According to Jon Heyman, the Yankees and Brett Gardnerare in talks for a new contract.
Yankees and Brett Gardner are already talking about trying to stay together contractually. Why not? It’s been a fantastic marriage for both. Longest tenured Yankee had career highs in HR (28) and OPS (.829) in 2019.
Gardner is coming off a year in which he hit .251/.325/.503 with career highs in homers (28) and OPS (.829). A new deal seemed likely as we progressed through the season and Gardner performed offensively. The Yankees also love his veteran leadership in the clubhouse, and probably want that to remain, especially with CC Sabathia retiring. The odds for a new deal increased dramatically after it was announced Aaron Hicks needed Tommy John Surgery last month.