Thursday, January 4, 2018
When Bird first came up as a Major Leaguer in late 2015, he looked like he could become a cornerstone at first base for the Yankees. Then injuries derailed him—in 2017, it was his ankle, and for a while his season looked to be in jeopardy. But he finally returned to the lineup in August, and he reminded fans exactly why he’d looked so promising.
Greg Bird gets included in the list of players who are poised to have better seasons in 2018 according to StatCast metrics. Bird is going to be a key player in a lineup that’s become very right-handed of late.
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