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New York Yankees Resting Brett Gardner Until the Postseason: Does It Make Sense?

many Yankee fans know, Brett Gardner had a negative MRI on his wrist recently. The Yanks decided to give the speedy left fielder a corristone shot, which for a few days would make it near impossible for Gardner to swing a bat.

Since he hurt the wrist when he was hit by a pitch in an interleague game against the Dodgers, we've seen his average drop from above .300 to the .280 mark.

So obviously, the pre-wrist injury Gardy was a lot more productive.

So does that mean resting him until the playoffs start is a good idea?

Or is that crazy?

Obviously, the Yankees seem a lock for the postseason. So sitting Gardner or getting him just a few starts now and then couldn't hurt right?

After all, ...

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