BALTIMORE -- While the rest of the Yankees are in Boston, riding high from their 6-5 victory over the Orioles on Thursday night and their very-much-alive pursuit of a playoff spot, Brett Gardner will be in an MRI tube in New York, hoping he can still be a part of it.
Gardner left Thursday's game after his at-bat in the first inning, having felt a twinge in his rib cage on a check-swing strikeout leading off the game.
How bad was it?
"I have no idea. I've never dealt with anything ...