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Brett GardnerTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: New York Yankees MLB Years: 2008-2018
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsLF-819, CF-414, OF-370, DH-11, 1B-2, RF-1, 3B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBrett Michael Gardner
Height5-10Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 24,1983 [34.304]PlaceHolly Hill,South Carolina
High SchoolHolly Hill Academy (Holly Hill,SC)
CollegeCollege of Charleston (Charleston,SC)

DraftedSelected by the New York Yankees [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (109th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$210,000Signing ScoutsSteve SwailService Time9.072 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2007-NYA-#10 ... 2008-NYA-#8
MLB DebutJune 30,2008 [24.311]
OrganizationsNYA [14] Awards9
TBC Player ID38824Retrosheet IDgardb001MLBAM ID458731
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed87Power43Contact68XBH37RBIs39Runs73Hitting70Durability79Team.584Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002College of CharlestonSoConNCAA-1cf1838831620320138181300000.241.308.325.63327591.286.084.265.2858.7914.291.630.000.0025.00
2003College of CharlestonSoConNCAA-1So-cf1956215566190229285295019101.284.370.353.7237611255.360.069.312.32911.3719.611.720.78107.5018.03
2004College of CharlestonSoConNCAA-1Jr-cf206023757941294512293030821301.397.475.5741.04913625299.437.177.359.45110.0310.031.001.3459.2526.60
2005College of CharlestonSoConNCAA-1Sr-cf2163273851221852483852918617201.447.506.5711.07715625327.471.124.352.4708.875.500.620.61136.5020.49
2005Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya6of2173282628091532193394963514.284.377.376.75310615335.322.092.287.33811.6414.631.261.4956.4018.75
2006Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-of22632324675125022307435121001.323.433.418.8519717278.414.095.379.38315.4718.351.190.000.0022.67
2006Trenton ThunderEastAAnya18of2255217415943013285273921411.272.352.318.670697251.324.046.276.30410.7615.541.440.000.0011.86
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         118449871341680355812709042412.298.395.370.76516624529.369.072.330.34613.2317.011.290.000.0017.91
2007Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-of23542034361145017184333201405.300.392.419.8118519241.349.119.350.36013.6913.280.970.000.0031.15
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya6of234518137474319213214323000.260.343.331.674608207.336.071.287.30910.1420.772.050.48181.0017.02
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         9938480108188126397547524405.281.369.378.74714527448.343.097.320.33712.0516.741.390.22384.0025.00
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya6of24943416810112113323797076111322.296.414.422.83614426426.370.126.413.37516.4317.841.090.70113.6725.74
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya11cf-lf244212718295201613183023100.228.283.299.582387141.296.071.228.2635.6721.283.750.000.0024.14
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya-cf25411310000305100000.091.375.091.4661016.100.000.727.27731.256.250.200.000.000.00
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya11cf25108248486766323265264036103.270.345.379.7249415284.311.109.298.3259.1514.081.541.0682.6722.39
2010New York YankeesALMLBnya11lf26150477971322075474797910155316.277.383.379.76218132569.340.102.348.34613.8817.751.280.8895.4024.24
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya11lf27159510871321987364913609388215.259.345.369.71418834588.303.110.298.32110.2015.821.551.1972.8625.76
2012Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAnya-lf2813110000100100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.333.2950.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya-1b2825130100002100000.600.7141.0001.714517.750.400.800.67828.5714.290.500.000.0033.33
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         38240100102200000.500.600.7501.3506110.667.250.625.56320.0020.001.000.000.0025.00
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya11lf2816317102003225701000.323.417.387.80412237.417.064.226.36213.5118.921.400.000.0020.00
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya11cf291455398114733108522485212787318.273.344.416.76022451609.342.143.269.3358.5420.852.441.3167.3834.69
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya11lf3014855587142258175821556134613603.256.327.422.74923450636.305.166.295.3318.8121.072.392.6732.6535.21
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya11lf311515719414826316662056813568318.259.343.399.74222845656.312.140.285.32710.3720.581.992.4435.6930.41
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya11lf32148547801432267411647010685406.261.351.362.71319835634.311.101.250.31811.0416.721.511.1078.1424.48
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya11lf331515949615726421632357212285324.264.350.428.77825451682.300.164.315.33610.5617.891.693.0828.2932.48
2018New York YankeesALMLBnyalf3460234426110252171314733304.261.351.385.7369017274.303.124.282.32511.3117.151.521.8246.8027.87
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter127844337371168194568942624858527942576429647.263.347.393.74017413395110.314.130.291.00010.3118.431.791.7449.8129.02
Minor League Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter39114753024285529912515731240293132016413.290.390.385.775568931764.352.095.343.00013.6116.611.220.51163.8921.73
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1455381091521615441611298121314322.283.394.390.78421035656.356.107.381.00014.9418.451.230.61134.5023.03
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter10942084120188030469607122816.286.371.367.73815426492.336.081.312.00012.2014.431.180.000.0021.67
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter632324675125022307435121001.323.433.418.8519717278.414.095.379.00015.4718.351.190.000.0022.67
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter13110000100100000.333.333.333.666103.500.000.333.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter73282628091532193394963514.284.377.376.75310615335.322.092.287.00011.6414.631.261.4956.4018.75
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter217808214297421681419620961111547603.368.441.489.93039566972.416.121.334.0009.8811.421.160.82101.0022.22
New York Yankees Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter127844337371168194568942624858527942576429647.263.347.393.74017413395110.314.130.291.00010.3118.431.791.7449.8129.02
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625629314825711543176711978416.263.347.393.74022143648.314.130.291.00010.3118.431.791.7449.8129.02
Average Minor - Per 162 games162611125177231245265139912158725.290.390.385.77523539731.352.095.343.00013.6116.611.220.51163.8921.73

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya21OF67--1237-11301301.0001.94------7391.888.2
2005Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya213B1---------------731.41.3
2006Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22OF60--1303--1331331.0002.22------6395.243.8
2006Trenton Thunder EastAAnya22OF52--127---1271271.0002.44------5594.536.6
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya23OF53--115313119118.9922.23------5498.137.3
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya23OF45--128422134132.9852.93------45100.031.5
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya24OF93--2257-12322321.0002.49------9498.964.6
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya24CF2217160534--57571.0002.590.36-----4252.413.6
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya24LF1715145251--26261.0001.530.18-----4240.510.5
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya25CF3--9---991.0003.00------475.02.1
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya25CF9963628186322191189.9901.910.30-----10891.761.1
2010New York YankeesALMLBnya26LF12396906200911210209.9951.700.23-----15082.075.9
2010New York YankeesALMLBnya26CF4438305873-190901.0002.050.30-----15029.327.2
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya27LF1491241158294743305301.9872.020.26-----15993.792.0
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya27CF18109228-1-2928.9661.560.30-----15911.311.1
2012Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAnya28LF1---------------1100.00.7
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya281B2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya28LF15885141--15151.0001.000.18-----1693.89.3
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya29CF1381301166327531335332.9912.410.28-----14595.285.2
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya29DH3---------------1452.11.9
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya30LF126120106722732-232230.9911.830.22-----14885.177.8
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya30CF2520177502--52521.0002.080.29-----14816.915.4
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya30RF1183---331.0003.000.38-----1480.70.6
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya30DH1---------------1480.70.6
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya31LF1191049421786-11841841.0001.550.20-----15178.873.5
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya31CF40363228712-9088.9782.200.27-----15126.524.7
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya32LF1471371219249932261258.9891.760.21-----14899.390.7
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya32CF32111---111.0000.330.09-----1482.01.9
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya33LF122116102420510-12152151.0001.760.21-----15180.875.3
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya33CF2218164362-138381.0001.730.23-----15114.613.6
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya33DH7---------------1514.64.3
MLB Totals for LF - 8 season(s)-   LF818720654613924610814481438.9931.760.22-----8180.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 9 season(s)-   CF41133430258552085883875.9912.130.29-----4110.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH11---------------110.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1183---331.0003.000.38-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF138--3531123366364.9952.64------1380.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF3--9---991.0003.00------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF105--242313246245.9962.33------1050.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF60--1303--1331331.0002.22------600.00.0
A Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF1---------------10.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF67--1237-11301301.0001.94------670.00.0
A- Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya21-----1---67-
2006Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya22---------60-
2006Trenton Thunder EastAAnya22---------52-
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya23---------53-
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya23---------45-
2008Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya24---------93-
2008New York YankeesALMLBnya24------1722---
2009Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya25-------3---
2009New York YankeesALMLBnya25-------99---
2010New York YankeesALMLBnya26------12344---
2011New York YankeesALMLBnya27------14918---
2012Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAnya28------1----
2012Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya28--2--------
2012New York YankeesALMLBnya28------15----
2013New York YankeesALMLBnya29-------138--3
2014New York YankeesALMLBnya30------126251-1
2015New York YankeesALMLBnya31------11940---
2016New York YankeesALMLBnya32------1473---
2017New York YankeesALMLBnya33------12222--7

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor222710826274211060272200000.250.400.352.752387135.306.102.40720.0016.300.810.74108.0025.93
2007Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor2326108273702010161171700000.343.432.380.812412125.407.037.33313.6013.601.000.000.005.41
2007New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB23109210001202200000.111.273.111.3841011.143.000.44418.1818.181.000.000.000.00
2008New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2420347112103604700000.324.395.441.83615338.407.117.41210.5318.421.750.000.0027.27
2009New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB25276612253237538701000.379.446.6211.06741875.393.242.39410.679.330.884.0022.0032.00
2009New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB2563220000020001000.667.667.6671.334204.667.000-.6670.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009New York YankeesWorld SeriesMLB25510100000000400000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2010New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB26205510110202217500100.200.286.273.55915263.216.073.21811.117.940.710.000.0018.18
2010New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB26310120001101300100.200.250.200.4502012.250.000.2008.3325.003.000.000.000.00
2010New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB26617130001102501000.176.263.176.4393020.250.000.17610.0025.002.500.000.000.00
2011New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2720508135115419800000.260.373.460.83323759.293.200.44015.2513.560.891.6950.0053.85
2011New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB27517371005001400000.412.444.471.9158118.538.059.1185.5622.224.000.000.0014.29
2012New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB2821569122101807910002.214.313.286.59916364.255.072.33910.9414.061.290.000.0025.00
2012New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB2838000000200100000.000.000.000.000008.000.000.2500.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2013New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29226561902043191500000.292.378.354.73223274.380.062.23112.1620.271.670.000.0010.53
2014New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3018497152005407800100.306.386.347.73317257.357.041.26512.2814.041.140.000.0013.33
2015New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB31225931101032191600000.186.294.220.51413168.256.034.20313.2423.531.780.000.009.09
2015New York YankeesWild CardMLB3114000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2016New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB321232580125003400000.250.314.500.81416335.231.250.3448.5711.431.335.7116.0037.50
2017New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3320599120016202700000.203.230.254.48415161.216.051.1193.2811.483.501.6459.008.33
2017New York YankeesWild CardMLB3314320011001000000.500.6001.2501.850515.333.7501.00020.000.000.0020.004.0050.00
2017New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB33521261002111301102.286.304.333.6377124.316.047.0954.1712.503.000.000.0016.67
2017New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB33727241001001910000.148.207.185.3925129.222.037.0743.4531.039.000.000.0025.00
2018New York YankeesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34164971100011061000101.224.304.224.52811056.275.000.14310.7117.861.670.000.000.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs53216536444120221443900000.296.415.366.781799260.358.070.37016.9215.000.890.38216.0014.06
MLB Spring Training Totals - 12 yrs228583851491411743397739811303.256.338.353.69120632661.295.097.27811.0414.831.341.0683.2921.48
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 2 yrs28320011001300000.250.333.625.958519.250.375.50011.1133.333.0011.118.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs184861520083131001202.313.340.354.69417254.375.041.1465.5618.523.330.000.0013.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 4 yrs22555910023231512000.164.220.182.40210161.225.018.0914.9224.595.000.000.0011.11
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs510100000000400000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2004Southern Conference All-Conference (OF)1
20053rd Team College All-American (OF) ... Southern Conference All-Conference (OF)2
2008Triple A All-Star Team (OF)1
2013American League Player of the Week (June 3-June 9)1
2014American League Player of the Week (July 28-August 3)1
2015American League Player of the Week (June 22-June 28)1
2016American League Gold Glove (Outfield)1
2017MLBPA Heart and Hustle Award1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-02-25LFNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($52m) Extension of current contract30.185Team Roster on 2014-02-25
2014-01-17cfNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.6m) Avoiding arbitration30.146Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2012-12-07cfNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract ($2.85m) avoiding arbitration29.105Team Roster on 2012-12-07
2012-09-27lfNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL29.034Team Roster on 2012-09-27
2012-06-26lfNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL28.307Team Roster on 2012-06-26
2012-05-07OFNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 28.257Team Roster on 2012-05-07
2012-04-18OFNew York YankeesNew York Yankees (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right elbow soreness28.238Team Roster on 2012-04-18
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-09-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-07-26InjuredDisabled -- - 
2007-01-12Invited to spring training by Yankees 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2005New York Yankees-21210,000-------210,000Signing Bonus out of 2005 Draft (3rd round - 109th overall)
2008New York YankeesTeam Payroll24390,000-75343-2,696,252390,000600,000
2009New York YankeesTeam Payroll25414,000-62125232,746,792400,0001,014,000
2010New York YankeesTeam Payroll26452,500-53024422,812,412400,0001,466,500
2011New York YankeesTeam Payroll27529,500-52622422,722,607414,0001,996,000
2012New York YankeesTeam Payroll282,800,000-28416692,954,887480,0004,796,000
2013New York YankeesTeam Payroll292,850,000-30019673,023,990490,0007,646,0002012-12-07 - Signed to 1-year contract ($2.85m) avoiding arbitration
2014New York YankeesTeam Payroll305,600,000-1961579++3,256,497500,00013,246,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($5.6m) Avoiding arbitration
2014-02-25 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2015-2018 ($52m) Extension of current contract
2015New York YankeesTeam Payroll3112,500,0007.07278992++3,571,283507,50025,746,000
2016New York YankeesTeam Payroll3213,000,0008.07273892++3,498,245507,50038,746,000
2017New York YankeesTeam Payroll3312,000,0009.07295790++3,651,709535,00050,746,000
2018New York YankeesTeam Payroll3411,000,000-95589++4,360,045545,00061,746,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red