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Bless You Boys Dec 8, 2014

MLB Winter Meetings preview: Curtis Granderson trade the gift that keeps on giving for Tigers

Five years after Curtis Granderson was traded, the Tigers are still reaping the benefits. It all started with two draft picks. The Tigers selected Curtis Granderson, an athletic outfielder from Chicago, with their third round pick in the 2002 draft. Three years later, they drafted a corner outfielder named Matt Joyce. Just months earlier, Joyce's Florida Southern team had tied the Tigers 2-2 in an exhibition matchup. The two contributed a fair amount of value to the Tigers during their tenure. Granderson put up 21.2 rWAR in six seasons in Detroit and became a fan favorite. Joyce was worth...
Bless You Boys Dec 5, 2014

MLB trade rumors: Tigers may be interested in Diamondbacks shortstop Didi Gregorius

AZ Snakepit reports that the Tigers may even have a deal worked out. Dave Dombrowski has a history of making a splash at the MLB Winter Meetings. Seven years ago, he shocked the baseball world by trading for Miguel Cabrera. Five years ago, he made another big move, flipping Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson for Austin Jackson and Max Scherzer. Last year, he preempted the meetings, trading Doug Fister and Prince Fielder before anyone arrived in Orlando. This year, another deal may be brewing. AZ Snakepit, SB Nation's Arizona Diamondbacks blog, tweeted out a rumor last night that the Tigers...
Newark Star-Ledger Dec 4, 2014

Would Mets' Lucas Duda be fine with platoon at first base?

Duda could also benefit from working with new hitting coach Kevin Long, who had success helping Curtis Granderson with similar troubles during their time with the Yankees. Long says he has some ideas on how to minimize those struggles.
MetsBlog Nov 26, 2014

Granderson will not change approach, may visit Long in AZ

Curtis Granderson will not change his approach to hitting now that the outfield fence is a bit closer in Citi Field, he told reporter Anthony McCarron (Daily News, Nov. 26). “There’ll be no adjustments because of the dimensions,” …

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