Posts Tagged ‘Curtis Granderson’

Baseball Daily Digest Radio with Joel Henard and Albert Lang from 2.27

Baseball Daily Digest Radio with Joel Henard and Albert Lang from 2.27:

We talked Fantasy Baseball, roto, Salvador Perez, Miguel Cabrera, Mike Napoli, David Freese, Hanley Ramirez, Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper, Yu Darvish, Albert Pujols, Brett Lawrie, Josh Johnson, Jason Heyward, Michael Pineda, Joe Mauer, Justin Morneau, Adam Wainwright, Jesus MOntero, Carl Crawford, Buster Posey, Mike Minor, Curtis Granderson, Ryan Howard, Kenley Jansen, Matt Moore, Mike Trout, Adam Dunn, Neftali Feliz, Alexi Ogando, Yonder Alonso, Carlos Quentin, Prince Fielder, and much more.

h2h Corner ~ Keep, Trade or Drop: Curtis Granderson, Jay Bruce, Shane Victorino?

I must admit that I picked Curtis Granderson as a KTD to help me think through what to do with him in my keeper league. I have him as a 12th rounder next year and had been wavering whether he was worth that pick or not. I mean he posted a .249 AVE and .327 OBP in 2009 and was much worse down the stretch (.223/.284 AVE/OBP in September/October and .248/.319 AVE/OBP in August). Granderson does have a career .321 BAbip, yet it was .275 in 2009. Meanwhile, in 2008, it was .316 and, in 2007, it was .360. So there is a good chance that will improve which will bring his average to a more acceptable level. That said, even if his ratios remained at his abysmal 2009 level, he’d score 100 runs easy, top 30 HRs and knock in 70+. There is a ton to like about his move to New York, which has been favorable to left-handed hitters. He might not steal as much, but his power and runs will increase. This makes the soon-to-be 29-year-old a pretty valuable 2010 player. Continue reading