Curtis Granderson may have slumped in September (.304 wOBA/85 wRC+), but every other month aside from that was nothing short of fantastic. Taking out the final month of the season, Granderson’s worst month in terms of wOBA/wRC+ was June when he hit “only” .363/125. If he did that for the entire year, it would’ve been a productive season for Granderson. Instead, he turned in career highs in homers (41), walk rate (12.3), Iso (.290), and wRC+ (146). His wOBA (.395) and fWAR (7.0) were both the second highest marks of his career (both fell just short of his .395 and 7.8 marks in 2007).
The biggest change in Granderson was his #cured status against left handed pitching. He continued his turn around from the latter part of 2011 and ended up punishing left handed pitching this year, racking up a .325 (!) Iso against same handed pitchers, leading to a .400 wOBA and a 151 wRC+. Hopefully, this continues into 2012.… Click here to read the rest