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Curtis Granderson's Motown momentum

A year after he looked like a bust, center fielder is busting out for the Yanks

Updated: May 2, 2011, 4:00 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- At this time last year, it looked as though the New York Yankees might have been had. Former Yankees prospect Austin Jackson ended April with a .364 average for the Detroit Tigers, while Curtis Granderson was at .225 with two homers and seven RBIs in pinstripes.

It appeared that the Yankees might have made a three-for-one trade and not even have ended up with the best player in the deal. It pained general manager Brian Cashman to give up Jackson, Ian Kennedy and Phil Coke ...

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