LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Yankees first baseman Greg Bird has been scratched from the starting lineup because of a sore right foot.
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Bird fouled a ball off his right ankle in the Yankees’ final spring training game in 2017. He had surgery on the ankle in July and was limited to just 48 games.MORE NEWS: NYC Primary: So Many Options For Manhattan District Attorney, And Ranked Choice Voting Doesn't Apply
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