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Curtis Granderson | Outfielder

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (33) / 3/16/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 199
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: Illinois-Chicago
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Curtis Granderson is back in Thursday's lineup against the Brewers.
Granderson missed the previous two games due to illness, but he's ready to give it a go. He'll bat leadoff against Matt Garza. Jul 24 - 4:14 PM

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Curtis Granderson (illness) remained out of the Mets' lineup Wednesday.

Granderson is still under the weather. The Mets do have Chris Young back in the lineup, as he's playing right field in Grandy's place.
Jul 23 - 1:40 PM

Curtis Granderson didn't start Tuesday's game against the Mariners due to an illness.

"He came in and said, 'I don't think I can go,'" Mets manager Terry Collins said of Granderson. "He's been sick since midnight. We've got him on fluids and he'll be unavailable." The Mets are hopeful that Granderson will be ready to go on Wednesday.
Source: Mets.mlb.com
Jul 22 - 10:50 PM

Curtis Granderson hit a leadoff home run and finished 2-for-5 with two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Braves.

Granderson hit his 14th home run of the season and his second in as many days to lead off the game against Julio Teheran. Granderson turned it around in June after a slow start, batting .300/.411/.522 last month. He's carried that over to July, hitting .296 with three home runs, six RBI and seven runs scored in seven games.
Jul 8 - 10:34 PM

Curtis Granderson went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Braves.

Granderson, batting in the lead-off spot again, tied the game up at 2-2 with a third-inning homer off of lefty Mike Minor. The outfielder has now homered in back-to-back games, giving him 12 on the season with 38 RBI and a .234/.349/.415 slash line.
Jul 1 - 10:50 PM

Curtis Granderson hit a leadoff homer and later added a single Monday against the Braves.

Granderson was leading off even though the Braves were throwing a lefty in Alex Wood, but he's had pretty even splits for years now anyway. He's been the Mets' best player the last two months, even if he still has just a .231 average to show for it.
Jun 30 - 11:24 PM

Curtis Granderson went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Athletics.

Granderson belted his 10th home run of the season, taking Scott Kazmir deep in the second inning to put the Mets up 2-1. The 33-year-old outfielder has been much better at the plate as of late and now owns a .234/.356/.409 slash line with 35 RBI on the season.
Jun 24 - 9:46 PM

Curtis Granderson popped up as a pinch-hitter in Saturday's loss to the Padres.

Granderson hasn't started the last three games due to a calf injury, but the fact that he was able to pinch-hit suggests that he's close. He's batting .223/.337/.384 for the Mets this season.
Jun 15 - 4:32 AM

Curtis Granderson (calf) is not in the Mets starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Padres.

It's the third straight game that Granderson has missed due to his calf injury. The hope is that he'll be able to avoid a trip to the disabled list and return in a couple of days. Bobby Abreu will make a fourth consecutive start and hit cleanup for the Mets on Saturday.
Jun 14 - 1:57 PM

Curtis Granderson (calf) remained out of the Mets' lineup Friday.

It's the second straight game Granderson has missed with a calf injury. Manager Terry Collins said Thursday that he preferred to sit the outfielder for 2-3 days, so it sounds like there's a chance he'll be back in action sometime over the weekend.
Jun 13 - 3:17 PM

Curtis Granderson is out of Thursday's lineup due to a calf injury.

No word yet on how much time he'll miss. Andrew Brown will start in his place Thursday.
Jun 12 - 4:02 PM

Curtis Granderson went 3-for-4 with two home runs and three RBI in Sunday's loss to the Giants.

Granderson took Tim Lincecum deep for a two-run homer in the first inning before splashing down in McCovey Cove in the sixth. The homers give Granderson eight on the year, and they were his first since May 20. The average-challenged outfielder is batting .221/.331/.382 for the season.
Jun 8 - 9:54 PM

Curtis Granderson went 3-for-3 with an RBI and a stolen base against the Cubs on Tuesday.

In Granderson's other plate appearance, he lifted a sacrifice fly for the Mets' only run of the game. The three-hit game was his first multi-hit game since May 24. After enjoying some success in early May, the 33-year-old has again fallen on hard times -- he owns a paltry .212/.323/.354 line after Tuesday's showing.
Jun 4 - 12:49 AM

Curtis Granderson went 2-for-4 with an RBI triple in Thursday's win over the Dodgers.

Granderson doubled and scored in the second, then gave the Mets a precious insurance run in the bottom of the eighth with an RBI triple. The outfielder has hit in four consecutive games and continues to boost his OPS. Granderson started the month at .470 but now sits at .688 with 21 RBI.
May 22 - 10:17 PM

Curtis Granderson went 3-for-5 with a double and a solo home run in Tuesday's loss to the Dodgers.

Granderson took Josh Beckett deep in the sixth inning for his sixth home run of the season. The two hits were his first of the extra-base variety since homering at Yankee Stadium a week ago. The Mets and fantasy owners alike are hoping Granderson starts to come around soon, as he's the owner of a paltry .205/.301/.364 slash line with 20 RBI.
May 20 - 11:36 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Anthony Recker
1B1Lucas Duda
2B1Daniel Murphy
SS1Ruben Tejada
2Wilmer Flores
3B1David Wright
LF1Chris Young
2Eric Young Jr.
3Bobby Abreu
CF1Juan Lagares
RF1Curtis Granderson
2Bobby Abreu
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Niese
2Bartolo Colon
3Dillon Gee
4Zack Wheeler
5Jacob deGrom
6Matt Harvey
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jenrry Mejia
2Jeurys Familia
3Carlos Torres
4Vic Black
5Josh Edgin
6Dana Eveland
7Daisuke Matsuzaka
8Bobby Parnell