Gardner out, Swisher pinch hits vs. KC

Updated: July 24, 2010, 8:02 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees' regular starting corner outfielders -- left fielder Brett Gardner and right fielder Nick Swisher -- were both out of the starting lineup for Saturday's 7-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals because of health reasons.

Gardner, who suffers from acid reflux, had to go to the hospital Saturday morning after having a particularly bad reaction on Friday after eating a pork chop.

Gardner was back on the bench for Saturday's game, but Yankees ...

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