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Fantasy Baseball 2012: Curtis Granderson Is a Risky Early 2nd-Round Pick

Granderson not only had one of the best seasons in baseball in 2011, but no one could’ve predicted the numbers he was going to produce.  There’s a difference between expecting an impressive season and expecting this:

583 At Bats
.262 Batting Average (153 Hits)
41 Home Runs
119 RBI
136 Runs
25 Stolen Bases
.364 On Base Percentage
.552 Slugging Percentage
.295 Batting Average on Balls in Play

The numbers were off the charts and before we point to Yankee Stadium as the reason for his success, it was the furthest thing from the truth.  Just look at his home/road splits:

Home—262, 21 HR, 62 RBI, 66 R and 12 SB in 279 AB Road—263, 20 HR, 57 RBI, 70 R and 13 SB in 304 AB ...

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