Granderson struggled in the postseason, going 3-for-30 with 16 strikeouts and just one homer and one RBI. He was particularly unproductive against the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series. He was 0-for-11 with seven strikeouts and was not in the starting lineup for Game 4 of the sweep.
But he did lead the Yankees with 43 home runs, the second-most in the American League. However, the front office doesn’t seem interested in talking about a long-term deal for the 30-year-old outfielder, according to CBSSports.com.
What would have been a $13 million option increased to $15 million based on Granderson’s fourth-place finish in the MVP race in 2011.
But there are other decisions the front office will have to make this winter. Here are some of the biggest of those: