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New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner Excelling in His New Full Time Role

the Curtis Granderson injury, Brett Gardner has stopped being platooned with Marcus Thames in left field. Gardner is now the starting center fielder and is making the most out of his opportunity.

Not that the opportunity wasn't warranted in the first place. I have repeatedly said that Gardner should have been the starting center fielder, even last season when he struggled early on. I wrote this piece last season on why Brett the Jet should have been the starter . It is that the Yankees (and their fans) have no patience for anything which goes badly, especially when a young player struggles.

They want that struggling guy out, and they want him out now.

But Gardner's professional history is that he struggles early in his first time ...

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