Johnny Damon isn't going to the prom

Updated: February 1, 2010, 10:19 AM ET
By Buster Olney
The merits of the New York Yankees' three-team trade for Curtis Granderson are debatable, and in time we'll know if the choice of trading some of their young assets in that deal was the right or wrong call. But it's laughable that the Yankees are taking flak for not working out a contract with Johnny Damon -- if you consider what happened as it happened, rather than the historical revision of those covering tracks.