Yankees OF Granderson breaks arm, out 10 weeks

Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson will likely miss the

Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson will likely miss the next 10 weeks after fracturing his right forearm in a spring training game, the team tweeted. (Credit: Yankees' Facebook page)

TAMPA, Fla. - New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson is going to be out up to 10 weeks with a broken right forearm.

The slugger was hit by a pitch from Toronto's J.A. Happ in the bottom of the first inning Sunday. The Yankees initially called it bruise but X-rays revealed the break.

The blow is a major one for the Yankees, who are already without Alex Rodriguez until at least the All-Star break.

Granderson led New York with 43 homers last season. Matt Diaz and Juan Rivera, in the competition for the fourth outfielder spot, could see increased playing time.

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