ***PHOTO1*** With Greg Bird out for the 2016 season due to a torn labrum in his shoulder that needed surgery,...

Yankees’ Brian Cashman: Hopefully We Benefit from Mark Teixeira’s Free Agent Walk Year
February 11th, 2016 at 9:01 AM
One of the many reasons why the New York Yankees had success in 2015 was due to a resurgence in Mark Teixeira; hitting 31 home runs and 79 RBI; that was before he went down for the remainder of the season in late August due to a broken shin. ***PHOTO1*** Now healthy...

MLB Hot Stove: New York Yankees Trying to Sign Ex-Mets’ Ike Davis to Minor League Deal
February 10th, 2016 at 1:46 PM
Ike Davis may get a second chance at playing in New York, but it may not be with his old team in the New York Mets, but instead, with the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Davis, who last played for the the Mets in the 2014 season and has bounced around a bit...

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...