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Brett Gardner | Outfielder | #11

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (32) / 8/24/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 195
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Charleston
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 3 (0) / NYY
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Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees starting lineup on Tuesday.
It's simply a routine day of rest for Gardner as the Yankees square off against a difficult southpaw. Aaron Hicks will start in his place in left field and bat eighth for the Yankees. Jun 28 - 4:06 PM

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Brett Gardner went 2-for-3 and scored a pair of runs as the Yankees fell to the Rockies on Tuesday night in New York.

Gardner also drew a pair of walks in the contest, reaching base safely in four of his five plate appearances. He has done a nice job once again as a catalyst atop the Yankees lineup this season, slashing .258/.370/.367 with five homers, 41 runs scored and 11 stolen bases.
Jun 22 - 1:28 AM

Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees' lineup Friday.

He's getting a breather with the Twins throwing lefty Pat Dean. Aaron Hicks is in left field. Brian McCann is also sitting in favor of Austin Romine.
Jun 17 - 4:44 PM

Brett Gardner went 3-for-4 and scored a pair of runs as the Yankees topped the Angels 6-3 on Thursday.

All three of his knocks were singles, but unfortunately for fantasy owners he didn't attempt a stolen base in any of his three times on base. Gardner has once again been a terrific table-setter near the top of the Yankees' lineup, slashing .261/.377/.383 with five homers, 14 RBI and 11 stolen bases.
Jun 9 - 10:12 PM

Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees' starting lineup Thursday against the Tigers.

Gardner can't buy a hit right now (one for his last 28) and manager Joe Girardi is stacking his lineup with right-handers against lefty Matt Boyd. Aaron Hicks will draw the start in left field for the Bombers.
Jun 2 - 4:43 PM

Brett Gardner is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Blue Jays.

He'll take a seat against left-hander J.A. Happ. Aaron Hicks will start in left field and bat ninth. Rob Refsnyder is hitting second and playing right field.
May 31 - 3:44 PM

Brett Gardner went 0-for-3 before being pulled for a pinch-hitter Monday against the Blue Jays.

With Gardner slumping, manager Joe Girardi felt better about Rob Refsnyder's chances against lefty Aaron Loup in the ninth. Gardner isn't often pulled in those situations, but he's hitting just .163/.28/.184 in 49 at-bats against left-handers this year.
May 30 - 9:42 PM

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

Given that the club is squaring off against tough southpaw Matt Moore, manager Joe Girardi figured it would be a good day to give Gardner a breather and keep him fresh. Aaron Hicks is starting in his place and batting second for the Bombers on Saturday.
May 28 - 1:02 PM

Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Athletics.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is using a matchup against left-hander Sean Manaea to get Gardner a day of rest. Rob Refsnyder is starting in right field and will bat seventh for the Yankees on Saturday.
May 21 - 2:01 PM

Brett Gardner spoiled Steven Wright's potential shutout on Sunday night, launching a solo homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning.

It was Gardner's lone hit in four at-bats and one of only three hits for the Yankees as a club. With the 1-for-4 effort, he's now hitting .239/.364/.380 with three homers, seven RBI and five stolen bases on the season.
May 8 - 10:42 PM

Brett Gardner (elbow) is back in the Yankees' lineup Friday.

Gardner didn't start Thursday after being hit on the right elbow by a pitch Wednesday, but he's fine. The Yankees also have Ronald Torreyes at third base over Chase Headley.
May 6 - 4:54 PM

Brett Gardner (elbow) hopes to be back in the lineup on Friday.

Gardner didn't start Thursday after being hit on the right elbow by a pitch Wednesday, although he did appear as a pinch-runner and stole a base. "I’d say it’s about the same," said Gardner. "I was able to sleep in kind of an awkward position and keep it elevated for the most part most of the night, so I think that helped out."
May 6 - 10:07 AM

After being hit on the right elbow by a pitch in Wednesday's win over the Orioles, Brett Gardner's X-rays came back negative.

Gardner was plunked on the elbow in the top of the eighth inning. It actually resulted in an RBI for the run-hungry Yankees, as the bases were loaded at the time. He would stay in the game before being lifted for defensive replacement Dustin Ackley in the ninth. After the win, manager Joe Girardi said that the speedy outfielder was "pretty sore." Consider him day-to-day moving forward unless the Yankees indicate otherwise.
May 4 - 10:41 PM

Brett Gardner smacked a walk-off solo home run in the ninth inning on Saturday, propelling the Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Rays.

Gardner's heroics came off Rays reliever Erasmo Ramirez who was in his second inning of work. He also singled twice in the contest, finishing the day 3-for-5 with a run scored and two RBI. Gardner also put his wheels on display, swiping his third base of the season.
Apr 23 - 4:43 PM

Brett Gardner (neck) pinch-hit and remained in Thursday's game versus the Athletics.

Gardner walked as a pinch-hitter in the seventh inning, stayed in to play left field and then struck out in the eighth. He didn't start the last two games due to a stick neck, but he's expected back in the lineup Friday.
Apr 22 - 8:25 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Austin Romine
1B1Mark Teixeira
2Rob Refsnyder
3Chris Parmelee
4Greg Bird
2B1Starlin Castro
2Ronald Torreyes
SS1Didi Gregorius
3B1Chase Headley
LF1Brett Gardner
2Dustin Ackley
3Mat Gamel
CF1Jacoby Ellsbury
2Mason Williams
RF1Carlos Beltran
2Aaron Hicks
DH1Alex Rodriguez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Michael Pineda
3Nathan Eovaldi
4Ivan Nova
5CC Sabathia
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2Andrew Miller
3Dellin Betances
4Anthony Swarzak
5Richard Bleier
6Luis Cessa
7Conor Mullee
8Branden Pinder
9Bryan Mitchell