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Michael Cuddyer has been disappointing

One of the bigger questions heading into the 2015 season was how much production the Mets could realistically expect from their aging corner outfielders Curtis Granderson and Michael Cuddyer. The Mets signed Granderson in the winter of 2013 to what remains the largest free-agent contract during Sandy Alderson’s time as the team’s General Manager. The outfield was an extreme weak...
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Granderson Breaks Out With 4 RBI

Curtis Granderson had an excellent night at the plate during yesterday’s 7-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves. Granderson provided the key hit of the game with a two run single in the 5th inning, and he finished with three hits and four RBI. Even though Granderson was struggling to hit for extra bases this season, he was making solid contact so it seemed like only a matter of time...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson: Lack of black players in MLB is a ‘big problem’

Curtis Granderson remains concerned about the lack of black players in professional baseball. The New York Mets outfielder spoke with “HuffPost Live” on Jackie Robinson Day and said the lack of black players in MLB is “definitely a big problem.” “We consider baseball the American pastime,” said Granderson. “And if it’s going to be the...Read More
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Granderson Leaves Game After Being Hit On Right Knee

Curtis Granderson left Thursday’s game after being hit on the right leg, near the knee, by a fastball from Cardinals starter Lance Lynn. Granderson went to first base, finished the inning, but left the game after the inning was over. Reporters say he smiled and gave a thumbs up to fans while leaving the field. Doesn’t sound serious and they likely pulled him to give it and him a rest.
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Long, Curtis Granderson going ‘back to the blueprint’

New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long this morning told the media that he and Curtis Granderson will go, “back to the blueprint,” that made the outfielder a dynamic power threat with the New York Yankees. Curtis Granderson spent four years with the Yankees, hitting .245/.335/.495, averaging 29 home runs per season. However, after hitting 41 home runs and slugging .552 in 2011...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Michael Cuddyer on the radar

News has come out today that the New York Mets may already be on their way to filling one of the holes in their lineup: corner outfielder. It’s been reported by sources close to the team including both WFAN radio and SNY that the Mets will pursue Michael Cuddyer. Admittedly, there’s another Rockies outfielder that many hoped the Mets would show interest in, but Cuddyer could...
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Granderson Stays Hot At Plate, Questions Why Fans Boo Home Team

Curtis Granderson picked up two more hits in last night’s 5-3 win over the Dodgers and is now batting .310 this month with a .372 on-base and an impressive .592 slugging. He’s walloped five homers in May to go with his 14 RBI and picked up his first triple of the season on Thursday night.   Granderson spoke to Jim Baumbach of Newsday after the game, and shared his frustration...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

The interesting case of Curtis Granderson

“Real New Yorkers are Mets fans,” are the most remembered words by Mets new outfielder Curtis Granderson during his press conference this past offseason.  Granderson entered 2014 with high expectations, and has seemed to fail each and every one of them.  Granderson has a batting average well below .200 after playing in 19 of the Mets first 20 games.  Of course, there is still...
April 23, 2014  |  2 Comments

Granderson is Veering Toward the Precipice

Precipice: prec·i·pice noun : A point where danger, trouble, or difficulty begins We’re closing in on the end of the first month of the season and right fielder Curtis Granderson is batting .121 with just eight hits and a .451 OPS in 76 plate appearances. It’s that time of the year when statisticians drum up things like “Granderson will need to bat .375 the rest of this season...
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April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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