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Trading Curtis Granderson?

Here’s something different… Andy Martino of the Daily News suggests that the Mets should explore the possibility of trading outfielder Curtis Granderson so that they could free up some payroll and go after a bigger bat like Matt Kemp or Justin Upton. “Try to move Granderson, clearing payroll and an outfield spot for a Kemp or Upton. Maybe get a third-team involved; there...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Granderson Won’t Change Approach, Expects Better Numbers Next Season

Responding to team reports that he could have hit nine more home runs last season with these new Citi Field dimensions, Curtis Granderson said he isn’t interested in playing “the would’ve, could’ve game.” The Mets right fielder told Anthony McCarron of the Daily News that he doesn’t intend to change his approach. “There’ll be no adjustments because of the dimensions...
Via Mets Merized Online
21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Impact Of Granderson’s Nine Missed Home Runs

Marc Carig of Newsday illustrated the impact that the new dimensions of Citi Field would of had on Curtis Granderson last season. According to Sandy Alderson, the Mets would have hit 17 more home runs with these new dimensions, and Granderson would have accounted for nine of those homers. This would have given the veteran outfielder a total of 29 home runs on the season. Granderson’s...
Via Mets Merized Online
27 days ago  |  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

Is Curtis Granderson in decline?

The Mets made a four year, $60 million commitment to Curtis Granderson last winter. It was a signing that was agreed by most to be the right thing to do as the Mets were in desperate need for outfield help. With nine games left in the season, Granderson has posted the worst OPS of his major league career (outside of a nine game stretch in his first exposure to major league baseball...
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Curtis Granderson and the leadoff position

Curtis Granderson, who we affectionately refer to as Granny on the Mets360 Game Chatters, first appeared in the leadoff spot for the Mets lineup on June 15th. It wasn’t until July 5th that he retained that spot, seemingly for the rest of the season. Since that date, Granderson is batting .197/.276/.299 with three home runs, six doubles, 17 runs, and two stolen bases from that...
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Curtis Granderson struggles out of batter's box

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson stumbled out of the batter's box as he hit a single to lead off Friday night's game at San Diego. Granderson tried to get a quick jump out of the batter's box as he hit the base hit up the middle, but couldn't get his feet underneath him. Granderson fell to the ground but kept himself...
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July 18, 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...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: 3 up and 3 down

New York Mets: 3 up and 3 downThe New York Mets finished 74-88 in 2013, good enough for 3rd place in a top-heavy NL East. Rookies Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler burst onto the scene to provide signs of life for a franchise that has otherwise been stuck in the mud. In fact, the Mets haven’t had a winning record since 2008. Having worked previously in Oakland and San Diego, GM Sandy...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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