New York Yankees’ slugger Greg Bird hits a 3-run home run during Wednesday’s game. BIRD IS THE WORD: He’s the owner of a famous cat’s grandson, and he’s also the starting first baseman for the New York Yankees. Manager Joe Girardi officially named Greg Bird his starter on Wednesday after Bird’s huge
PORT ST. LUCIE -- Curtis Granderson apparently likes it. Terry Collins used an unusual lineup Wednesday, dropping Jay Bruce to sixth and Lucas Duda to the seventh spot and putting Granderson in the four-hole, and the center fielder responded with two home runs in the Mets' 15-9 loss to the Marlins
Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has had an average fastball velocity of 97.5 miles per hour in the past two seasons. Can his elbow withstand the stress created by such velocity?