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YMLN - Bird Is The Word

Greg Bird keeps up his hot hitting

CLEARWATER, FL - Split into two squads at Instructs, the Yankees had two different final outcomes against the Phillies, winning 8-6 in one game and losing 6-5 in the other, but the offensive production in each game remained a constant and it was highlighted by a surging Greg Bird.

First baseman Greg Bird hit .400 in his eleven-game trial with the Staten Island Yankees late in the season and his hot hitting has carried over into Instructs. He led off his game with a towering solo home run to right field in his first at-bat and then singled to right in his second at-bat before singling sharply to left field in his third and final plate appearance in a 3-3 performance... Recommended Stories

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