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Brett Gardner

31-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Yankees

2015 Stats

AVG

.288

HR

4

RBI

20

R

31

SB

12

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

In many ways, Gardner's 2014 was a carbon copy of his 2013, but fantasy owners were pleased with the one major difference power. With 23 career home runs through his first 2,200 big league plate app...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 187   DOB: 8/24/1983   BORN: Holly Hill, SC   COLLEGE: Charleston   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brett Gardner Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract extension with the Yankees in February of 2014.

May 29, 2015  –  Brett Gardner News

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Gardner went 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI in Thursday's loss to the Athletics.

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Brett Gardner Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 22 AA TRE 55 251 217 41 59 7 4 3 0 13 28 5 27 39 1 4 2 .272 .352 .318 .670
2007 23 AA TRE 54 241 203 43 61 19 14 5 0 17 18 4 33 32 1 4 0 .300 .392 .419 .811
2007 23 AAA SCR 45 207 181 37 47 8 4 3 1 9 21 3 21 43 3 0 2 .260 .343 .331 .674
2008 24 AAA SCR 94 426 341 68 101 26 12 11 3 32 37 9 70 76 11 3 1 .296 .414 .422 .836
2008 24 MAJ NYY 42 141 127 18 29 7 5 2 0 16 13 1 8 30 3 1 2 .228 .283 .299 .582
2009 25 AAA SCR 4 16 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 5 1 0 0 0 .091 .375 .091 .466
2009 25 MAJ NYY 108 284 248 48 67 15 6 6 3 23 26 5 26 40 6 1 3 .270 .345 .379 .724
2010 26 MAJ NYY 150 569 477 97 132 32 20 7 5 47 47 9 79 101 5 3 5 .277 .383 .379 .762
2011 27 MAJ NYY 159 588 510 87 132 34 19 8 7 36 49 13 60 93 8 2 8 .259 .345 .369 .714
2012 28 A CHA 1 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
2012 28 AAA SCR 2 7 5 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .600 .714 1.000 1.714
2012 28 MAJ NYY 16 37 31 7 10 2 2 0 0 3 2 2 5 7 1 0 0 .323 .417 .387 .804
2013 29 MAJ NYY 145 609 539 81 147 51 33 10 8 52 24 8 52 127 7 3 8 .273 .344 .416 .760
2014 30 MAJ NYY 148 636 555 87 142 50 25 8 17 58 21 5 56 134 13 6 6 .256 .327 .422 .749
2015 31 MAJ NYY 43 179 156 31 45 15 10 1 4 20 12 3 17 31 4 0 2 .288 .366 .442 .808
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3-Year Averages     103 426 375 58 99 34 20 6 8 37 15 5 37 89 7 3 4 .264 .334 .413 .747
Career  (View All)     811 3,043 2,643 456 704 206 120 42 44 255 194 46 303 563 47 16 34 .266 .347 .393 .741

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Brett Gardner Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 28 @Oak 5 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .366 .442 .808
May. 27 KC 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .359 .430 .789
May. 26 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .361 .429 .790
May. 25 KC 4 3 2 1 0 1 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .364 .438 .802
May. 24 Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .357 .407 .764
May. 23 Tex 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .287 .366 .419 .785
May. 22 Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .289 .364 .422 .786
May. 20 @Was 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .363 .427 .790
May. 19 @Was 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .366 .433 .799
May. 17 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .380 .451 .831
May. 16 @KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .383 .458 .841
May. 15 @KC 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .386 .462 .848
May. 14 @TB 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .388 .447 .835
May. 13 @TB 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .389 .450 .839
May. 12 @TB 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .318 .397 .467 .864
May. 11 @TB 5 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .385 .462 .847
May. 10 Bal 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 .313 .393 .444 .837
May. 9 Bal 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .402 .457 .859
May. 8 Bal 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .326 .412 .472 .884
May. 7 Bal 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .408 .459 .867
May. 6 @Tor Did not play.
May. 5 @Tor 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .404 .444 .848
May. 4 @Tor 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .404 .442 .846
May. 3 @Bos 6 2 2 0 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .320 .400 .453 .853
May. 2 @Bos 4 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .405 .420 .825
May. 1 @Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .400 .400 .800
Apr. 29 TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .400 .410 .810
Apr. 28 TB 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .311 .400 .410 .810
Apr. 27 TB 4 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .316 .409 .421 .830
Apr. 26 NYM 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .393 .396 .789
Last 7 Days 25 5 7 3 0 1 4 4 6 2 0 0 0 0 .280 .379 .520 .899
Last 14 Days 49 7 11 3 1 1 4 5 13 2 0 0 0 0 .224 .296 .388 .684
Last 30 Days 107 19 31 9 1 3 16 11 23 7 2 0 0 0 .290 .356 .477 .833

Brett Gardner: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 43 43
2014 146 126 25 1 1
2013 138 138 2
2012 15 15
2011 156 149 18
2010 146 123 44 2
2009 99 99 1

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Brett Gardner Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015438180.233.395.708
2014164253124.262.354.687
2013178292193.247.427.744

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20151132331212.310.460.846
201439162144617.253.450.775
20133615263321.285.410.767

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20157917295.291.456.826
20142804082813.268.425.755
20132714363011.277.421.762

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201577142117.286.429.789
2014275479308.244.418.743
20132683822213.269.410.757
Brett Gardner Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2006 22 AA TRE 251 217 10.8% 15.5% 0.69 82% .331 .046
2007 23 AA TRE 241 203 13.7% 13.3% 1.03 84% .357 .119
2007 23 AAA SCR 207 181 10.1% 20.8% 0.49 76% .336 .071
2008 24 AAA SCR 426 341 16.4% 17.8% 0.92 78% .374 .126
2008 24 MAJ NYY 141 127 5.7% 21.3% 0.27 76% .299 .071
2009 25 AAA SCR 16 11 31.3% 6.3% 5.00 91% .100 .000
2009 25 MAJ NYY 284 248 9.2% 14.1% 0.65 84% .312 .109
2010 26 MAJ NYY 569 477 13.9% 17.8% 0.78 79% .342 .102
2011 27 MAJ NYY 588 510 10.2% 15.8% 0.65 82% .305 .110
2012 28 A CHA 3 3 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% .500 .000
2012 28 AAA SCR 7 5 28.6% 14.3% 2.00 80% .750 .400
2012 28 MAJ NYY 37 31 13.5% 18.9% 0.71 77% .417 .064
2013 29 MAJ NYY 609 539 8.5% 20.9% 0.41 76% .344 .143
2014 30 MAJ NYY 636 555 8.8% 21.1% 0.42 76% .309 .166
2015 31 MAJ NYY 179 156 9.5% 17.3% 0.55 80% .339 .154
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3-Year Averages     426 375 8.7% 20.9% 0.42 76% .327 .149
Career     3,043 2,643 10% 18.5% 0.54 79% .324 .127

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2015 Stat Review for Brett Gardner    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.288 AVG
GREAT
80% Contact Rate
WEAK
.339 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.442 SLG
GOOD
.154 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.55 BB/K
GOOD
9.5% BB Rate
GOOD
17.3% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.808 OPS
GOOD
.366 OBP
GREAT

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Brett Gardner: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gardner went 2-for-4 with a walk, a double, a home run, three runs scored and three RBI in Monday's 14-1 win over the Royals.

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Gardner went 0-for-1 with a walk in Saturday's loss to the Rangers.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

Gardner had an oddly disappointing fantasy season in 2013. His .277 average was consistent with what he's shown since his initial emergence in 2009, and he set a career high in home runs with eight, but Gardner produced just 24 steals, roughly half his total from each of his 2010 and 2011 seasons. He didn't seem to lose anything from a speed standpoint, and it's unclear whether he was conserving himself in an attempt to avoid the injuries that plagued him in 2012, or if there was a philosophical change about his basestealing. Gardner remains an elite defensive player, and seems likely to retain his playing time in the Yankees' outfield, but there are questions as to whether he will rebound back to a 40-steal level.

2013

Fantasy owners who were counting on Gardner to be their major source of speed were sorely disappointed in 2012, as he missed the bulk of the season with an elbow injury that he aggravated repeatedly just as he seemed to be on the verge of returning. Gardner comes with some risk, as he didn't really have the playing time to show that his swing had recovered from the injury, but he still has the patience and speed that made him such a valuable contributor during his last three healthy seasons (2009-11). He could come at a bargain in 2013 drafts as a result of last season's missed time.

2012

Gardner gives fantasy owners plenty of speed, leading the American League with 49 steals in 2011 after swiping 47 bags in 2010. He's got some shortcomings in his game that limit his value, but his excellent defense in left field should keep him in the lineup even when he slumps offensively. Gardner drove in only 36 runs in 2011, and saw his batting average drop 18 points to .259. Although his contact rate improved to 82 percent, he's unlikely to be an asset in the batting average category given his combination of skills and batted ball profile. Gardner has committed to working with hitting coach Kevin Long to improve his timing, and we saw what working with Long did for Curtis Granderson in 2011, but expect most of his value to come from steals and runs scored again this season.

2011

Some questioned the Yankees' decision to enter 2010 with Gardner as their starting left fielder, but the experiment produced better results than probably even the team expected. Gardner played 150 games, stole 47 bases, was very sound defensively and made up for his lack of power with some impressive plate discipline (13.9 percent walk rate, .383 OBP). With potential Yankee free agent target Carl Crawford now in Boston, Gardner will again be the team's starting left fielder in 2011. You'll need to monitor his recovery from a December wrist surgery, but he's a player on the rise playing in a strong offense.

2010

The Yankees outfield situation is unsettled heading into spring training, leaving Gardner's role uncertain, much like it was heading into last season. Hell likely have a shot at the center-field job heading into spring training after showing improved plate discipline in 2009, raising his OBP from .283 to .345. The added productivity at the plate gave him more opportunities to flash his best skill speed en route to 26 steals in 31 tries. Hed been a dynamite source of steals if given semi-regular playing time, though fantasy owners would have to sacrifice some power numbers to take advantage.

2009

Things seemed to click for Gardner at Triple-A during the first half of 2008, which ultimately resulted in his callup to the Yankees for a look in left and center field down the stretch. Given that Melky Cabrera has seemingly fallen out of favor with the Yankees, Gardner has an opportunity to put himself in the mix for outfield at-bats again with a strong showing in spring training. Between New York and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Gardner stole 50 bases in 60 attempts over 136 combined games, but speed is by far the most valuable aspect of his skill set. With no power to speak of, he'll need to get on base at a much greater clip than the .283 mark he posted last season in order to fully take advantage of his speed, though it's worth noting that his minor league track record suggests potential for some improvement.