Found July 29, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
Curtis Granderson may not have had the performance he would have liked at the plate on Sunday, but he felt good physically.  During a rehab assignment, that's all that really matters.  Granderson has proven himself healthy enough to move on to Double-A Trenton to continue his assignment. According to Adam Berry of, Granderson said everything was feeling good.  That's important if the Yankees want to get him back by next weekend.  The team hopes that Granderson can be activated for a weekend series with the San Diego Padres.  Granderson seemed excited and optimistic when told of the possibility that he could be back by the end of the week. "I'd love to. Hopefully things continue to move well and progress the way that we all hope they will," Granderson said. "[If I] continue to play and feel good, it's a possibility. I'm glad that they're eager to get me back, and I'm excited to get back sooner than later." Granderson has had a horrible season.  He's had just about as bad of luck as a player can have.  After suffering a fractured forearm  during spring training, Granderson eventually made his return to the Yankees' lineup only to then suffer a fractured pinky finger.  He has played just eight games this season. New York needs Granderson back.  They are 55-50 and 7.5 games back of the Boston Red Sox.  However, the AL East is incredibly competitive.  If the season ended today, the Yankees would be out, but the AL East would still have three playoff teams - the Red Sox, the Rays, and the Orioles.  Perhaps with Granderson's power back in the lineup, the Yankees can make a run. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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