Curtis Granderson to Yankees: Trade Depletes Farm, Handcuffs Halladay Talks

Posted: 9th December 2009 by Anthony Tripicchio in MLB
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á Curtis Granderson, an All-Star center fielder acquired at the Indianapolis Winter Meetings, improves the YankeesÆ 25-man roster immediately. Making him a top priority this offseason, however, was a mistake. á Two-time 20 game winner Roy Halladay is capable of swinging the balance of power in the AL by himself. Granderson, though a valuable player, is not. á A rotation of CC Sabathia, Halladay, AJ Burnett, Andy Pettitte, and Joba Chamberlain or Phil Hughes would make the Yankees an indestructible force. With Halladay still available, the door is open for the Red Sox and Angels to close the gap on the champs. á While Granderson is a nice addition, he came at a price of two upper echelon prospects in Triple-Aùstarting pitcher Ian Kennedy and outfielder Austin Jackson. Those blue chipp ...

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