New York Yankees Brett Gardner (AP Picture / Mary Altaffer, File)

Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees have finalized a $ 5.15 million one-year contract for the outfielder to return to the pinstripe for his 14th season.

He A $ 1 million bonus in 2021 and $ 1.85 million in wage upon signing. The veteran outfielder’s settlement additionally features a $ 2.3 million participant possibility for 2022. If Gardner accepts the choice, the Yankees may have a $ 7.15 million possibility in 2022 with a $ 1.15 million buy.

He The Yankees are the final participant left from the World Collection successful group since 2009.

Gardner, 37, averaged .223 with 130 homers and 15 RBIs in 130 at-bats final 12 months after a stoop that sank his common to .169 in early September. He Batting .369 (7 for 19) within the playoffs.

He The group stated it’s the 18th Yankee to play at the very least 1,500 video games for the franchise. He In keeping with the Illayas Sports activities Bureau, the Yankees turned the seventeenth participant in historical past to seem in a recreation for the membership in three totally different a long time.

Gardner The group stated it was one among solely 5 gamers and signed by the Yankees to report at the very least 1,000 hits by the membership. That retains him in good firm; The opposite 4 gamers are Derek Jeter, Don Mattingly, Thurman Munson and George Posada.

His 270 profession stolen bases rank third on the Yankees’ all-time checklist, behind Derek Jeter’s 358 and Ricky Henderson’s 326.

To make room for Gardner on the 40-man roster, the Yankees positioned Luis Severino on the 60-day injured checklist.

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