Yankees 1B Bird to have ankle surgery, miss 6 weeks


Yankees 1B Bird to have ankle surgery, miss 6 weeks
  1. Yankees 1B Bird to have ankle surgery, miss 6 weeks
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    MINNEAPOLIS - New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird will have ankle surgery on Tuesday and is expected to miss the next six weeks. After a strong spring training, Bird hit…
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MINNEAPOLIS - New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird will have ankle surgery on Tuesday and is expected to miss the next six weeks.

After a strong spring training, Bird hit just .100 with one home run in 19 games to start the season. He was placed on the disabled list on May 2 with a bone bruise on his right ankle. After one rehab assignment was shut down when the pain resurfaced, Bird visited several doctors to determine a course of treatment.

Bird missed all of last season while recovering from shoulder surgery.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi says the…

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