The LoHud Yankees Blog

A New York Yankees blog by Chad Jennings and the staff of The Journal News

Gardner pulled with minor pain in left thumb

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Jun 08, 2010 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Brett Gardner was taken out of tonight’s game after feeling some minor soreness in his left thumb. He felt it on a check swing before his seventh-inning single.

“He said it’s happened 20 times since last year,” Joe Girardi said.

The pain is a byproduct of last year’s broken thumb, and Gardner said he’s had occasionally pain that flares up and goes away in a few minutes. This time, it was a little worse than usual so he told Girardi about it, and given the score, Girardi decided to take Gardner out and give Marcus Thames an at-bat. Gardner expects to play tomorrow.

“When (last year’s injury) happened, the told me it might not feel right for almost a year,” Gardner said.




Sponsored by:





    Read The LoHud Yankees Blog on the go by navigating to the blog on your smartphone or mobile device's browser. No apps or downloads are required.


Place an ad

Call (914) 694-3581