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With Granderson, Yankees Might Bolster an Already Deadly Lineup

The Yankees hope Granderson can do more than just field, steal bases, and hit homers in New York. The New York Yankees won the World Series this past season with the best offense in baseball. They hit .283 as a team, socked 244 home runs, and had an incredible .362 on-base percentage. Seven of their regulars hit 20 or more home runs. Derek Jeter, their captain who was in the MVP conversation, missed out with 18 long balls. Their center fielder, Melky Cabrera had the least amount of homers of anyone with more than 110 games played, hitting only 13. The Yankees, needing power from every position, engaged in trade talks with the Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks with hopes of acquiring a big bat.

The three teams haggled over which players would be included, ...

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