On-Base Perception

Newsday's new all-encompassing baseball blog on the Yankees, Mets, MLB and more from around the sport.

Yankees lead the majors in grand slams

Curtis Granderson homers in the 6th inning. (July

Curtis Granderson homers in the 6th inning. (July 15, 2012) (Credit: David Pokress)

Curtis Granderson's grand slam Friday night -- his second in 2012 -- was the seventh for the Yankees this season, which is tops in the majors. The Yankees led the major leagues in grand slams each of the previous two seasons and have totaled 27 the past three years, a number that's twice as many as the next-best total. The Red Sox, Marlins, Cardinals and Rays have 13 each.

Tags: Curtis Granderson

advertisement | advertise on newsday

Baseball highlights

Newsday baseball on Twitter

advertisement | advertise on newsday