1B - PHI - MiLB
1B Greg Bird signed a minor-league deal with Philadelphia on Tuesday and was added to the 60-player pool.
Bird suffered a calf injury earlier in the season and was released by the Rangers. He will provide the Phillies first-base depth as Rhys Hoskins is dealing with an elbow injury. Bird has yet to appear in a game in 2020, but slashed .171/.293/.257 over 41 plate appearances for the Yankees in 2019.
Greg Bird has elected free agency after clearing outright waivers. He was designated for assignment earlier this week.
Bird was once an elite prospect, but has simply been league average over 700 plate appearances across four injury-riddled seasons at the big-league level. Look for him to latch on to a team soon.
Greg Bird (calf) was activated off the 10-day injured list and designated for assignment by the Rangers on Tuesday.
Bird signed a contract with the Rangers in August, and shortly landed on the IL with a calf injury. He didn’t appear in one game for the Rangers and was removed from the 40-man roster. Bird will look to latch onto another team this season.
Greg Bird was placed on the 10-day injured list Tuesday with a right calf strain.
Bird had his contract selected by the Rangers over the weekend, but he'll head to the injured list before making an appearance. Bird is eligible to be activated August 11.
1B Greg Bird will have his contract purchased by the Rangers to replace Ronald Guzman, who was optioned on Thursday.
Guzman was optioned to the Rangers alternate camp and Bird will replace him on the big league roster. The 27-year-old will split time between 1B/DH for the Rangers. Bird slashed .171/.293/.257 with one home run across 35 plate appearances for the Yankees in 2019.