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Looking Back On The Curtis Granderson Trade: Boom Or Bust?

this past off-season, the New York Yankees needed a bat.  Having no Hideki Matsui or Johnny Damon, they need someone to fill an outfield void.  So, they did what they always do: they got who they wanted.

Curtis Granderson came to the Yankees as part of a three-team, six player deal; sending Granderson to New York, Ian Kennedy and Edwin Jackson to the Diamondbacks, and Max Scherzer, Daniel Schlereth, Phil Coke, and Austin Jackson to the Tigers.

There was much outcry by New York fans because it seemed like Cashman was sending away yet another speedy and young outfielder, just like he had done in 2008 with Jose Tabata. 

They complained how he couldn't hit righties, and even Brian Cashman was saying stuff about him.  ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees


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