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CURTIS GRANDERSON RUMORS

Can Curtis be Something ‘Grandish’ Again?

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets puts his batting gloves on while on deck against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the game at PNC Park on June 26, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Mandatory Credit: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images) Just one-year after changing boroughs and joining the New York Mets, Curtis Granderson slumped to a mostly disappointing first season in Queens...
Via The Sports Journal
9 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sunday Spring Notes: Opening Day, Lagares Leading Off, Granderson Staying In RF

There was quite a bit of Mets news and notes from Port St. Lucie today especially considering it was a Sunday. Here’s what we’ve learned. With the Grapefruit League schedule kicking off on Wednesday, don’t expect to see David Wright, Daniel Murphy, Michael Cuddyer and Curtis Granderson until next weekend. Terry Collins reiterated that all four will sit out the first two games...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 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...
Via Around Citi
6 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Grandy Man Can: Curtis Granderson is the Key to Mets’ Success

As Spring Training begins and Mets players arrive in Port St. Lucie, all eyes are on starting pitcher Matt Harvey. While Harvey’s combination of talent and charisma is undeniably intriguing, he is not the only key to the team’s success. If New York hopes to challenge the Nationals and bid for a playoff spot, outfielder Curtis Granderson will need to live up to the expectations...
Via Standing O Sports
10 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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

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
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