Gardner unlikely to return Thursday

Born in Southwestern Ohio and currently residing on the Chesapeake Bay, Brien is a former editor-in-chief of IIATMS who now spends most of his time sitting on his deck watching his tomatoes ripen and consuming far more MLB Network programming than is safe for one's health or sanity.

2 thoughts on “Gardner unlikely to return Thursday

  1. williamjtasker

    I've never gotten this newfangled idea that a position player needs a few minor league games after a 15 day DL. How much practice would a slash and dash hitter like Gardner need? Seems stupid to me.

    • David

      I dunno, maybe during the rehab people are subconsciously going "easy" on him, or he doesn't get the potential for the instinctual "diving catch" thing during rehab workouts that he could get if balls aren't necessarily being smacked at him. I really have no idea… just spitballing…

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