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Look who’s coming to camp: Sorting through 65-man spring roster

The Yankees have announced their complete list of non-roster invitations to big league camp. With those 25 names, the team now has 65 players reporting to big league camp. That includes Greg Bird, who obviously won’t be playing because of shoulder surgery, but it does not include Lane Adams, who is still in DFA limbo […] The post Look who’s coming to camp: Sorting through 65-man spring roster appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

New York Post

Greg Bird’s long recovery begins now

A day after undergoing shoulder surgery, Greg Bird posted a picture of himself smiling from a hospital bed and was looking forward to his return to the Yankees. Bird will miss all of 2016 because of a torn labrum that worsened during pre-spring training workouts in Tampa. “Can’t say enough about how much I appreciate...

Newsday

Yankees' Greg Bird undergoes successful surgery

Yankees first baseman Greg Bird underwent successful surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder Tuesday, and the youngster took to Instagram to prove it.

New York Daily News

Yankees' Bird has shoulder surgery, is facing long recovery

Greg Bird had shoulder surgery to repair his labrum on Tuesday, as scheduled, and now the question is not just how quickly he’ll recover.

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What’s next? Looking for fallout from the Greg Bird injury news

Shoulder surgery for Greg Bird, and just like that, his season is over before it began. Eventually, this lost season will leave the Yankees with a difficult choice for 2017, but first, it leaves them without their anticipated short-erm depth at first base. There’s an impact here that goes well beyond Bird. And it starts […] The post What’s next? Looking for fallout from the Greg Bird injury news appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

New York Daily News

Harper: Bird's injury hurts Yankees with Teixeira so fragile

If all goes well for Mark Teixeira in 2016, it really shouldn’t matter that Greg Bird needs season-ending shoulder surgery.

New York Post

What about Juan Uribe for Yankees’ open Greg Bird spot?

Even in the aftermath of Greg Bird’s injury, the Yankees only are focusing on non-roster invitations to round out the competition in their spring camp. Players such as Pedro Alvarez and Justin Morneau seek major league deals. Also, those veterans would want to know they could play, and with Mark Teixeira at first base and...

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Greg Bird to miss all season with shoulder injury

The Yankees have their first serious injury of the year. As first reported by Joel Sherman, first base prospect Greg Bird is expected to miss the entire season because of a shoulder issue that requires surgery. The Yankees announced the injury in a short email that reads: Greg Bird will undergo surgery tomorrow to repair a […] The post Greg Bird to miss all season with shoulder injury appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

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October checkups recommended no surgery for Bird

When Greg Bird returned from his May shoulder issue, he played as if there were nothing wrong. He hit his way out of Double-A, hit his way out of Triple-A, and became one of the Yankees’ most productive big league sluggers down the stretch. When the season ended, though, Bird’s agent contacted the Yankees to […] The post October checkups recommended no surgery for Bird appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

New York Post

Yankees’ Greg Bird to miss 2016 after shoulder surgery

Greg Bird’s 2016 season is over before it even began, as the first baseman is set to undergo shoulder surgery Tuesday to repair a torn right labrum, first reported by The Post. The 23-year-old, who helped keep the Yankees’ offense afloat after he was called up to replace the injured Mark Teixeira in August, aggravated...

New York Daily News

Yankees' Greg Bird to miss 2016 season with shoulder injury

The once-promising future looks uncertain for Yankees 1B Greg Bird, who will miss the 2016 season with a right shoulder injury.

Beaver County Times

3 Thoughts: Cervelli unlikely to find his fortune with Pirates

It is difficult to imagine the Pirates giving $12 million a year to Francisco Cervelli, a catcher who turns 30 during spring training and had a long history of injuries with the Yankees.

New York Post

CC Sabathia unveils his 2016 post-rehab version

CC Sabathia’s 2016 has begun. The lefty, coming back from a right knee injury and an offseason stint in rehab, threw off flat ground and in the bullpen in front of pitching coach Larry Rothschild at the Yankees spring training complex in Tampa on Friday. Sabathia, 35, is coming off a rocky season that ended...

Grand Rapids Press

Detroit Tigers announce spring broadcast schedule; six games slated for Fox Sports Detroit

The Grapefruit League broadcasts will kick off March 2 in a game against the New York Yankees. The Detroit Tigers announced their full television and radio broadcast schedule for Grapefruit League games this spring on Wednesday. The schedule includes six games on Fox Sports Detroit and 20 games on the radio. The schedule for Tigers games on Fox Sports Detroit is: * March 2: vs. New York Yankees (at Tampa)* March 8: vs. Tampa Bay Rays (at Lakeland)* March 15: vs. Atlanta Braves (at Lakeland)* March 17: vs. St. Louis Cardinals (at Lakeland)* March 18: vs. St. Louis...

Tampa Tribune

Rays announce Big 22 Game Plan

The Tampa Bay Rays on Friday announced a Big 22 Game Plan, a deal that includes tickets to Opening Day, 18 weekend dates and games against the New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers and San Franisco Giants. Big 22 Plans start as low as $25 per game, the Rays said in a release. A

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Yankees acquire right-handed reliever Kirby Yates from Indians

The Yankees just announced that they have acquired right-handed pitcher Kirby Yates from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for cash considerations. Yates, 28, has appeared in 58 big league games, all with the Rays in the past two years. The Indians acquired him this offseason and ultimately designated him for assignment after they signed Mike […] The post Yankees acquire right-handed reliever Kirby Yates from Indians appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

New York Post

Yankees add mystery arm Kirby Yates to bullpen mix

The Yankees made a small addition Friday, acquiring right-handed reliever Kirby Yates from the Indians in exchange for cash considerations. The 28-year-old was designated for assignment this week by Cleveland, which had just purchased Yates’ contract from Tampa Bay in November. After a solid 2014 season, when he appeared in 37 games for the Rays...

Akron Beacon Journal

Indians trade RP Kirby Yates to New York Yankees for cash considerations

A few days after being designated for assignment, relief pitcher Kirby Yates was traded by the Indians to the New York Yankees for cash considerations. Yates, 28, was acquired from the Tampa Bay Rays this offseason for cash considerations and figured to be a contender to fill a spot in the Indians' bullpen this season until room was needed on the 40-man roster for recent free agent addition Mike Napoli. Suspension The office of the commissioner announced Tuesday that Indians minor league pitcher Joseph Colon will be suspended 50 games without pay following a second positive drug...