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Tuesday June 25th 2024


Greg Bird Loss Puts Huge Pressure on Aging Yankees to Stay Healthy

class="ui-droppable">The 2016 season hasn't even started yet, and the injury bug has already taken a bite out of the New York Yankees. 

And now, they really have to hope it doesn't come back for them again. 

The day's bad news involves Greg Bird. Joel Sherman of the New York Post was the first to tease Monday afternoon that the 23-year-old first baseman had been lost for 2016 due to shoulder surgery. Not long after, the Yankees made it official.

Gut, meet punch.

Bird went into the 2015 season as one of the more well-regarded first base prospects in the minor leagues, and he further boosted his stock as he ascended up the ranks. After OPS'ing .825 with 12 home runs in 83 games at Double-A ...

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