Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 7 days ago

Gardner is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Royals, according to Newsday's Erik Boland.

Gardner is hitting .304 (17-for-56) this month, but manager Joe Girardi will give him a day off with the Royals starting left-hander Danny Duffy. Chris Young will man left field for the Yankees in Gardner's place.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 2 weeks ago

Gardner drove in his first runs in a week, hitting a three-run home run Monday against the Rays.

Gardner pushed his average to .308 on the season, and now has a hit in six straight games. During the month of May, he's getting on base 38.1 percent of the time and is slugging .500.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 2 weeks ago

Gardner (neck) will return to the lineup Thursday against the Orioles, Wallace Matthews of ESPN New Yok reports.

Gardner missed Wednesday's contest due to a stiff neck, but it appears that's no longer an issue. He'll rejoin the lineup Thursday, batting second for the Yankees and pushing Chris Young back to the bench.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 2 weeks ago

Gardner hopes to play Thursday, Meredith Marakovic of YES Network reports.

Manager Joe Girardi said Gardner's neck stiffened sliding in the first inning of Tuesday's game and got worse over the course of the game. Gardner underwent treatment Wednesday and was prepared to enter the game in the Yankees needed him. The Yankees face right-handed Chris Tillman Thursday, so Gardner should play if his neck is not bothering him.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 2 weeks ago

Gardner is out Wednesday with a stiff neck, Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News reports.

It's unclear exactly when Gardner starting experiencing issues with his neck, but he should be considered day-to-day at this point. With the Yankees facing the left-handed Mark Buehrle, it's possibly just a precautionary move as Chris Young likely would have gotten the start in place of either Gardner or Carlos Beltran anyway.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 2 weeks ago

Gardner is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Blue Jays, Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network reports.

It appears to just be a regular off day for Gardner as the Yankees face off against the left-handed Mark Buehrle. Chris Young will slot into the lineup as the starting left fielder in his stead.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 3 weeks ago

Gardner went 2-for-4 Saturday with a double and three RBI.

He continues to swing a hot bat, and Gardner is how slashing .319/.405/.420 on the season. Last year's power surge hasn't yet resurfaced, and he only has one home run to date, but his 15 runs scored, 10 RBI and six steals so far are still a solid haul for those with shares in Gardner.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 3 weeks ago

Gardner is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rays.

Gardner racked up five hits and three RBI over his last three games, but he will get the day off Wednesday with the Yankees employing a righty-heavy lineup against Rays starter Drew Smyly. Chris Young will get the start in left field in Gardner's place.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 month ago

Gardner is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Tigers, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

Manager Joe Girardi has been committed to getting Chris Young in the starting lineup against left-handed pitching, so Gardner will take a seat as the club faces southpaw David Price. Young will get the start in left, batting second.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 month ago

Gardner went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a walk in Saturday's win over the Rays.

Gardner was reinserted into the lineup after sitting out three games with a bone bruise in his wrist, but appeared to be swinging the bat fine Saturday while showing no lingering effects of the injury.