BRETT GARDNER RUMORS

Will Yankees’ Brett Gardner remain a valuable commodity?

It’s a business and the New York Yankees believe outfielder Brett Gardner is a valuable commodity. All the same, it will be interesting to see if Gardner’s value as an asset grows or diminishes during and after the 2016 season. Is this the final season in Gardner’s contract that his performance will considerably influence his worth to the club as a trade piece?Brett GardnerPhoto...
Via Yankees Unscripted
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Painted into a corner by austerity, we must steel ourselves for the inevitable Brett Gardner trade

One of the best parts - no, THE best part - of the recent Justin Wilson trade was that it surely ended any Yankee front office delusion about dealing Andrew Miller. As Scotty would tell Kirk, "The pen, Captain, she can't take it any more!" Simultaneously, we are now done with the fantasy that Hal "I'm Not Cheap" Steinbrenner is lying in wait, prepared to spring catlike on a big...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brett Gardner: Second-Half Slacker

The Yankees have been throwing Brett Gardner’s name out in trade talks (frequently) this offseason, and it certainly isn’t overly surprising. The outfielder, who was an All-Star in 2015, was anything but in the second half, batting an abysmal .206/.300/.292 with a well-below average 66 wRC+. His finish to 2015 left fans, and the team, with a bad taste in their mouth. A freshly...
Via BP Bronx
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees and Mariners have had Brett Gardner talks

The Yankees and Mariners have engaged in trade talks centering around Brett Gardner, according to a New York Post report. The Post’s Joel Sherman says that Gardner has long been a favorite of Seattle GM Jerry Dipoto, and Yankees GM Brian Cashman is open to moving anyone for the right price in the name of...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Trade Brett Gardner?

How much will the current run by the New York Mets at a World Series title affect the New York Yankees and their decades-long status as the superior New York team? Obviously, we won’t know for sure but one thing is clear: the Yanks have some work to be done if they want to compete with the Mets, as their recent success doesn’t appear to be a fluke. One potential move they could...
Via isportsweb.com
October 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yankees fan throws HR ball back, hits Brett Gardner

By Sam Galanis It’s not uncommon for fans to throw a visiting player's home run ball back onto the field, but one New York Yankees fan got a little overexcited while doing it Sunday. During the top of the fourth inning of the Yankees’ game against Toronto, Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista smacked a homer to left field. The fan who caught the ball tried to toss it back...
Via NESN.com
August 09, 2015  |  Discuss

New Jersey dot com says the Yankees have passed on the Cuban Brett Gardner with power

I hope they are wrong. But if they're right - well - the Gate-Keeper just slept with Zuul, and New York City is about to meet the Marshmallow Man. This is what happens when a team is so larded, so addicted to overpriced veterans, and with trying to win tomorrow's game, that it cannot make a long-term strategy. This is how franchises suck for 10 years.Supposedly, Hal Steinbrenner...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Gardner Continues Strong Season In Powering Yankees To Series Win Over Rays

Where would the Yankees be without Brett Gardner? As discussed in an earlier post by Bernadette, Gardner is the player the Yankees were expecting when they threw all that money at Jacoby Ellsbury.Gardner is doing what Ellsbury should be doing this year. The Yankees homegrown left fielder is having a career year with the bat: a batting average higher than his career mark, a home-run...
Via Lady At The Bat
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Just How Good Is Brett Gardner?

The New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner is on absolute fire! The lefty has been destroying Texas Rangers pitching over the past 3 days. After a solo shot in the first inning tonight, he is now 8-11 in the series with 6 runs scored, 2 doubles, 4 home runs and 4 RBI.#452579262 / gettyimages.comGardner on the year is now batting .285 with 14 home runs and 47 RBI, out of the...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

A Late Response (To Gardner) & An Early Run (Regarding Collisions)

There was no time to post about Brett Gardner's contract extension until now, right after the new rule about home plate collisions was announced. A few words about both:First, Gardner's extension.  I agree with most people who say $13 million per year is too much money for a player whose best skills are getting on base and catching the ball.  Notice that I didn't include stolen...
Via Lady At The Bat
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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