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CURTIS GRANDERSON RUMORS

Mets’ Outfield Alignment Set

In somewhat of a surprise, manager Terry Collins announced today Michael Cuddyer would play left field and Curtis Granderson would be in right. The decision is somewhat of a surprise because the presumption was Cuddyer – with 854 career games in right and just three in left – would play the position where he was most comfortable. However, this makes sense in the respect right...
Via New York Mets Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Long Says Mets Will Need Serious Contributions From Wright, Granderson, Murphy To Win

New Mets hitting coach Kevin Long gave Dan Martin of the New York Post a player by player progress report as the team enjoyed a day off on Wednesday. “I’ve seen good things from a lot of these guys,” the hitting coach said. “Kirk Nieuwenhuis has been good. Ruben Tejada has been better. And Wilmer Flores, he just doesn’t miss. If you throw a strike, he’s going to do damage...
Via Mets Merized Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Long’s Job Is To Keep Granderson From Becoming Jason Bay

Kevin Kernan of the New York Post says that the main reason the Mets brought in new hitting coach Kevin Long is because they are betting he can get Curtis Granderson to be the explosive hitter he once was with the Yankees during the 2011 and 2012 seasons when he crushed 84 home runs, drove in 225 runs and scored 238 runs. They are pulling all the plugs to keep Granderson from becoming...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Granderson Sets A Positive Tone, Believes Mets Can Take Back New York

I read yesterday that the Mets full squad was already in camp on Monday, two days before the mandatory reporting date. I don’t know what that means in the grand scheme of things, but I think it says a lot about the makeup of the team and their commitment. I really like the mix of players that Sandy has put together. It’s a young team with some key veterans that have a lot to...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Granderson Understands That He Needs To Deliver

When the Mets signed  Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million dollar contract last off-season, he was expected to be the dangerous lefthanded cleanup hitter that the team desperately needed. However, he underperformed in his first year with the Mets, hitting just .227 with 20 home runs and a .714 OPS. He eventually lost the cleanup hitter spot and then shuffled around the...
Via Mets Merized Online
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Curtis Granderson poised to bounce back in 2015?

When the New York Mets inked outfielder Curtis Granderson to a four-year, $60 million contract in late-2013, the team did so with the hopes of adding a dynamic bat to help bolster an anemic offense. Now one year into the four-year agreement, Granderson and the Mets will be looking to improve on a disappointing, but not terrible, first year. Though many would be quick to say Granderson’s...
Via Around Citi
January 14, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
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...
Via Mets360.com
September 19, 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...
Via Mets360.com
April 23, 2014  |  2 Comments

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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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