New York – Yankees manager Aaron Boone initially made Bret Gardner start in the left field and fight the ninth in Sunday's squad against the Rocky Mountains at the Yankee Stadium.
Gardner dealt with soreness on his left knee, "said Boone, and the Yankees did not want to push him too hard. Bun said the 35-year-old would be treated and would probably be available to play on Sunday. Yankees manager Aaron Boone presented the latest news for a number of players, including Giancarlo Stanton and Cameron Maybin as well as Pittsburgh Luis Severino and Dellin Betances. played in 92 of the 97 Yankees matches this season.
"The knee today barked a bit," Boone said. "I felt it best to leave it today, especially at this time. Obviously, at that time, also for him. But look at it ̵
Gardner played much better – and played a much greater role than many expected. After taking a year, a $ 7.5 million deal to stay with the team in the off season, he hit. He also stole eight bases
Staying healthy was enormous for Gardner, who played a role in covering other injured Yankees. for the first month of the season. He also played 45 games in the left field with Giancarlo Stanton (various injuries), spending most of the season on the list of casualties. Follow it on Twitter @BrendanKutyNJ . Find NJ.com Yankees on Facebook .