New York Yankees: Bye, Bye, Matsui and Damon. Hello, Versatility.

Posted: 8th December 2009 by Ryan Maloney in MLB
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The New York Yankees didn't even wait for the champagne-drenched clubhouse to dry before they made an addition to it.
The Seattle Post-Intelligence reports that the Yankees gave up prized prospects Ian Kennedy (pitcher) and Austin Jackson (outfielder) in addition to reliever Phil Coke to get All-Star center fielder Curtis Granderson from Detroit.

The move is part of a three-team deal that includes Arizona.á Kennedy is the only Yankee headed to the Diamondbacks.á Coke and Jackson will join the Tigers.

Granderson, 28, hit 38 doubles, 23 triples, 23 homers, drove in 74 runs and stole 26 bases in 2007.á That made him the first player in 96 years to have at least 30 doubles, 20 triples, 20 home runs, and 20 stolen bases.

He has struggled in the two years si ...

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