Curtis Granderson To New York Yankees

Posted: 8th December 2009 by Frankie Riolo in MLB
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Two days into the general manager winter meetings in Indianapolis, the Yankees have made their first big move of the offseason.

It has been reported that New York has acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson in a three-way trade with the Detroit Tigers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. In the deal, the Tigers will receive Yankee relief pitcher Phil Coke and top outfield prospect Austin Jackson and the young Arizona starting pitcher Max Scherzer. The Diamondbacks, in turn, will receive right-hander Edwin Jackson from Detroit and once top pitching prospect Ian Kennedy from New York. The Yankees receive only Granderson. From a Yankee fan point of view, I believe this is a good move. While it is tough to see Austin Jackson go (a player I was very excited to see in Major League action), Gra ...

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