May 29 12:08 PM PT1:08 PM MT2:08 PM CT3:08 PM ET15:08 ET19:08 GMT3:08 CST12:08 PM MST2:08 PM EST2:38 PM VEN23:08 UAE2:08 PM CT-University of Illinois trustees have agreed to a deal in which New York Yankees star Curtis Granderson will pay for most of a new baseball stadium at his alma mater, the University of Illinois-Chicago. Analysis: Trustees voted Wednesday to name the new stadium after Granderson, who announced in February that he will donate $5 million to the project. The total cost is projected to be $7 million. The open-air, brick-and-stone stadium will seat 1,200 and is expected to open in 2015. The plan calls for using the field for Flames games and events for Chicago Public Schools and youth organizations.
May 24 6:03 PM PT7:03 PM MT8:03 PM CT9:03 PM ET21:03 ET1:03 GMT9:03 CST6:03 PM MST8:03 PM EST8:33 PM VEN5:03 UAE (+1)8:03 PM CT-The New York Yankees have put Granderson on the 15-day disabled list with a broken knuckle on his left pinky finger. Analysis: Granderson was hit by Cesar Ramos' pitch in the fifth inning of Friday night's 9-4 win over the Rays. Although no official timeline for how long Granderson will be sidelined has been announced, manager Joe Girardi indicated it could be a minimum of four weeks.
May 23 2:21 PM PT3:21 PM MT4:21 PM CT5:21 PM ET17:21 ET21:21 GMT5:21 CST2:21 PM MST4:21 PM EST4:51 PM VEN1:21 UAE (+1)4:21 PM CT-Granderson went 3 for 3 with his first homer in his seventh game back in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the O's. Analysis: Granderson, however, is a career .197 hitter at Tropicana Field for his lowest mark at any current AL ballpark heading into a weekend set with the Rays. He could turn that around Friday since he's a career .436 hitter (17 for 39 with three homers) against Tampa Bay starter Roberto Hernandez.
May 17 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 CST2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Granderson had three hits Thursday in a 3-2 loss to the M's. Analysis: Fantasy owners should be thrilled to see Granderson is back and looking good so far.
Feb. 24 12:33 PM PT1:33 PM MT2:33 PM CT3:33 PM ET15:33 ET20:33 GMT4:33 CST1:33 PM MST3:33 PM EST4:03 PM VEN0:33 UAE (+1)2:33 PM CT-Granderson has rejoined the New York Yankees, 2 1-2 months after breaking an arm in his first at-bat of spring training. Analysis: Granderson was activated Tuesday by the Yankees, and in the lineup against Seattle batting fourth and playing right field. New York optioned left-hander Vidal Nuno to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre a day after he beat Cleveland in his first major league start. The slugger, who led New York with 43 homers last season, broke his right forearm when he was hit by a pitch from Toronto's J.A. Happ on Feb. 24. The All-Star outfielder originally had hoped to be ready to p
Feb. 11 1:27 PM PT2:27 PM MT3:27 PM CT4:27 PM ET16:27 ET21:27 GMT5:27 CST2:27 PM MST4:27 PM EST4:57 PM VEN1:27 UAE (+1)3:27 PM CT-Granderson is open to the idea of switching from center field to left field if the Yankees want to play Brett Gardner in center. Analysis: Granderson, a potential free agent after the upcoming season, has not had any personal conversions with the team about a contract extension.