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Yanks lack of offense continues to show

After failing to produce at the plate, it's clear the Bombers need to shop for another bat

Updated: July 22, 2011, 4:51 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Wednesday night, Curtis Granderson fouled a ball off his already-tender right calf in the third inning. Two innings later, he ran full-speed and virtually face-first into the center-field wall. Three innings after that, he got plunked between the wings by a 95-mph fastball.

And Thursday night, when the New York Yankees needed a big bat to come off their bench and wake up a punchless offense, the only one they could turn to was Granderson.

"Just trying ...

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