Lots of opinions floating around the blogosphere.
Greg Fertel (gets the prize for best write-up and analysis of the night):
Granderson looks tuned for a big improvement a la Nick Swisher in 2010. From the Yankees’ perspective, how could you not like this move? They added a 29-year-old center fielder with plus defense and [...]
With the Yankees apparently closing in on a deal to acquire All-Star center fielder Curtis Granderson from the Tigers, the question becomes: What will the Yankees do next to complete their outfield. As I see it, they have 4 realistic options.
1) Sign Mike Cameron to play LF, have Melky move to right, and have [...]
UPDATE: (2:00 PM) (EJ) – MLB Trade Rumors has it. The Yankees will acquire Granderson for Ian Kennedy, Austin Jackson, and Phil Coke, pending a medical check. Full reactions later tonight.
Kevin Brown became the first Major League Baseball player to get paid more than $100 million. Mostly a greedy jerk, Brown is also something of a pioneer. He paved the way for every God-awful, untradeable, “what were they thinking!” mega-contract MLB general managers have handed out since. As Jason Bay, Matt Holiday [...]
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UPDATE-Joel Sherman Tweets that the Yanks won’t be trading for him.
Rafael Soriano accepted arbitration, according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. The Braves, who recently signed Billy Wagner and Takashi Saito, will have lots of relatively expensive relievers under contract now. [...]
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