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Big News For New York Yankees: Curtis Granderson Can Hit Lefties?

will be made of the Yankees’ terrific victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game after the All-Star Break. There was the somber aspect of the first game since Steinbrenner’s death. There were the dramatic back-to-back shots from Robbie Cano and Jorge Posada to tie the game in the 6th. There were the heroic hits from Nick Swisher–first, the game-tying dinger to lead off the 8th and then the game-winning single in the 9th.

But the play that stands out for me is a single with nobody out from a guy who went 1-4 on the night. I’m referring to the lead off single by Curtis Granderson to start the 9th inning. Facing the former Yankee, lefty Randy Choate, Granderson initiated the game-winning rally with an unassuming single ...

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