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Curtis Granderson | Outfielder

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/16/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 199
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Illinois-Chicago
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Curtis Granderson's two-run home run was the deciding factor in Monday's win over the Phillies.
Granderson padded the Mets' lead to 3-0 with a two-run home run to right-center off of Jerad Eickhoff in the fifth inning. As the Phillies rallied in the ninth to score a run, and threatened to score more, Granderson's homer proved important. He finished 1-for-3 with a walk on the night. The outfielder is batting .260/.355/.463 with 23 home runs and 58 RBI in what has been a great second season with the Mets. Aug 31 - 9:43 PM

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Curtis Granderson went 4-for-5 with a double and a walk Thursday against the Phillies.

Granderson has 14 hits, seven walks and 12 runs scored in his last eight games. He's now sporting his highest OPS (.812) since 2011 and fourth highest in his 11 full seasons.
Aug 27 - 11:53 PM

Curtis Granderson went 3-for-5 with two RBI in the Mets' 14-9 shootout win Saturday versus the Rockies.

Granderson doubled home two runs in the Mets' eight-run third inning at Coors Field. He also doubled in the first, drew a walk in the fifth, and singled in the sixth. The veteran outfielder has been a huge part of the Mets' sudden turnaround in 2015, now with an .808 OPS, 22 home runs, 25 doubles, 55 RBI, and 69 runs scored.
Aug 22 - 11:57 PM

Curtis Granderson provided some pop in Tuesday's win against the Orioles, finishing 2-for-4 with a walk and a pair of solo home runs.

Granderson went yard against Kevin Gausman in the first and third innings, with the latter putting the Mets up 3-0. His 22 home runs on the season marks his highest total since hitting 43 in 2012. He has easily been the Mets' best position player, batting .252/.344/.456 with 52 RBI.
Aug 18 - 11:00 PM

Curtis Granderson went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer, two runs scored and three total RBI in Thursday afternoon's 12-3 win over the Rockies.

Granderson's two-run bomb off Rockies starter Eddie Butler in the fourth inning jumped the Mets advantage to 6-3. They wouldn't look back, scoring six more times in the game while completely shutting the Rockies out the rest of the way to improve to 63-52 on the season. The Grandyman is hitting .255/.348/.450 with 20 home runs, 49 RBI and 63 runs scored. He's now smashed 20 or more homers in a season eight times.
Aug 13 - 3:42 PM

Mets manager Terry Collins expects Curtis Granderson to be fine after fouling a ball off his right foot Saturday against the Rays.

The injury occurred during Granderson's final at-bat. He was seen icing his foot after the game. No X-rays were required and it's possible Granderson will be used as the DH on Sunday.
Aug 8 - 9:42 PM

Curtis Granderson homered twice Saturday in the Mets' loss to the Rays.

Granderson opened the game's scoring with a leadoff solo shot in the top of the first inning and added another solo shot in the top of the second. But it wasn't enough to push New York's winning streak to eight games. Granderson, 34, is batting .259/.349/.454 with 19 home runs, 43 RBI, and 61 runs scored in 110 games this season for the NL East-leading Mets.
Aug 8 - 9:21 PM

Curtis Granderson went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored as the Mets easily handled the Nationals on Monday.

Granderson knocked in the final two of the Mets' 12 runs with a seventh-inning single. The outfielder has been on a tear at the plate, batting .320 (24-for-75) in his last 18 games. He's turned in a productive year, posting a .258/.351/.445 triple-slash line along with 17 home runs and 40 RBI.
Aug 3 - 10:20 PM

Curtis Granderson blasted his 17th home run of the season as the Mets completed their three-game sweep of the Nationals on Sunday.

Granderson's two-run blast off Jordan Zimmermann got the Mets on the board in the third inning. He would immediately be followed by a solo shot from teammate Daniel Murphy, a single from Yoenis Cespedes and a two-run bomb off the bat of Lucas Duda to provide the extent of the Mets offense. Granderson has quietly had a very strong season atop the Mets lineup, slashing .254/.347/.443 with 17 long balls and 38 RBI.
Aug 2 - 10:59 PM

Curtis Granderson went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run and two runs scored in Thursday afternoon's loss to the Padres.

Granderson's three-run tater off of Padres starter Andrew Cashner in the fifth inning pushed the Met advantage to 4-0. They would ultimately lose 8-7 after blowing a six-run lead. The homer was Granderson's 16th of the season. He also contributed a double in the contest. While he's hitting a somewhat pedestrian .255/.350/.440, he's on track to finish with 20+ home runs for the eighth time in his career.
Jul 30 - 6:39 PM

Curtis Granderson had a two-run home run and a single in a 2-for-4 effort as the Mets shut out the Padres 4-0 on Tuesday.

Granderson added insurance when he took reliever Shawn Kelly yard in the eighth inning, doubling the Mets' lead. Though his bat has cooled off a bit in July, the outfielder has turned in a solid year despite carrying a .682 OPS through the end of April. Granderson is batting .253/.346/.431 with 15 home runs and 33 RBI to date.
Jul 28 - 9:49 PM

Curtis Granderson is absent from the Mets' lineup Sunday.

It's a simple day off. John Mayberry is in right field in Granderson's place, while Juan Lagares is hitting leadoff.
Jul 19 - 11:33 AM

Curtis Granderson went 2-for-3 with a leadoff homer and a walk Friday against the Cardinals.

It was his fifth leadoff homer of the season, which is tied with Minnesota's Brian Dozier for the major league lead. With a .247/.344/.429 batting line to go along with 14 home runs and 30 RBI, Granderson continues to be very productive out of the leadoff spot. The rest of the lineup? Well, that's still a problem.
Jul 17 - 11:54 PM

Both Curtis Granderson and Daniel Murphy are on the bench Saturday against Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Patrick Corbin.

Granderson and Murphy, of course, are left-handed hitters. New York Mets manager Terry Collins told reporters that he has no compunction about sitting two of his best hitters at the same time. John Mayberry Jr. will start in right field for Granderson, while Eric Campbell is starting at third base for Murphy. "One of the things we've tried to do this week is make sure everybody has a blow," Collins said. "Curtis Granderson has played, I think, in every single game. He needs a day off. And the same with Murph. Murph needs a day off. And this guy can be really tough. We've got them if we need them, but we planned going into these three days to try to get some guys some rest. So, no, there wasn't any hesitancy on our part." Both veterans are available off the bench.
Jul 11 - 3:45 PM

Curtis Granderson went 1-for-4 with an RBI double in Thursday's loss to the Cubs.

Nobody on the Mets managed to do much of anything against a locked-in Jake Arrieta, but Granderson at least prevented the shutout. His double in the third inning would score starter Jacob deGrom. And that, as they say, was that. A recent hot streak has helped push the Grandyman's slash-line for the season to .254/.349/.436 with 13 homers and 28 RBI.
Jul 2 - 4:11 PM

Depth Charts

C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Kevin Plawecki
3Anthony Recker
1B1Lucas Duda
2B1Daniel Murphy
2Kelly Johnson
SS1Wilmer Flores
2Ruben Tejada
3Wilfredo Tovar
3B1David Wright
2Juan Uribe
3Eric Campbell
LF1Michael Cuddyer
2Michael Conforto
CF1Yoenis Cespedes
2Juan Lagares
3Kirk Nieuwenhuis
4Eric Young Jr.
RF1Curtis Granderson
Starting Pitcher
S1Matt Harvey
2Jacob deGrom
3Jon Niese
4Bartolo Colon
5Noah Syndergaard
6Steven Matz
7Rafael Montero
8Zack Wheeler
Relief Pitcher
R1Jeurys Familia
2Tyler Clippard
3Addison Reed
4Hansel Robles
5Carlos Torres
6Sean Gilmartin
7Eric O'Flaherty
8Bobby Parnell
9Erik Goeddel
10Buddy Carlyle
11Jerry Blevins
12Josh Edgin
13Jack Leathersich
14Jenrry Mejia