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Bird Will Only Get Better

Bird has a .947 OPS in 11 games so far

TAMPA, FL - Coming back from the offseason, no one was more prepared to hit Spring Training than Greg Bird. His plans were delayed by a minor back injury, however, that kept him off the field through April. With his health back on track, Bird has hit the ground running and is keeping the momentum of his strong finish last season going.

"To be completely honest, it is tough," Bird said. "I mean, being out and not being able to go out there with your friends and play with them, was tough." In the short time since his return to the baseball diamond, Bird has been more driven than ever. Having missed the game only months after his season ended in Charleston last year, a delayed start was disappointing. "It was so frustrating...

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