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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.

MLB: New York Yankees 4, Detroit 3 (10 inn.)

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Brett Gardner singled in Jayson Nix with two out in the 10th inning Friday, allowing the New York Yankees to end Detroit's 12-game winning streak 4-3.

MLB: San Diego 6, New York Yankees 3

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Newly acquired Ian Kennedy notched a win in his San Diego debut Sunday, lifting the Padres to a 6-3 interleague defeat of the New York Yankees.

MLB: New York Yankees 3, San Diego 0

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Ivan Nova went handcuffed the Padres for seven innings and Curtis Granderson homered late Saturday, sparking the New York Yankees to a 3-0 win over San Diego.

MLB: San Diego 7, New York Yankees 2

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Logan Forsythe hit the first of three San Diego home runs Friday to give the Padres the lead for good in their 7-2 decision over the New York Yankees.
Yankees' Granderson returns to disabled list with fractured knuckle

Yankees' Granderson returns to disabled list with fractured knuckle

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., May 25 (UPI) -- New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson has returned to the disabled list with a fractured knuckle, Manager Joe Girardi said Saturday in Florida.
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Detroit Tigers Curtis Granderson hugs first base as he just gets back before the tag by St. Louis Cardinals Albert Pujols in the first inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 16, 2009. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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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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