Though no financial details were disclosed, the deal is estimated to be worth $2.85 million, according to local media.
Gardner, a World Series champion with the Yankees in 2009, was limited to just 16 games last season because of a right elbow strain, batting .323 with two doubles and three RBIs.
The 29-year-old, who led the American League with 49 stolen bases in 2011, is a career .266 hitter in the majors after playing in 475 games spread over five seasons. (Reporting by Mark Lamport-Stokes in Los Angeles; Editing by Frank Pingue)
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