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Curtis Granderson has elevated his defense

Curtis Granderson made a great throw from right field in yesterday’s game, albeit a close call, to throw out a runner tagging up from third. It was his eighth outfield assist, placing him 11th in all of baseball among outfielders in that particular stat. That’s the total he had the entirety of 2014. It’s this respect, and this respect alone, that Granderson’s defensive performance...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

JABO: Curtis Granderson Turns Back the Clock

This past weekend’s four-game series in San Francisco between the Giants and Washington Nationals may be remembered as an important point in the playoff race for the teams fighting for the NL East crown. By getting swept for their sixth consecutive loss, the Nationals now find themselves reeling, four and a half games behind the Mets. Victims of their own sweep at the hands of...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson Remains Red Hot, Blasts 20th Homer Of Season

Curtis Granderson continues to rip the cover off the ball, blasting his 20th home run of the season in the fourth inning of Thursday’s 12-3 win over the Colorado Rockies. The two-run shot matched Granderson’s home run total from last year and now gives him eighth seasons of 20 or more home runs in his career. […]
Via Mets Merized Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson Continues His Solid Campaign

Curtis Granderson continued his impressive second half performance during yesterday’s exciting 5-2 victory of the Nationals. Granderson’s two run shot against Jordan Zimmermann jump started the Mets’ lineup and gave New York an early 2-1 lead. Granderson has now reached base in 17 consecutive games, which is tied for the longest active steak in the […]
Via Mets Merized Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Granderson Clobbers 16th Home Run, Quietly Enjoying A Solid Season

Despite the Mets devastating 8-7 loss to the Padres at Citi Field, Curtis Granderson had one of his best games of his Mets’ career. He went 2-for-4 at the plate with a three run home run in the 5th inning. He also made three outstanding catches in right field. Granderson is quietly enjoying a successful […]
Via Mets Merized Online
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson Stays Hot, Blasts 13th Home Run

Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson has been one of the few bright spots recently for the Mets offense. On Friday, he hit his 12th home run which led helped the Mets to a narrow 2-1 win over the Reds at Citi Field. On Saturday, Granderson stayed hot and doubled in the first and then hit an opposite field home run with two outs in the third inning. It was the 250th career home run...
Via Mets Merized Online
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

On Curtis Granderson batting leadoff for the Mets

They say home run hitters typically get them in bunches. Those of us who remember Dave Kingman sadly will recall that he blasted five homers in the seven games before he was hurt back in 1976, ending his best chance to make a run at Roger Maris. Well, right now Curtis Granderson has hit five homers in his last seven games – if you’re ready to count Saturday’s suspended...
June 28, 2015  |  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
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 15, 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

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

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