Come To Think Of It: Curtis Granderson Rumors Should Be Shelved

Posted: 14th November 2009 by Bob Warja in MLB
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It has been reported that the Detroit Tigers may be willing to trade center fielder Curtis Granderson. I just hope the Cubs aren't interested. Sure, the Cubs need a center fielder, so they can trade Milton Bradley and move Kosuke Fukudome (who, if it weren't for the money owed to him would be gone by now) to right field, where he is at least adequate defensively. But let's stop right there, Cubs fans. Granderson isn't an everyday player. He is a guy who can't hit lefties and would be overpriced as a platoon player. Phil Rogers, who seldom has a lucid thought, has suggested Carlos Marmol and Starlin Castro as trade bait for local product Granderson. That is simply way too much, even if you think he can somehow turn it around. Granderson cannot hit lefties. He hit .183/.245/.239 against the ...

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