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Grading The Yankees Trade

The Yankees acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson from the Detroit Tigers in a three-way deal that cost them Ian Kennedy, Phil Coke, and Austin Jackson. Rather than analyzing the impact of Granderson, we'll grade the trade and take a look at how it impacts the farm system.

Most of the time when a team trades away three 40-man roster players in exchange for one, usually that hurts an organization's depth and its effects are felt throughout the farm system. Tuesday's deal for Curtis Granderson might be one of the few exceptions. Ian Kennedy, a four-pitch hurler with plus command, had yet to establish himself in the big leagues nor had he come even close to... Recommended Stories

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