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    Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    The Yankees are willing to listen to offers for Curtis Granderson
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    This sounds like fun. The Yankees need help at 3b, C and RF. I don't think the Reds are a match, but one can dream. You could even try platooning Stubbs and Granderson to create a monster CF. Should the Reds send Todd home to play for the Yanks? Would that get it done? I really don't want to trade Frazier, or Hannigan, although, trading Hannigan might be a boon if Mez is ready to hit and catch.

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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Thing is Granderson is a free agent after this season, so it would be shortsighted to pay an arm and a leg for him. Still, it is awfully tempting.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    Thing is Granderson is a free agent after this season, so it would be shortsighted to pay an arm and a leg for him. Still, it is awfully tempting.
    Yeah, there's just no way of justifying it, he's gone after next year. It would be very un-Walt. I guess, you would get draft picks, but I'm not sure which ones.

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    Frazier (from New Jersey) would be a great local boy done good fan favorite. He'd mash, IMO, in that lineup. Add Mesoraco and that's more than enough for one year of Granderson.
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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Frazier (from New Jersey) would be a great local boy done good fan favorite. He'd mash, IMO, in that lineup. Add Mesoraco and that's more than enough for one year of Granderson.
    I feel like noting that Frazier from Toms River in South Jersey is closer to being a local boy in Philadelphia than he is in The Bronx. I get the point though.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    I would be happy if the Reds gone after him because I think he would make the Reds worse. He's completely a creation of NY Stadium. I know that Great American is homer run friendly but I think Yankee Stadium is worse in that regard. His defensive skills has also regressed the past couple of years.
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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeThierry View Post
    I would be happy if the Reds gone after him because I think he would make the Reds worse. He's completely a creation of NY Stadium. I know that Great American is homer run friendly but I think Yankee Stadium is worse in that regard. His defensive skills has also regressed the past couple of years.
    Obviously his HR total is inflated by Yankee Stadium, but I don't see how he's a 'creation' of it given that he was no slouch with the Detroit Tigers.
    "Since I've been with the Reds in 1989, we've never had a farm system this loaded," Bowden said. "If we were the New York Yankees and had unlimited dollars, we could have traded for Colon, (Jeff) Weaver, Rolen, (Cliff) Floyd, (Kenny) Rogers and Finley and gotten them all -- and still held onto our top five prospects. That's an amazing statement."

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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Quote Originally Posted by Tom Servo View Post
    Obviously his HR total is inflated by Yankee Stadium, but I don't see how he's a 'creation' of it given that he was no slouch with the Detroit Tigers.
    I meant from a power stand point. If you look at his splits away from Yankee Stadium, there is a drastic difference.

    EDIT: With the Tigers, he was also an elite defensive CF. He's become boarderline awful the past couple of years.
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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Quote Originally Posted by Scrap Irony View Post
    Frazier (from New Jersey) would be a great local boy done good fan favorite. He'd mash, IMO, in that lineup. Add Mesoraco and that's more than enough for one year of Granderson.
    Trading our 3B and our C of the future for 1 year of Granderson?

    We'd likely be worse in 2013, and who would play 3B next year. Cairo?

    THis would be the type of trade that would set the Reds contention movement back some years.

    I wouldn't give either player for Granderson, much less both.

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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    I doubt the price for Granderson would be high if the buying team were to take on the whole salary. If the Reds would agree to take on the $ I could see an offer of someone like Ryan Lemere/ Josh Fellhauer doing the trick. Yankees motivation in doing the move would be to free up money to get other shiny toys.

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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Frazier would turn into Paul O'Neill for the Yankees.
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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Granderson would be a risk. He is in decline right now and the Yankees are trying to reel in an insane payroll. Granderson was moved out of Detroit because of his pending salary. If I'm not mistaken, didn't Granderson get scratched during the Detroit series? I'd pass and I like Granderson.

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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    Frazier for Granderson.

    Then sign hometown boy Youkilis to play 3B.

    Actually, I want Granderson and Gardner. Granderson can play LF and bat cleanup. Gardner can leadoff and play CF.
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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    OBP .319
    and due 15,000,000 for 2013 I might add.
    No thanks.

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    Re: Yanks are taking offers for Curtis Granderson

    I think the Yankees actually are motivated by cutting salary. Cashman has been told to get under the luxury threshold and Granderson makes a pretty penny. Unless you feel like spending $15MM on him, no thanks.
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