• Full name Gregory Paul Bird
  • Born 11/09/1992 in Memphis, TN
  • Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 220 / Bats: L / Throws: R
  • School Grandview
  • Debut 08/13/2015
  • Drafted in the 5th round (179th overall) by the New York Yankees in 2011 (signed for $1,100,000).
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    Greg Bird first put himself on the scouting radar when he was the catcher for righthander Kevin Gausman, who is now at Louisiana State. Bird has a 6-foot-4, 205-pound frame and mostly played first base this year, and that's where he projects as a pro. There's obvious strength in his lefthanded swing. It can get a little long at times, but he has good bat speed and gets plenty of loft and backspin on the ball. If he could catch, he would be a much more attractive prospect, but as a first baseman scouts aren't quite sold on his bat, so Bird will likely have to go prove himself at Arkansas.

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  • Rated Best Strike-Zone Discipline in the New York Yankees in 2014
  • Rated Best Hitter for Average in the New York Yankees in 2014

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