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Mazzeo: Gardner’s Been Yanks’ Unsung Hero

From Mike Mazzeo : He wasn't even sure if he'd be the starting left fielder throughout the off-season, given the Yankees' propensity to try to acquire the best talent possible. But in the end, Gardner was given a chance to play every day. And since the year began he hasn't lost his spot.

"He's been tremendous through the first 69 games," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said "He's played center field. He's played left field. He's done everything we've asked of him."

He's also hit everywhere in the lineup - from lead-off all the way down to ninth - and been more much more potent with his bat than anyone could have hoped.


"I just try to get on base and play good defense," Gardner said. "Our lineup is so good that if I ...

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