Everything indicates that New York Yankees fans will have one of their players badges for longer.
According to the latest Ken Davidoff reports from the New York Post, Gardner has no plans to say goodbye to baseball at the end of the season, confirming that the veteran's plan is to play in 2020.
In the same way it highlights that Gardner's desire is to continue being a Yankees, the only team he knows in his entire career.
"At this point in the season, I hope to be playing next season. I hope it's here. I definitely feel that I'm still capable."
35-year-old signing a one-year contract during the winter so he will become a free agent at the end of the 2019 campaign.
As he mentioned during his interview, Gardner's desire is to continue in the Yankees' organization . In 12 years of MLB career, the Yankee veteran records a .260 lifetime batting average with 113 home runs and 495 RBIs.