Curtis Granderson Contract?

The New York Yankees are in the final stages of acquiring Detroit center fielder Curtis Granderson in a three-team trade involving the Arizona Diamondbacks. The deal, which is pending approval of medical records, will send outfielder Austin Jackson and reliever Phil Coke to Detroit and starter Ian Kennedy to Arizona.
What does Curtis Granderson's contract say? How money money is he going to make?

asked by Rose in Baseball | 4650 views | 12-08-2009 at 09:37 PM

Details of Curtis Granderson contract:

Granderson, 28, has three years and $25.75 million left on his contract. He'll earn $5.5 million in 2010, $8.25 million in 2011 and $10 million in 2012, while the Yankees will hold a $13 million option for 2013 with a $2 million buyout, according to the Cots Baseball Contracts web site.

Granderson hit .249 with 30 home runs, 71 RBI, 20 stolen bases and 91 runs scored in 160 games with the Tigers last season. Although he made the All-Star team, Granderson had some alarming stats, namely his .327 on-base percentage, 141 strikeouts and a .183 average against lefthanders in 180 at-bats.

answered by Brad | 12-08-2009 at 09:40 PM

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