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Brett Gardner | Outfielder | #11

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (34) / 8/24/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 195
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Charleston
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 3 (0) / NYY
Contract: view contract details

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Brett Gardner (knee) remains out of the Yankees' starting lineup on Thursday against the Mariners.
Gardner has apparently made some progress in his recovery from a sore right knee, but he'll sit out for a fifth straight game with the Mariners starting left-hander James Paxton in this matinee tilt at Yankee Stadium. Giancarlo Stanton is in left field and Gary Sanchez is taking a turn at designated hitter. Jun 21 - 10:10 AM

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Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters that he'll probably sit Brett Gardner (knee) on Thursday even if he's healthy enough to play.

Gardner is out of the lineup for the fourth straight game Wednesday with discomfort in his right knee, and it sounds like it'll be five. Boone did tell reporters that he believes that Gardner will avoid a trip on the disabled list. Clint Frazier gets the start on Wednesday in left, and there's a strong chance he'll get another start against James Paxton and Seattle on Thursday.
Jun 20 - 4:30 PM

Brett Gardner (knee) remains out of the Yankees' starting lineup Wednesday versus the Mariners.

Gardner has now missed four straight games due to discomfort in his right knee, but there is no talk of placing him on the disabled list. Clint Frazier is starting in left field and batting ninth on Wednesday night against Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez.
Jun 20 - 3:23 PM

Brett Gardner (knee) is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Mariners.

Gardner has now missed three straight starts with right knee soreness. He's considered day-to-day for now. Clint Frazier will start in left field and bat ninth.
Jun 19 - 3:28 PM

Brett Gardner said that while he's "encouraged" by how his right knee feels, he's going to sit out the second game against the Nationals on Monday.

Gardner missed Sunday's game due to right knee soreness and can be considered day-to-day. The Yankees have reportedly called up Clint Frazier to provide some depth as the 26th man, though the club has yet to make an official announcement.
Jun 18 - 2:29 PM

Brett Gardner sat out Sunday's game against the Rays with a sore right knee.

Gardner underwent an MRI on Sunday which revealed only minor inflammation. The veteran outfielder is considered day-to-day and hopes to be in the Yankees' lineup on Monday.
Jun 17 - 5:53 PM

Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees' lineup Sunday.

Gardner is just getting some rest. Giancarlo Stanton is getting a start in left field, Greg Bird is in the designated hitter spot and Neil Walker is at first base.
Jun 17 - 11:09 AM

Brett Gardner went 2-for-3 and clubbed a go-ahead, two-run homer during a 4-1 win over the Mets on Friday.

His eighth-inning shot off starter Jacob deGrom with Gleyber Torres aboard broke open a tie game and sent the Yankees to victory over their cross-town rival. The leadoff batter has a .268 batting average with five homers, 21 RBI and 41 runs scored in 53 games. He has stolen six bases as well.
Jun 8 - 10:38 PM

Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees' starting lineup for the first half of Monday's doubleheader against the Tigers.

Clint Frazier will start in left field and bat seventh versus Detroit right-hander Drew VerHagen. Aaron Hicks is in center field and Giancarlo Stanton is in right field. Aaron Judge will take a turn at designated hitter.
Jun 4 - 10:28 AM

Brett Gardner is not in the Yankees' starting lineup on Wednesday against the Astros.

Gardner went 4-for-5 with two homers, three RBI, and two runs scored on Tuesday night, but Giancarlo Stanton will take a turn in left field Wednesday versus Houston left-hander Dallas Keuchel. Gary Sanchez is at DH and Austin Romine will catch Luis Severino.

Brett Gardner played hero ball in the Yankees' comeback win over the Astros Tuesday, hitting a solo home run and a game-tying, two-run shot in the ninth inning.

Gardner led off the bottom of the first inning with a solo jack off of Charlie Morton. In the bottom of the ninth, after Miguel Andujar reached on a walk, Gardner hit a towering shot off of Chris Devenski that just cleared the wall in right field. He also added a pair of singles for his first four-hit game of the season. Gardner's on-base percentage was sitting at .315 on May 3, but it's now at .363 after a nice run.
May 29 - 11:55 PM

Brett Gardner accounted for three of the Yankees’ five hits Sunday in a win over Los Angeles.

It wasn’t a big day for offense at Yankee Stadium but Gardner was responsible for most of it. Gardner singled three times, each off a different pitcher, but never got around to scoring. Sunday extended Gardner's hitting streak to seven games. He’s lifted his average from .225 to .246 during that span.
May 27 - 5:47 PM

Brett Gardner is out of the Yankees' starting lineup on Tuesday night against the Rangers.

Giancarlo Stanton is in left field and batting third, with Aaron Hicks in center field and hitting leadoff versus Rangers left-hander Cole Hamels. Tyler Austin is at DH and Neil Walker is playing first base.
May 22 - 5:04 PM

Brett Gardner went 2-for-5 with a run scored in a win over the Athletics on Sunday.

Gardner singled twice, and came around to score on a two-run single from Giancarlo Stanton. The 34-year-old outfielder isn't hitting for any power (.298 slugging percentage), but he is getting on-base at a .358 clip, and as long as he's hitting leadoff behind the loaded Yankees lineup he should score more than his fair share of runs.
May 13 - 7:14 PM

Brett Gardner went 3-for-5 with two RBI and three runs and delivered the key hit in the ballgame against the Red Sox on Wednesday.

He stroked a two-run triple off relief ace Craig Kimbrel to drive in the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning. Gardner also doubled twice in the ballgame. It was a rare flurry of extra-base hits for the struggling leadoff batter. The big game boosts his slash line to .214/.329/.294 with one homer, 12 RBI and 28 runs in 33 games.
May 10 - 12:07 AM

Depth Charts

C1Gary Sanchez
2Austin Romine
1B1Greg Bird
2Neil Walker
2B1Gleyber Torres
SS1Didi Gregorius
3B1Miguel Andujar
LF1Brett Gardner
CF1Aaron Hicks
2Jacoby Ellsbury
RF1Aaron Judge
DH1Giancarlo Stanton
2Clint Frazier
Starting Pitcher
S1Masahiro Tanaka
2Luis Severino
3CC Sabathia
4Sonny Gray
5Domingo German
6Jonathan Loaisiga
7Jordan Montgomery
Relief Pitcher
R1Aroldis Chapman
2David Robertson
3Dellin Betances
4Chad Green
5Jonathan Holder
6Adam Warren
7Chasen Shreve
8A.J. Cole
9Ben Heller
10Luis Cessa