Brett Gardner took some friendly fire today in the Bronx as a fan attempted to throw back a fourth-inning home run ball off the bat of José Bautista and succeeded in drilling the Yankees outfielder in the back of the skull.
Rich Schultz took this shot for Getty Images during last night's Red Sox-Yankees game. That's outfielder Brett Gardner eating it as he slides for second in a rundown. It's perfect.
Until Brett Gardner's seventh-inning single off Darvish, that headline was actually not hyperbole; it was fact. He had four career hits in 10 at-bats against Darvish, all home runs.
Ron Gardenhire's crew arrived in the Bronx just in time for the movers who finally brought over the magical Yankees Magic Machine from the other stadium. Oooooh ... ghosts!