Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner says an obsessed fan who calls herself his “future wife” has “harassed and menaced” his family, according to court papers the slugger filed in the Bronx.
Gardner said Gina Devasahayam “believes she knows me personally and maintains some sort of amorous relationship with me,” Gardner said in a new petition in the case filed Tuesday and reported by NJ.com on Wednesday. “This is not true.”
Devasahayam, 46, has claimed Gardner sends her “sexual” signals and wants to raise a family with the outfielder, and says in her own court filing that the Yankees veteran is “also delaying my biological clock for my pregnancy as I would like to start this process immediately.”
Devasahayam sued Major League Baseball and the Bronx Bombers last year to gain access to her love interest after she was kicked out of an October playoff game for trying to get into the clubhouse.
Gardner, 36, last week asked for a restraining order to keep the crazed fan away.
On Tuesday, he filed a petition for an order of protection, calling her lawsuit “deluded,” NJ.com said.
He said Devasahayam won’t stop calling and emailing him and wants the…