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Curtis Granderson | Outfielder | #6

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (36) / 3/16/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 199
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: UIC
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 3 (0) / DET
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Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam in the Dodgers' comeback win over the Pirates on Monday.
Granderson's four-run shot drove Pirates starter Gerrit Cole from the game in the top of the seventh inning. The new Los Angeles outfielder also singled and drew a walk in the 12-inning victory, finishing 2-for-5 with one run scored and four RBI. He's rattled off two home runs, five RBI, and three runs scored through his first three games with Los Angeles. Aug 22 - 12:03 AM

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Curtis Granderson hit his first homer as a member of the Dodgers in Sunday's loss to the Tigers.

It was a solo shot in the top of the sixth inning off Tigers starter Justin Verlander. Granderson, acquired from the Mets on Saturday for minor league pitcher Jacob Rhame, should get regular starts in left field against right-handed pitching. He's up to 20 total home runs for the year.
Aug 20 - 3:48 PM

Curtis Granderson is starting in left field and batting fifth in his Dodgers' debut against the Tigers on Saturday.

Granderson was acquired from the Mets late on Friday and is already in Motown with his new club. He adds another potent left-handed bat to an already deep and supremely talented Dodgers' lineup.
Aug 19 - 12:53 PM

Dodgers acquired OF Curtis Granderson and cash considerations from the Mets for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

The trade would seem to be bad news for Joc Pederson, who has really struggled during the second half. Granderson, an impending free agent, has quietly been one of the NL's best hitters since getting off to a slow start in April. He should provide a boost against right-handed pitching for the World Series hopeful Dodgers. Granderson will finish his Mets tenure with a .784 OPS (115 OPS+) and 95 homers over 573 games.
Aug 19 - 12:23 AM

Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam in a loss to the Yankees on Thursday.

Mets fans had little to cheer about on this night, and most nights, but Granderson gave the remaining fans a treat when he cleared the wall in the ninth inning to cut the Yankees' lead to two. That would remain the difference, making the dong little more than a footnote of an otherwise forgettable game for the Queens club. Granderson also walked twice in the contest. The 36-year-old is hitting .228/.334/.481 with 19 homers, 52 RBI and 58 runs scored this season.
Aug 18 - 12:37 AM

Curtis Granderson hit his 18th home run of the season Monday night against the Yankees.

Granderson belted a solo shot off Yankees starter Luis Cessa in the top of the third inning, and Yoenis Cespedes repeated the act moments later. Granderson has been steadily productive since early May and Mike Puma of the New York Post reported Monday evening that waiver-trade interest in the 36-year-old outfielder "has picked up lately." We may see a move.
Aug 14 - 10:50 PM

Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that interest in Curtis Granderson "has picked up lately."

Marc Carig of Newsday reported Sunday that Granderson was drawing "little interest" on the trade market, but Puma is hearing that the tide is turning. It certainly make sense given that the veteran outfielder is batting .267/.386/.563 with 16 homers since May 1. He can help a contender, whether it's as a full- or part-timer.
Aug 14 - 4:51 PM

Curtis Granderson will serve as the designated hitter Monday against the Yankees.

Playing under American League rules will allow Juan Lagares to make a start in center field. Michael Conforto will slide over to right field.
Aug 14 - 3:42 PM

Marc Carig of Newsday writes that Curtis Granderson "continues to generate little interest" on the trade market.

It doesn't make much sense, as Granderson has quietly been one of the league's best hitters after getting off to a slow start. He owns a 147 wRC+ dating back to May 1, which ranks higher than the likes of Andrew McCutchen, Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper, and Freddie Freeman among many other impressive names. The 36-year-old has cleared revocable waivers, so he can be traded to any team. There's still a chance that a contender will come to their senses and get a deal done this month.
Source: Newsday
Aug 14 - 9:29 AM

Curtis Granderson went 3-for-5 with a homer, a double and three RBI in leading the Mets to a 6-2 win over the Phillies on Sunday.

We maintain that Granderson was the better acquisition for a contender than Jay Bruce, but there's still time to see if that will play out; he's cleared waivers and the Mets still could move him for a prospect and salary relief. Granderson is hitting .284/.409/.597 in 201 at-bats since May 15.
Aug 13 - 6:46 PM

Curtis Granderson went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run and two runs scored in a win over the Phillies on Thursday.

Granderson poured a little salt in the wound with his two-run bomb in the ninth inning of an eight-run game, but that's how it goes sometimes. The homer was the third in the last seven games for the 36-year-old, who now has 16 on the season. Through 105 games, Granderson is batting .225/.332/.459.
Aug 10 - 11:56 PM

Curtis Granderson went 1-for-2 with a home run, two walks and a stolen base during Saturday's loss to the Dodgers.

His home run in the first inning was the third of the frame for his team. Granderson struggles to hit for average but there's no knocking his power. He owns a .225 batting average with 15 home runs and 42 RBI. He was also caught stealing in the game and now has four steals in six attempts for the season.
Aug 5 - 7:50 PM

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Curtis Granderson has cleared revocable waivers.

That means like teammate Jay Bruce, Granderson is now eligible to be traded to any interested team before the end of August. The 36-year-old is hitting .223/.330/.446 with 14 homers and 41 RBI this season.
Aug 5 - 11:52 AM

Curtis Granderson hit a three-run homer Wednesday as the Mets beat the Rockies 10-5.

Jay Bruce also homered. The Mets had room for both in the lineup tonight because Bruce played first base, but if they call up Dominic Smith soon, as currently anticipated, that avenue would be cut off. Ideally, they'd be able to trade either Granderson or Bruce within the next week or two.
Aug 3 - 12:24 AM

Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports that the Mets should be able to move one of their outfielders by Monday's trade deadline.

The thought was that the Mets might have to wait for an August waiver deal, but it appears that they are getting some traction on a deal. Surprisingly, Feinsand hears that Curtis Granderson is more likely to be traded than Jay Bruce. There should be more clarity on the situation soon.
Jul 31 - 11:15 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
1B1Cody Bellinger
2Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Curtis Granderson
2Franklin Gutierrez
3Andre Ethier
4Andrew Toles
CF1Chris Taylor
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Yu Darvish
3Alex Wood
4Rich Hill
5Kenta Maeda
6Hyun-Jin Ryu
7Brandon McCarthy
8Scott Kazmir
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Pedro Baez
3Tony Watson
4Brandon Morrow
5Luis Avilan
6Grant Dayton
7Tony Cingrani
8Ross Stripling
9Josh Fields
10Edward Paredes
11Yimi Garcia
12Adam Liberatore