Tuesday night’s 14–12 victory against the Minnesota Twins may arguably be the game of the 2019 season as the teams changed leads giving everyone who stayed up watching a show for the ages! As the win helped the Yankees come closer to the goal of securing the American League’s best record, the team lost one of their Bombers for a period of time.
Where has Brett Gardner been?
.If you’ve noticed in the recent series against the Minnesota Twins, Yankees
left fielder Brett Gardner has been absent from the lineup. According to reports, Gardner felt some pain in his left knee from diving for a ball Saturday against the Rockies. Since then, Gardner has not been in the lineup for the Yankees and honestly probably for the best.
Yankees by the Numbers: The Recipe for Title 28
.The New York Yankees are 66–35, putting them percentage points ahead of the Los Angeles Dodgers for the best record in baseball. The Yankees lead the AL East by 10 games over the Tampa Bay Rays, and are 11 games up on the defending World Series Champion Boston Red Sox. New York is 34–11 against their divisional opponents, including 12–5 against Tampa Bay and 6–1 versus Boston. 8 of their next 10 games are against the Red Sox.