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Thursday June 13th 2024


Yankees-Tigers: Austin Jackson Makes Yankee Stadium Debut

of the attention will be on Johnny Damon when the Tigers open up a four-game series Monday night in the Bronx, but there's another Detroit outfielder with something to prove this week.

Austin Jackson is set to make his Yankee Stadium debut in a Tigers uniform, not in the pinstripes many believed they'd see him wearing for many years to come when he was touted as a top prospect in New York's farm system.

Jackson was traded to Detroit in a three-team deal last December that sent Curtis Granderson to the Bombers. Some said Granderson, who clubbed 30 homers at Comerica Park in 2009, would reach 40 blasts this season thanks to playing half his games with the short right-field porch at Yankee Stadium.

Granderson has just 11 home runs in ...

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