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Monday December 6th 2021


Kevin Long Appreciation, The Jeter and Granderson Edition

many times have we heard that The Captain Derek Jeter was done this season? Probably only slightly more than we heard about the Curtis Granderson trade being a bust.

If you are not paying attention, it appears that both of those statements were premature.

A little over a month ago Granderson’s numbers dropped to a season low as he was stuck in a slump that had seen him pick up only three hits in the first two weeks of August. So the Yankees benched him for a couple of days while he worked with the Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long on revamping his swing. Since he returned he’s been on fire:

37 G, 35-for-128 (.273), 6 2B, 11 HR, .372 OBP, .578 SLG, .950 OPS.

Jeter had been having a slower season, but was still ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

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