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New York Yankees: Greg Bird likely out for the season

A question that the New York Yankees needed to answer entering spring training was: where would first baseman Greg Bird fit into their 2016 plans? With Mark Teixeira recuperating and Alex Rodriguez firmly entrenched as the team’s everyday DH, Bird would’ve likely been a part-time player for the Yanks who could fill in for either of those players if they got injured. Now, however...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

POLL: Which Yankees player is most likely to win a Gold Glove in 2016?

Gregorius? Teixeira? No Yankees won Gold Gloves last year, though a couple were close. Shortstop Didi Gregorius was the second-most efficient defender in the American League and first baseman Mark Teixeira was as good of candidate as any before he broke his leg on August 17. Can Ellsbury stay healthy in 2016? Can either of those players, or...
Via NJ.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Yankees' Mark Teixeira be around in 2017? Maybe now

Teixeira hit 31 homers last year Watch video It was a question raised by WFAN's Sweeny Murti on Monday, and it's an interesting one: 2017 plan is in question too as Bird loses a critical year of development. Maybe a stopgap option? Maybe that's Teixiera?? -- Sweeny Murti (@YankeesWFAN) February 1, 2016 The proposition, of...
Via NJ.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Injuries Plague the New York Yankees Starting Lineup

The New York Yankees haven’t won a World Series title in seven years. Since then, the team has drastically transformed from a great team, to simply a team with potential. The retirement of players like Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, and Jorge Posada have been hugely felt by the Yankees, and it has been a process to find talented players to create a decent starting lineup. Rookie...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Losing Greg Bird to Injury a Crushing Blow for the New York Yankees?

The New York Yankees have already taken a blow to their 2016 season. The team announced first basemen Greg Bird will be out for the season and undergo surgery for a torn labrum. Bird provided a major boost to the Yankee lineup when Mark Teixeira went down with his season ending injury. Bird finished with 11 homers and 31 RBI along with a .261 batting average in 46 games. Bird had the...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yanks' Greg Bird to have shoulder surgery and miss season

NEW YORK (AP) Yankees first base prospect Greg Bird will have right shoulder surgery Tuesday and will miss the entire 2016 season. New York said Monday that Bird's labrum will be repaired by Dr. David Altchek at The Hospital for Special Surgery. The team said the injury is a reoccurrence of one originally sustained last May. Bird, who turned 23 in November, made his big league...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg Bird to miss 2016 season with torn labrum

Mere months ago, Greg Bird stole Yankees fans’ hearts, but the love affair is already on hold. Bird will miss all of the 2016 season with a torn labrum in his right shoulder, the Yankees announced Monday. According to a news release, the injury is a recurrence of an injury first sustained last May. Bird will undergo surgery Tuesday, with the operation performed by Mets team physician...
Via BP Bronx
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The biggest what-ifs in MLB this past decade

What if one player found himself in a completely different situation than today's reality tells us?What if said player was Mike Trout, who was selected by the Los Angeles Angels with the pick they received from the New York Yankees in the Mark Teixeira free agent signing?That's one of the biggest what-ifs around the Major League Baseball world over the past decade.Detroit Tigers...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

What should the Yankees expect from Mark Teixeira in 2016?

Teixeira hit 31 home runs last season Watch video Yankees' first baseman Mark Teixeira was having an MVP-caliber season through August 17 last season, a 109-game stretch where he had a .912 OPS, 31 home runs, and was playing a phenomenal first base.  That night, though, Teixeira fouled a ball off his right leg and could barely...
Via NJ.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Teixeira rips fan who bumped into him

    A fan who was sitting along the first base line at Sunday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees got a bit overzealous while trying to take home a souvenir, and Mark Teixeira was not pleased about it. With the Yankees trailing 2-0 in the top of the ninth, Teixeira tried to reach into the stands to make a play on a foul ball. He was unable to come up...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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