The New York Yankees hoped that Greg Bird's return in health would provide the answers to his problems at first base, but unfortunately for them, it hasn't been the case.
Now the Yankees are looking for options inside their organization, and Brandon Drury and Tyler Austin look like the greatest fit for that position and also don't forget that they also have utility man Neil Walker.
Manager Aaron Boone spoke with the New York Post about it after the defeat on Wednesday in which there was no offensive production again from neither Bird or Walker:
It’s possible. Those are things we’ll discuss over the next day and a half with what we want to do and how we shape the roster going into the weekend.
On first base's production, the Yankees have the third worst of all Major Leagues, with a batting average of .202 - overtaken by Orioles and Rockies - and the second with more strikeouts with 101 only surpassed by the Orioles.
Walker is batting for .185, while Bird has a .191 average. In the minor leagues, Drury hits .310 while Austin goes for .233.