WATCH: Yankees down Rays on Brett Gardner's no-doubt walk-off homer

Brett Gardner hit a walk-off home run for the Yankees on Saturday.
Brett Gardner hit a walk-off home run for the Yankees on Saturday. (MLB.com screen grab)

Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner had a good day the plate against the Rays. His three hits included two that affected the score: a seventh-inning single that tied things at two, and a walk-off home run that looked like this:

That was Gardner's second homer of the season, and a mighty timely one at that. Overall, he's now hitting .331/.441/.479 -- not bad for someone whose name has popped up in trade rumors time and again over the past year.

As for the pitcher, Erasmo Ramirez, he learned an important lesson: You can't be missing to that spot in fastball counts without getting burned.

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R.J. Anderson joined CBS Sports in 2016. He previously wrote for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to five of the New York Times bestselling annuals. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and... Full Bio

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