Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 5 days ago

Gardner is out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the A's.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Oakland is starting lefty Sean Manaea on the hill Saturday, so the Yankees will use the switch-hitting Aaron Hicks in left field in place of Gardner. However, Gardner will likely rejoin the lineup for Sunday's series finale with the Yankees squaring off against right-hander Jesse Hahn.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 7 days ago

Gardner went 2-for-5 with his fifth home run of the season in Wednesday's 4-2 victory over the Diamondbacks.

Competitive Edge Analysis

His shot was nice, but it doesn't make up for his career-worst .240 batting average. Fortunately, the numbers would indicate that Gardner is due to run into some luck in the near future. His contact rate is on par with his career average, but his .272 BABIP is unfortunately well under his .320 lifetime number. That stat should even itself out in time, meaning Gardner should see the batting average on the rise as the season goes on.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 week ago

Gardner is not in the lineup for Monday's game against Arizona, Jack Magruder of FOX Sports reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gardner will get the day off Monday with lefty Robbie Ray taking the mound for the Diamondbacks. It appears to be for matchup purposes, and rest, since Gardner appeared in 23 consecutive games coming into Monday.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 1 week ago

Gardner went 3-for-4 with a run scored and two steals in Sunday's win over the White Sox.

Competitive Edge Analysis

It's his first multi-hit game since April 29, and Gardner's struggles at the plate have left him with a .171/.333/.390 slash line over 41 May at-bats. He does have seven steals and 17 runs scored on the season, but Gardner's overall offensive performance so far has been lacking.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 2 weeks ago

Gardner 1-for-4 with a home run in Monday's win over the Royals.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The blast was one of five solo home runs by the Yankees in this one, as the bats have begun waking up a bit. Gardner is still hitting just .240, but he's gone deep in consecutive games and is working his way on base to the tune of a .360 OBP.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 3 weeks ago

Gardner (arm) will return to the lineup Friday, Wallace Matthews of ESPN.com reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Manager Joe Girardi has yet to formally submit his lineup for the series opener against Boston, but he confirmed that Gardner will be in it. Gardner took some cuts early Friday and was adamant that he could give it a go. X-rays were negative after Gardner was hit by a pitch on his arm during Wednesday's game.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 3 weeks ago

Gardner (arm) is out of Thursday's lineup against the Orioles, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

X-rays on his right arm came back negative, but he will take at least Thursday to rest up. In his absence, Dustin Ackley and Aaron Hicks will set up alongside Jacoby Ellsbury, with recently recalled Ben Gamel serving as depth off the bench.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 3 weeks ago

X-rays taken on Gardner's right arm came back negative, but manager Joe Girardi is not sure if he will be able to play Thursday, Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

While it seems Gardner may not be facing a lengthy absence after leaving Wednesday's game after being hit by a pitch, it does appear he could miss at least one game. Gardner's status for Thursday's game will be determined when the Yankees release their lineup several hours prior to first pitch.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 3 weeks ago

Gardner left the game after getting hit by a pitch, Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

There has been no update on exactly what Gardner's injury is, but look for another update in the near future when more news is released to clarify his status.

Brett Gardner LF/CF NYY 4 weeks ago

Gardner went 2-for-4 with an RBI in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Red Sox.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The 32-year-old managed his first multi-hit game over the last six contests, and broke out of the 1-for-15 slump he came into Friday with. He did go down on strikes for the second straight game, and third time in the last four outings. His contact problems notwithstanding, Gardner is slashing a respectable .269/.388/.388 over his first 67 at-bats.