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Saturday May 25th 2024


Curtis Granderson’s Critical Sacrifice Bunt Is Encouraging Sign for Yankees

my favorite moment of the Yankees' season so far took place Sunday afternoon against the Mets.

With the score tied at three and nobody out in the bottom of the seventh, Curtis Granderson stepped to the plate with runners on first and second.

Despite ranking second in the Majors with 16 homers, including one earlier in the game, Granderson laid down a perfect sacrifice bunt, moving both runners into scoring position and stationing the go-ahead run at third base with less than two outs.

It's not a coincidence that this bit of small ball led to six more runs being scored in the frame and a 9-3 Subway Series-clinching victory.

With a .263 batting average, the chances of Granderson driving in the go-ahead run with a hit were ...

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