• Brett Gardner Disabled Due To Broken Thumb

    Posted by on July 26th, 2009 · Comments (2)

    Via Pete Abe’s Blog

    Brett Gardner is on the disabled list with a broken left thumb. He did it sliding into second base yesterday when he broke up a double play in the first inning. Amazingly, he stayed in the rest of the game, had an RBI triple and made two great catches in the eighth inning.

    Ronnie Lott and Carlos May jokes aside, this is a bummer for Gardner, the Yanks, and their fans. Hopefully Brett will heal fast and well. However, that said, a thumb injury for a hitter is terrible – and you have to make sure it’s 100% before you come back to ensure you don’t risk re-injuring it. This could be a while…

    Comments on Brett Gardner Disabled Due To Broken Thumb

    1. July 26th, 2009 | 1:20 pm

      […] Brett Gardner of the Yankees goes on the disabled list with a broken thumb. The Gardner/Cabrera combo proved to be a good one for the Yankees. Cabrera was better against lefties, and Gardner a little better against righties. This will give Melky a chance to possibly earn a full time job. […]

    2. Raf
      July 27th, 2009 | 1:06 am

      I was wondering what happened. They showed the slide, but because I didn’t hear the audio clearly, I thought that the A’s had an issue with the slide and they were planning to retaliate. I know it was a clean slide, I’m just sayin’

      Should’ve stole the bag, anyway

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