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Brett Gardner | Outfielder

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (30) / 8/24/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 183
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Brett Gardner drove in three runs in a win over the Reds on Saturday.
Gardner had a pair of sacrifice flies and an RBI single. The 30-year-old is now up to 40 RBI on the season. At this rate, he's going to destroy his career high of 52 RBI, which he had last year. Jul 19 - 4:10 PM

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Brett Gardner blasted a leadoff homer in Sunday's loss to the Orioles.

Gardner launched the fourth pitch of the game from Kevin Gausman over the wall in right to get the Yankees on the board in a hurry. Sadly, that would be the extent of their offense on the rain-shortened night. He finishes the first half of the season hitting .279/.353/.424 with nine homers and 37 RBI.
Jul 14 - 12:16 AM

Brett Gardner (abdominal strain) is back in Thursday's lineup against the Indians.

Gardner was held out of Wednesday's lineup with a lower abdominal strain, but he apparently feels well enough to give it a go Thursday. The Yankees need some good news right now and this certainly qualifies.
Jul 10 - 4:57 PM

Brett Gardner is out of the Yankees' lineup on Wednesday night due to a lower abdominal strain.

Gardner at first thought it was a hernia, but a doctor has ruled that out. Still, the speedy left fielder could be out of action for much of the rest of this week. Zoilo Almonte is starting in left on Wednesday against the Indians.
Jul 9 - 4:06 PM

Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Twins.

It appears to be just a routine day of rest for the speedy left fielder. Alfonso Soriano will get the start in his place and hit eighth against opposing hurler Yohan Pino.
Jul 5 - 11:39 AM

Brett Gardner went 4-for-5 with a pair of runs scored in Wednesday's win over the Blue Jays.

It's Gardner's first four-hit game since June 9 last season. He had a chance for a fifth hit, but lined out to first base in his final at-bat in the eighth inning. Gardner has had a good year at the plate, as he has 28 RBI, 14 stolen bases, and he's slashing .290/.351/.412.
Jun 18 - 10:15 PM

Brett Gardner went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Blue Jays.

Gardner's third-inning shot off of Marcus Stroman gave the Yankees the lead, one which they would not surrender. The Yankee outfielder now has home runs in back-to-back games, giving him six on the season. Gardner is currently slashing .280/.343/.405 with 28 RBI and 14 stolen bases.
Jun 17 - 10:21 PM

Brett Gardner hit a go-ahead solo home run in Thursday's win over the Athletics.

His solo shot off Drew Pomeranz in the third inning proved to be the difference in the game. While Gardner is mostly known for his speed, he's already up to four home runs this year, which puts him on pace to surpass his career-high of eight from last season.
Jun 5 - 4:42 PM

Brett Gardner went 1-for-4 and swiped a pair of bases in Friday's loss to the Twins.

The speedy outfielder also came around to score the Yankees lone run in the ballgame. The two stolen bases give him 13 on the season in his first 14 attempts. He has also left the yard three times, driven home 22 and scored 31 runs, delivering quite a bit of mixed league fantasy value.
May 30 - 10:24 PM

Brett Gardner went 1-for-4 with a two-run single in a win over the White Sox on Sunday.

With the bases loaded in the second inning, Gardner came through with a single to give the Yankees the early lead. He later came around to score on a sacrifice fly. It was all the run support Masahiro Tanaka would need. The outfielder is hitting .289/.359/.399 atop the Yankees lineup this season.
May 25 - 6:56 PM

Brett Gardner went 2-for-5 and hit his second career grand slam versus the Mets on Monday.

Gardner yanked a Bartolo Colon fastball over the wall in right for his second homer of the season. He's collected a hit and scored a run in six straight games, and he's up to 16 RBI, even though he's hit first or second more than half of the time.
May 12 - 11:11 PM

Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Angels.

Gardner is dealing with a sore foot, and while the injury isn't believed to be serious, the Yankees preferred to give him a day to rest it. Ichiro Suzuki will draw the start in left field and hit ninth for the Bombers.
Apr 27 - 4:27 PM

Brett Gardner drew three walks, stole two bases, and scored four runs as the Yankees routed the Red Sox on Thursday.

Gardner didn't register a hit, but was a force on the base paths. He has yet to get started offensively with one month of the regular season nearly over, as he has a meager .641 OPS. Fortunately for the Yankees, they didn't need his bat to score 14 runs against the Red Sox. Also noteworthy, Gardner is 4-for-4 stealing bases on the season.
Apr 24 - 11:05 PM

Brett Gardner is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Red Sox.

Gardner is taking a seat against the left-hander Jon Lester. Ichiro Suzuki will make the start in left field Tuesday while Alfonso Soriano starts in right and Carlos Beltran serves as the DH.

Brett Gardner went 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored against the Rays on Sunday.

Gardner hit an RBI double in the fourth inning to get the Yankees on the board, and his run scored in the 12th inning ended up being the game-winning run. The run scored was his seventh of the year after scoring 81 runs in 2013.
Apr 20 - 6:46 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Francisco Cervelli
1B1Mark Teixeira
2B1Brian Roberts
SS1Derek Jeter
2Brendan Ryan
3B1Chase Headley
2Kelly Johnson
3Zelous Wheeler
4Alex Rodriguez
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Ichiro Suzuki
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1CC Sabathia
2Hiroki Kuroda
3Masahiro Tanaka
4Michael Pineda
5Brandon McCarthy
6David Phelps
7Chase Whitley
8Ivan Nova
9Shane Greene
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1David Robertson
2Dellin Betances
3Shawn Kelley
4Matt Thornton
5Adam Warren
6David Huff
7Jeff Francis
8Chris Leroux