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#5 Jeff Gardner, OF

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Position: OF
Date of Birth: 01/21/1992
Height: 6' 2"   Weight: 220 lbs
Bats: L
Resides: Louisville, KY

Biography:
Gardner, a Louisville, Ky. native, joined the Otters midway through the 2016 season after spending time in the Washington Nationals’ organization. Gardner played collegiately at the University of Louisville and he was named to the 2014 Louisville Slugger and NCBWA All-America second teams after his senior season in which he hit .313 with nine home runs and 68 RBIs. He was drafted in the eighth round of the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft by the Nationals and split time between Auburn and Hagerstown from 2014-16. In 45 games with Evansville in 2016, Gardner hit .242 with six home runs and 24 RBIs. Last season, batted .278 with a league-leading 23 home runs and 86 RBIs.
 

Career Statistics »

Year League Club GP AVG AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2017 Frontier (IND) Evansville 91 .278 335 61 93 19 1 23 86 46 97 10
2016 South Atlantic (A) Hagerstown 9 .200 25 4 5 1 0 3 8 3 8 0
2016 Frontier (IND) Evansville 45 .242 149 20 36 8 1 6 24 14 45 2
2015 South Atlantic (A) Hagerstown 116 .226 403 50 91 25 4 5 48 38 90 8
2014 New York-Pennsylvania (A-) Auburn 49 .206 165 20 34 6 1 4 11 16 54 2
2018 Evansville Otters Roster »
20 Luis Vilorio C
27 Mike Rizzitello C
1 Pedro Barrios 2B
2 Toby Thomas SS
3 Manny Cruz SS
7 Ryan Long IF
25 Caleb Eldridge 1B
32 Brandon Dulin 1B
5 Jeff Gardner OF
17 Travis Harrison OF
24 Zach Welz OF
43 Hunter Cullen OF
9 Randy Wynne P
12 Mitchell Aker P
13 Austin Nicely P
18 Kyano Cummings P
19 Luc Rennie P
28 Garrett Harris P
29 Sean Adler P
31 Patrick McGuff P
34 Sean Johnson P
36 Tyler Vail P
50 Ty Hensley P
0 Nick Walker IF
10 Taylor Hillson IF
21 Carlos Castro 1B
0 Brandon Soat OF
0 Taylore Cherry P
0 Jason Broussard P
6 Clinton Hollon P

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