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  • • GM Brian Cashman defends Yankees medical staff amid myriad injuries
    New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman went to bat Tuesday for the team’s medical staff despite the staggering amount of injuries suffered by players so far this season, calling the staff “great.” First baseman Greg Bird became the latest Yankee to hit the injured list after being diagnosed with a left plantar fascia tear, making him the 13...
  • • Yankees add Bird to crowded IL; Voit to start
    Yankees first baseman Greg Bird was placed on the 10-day IL with a left plantar fascia tear, and it's unclear how long he will be out. Luke Voit will start in his absence....
  • • Greg Bird latest Yankee to get bit by injury bug, lands on 10-day IL
    The New York Yankees were already the most injury-prone team in MLB and are now sending another star, Greg Bird, to the injured list. The team announced the roster move on Tuesday, noting the 10-day designation would be retroactive to Sunday and that Mike Ford would be called up to take his roster spot. Given the fact that Bird suffered a left plan...
  • • Yankees select contract of Mike Ford, place Greg Bird on IL
    The Yankees have selected the contract of first baseman Mike Ford, per a club announcement. Fellow first baseman Greg Bird is heading to the injured list with a left plantar fascia tear, with a 40-man roster spot created by shifting outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to the 60-day IL. Jimmy O’Brien of Talkin’ Yanks had the news on Ford’s promotion this mor...
  • • Yankees Select Contract Of Mike Ford, Place Greg Bird On IL
    The Yankees have selected the contract of first baseman Mike Ford, per a club announcement. Fellow first baseman Greg Bird is heading to the injured list with a left plantar fascia tear, with a 40-man roster spot created by shifting outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to the 60-day IL. Jimmy O’Brien of Talkin’ Yanks had the news on…...
  • • Giants acquire first baseman Tyler Austin from Twins
    The San Francisco Giants announced Monday they have acquired first baseman/outfielder Tyler Austin from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor-league outfielder Malique Ziegler. To open a spot on the roster, the Giants designated first baseman/outfielder Connor Joe for assignment. Austin, 27, will add a powerful but strikeout-prone bat to the Gi...
  • • Injuries Shape Final Yankees Roster Ahead of Opening Day
    Luke Voit and Greg Bird both made the team because Aaron Hicks is out, and Domingo German will replace the injured Luis Severino in the rotation....
  • • Fantasy Baseball Spring Training Notes: Are Greg Bird, Luis Cessa worth pursuing?
    Injuries have opened the door for Greg Bird and Luis Cessa to make the Yankees opening day roster, but should we care about their spring successes? What about German Marquez's recent failure? Scott White looks at the latest spring happenings...
  • • Yankees unlikely to carry both Luke Voit, Greg Bird on roster
    It doesn’t sound as though the Yankees are giving much thought to carrying both Luke Voit and Greg Bird on the active roster this season, as manager Aaron Boone told reporters Thursday that it’s “tough to envision” rostering multiple first basemen (Twitter link via Bryan Hoch of MLB.com). Boone noted that DJ LeMahieu figures to serve as a backup at...
  • • AL East Notes: Yankees, Karns, Rays’ Rotation
    It doesn’t sound as though the Yankees are giving much thought to carrying both Luke Voit and Greg Bird on the active roster this season, as manager Aaron Boone told reporters today that it’s “tough to envision” rostering multiple first basemen (Twitter link via Bryan Hoch of MLB.com). Boone noted that DJ LeMahieu figures to...
  • • Luke Voit hoping to win Yankees' first-base job ... with his glove
    As the slugger who took the Bronx by storm last season battles Greg Bird for a spot on Opening Day, he's focused on turning his biggest weakness into a strength....
  • • Bird embraces underdog role at Yanks camp
    Once viewed as the Yankees' first baseman of the future, Greg Bird said that he had no issue when general manager Brian Cashman recently said that Luke Voit now holds "a leg up" in that battle. After several injury-plagued seasons, Bird is embracing that new role as an underdog....
  • • Healthy Bird sings upbeat tune at Yankees camp
    As pitchers and catchers begin reporting to the Yankees' spring-training complex this week, an upbeat and self-proclaimed healthier Greg Bird believes he'll soon get back to being the promising player he once was....
  • • Bird, Yankees reportedly agree to 2019 contract
    The Yankees and first baseman Greg Bird have reached a one-year, $1.2 million agreement to avoid salary arbitration, according to the Associated Press....
  • • Yankees reportedly uninterested in Paul Goldschmidt, will pursue pitching
    Though the Yankees seem unsettled at first base, Jon Heyman of Fancred reports that they haven’t reached out to the Diamondbacks on slugger Paul Goldschmidt. The potential rental slugger, one of the game’s steadiest offensive producers, is reportedly on the trading block. While the Yankees got stunning production from Luke Voit over a brief stretch...

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  • Tanaka, Bird lead Yankees to Game 3 ALDS win: 10/8/17Tanaka, Bird lead Yankees to Game 3 ALDS win: 10/8/17
  • CC, Baby Bombers power Yanks past Red Sox: 6/29/18CC, Baby Bombers power Yanks past Red Sox: 6/29/18
  • Sam Thaiday smashes Greg Bird (LEGITIMATELY) back to the Interchange Bench!!Sam Thaiday smashes Greg Bird (LEGITIMATELY) back to the Interchange Bench!!
  • Felix & Lucy leave the house scene (bird box)Felix & Lucy leave the house scene (bird box)
  • Gray tosses 6 scoreless, Yanks belt 3 homers: 7/11/18Gray tosses 6 scoreless, Yanks belt 3 homers: 7/11/18