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New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Earns Mediocre Grade for 2010 Season

winning a World Series last fall, Yankees GM Brian Cashman kept busy over the winter.

He acquired Curtis Granderson in a three-team deal that sent top outfield prospect Austin Jackson to Detroit along with lefty reliever Phil Coke, as well as starter Ian Kennedy to Arizona.

If not for Granderson's late-season surge that came thanks to hitting coach Kevin Long, this deal would've been a complete disaster. Instead, it's almost a push.

The outfielder finished the year hitting just .247 and continued to struggle against lefties, posting a meager .234 average, but he did provide some power with 24 homers and stole 12 of 14 bases. That number would have been higher, however, had his on-base percentage been better than .324.

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