Tigers center fielder Granderson to start season on DL with broken finger
DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers center fielder Curtis Granderson was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and will miss Opening Day.
A finger on his right hand was broken Saturday when he was hit by a fastball from Philadelphia Phillies left-hander Travis Blackley in the fourth and final inning of a rained-out game.
Granderson and the team had hoped the injury was merely a bruise. But precautionary X-rays revealed the break.
Granderson, who was wearing a splint on the hand ...
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