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Brett Gardner

30-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Yankees

2014 Stats

AVG

.271

HR

15

RBI

52

R

76

SB

18

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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, b...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 5' 10"   WT: 183   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.

August 4, 2014  –  Brett Gardner News

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Gardner went 3-for-4 with a solo homer, a double, three RBI and one run scored in Sunday's 8-7 victory over the Red Sox.

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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 122 528 458 76 124 40 18 7 15 52 18 4 50 110 10 5 5 .271 .346 .439 .785
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3-Year Averages     106 410 360 58 96 29 18 6 5 30 25 7 39 75 5 1 5 .267 .346 .392 .737
Career  (View All)     742 2,756 2,390 414 641 181 103 40 38 229 179 42 280 508 40 15 31 .268 .351 .392 .743

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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
Aug. 21 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .346 .439 .785
Aug. 20 Hou 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .348 .443 .791
Aug. 19 Hou 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .348 .444 .792
Aug. 17 @TB 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .350 .448 .798
Aug. 16 @TB 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .351 .450 .801
Aug. 15 @TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .352 .452 .804
Aug. 13 @Bal 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .353 .455 .808
Aug. 12 @Bal Did not play.
Aug. 11 @Bal 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .354 .457 .811
Aug. 10 Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .355 .455 .810
Aug. 9 Cle 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .358 .460 .818
Aug. 8 Cle 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .359 .459 .818
Aug. 7 Det 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .359 .459 .818
Aug. 6 Det 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .360 .461 .821
Aug. 5 Det 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .361 .463 .824
Aug. 4 Det 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .364 .468 .832
Aug. 3 @Bos 4 1 3 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .363 .467 .830
Aug. 2 @Bos 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .358 .454 .812
Aug. 1 @Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .281 .357 .457 .814
Jul. 30 @Tex 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .356 .460 .816
Jul. 29 @Tex 5 3 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .357 .455 .812
Jul. 28 @Tex 5 2 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .352 .437 .789
Jul. 27 Tor 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .349 .419 .768
Jul. 26 Tor 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .350 .420 .770
Jul. 25 Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .276 .354 .426 .780
Jul. 24 Tex 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .278 .357 .430 .787
Jul. 23 Tex 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .359 .428 .787
Jul. 22 Tex 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .277 .358 .419 .777
Jul. 21 Tex 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .353 .415 .768
Jul. 20 Cin 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .352 .418 .770
Last 7 Days 27 2 4 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 .148 .207 .148 .355
Last 14 Days 52 5 9 2 1 0 2 3 10 0 0 0 2 0 .173 .211 .250 .461
Last 30 Days 110 19 27 7 1 6 12 13 24 2 0 0 2 0 .245 .320 .491 .811

Brett Gardner: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 120 112 12 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
201413518294.274.333.669
2013178292193.247.427.744
201273030.8571.1432.032

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201432358134314.269.483.833
20133615263321.285.410.767
2012244002.167.167.426

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20142263372611.283.447.793
20132714363011.277.421.762
2012146011.286.429.873

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014232438267.259.431.776
20132683822213.269.410.757
2012171021.353.353.742
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 528 458 9.5% 20.8% 0.45 76% .327 .168
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3-Year Averages     410 360 9.5% 18.3% 0.52 79% .325 .125
Career     2,756 2,390 10.2% 18.4% 0.55 79% .327 .124

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2014 Stat Review for Brett Gardner    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.271 AVG
AVERAGE
76% Contact Rate
WEAK
.327 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.439 SLG
GOOD
.168 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.45 BB/K
AVERAGE
9.5% BB Rate
GOOD
20.8% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.785 OPS
GOOD
.346 OBP
GOOD

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

Gardner went 1-for-4 with his 14th home run of the season in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Rangers.

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Gardner hit his 13th home run of the year Tuesday against the Rangers, while also adding two doubles and going 4-for-5 at the plate with three runs scored.

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Gardner went 3-for-5 with two solo home runs Monday against the Rangers.

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Gardner went 1-for-2 with a solo home run in Wednesday’s rain-shortened win over the Rangers.

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Gardner went 1-for-2 with three RBI in Saturday's 7-1 win over the Reds.

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Gardner (abdomen) went 1-for-5 with a strikeout in Thursday's loss at Cleveland.

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Gardner (abdomen) is back in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Indians, Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com reports.

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Gardner is out of Wednesday's lineup with a lower abdominal strain, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.

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Gardner is out of the lineup Wednesday in Cleveland, Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports.

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Gardner is not in the lineup Saturday against the Twins, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports.

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Gardner went 3-for-5 with a solo homer and two RBI in the Yankees' loss to the Rays on Wednesday.

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Gardner went 4-for-5 and scored twice for the Yankees on Wednesday in a win over the Blue Jays.

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Gardner smacked his sixth home run of the year and second in as many nights in Tuesday's win over the Blue Jays.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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. He’ll 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. He’d 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.