Tigers Hit The Jackpot in Granderson Trade

Posted: 8th December 2009 by Justin Sucher in MLB
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When I saw the trade yesterday that sent Clay Rapada from the Detroit Tigers to the Texas Rangers, I thought it might have been the start of something.á It was like the calm before the storm. And sure enough, today the storm came through as Detroit sent Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson their separate ways, in a three-team blockbuster deal.á Granderson was sent to the New York Yankees, while Edwin Jackson was sent to the Arizona Diamondbacks. And, while IÆm fully expecting the city of Detroit to riot, I actually like the trade for the Tigers. Curtis Granderson was the face of the Detroit Tigers team for the last few years and while I understand that he was a fan favorite and one of our more reliable players, he wasnÆt getting any better. Granderson batted a career low .249 last year, ...

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