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Brett Gardner shut down for 10 days after aggravating elbow injury

May 10, 2012, 10:20 PM EDT

UPDATE: According to Marc Carig of the Newark Star-Ledger, Gardner won’t pick up a bat for 10 days after aggravating the muscle in his right elbow.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi estimated that he’ll miss 15-25 days, so we won’t see him back until late May or early June at this point.

4:31 PM: Brett Gardner was expected to be activated Thursday after playing two minor league rehab games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, but it didn’t happen.  Why? Setback:

Not good news. The Yankees lineup is having some trouble these days and could use Gardner’s on-base skills and speed.  More news as we learn it.

  1. Jason @ IIATMS - May 10, 2012 at 4:52 PM

    And Mo had a “little sprain” in his knee and Pineda had a “little setback” in his rehab.

    I’m having a “little setback” in my enthusiasm today.

  2. randygnyc - May 10, 2012 at 4:58 PM

    New swelling on the elbow.

  3. brian32556 - May 10, 2012 at 7:18 PM

    Not to mention needing his”near” Gold Glove performance in the left field. SHut him down until he’s completely healthy so he can have a long career with the Yanks.

  4. astrosfan75956 - May 10, 2012 at 9:51 PM

    This guy always seems to be injured.

  5. randygnyc - May 10, 2012 at 10:24 PM

    Can’t bat for 10 days. Out 15-25 days per Girardi

  6. estecklerlhs - May 10, 2012 at 11:54 PM

    By the time September rolls around there won’t be anyone left to play the games at this rate! My goodness!

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