Bill Shaikin: Left off Dodgers' World Series roster last year, Curtis Granderson has moved on

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Bill Shaikin: Left off Dodgers' World Series roster last year, Curtis Granderson has moved on
Bill Shaikin: Left off Dodgers' World Series roster last year, Curtis Granderson has moved on

The last time we saw Curtis Granderson ... well, we didn't see him. On the eve of the World Series in 2017, the Los Angeles Dodgers dropped him from their roster. He was 36. He never had ridden in a championship parade. The Dodgers were four victories from nirvana, and they had tapped 25 players for the journey. He was not one of them. The Dodgers had acquired him to fill a particular supporting role in their cast. But after he batted 15 times in the first two rounds of the playoffs, with eight strikeouts and one hit, the Dodgers cut him. Dave Roberts, the Dodgers' manager, had spoken with Granderson and said he was "obviously disappointed." That is all last year's news. But when we spoke with

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