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Inside the numbers: Curtis Granderson's home runs

Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees

Curtis Granderson #14 of the New York Yankees hits a first inning home run against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 9, 2011) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Curtis Granderson went deep again Tuesday night, a solo home run in the first inning off Angels starter Dan Haren. It was Granderson's 29th home run of the season, one shy of his 2009 career high in Detroit.

The home run, which came on a 2-1 count, was hit over the rightfield fence at Yankee Stadium. It put New York ahead 1-0, and was the 155th home run of Granderson's career.

Here's an in-depth look at Grandy's homers during the 2011 season:

Granderson's home runs by the numbers
Situation Most home runs Least home runs 
L/R split Righties - 18 Lefties - 11
Game situation With lead - 15 Trailing - 5
Game result Win - 18 Loss - 11
Inning First - 7 Third and ninth - 1
Count Even - 13 Behind - 6
Runs batted in Solo - 16 Grand slam - 0
Part of ballpark Right of center - 28 Left of center - 1 

 

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