Posted June 09, 2012 on AP on Fox
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Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner had another setback in his slow recovery from a strained right elbow. New York manager Joe Girardi said Gardner felt pain when he woke up Saturday, a day after playing five innings in a rehab game with Class-A Charleston. The speedy outfielder will be examined by Dr. James Andrews on Monday or Tuesday and then later in the week by Dr. Timothy Kremchek, the Cincinnati Reds' medical director. Sidelined since April 18 with an injury to his non-throwing arm, Gardner has cut short two minor league rehab assignments because of discomfort. After the latest setback, Girardi acknowledged he doesn't expect Gardner back until after the All-Star break. ''There's concern we're not going to have him for a while,'' Girardi said. ''Obviously, it's a setback. I'm not sure when we'll see him.'' General manager Brian Cashman said both Gardner and the Yankees are frustrated by the lingering injury. Cashma...
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