Yankees Release Ellsbury With $26 Million Remaining On Deal, Cut Bird, TooEllsbury, who has not played since 2017, was released Wednesday to clear a 40-man roster spot as New York added seven players to protect them from next month’s Rule 5 draft.
Yankees Injuries: Greg Bird To IL, Back To 12 On The ShelfThe Yankees have placed first baseman Greg Bird on the 10-day injured list with a left plantar fascia tear, giving the team a dozen players on the shelf less than three weeks into the season.
Yankees Spring Training: Greg Bird Says He's Ready To Reclaim 1B Job From Luke VoitAfter three injury-marred seasons, the 26-year old Bird reported to the Yankees' spring training complex in early January and checked into camp at 230 pounds, up about 20 from the end of last season.
Yankees Activate 1B Greg Bird, Send Torreyes To AAARather than demote one of its eight relief pitchers or first baseman Tyler Austin, New York opted on Saturday to send down Torreyes, who is hitting .339 and can play several positions.
There's No Guarantee Bird Gets His Starting Job Back Once He Returns To YankeesGreg Bird may soon know exactly how Brandon Drury is feeling these days.
Yankees' Greg Bird To Begin Rehab Assignment With Class A TampaManager Aaron Boone estimated Bird would need 10 to 20 days on a rehab assignment before he'd be ready to return to the major leagues.
Yankees' Greg Bird Needs Ankle Surgery; Expected To Miss 6-8 WeeksBird will have surgery will remove a small broken spur on the outside of the right ankle.
Greg Bird Scratched From Spring Training Game With Sore Right FootThis is the second consecutive year that Bird had a late spring training injury.
Severino Cruises Through Postseason Tune-Up, Yankees Bats Hammer RaysLuis Severino cruised through his final postseason tuneup and Starlin Castro, Greg Bird and Aaron Hicks all homered during a four-run sixth inning, lifting the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Yankees' Greg Bird After Ankle Surgery: 'My Season Is Not Over'Yankees first baseman Greg Bird came out of surgery Tuesday morning determined to return to the diamond this season.
Yankees' Bird Takes BP On Staten Island, May Begin Rehab Stint SoonThe Yankees need a first baseman. They'd prefer to have the one they envisioned playing the position coming into the season.
Brian Cashman Addresses Injuries, Struggling PlayersYankees General Manager Brian Cashman addressed some major injuries and struggling players with Mike Francesa Tuesday afternoon.
Sims: Greg Bird's Ankle Injury Was Bound To Impact Either His Hitting Or Base-RunningIn the absence of a period of sustained rest in the acute phase after the injury, pain exacerbated by running may have translated to an earlier stint on the DL. This could have accelerated healing, resulting in a delayed but more productive start.
Palladino: Bird's Problems Are The Yankees' Only Real DownerMoon-shot home runs? Fun. Third-best record in baseball? Lots of fun. Greg Bird? Not so much.
Yankees Place Greg Bird On Disabled List With Ankle InjuryReturning this season after missing all of last year with a shoulder injury, Bird has struggled mightily, batting .100 with one homer and three RBIs. In his last nine games, he is 2-for-31 (.065).