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Why the New York Yankees Should Be Thankful for Brett Gardner

the New York Yankees do indeed clinch home-field advantage in the American League for the playoffs and avoid a trip to Anaheim, they should be thanking Brett Gardner.

For the third time in a week, Gardner has provided the kind of spark for the Yankees that only he can, and this time it might have led to the Yankees' biggest win of the season.

With the Yankees desperately trying to hold off their nemesis, the Angels for best record in the American League, it was Gardner who made the plays to put the Yankees ahead in the 9th inning of a 5-5 game.

He led off the inning with a clean single up the middle, and, after enduring a plethora of pick-off attempts, stole second base on a pitch-out, although he did slide off the bag and should ...

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