According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson suffered a broken arm today in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Toronto starter J.A. Happ hit Granderson on the right forearm during his first at-bat. Granderson ran down to first base, but was checked out by team trainers and taken out of the game. Initial reports came back that Granderson had a bruised forearm, and was going to be taken to get precautionary X-rays. However, the results showed a fracture.
Granderson, who will be 32 on March 16, is expected to miss about 10 weeks, which means he won’t be appearing in a major league game until at least the beginning of May. Granderson led the Yankees in home runs in each of the last two seasons, belting a career high 43 last year while driving in 106 runs – he is in the final year of his contract with the Yankees.
This represents a major blow to the Yankees offense, considering they lost about 100 home runs to free agency this offseason. T...