"I'm definitely happy that it feels the way it does," Gardner said on Wednesday. "I'm headed in the right direction."
Gardner has been hit on the right wrist twice this season, also having been plunked in the Yanks' second game of the season against the Blue Jays. He is batting .261 (6-for-23) with a home run and three RBIs in six games.
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