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Brett Gardner returns to Yankees, but role will be limited
MINNEAPOLIS — Brett Gardner is finally back on the Yankees roster.
But he won’t be a fully active player, Joe Girardi said. Instead, the outfielder’s primary role will be that of a pinch runner and defensive replacement.
“I don’t know how realistic it is that he could do more,’’ Girardi said before Tuesday night’s game. “He still has to go through some BP.’’
Gardner hit in the...