BC-BBA-Yankees-Bird, 2nd Ld-Writethru, 782Yanks' Greg Bird needs ankle surgery again, out 6-8 weeksAP Photo NY176Eds: Updates with comments from Boone, Austin, additional details. The goal is to have him back by late May or early June, but the Yankees should be prepared for worse. Neil Walker also could shift over from second base to first.
Austin says that he's confident that he and Walker, a veteran switch-hitter who signed with the Phillies on March 12, will fill in well at first for Bird. He hit.227 with four homers in spring training.
Despite this news, the Yankees should be fine in his absence.
Bird injured the same ankle in the final spring training game before the 2017 season. Lind, who batted.303 with an.875 OPS for the Nationals last season, remains a free agent.
So with what seemed to be a player with all the injury kinks behind him, 2018 looked to be the year of opportunity.
Bird returned August 26 and hit.253 with eight homers and 25 RBIs in 29 games, then batted.241 three homers and six RBIs in 13 playoff games. And in 2010, his first attempt at immortalizing a Curtis Granderson home run - he sang "Curtis, you're something sorta grandish!", a line from a song from "Finian's Rainbow", a 70-year-old Broadway show - was replaced by the more accessible "The Grandy Man Can!"
Self-Driving Uber Strikes and Kills Pedestrian
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The Yankees open the season on Thursday in Toronto.
If Walker and Austin can't get the job done, the Yankees have a few other in-house options, though they're not as desirable.
The Yankees haven't had a regular first baseman since Mark Teixeira left following the 2016 season. "I tried to get it".
So there's no need to go outside the organization just yet. Walker's bat may not have as much upside as Bird's, but it should be good enough to hold them over until June if it takes Bird that long to return.
Still, they hope this one doesn't last almost as long.
The clinic argues in the lawsuit that it performed 78 abortions in 2017 that took place 15 weeks or longer into the pregnancy. Bryant has frequently said he wants MS to be the "safest place in America for an unborn child".
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Uber intends to appeal any court decision to suspend ride sharing licences in Egypt, a source familiar with the matter said. In October, Uber announced Dollars 20 million of investment in its new support centre in Cairo.
Alzheimer's places a huge burden on the health care system, with annual costs exceeding a quarter of a trillion dollars. The diagnosis cases are such strong that in every 65 seconds, some in the US gets diagnosed with Alzheimer's dementia.
Next, he's planning to overhaul jobless benefits, simplify France's retirement systems and streamline parliamentary procedures. An estimated 200,000 people took to the streets to express their objections to several of the moves initiated by Macron.
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Ex-Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward will be an AAF advisor, as will former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck . Each franchise will be league-owned, and the assignment of each team's 50 players will start with a regional draft.
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Sarkozy protests his innocence in Libya cash scandal
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Daniel Bryan has been cleared by WWE to return to the ring
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Google makes it easier to buy what you search for
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