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Granderson’s New Swing Working So Far

the beginning of the month Curtis Granderson was in the middle of one of the worst slumps of his career. Over the span of 11 games from July 30th through August 11th, Granderson was three-for-29 (.103 BA) with just one extra base hit.

At that point, Granderson went to Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long and, figuring things couldn’t get much worse, asked for his help. So K-Long and G-Unit went to work on his swing.

Thogether, they managed to accomplish three things: (1) Eliminate excess movement. (2) Shorten his swing. (3) Move his hands to a position closer to where he makes contact with the ball.

So far it’s a small sample size, but the moves seem to have paid off because Granderson is red hot right now:

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