• My Scores
  • MLB
  • NBA
  • NHL

Yankees place Brett Gardner on DL

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer
Brett Gardner

Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner, who's off to a strong start this season (in addition to being one of the best defensive outfielders on the planet) is headed to the DL with elbow pain, the team has announced.

Gardner, who wasn't in the lineup on Wednesday underwent an MRI, which revealed a strain and bone bruise of his right elbow. The good news is that it's not Gardner's throwing arm.

To replace Gardner on the active roster, the Yankees have called up recalled right-hander Cody Eppley from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Gardner boasts a .424 OBP on the young season, and in 2011 he saved a whopping 25 or so runs with his glove. Needless to say, he'll be missed. Andruw Jones will likely see most of the playing time in left during Gardner's absence.
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

May 6, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Alternative Mets names (2:30)
May 6, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Ortiz not happy with Red Sox
(3:03)
May 6, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Bartolo Colon 5-1
(1:09)
May 6, 2015
Boomer & Carton: Mets honor NYPD officer
(2:03)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's adidas Stephen Curry White Golden State Warriors 2015 MVP Caricature T-Shirt

Stephen Curry Golden State Warriors 2015 MVP
Get the gear
Shop Now