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New York Mets defeat Diamondbacks 9-0

Kirk Nieuwenhuis went 3-for-5 with a home run and three RBI as the New York Mets defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks, 9-0.

MLB: NY Mets 3, Washington 1

Curtis Granderson's two-run homer in the seventh inning snapped a tie and lifted the New York Mets to a 3-1 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

Mets sign Curtis Granderson to 4-year contract

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Outfielder Curtis Granderson has signed a four-year contract with the New York Mets, the team announced Monday at the winter meetings in Florida.

Ex-all-star Tony Clark named MLBPA executive director

LA JOLLA, Calif., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Former first baseman Tony Clark Tuesday was named executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association following the death of Michael Weiner.

MLB: Tampa Bay 4, New York Yankees 0

NEW YORK, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Alex Cobb turned in seven shutout innings Thursday and pushed Tampa Bay closer to the playoffs with a 4-0 decision over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Boston 5, New York Yankees 1

BOSTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Jon Lester dominated New York on one run over eight efficient innings Saturday, boosting the Boston Red Sox over the Yankees 5-1.

MLB: New York Yankees 6, Baltimore 5

BALTIMORE, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- A wild pitch by Baltimore closer Jim Johnson allowed Brendan Ryan to score in the ninth Thursday and give the New York Yankees a 6-5 win over the Orioles.

MLB: New York Yankees 5, Baltimore 4

BALTIMORE, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- Robinson Cano gave New York the lead with a solo homer during a two-run ninth Wednesday, boosting the Yankees over Baltimore 5-4.

MLB: New York Yankees 6, Chicago White Sox 4

NEW YORK, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Edwin Nunez capped an eighth-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run double Tuesday and the New York Yankees came back to shock the Chicago White Sox 6-4.

MLB: New York Yankees 8, Baltimore 5

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- A two-run homer by Ichiro Suzuki highlighted a five-run New York fifth Friday and launched the Yankees to an 8-5 win over Baltimore.

MLB: New York Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2 (11 innings)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Curtis Granderson drove in Alfonso Soriano with an 11th-inning sacrifice fly Sunday, boosting the New York Yankees over Tampa Bay 3-2.

MLB: New York Yankees 5, Toronto 3

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Andy Pettitte allowed a lone run over six innings Thursday and the New York Yankees needed just four hits to defeat Toronto 5-3.

MLB: New York Yankees 11, Los Angeles Angels 3

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano added to a milestone week Wednesday with a career-best seven RBI in leading the New York Yankees to an 11-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: New York Yankees 14, Los Angeles Angels 7

NEW YORK, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano went 3-for-6 with two homers and six RBI Tuesday, powering the New York Yankees over the Los Angeles Angels 14-7.

MLB: New York Yankees 2, Los Angeles Angels 1

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Hiroki Kuroda fired eight shutout innings Monday and the New York Yankees survived a late Los Angeles rally to best the Angels 2-1.
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Curtis Granderson (born March 16, 1981, in Blue Island, Illinois) is an American Major League Baseball player for the New York Yankees.

Curtis Granderson grew up in Lynwood, Illinois, a city south of Chicago. Granderson attended high school at Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing, Illinois. As a senior in 1999, Granderson hit .427 and was selected SICA Central All-Conference, and earned All-Area recognition from The Times of Northwest Indiana (Illinois edition) and the Daily Southtown.

As a freshman at University of Illinois-Chicago in 2000, Granderson led the team with seven home runs and 45 walks. He followed that with a strong sophomore season in which he hit .304, leading the team in runs, home runs, and walks. After his sophomore year, Granderson played in a summer collegiate league for the Mankato Mashers, now known as the MoonDogs, of the Northwoods League. Granderson was named Second-Team All-American by Baseball America and USA Today's Baseball Weekly and a Third-Team Louisville Slugger NCAA Division I All-American following his junior season. He graduated with a degree in business administration.

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