Originally posted on Full Spectrum Baseball  |  Last updated 4/20/12
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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.

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