Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 3 days 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 6 days 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.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 7 days ago

Gardner (wrist) is back in the starting lineup Saturday, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

He'll bat second and start in left field Saturday after entering the game as a pinch-runner Friday night.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 week ago

Gardner (wrist) entered Friday's win over the Rays as a pinch runner and remained in the game in left field.

Gardner hasn't been in the lineup since suffering a bone bruise Monday, but he was apparently healthy enough to be called on to do everything but hit in Friday's game. He remains day-to-day, but the 31-year-old is optimistic that he'll be ready to go Saturday.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 week ago

Gardner (wrist) is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Rays, Newsday's Erik Boland reports.

The Yankees were hoping to have Gardner back in the lineup Friday, but the speedy outfielder's bone bruise apparently needs at least one more day to heal. Chris Young will get another start in left field, with Chase Headley moving up to the second spot in the lineup.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 week ago

Gardner (wrist) underwent an MRI on Thursday, which confirmed his original diagnosis of a bone bruise.

X-rays on the wrist were negative, but the Yankees wanted to be completely sure that it wasn't anything more serious than a bone bruise and thus ordered the MRI. With the MRI coming back clean as well, Gardner remains day-to-day ahead of Friday's series opener against Tampa. Manager Joe Girardi said he hoped to have Gardner back Friday, but nothing is set in stone.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 week ago

Gardner (wrist) reported feeling better but may undergo an MRI on Thursday, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

Gardner will be out of the lineup for a second consecutive game Wednesday, but is expected to be available as a pinch-runner or defensive replacement. The lefty reported that he believes he'll be good to go for Friday's game against the Rays, but his status could be in jeopardy depending on the results of an MRI.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 week ago

Gardner (wrist) is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Orioles, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

The news doesn't come as much of a surprise as manager Joe Girardi had already effectively ruled Gardner out by saying he hoped to have him back Friday, as Chris Young will fill in as the left fielder Wednesday. The Yankees have an offday Thursday, but Gardner appears to be on track to return to the lineup Friday against the Rays.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 2 weeks ago

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is hoping to have Gardner (wrist) back in the lineup Friday, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports.

Although he didn't say so explicitly, Girardi effectively ruled Gardner out for Wednesday's series finale against Baltimore. The skipper said Gardner is still sore and probably won't be available to pinch-hit Tuesday, though he suggested Gardner may be able to pinch run or play defense.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 2 weeks ago

Gardner (wrist) is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Orioles, Newsday's Erik Boland reports.

The news on Gardner has been generally positive, with an X-ray on the wrist coming back negative, but he will sit Tuesday and his status for Wednesday's series finale is uncertain. Chris Young will take over in left field Tuesday, with Chase Headley moving up to the two-hole in the batting order.