Brett Gardner injures oblique

Updated: September 13, 2013, 2:49 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

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 ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.



  • Reality Bites
    Victor Cruz expected to be back on the field this Sunday, but he'll be sidelined with a muscle pull for at least one more week.