Found April 20, 2012 on Full Spectrum Baseball:
April 19, 2012: Curtis Granderson homered in his first three at bats and finished the game going 5-for-5 with four RBI in the New York Yankees 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins. He’s the first person to homer three times in a game at the new Yankee Stadium. Line: 5 AB | 3 R | 5 H | 4 RBI; 3 HR My fantasy perspective: Many may have doubted whether Granderson’s 41 home runs in 2011 were for real or not, but with six home runs in 13 games, it’s time to start believing his power is the real deal. He’s 0-for-2 in stolen bases, so far this season, but fantasy owners should be salivating at the possibility of another 40 HR/20 SB season. Agree with my pick? Disagree? Check out ESPN’s formula for determining the best daily performances and nominate your own Line of the Day player using the comments section below and/or hitting me up on Twitter @DJAubain.

Granderson hits 3 home runs in first 4 innings

Curtis Granderson has hit three home runs in the first four innings for the New York Yankees against the Minnesota Twins. Granderson homered to right-center in the first inning Thursday night and hit a soaring, two-run shot into the second deck in right field in the second, both off starter Anthony Swarzak. In his third at-bat, Granderson hit a line drive to the short right-field...

Yanks' Granderson: 3 HR, 4 RBI, 5 hits

Curtis Granderson hit three home runs in the first four innings and matched a career high with five hits, leading the New York Yankees to a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. Granderson homered in each of his first three at-bats, driving in four runs, and helped Phil Hughes overcome a four-run first to secure his first victory of the season. Mark Teixeira hit...

2012 Fantasy Baseball Daily Fix: Curtis Granderson's bucket list is complete

Curtis Granderson had a pretty good week in just one night. The Yankees' center fielder had the fantasy performance of the season, going 5-for-5 with three homers, three runs scored, and four RBIs. He began the day hitting .208 with three home runs and six RBIs before boosting his average by .075 and doubling his home-run total and nearly doubling his RBI total. If there was...

Tater Trot Tracker: Trot Times for April 19 by Larry Granillo

With only 17 home runs hit in 12 games Thursday, it feels a bit wrong to say that it was a big night for home runs. But... It was a big night for home runs. In Arizona, Freddie Freeman hit two home runs for the Braves. The real story of Thursday, however, was Curtis Granderson. Up early this morning is a quick look at Granderson's three tater trots. The rest of the day'...

Fantasy Baseball Daily Picks: Curtis Granderson, Cole Hamels, Adam Jones, Matt Moore, and more

Have a day Curtis Granderson! The Yankees outfielder turned in the first truly spectacular individual fantasy day of the 2012 season by going 5-5 with three home runs on Thursday night. He drove in four runs. Curtis Granderson had one hell of a day yesterday, but should you start him on Friday? Jerod has the answer. (Photo by Keith Allison via Wikimedia Commons) The best part? I...

Game 13: Grandy Goes Big in a Perfect Night

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-4645\"> Minnesota Twins 6 — New York Yankees 7   Curtis Granderson achieved something no Yankee ever...

Boxscore of the Week: 4/16 – 4/22

This week had many great performances, and I was going to choose New York Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson’s three home run game against the Minnesota Twins. Then, there was the Yankees nine-run comeback against the Red Sox on Saturday. However, Philip Humber gets the nod with his perfect game against the Seattle Mariners. 1

Bard to Get Start Against Yankees

This strikes me as a good call. @PeteAbeValentine just said that Bard will start on Sunday against the Yankees. #RedSoxThere had been talk of starting Lester, given the off day today, but Bard improved dramatically in his second start, whereas Lester had his first bad outing in his third start and could probably use a day off.The Yankees, by the way, are not exactly running away...

Daily Dozen: The Grandy-man Can

Every morning we recap the previous night’s games, news and notes so that you’re up-to-date on everything baseball. As always you can follow us on Twitter (@BaseballProf) and like us on Facebook to get updated, fantasy-relevant news, tidbits and analysis. 1. Curtis Granderson made history last night by becoming the first player in Yankees history to hit three home runs (in...

Not-So-Rapid Raction: Yankees 7, Twins 6

The Yankees had every excuse to mail in last night’s game. For starters, they have a 3:00 game in Boston today, and a nice, quick outing would have given them some measure of rest before this important series. Then Phil Hughes came out and got lit up in the first inning, and there had to be some temptation to pack it in and just hack away at every half-decent pitch. In fact,...
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