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Curtis Granderson’s Injury Gives Yankees Worst Opening Day Lineup in 21 Years

the amount of power the New York Yankees lost over the offseason, the last thing they needed was for their leading home run hitter to get hurt during spring training.

Evidently, they've done something to anger the baseball gods.

Curtis Granderson, he of the career-high 43 homers in 2012, took a fastball to his right forearm from Toronto Blue Jays lefty J.A. Happ during an exhibition game on Sunday. X-rays revealed a fracture, and the prognosis, via the Yankees' official website, is that he'll need 10 weeks to recover.

That puts Granderson's return somewhere in late-April/early-May territory. He certainly won't be ready by Opening Day, anyway. That means the Yankees are going to field an Opening Day lineup that will be even more ...

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