Aaron Boone holds Greg Bird out of lineup one more day

New York Post
Aaron Boone holds Greg Bird out of lineup one more day
Aaron Boone holds Greg Bird out of lineup one more day

TAMPA — Nothing in Greg Bird's batting practice Saturday morning indicated the first baseman was already scratched for the afternoon game against the Blue Jays at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Bird sent balls into the deep part of the right-field seats and not one swing looked awkward. Yes, it was only BP, which is never to be confused with pitches hitters see in games. However, if Bird's right elbow was barking, it didn't show. According to Aaron Boone, Bird's elbow, where he was hit with a pitch Wednesday, was OK and it was the manager's decision to hold him out. “Bird is fine. I decided one more day and he will play [Sunday],'' Boone said. “He took BP and felt good. It is nothing more than

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