Found October 22, 2012 on NESN.com:
Yankees stars need to stop taking their fans' taunts so seriously. First it was Nick Swisher, who appeared very hurt by some New Yorkers' negativity. Now Curtis Granderson sounds like he's responding to the old cliche to "get his eyes checked" by ... actually going and getting his eyes checked. Granderson will be going to an eye specialist amid concerns that poor eyesight may have been behind his mounting strikeouts this season, the New York Daily News reports. Granderson first had his eyes checked when he started with the Yankees in 2010, and he found out his vision was 20/30. He got contact lenses to help him out, and it may have worked -- he struck out just 116 times that season, compared to 141 the season before (although that year was also the beginning of his hitting resurgence under Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long, as Granderson regained his power stroke, leading to 84 total home runs in 2011 and 2012). The strikeout numbers have be...
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