Tag: Curtis Granderson

Granderson Is Kind Of A Touchy Feely Guy

An article by posted on March 7, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Is Kind Of A Touchy Feely Guy

During today’s game against the Cardinals, I almost died laughing when Curtis Granderson singled and then upon settling in at first base, he proceeds to start grabbing and patting down first baseman Scott Moore. Apparently, Granderson and Moore played together in the Detroit Tigers minor league system a few years back, and this was just Granderson’s […]

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Granderson Flexes Some Muscle, Blasts Two Homers

An article by posted on March 5, 2014 0 Comments
Granderson Flexes Some Muscle, Blasts Two Homers

Well, so much for taking things slow. Curtis Granderson hit two home runs in his first two at-bats against the Houston Astros on Tuesday, batting 2-for-3 on the day with three RBI’s. His first bomb came in the first inning. Rudy Owens walked leadoff hitter Eric Young Jr., who was driven home by a double by Chris Young, and then Grandy […]

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Spring Training Recap: Cardinals 7, Mets 1

An article by posted on March 2, 2014 0 Comments
Spring Training Recap: Cardinals 7, Mets 1

It was another dreary game for our Amazins as they headed down to Jupiter, Florida and lost to the St. Louis Cardinals by the score of 7-1. The loss now has the Mets at 0-3 to begin the Grapefruit League season. Daisuke Matsuzaka got the start for the Mets and he was opposed by pitching phenom […]

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New York Mets Over/Unders

An article by posted on February 26, 2014 0 Comments
New York Mets Over/Unders

CBS Sports’ Eye on Baseball posted some over/under lines for the Mets. Wins: 77 Finish in NL East: 3 Ike Davis home runs: 16.5 Bartolo Colon wins: 12 Number of starters used at shortstop: 3.5 Number of Curtis Granderson home runs: 26 Zack Wheeler strikeouts: 165 Number of Matt Harvey starts: 6 Number of games worse than Yankees: 7.5 Let me add some logs into the fire: David Wright home runs: […]

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Eric Young Ready and Excited For Start Of A New Season

An article by posted on February 24, 2014 0 Comments
Eric Young Ready and Excited For Start Of A New Season

Coming into 2014, one of the main focuses has been who will be in the starting lineup for the Mets when it pertains to the outfield. Speculation has it that Terry Collins is leaning towards having Eric Young, Jr. in left field, Chris Young in center and Curtis Granderson in right.  At this point, since […]

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Mets Owners Dodge Huge Debt Payment, New Loan In Place

An article by posted on February 22, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Owners Dodge Huge Debt Payment, New Loan In Place

Outside a miraculous recovery by Matt Harvey, the New York Mets have the best possible news today. On the day of their first full squad workout, the Mets finalized their refinancing, reported The New York Post. So, if Fred and Jeff Wilpon are spotted smiling on one of the fields in Port St. Lucie, you’ll […]

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Collins Already Hinting On Roster Cuts

An article by posted on February 22, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Already Hinting On Roster Cuts

The New York Mets haven’t played an exhibition game yet and already manager Terry Collins is hinting at several roster cuts. With a congested outfield, Collins suggested that Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis, Andrew Brown and Cesar Puello will all begin the year at Triple-A Las Vegas. It is also conceivable Juan Lagares will open the season in the minor leagues. Collins is very high on […]

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Why Strikeouts Are A Big Concern For The Mets

An article by posted on February 21, 2014 0 Comments
Why Strikeouts Are A Big Concern For The Mets

After writing about the high strikeout rates of Ike Davis, Chris Young and Lucas Duda, I received a question asking why my concern over strikeouts, with the reader saying, “there’s no difference between a strikeout and a soft grounder to second.’’ He couldn’t be more wrong. First, a strikeout is a non-productive out, but much more can happen on […]

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Chris Young Presents Quite the Paradox

An article by posted on February 20, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young Presents Quite the Paradox

The New York Mets haven’t even seen a pitch yet this spring, but it’s not too early to notice how outfielder Chris Young has muddled things. And, it goes beyond the $7.25 million they’ll pay this year for the player who hit .200 last season with 12 homers and 93 strikeouts. Young’s 162-game averages are .235 […]

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Chris Young And Granderson Both Feel Mets Outfield Will Be Exciting

An article by posted on February 17, 2014 0 Comments
Chris Young And Granderson Both Feel Mets Outfield Will Be Exciting

Mike Puma of The NY Post writes that Curtis Granderson is excited about the Mets outfield and feels that having youth and experience is a great mix, “It’s awesome,” Granderson tells Puma on Sunday. “You’ve got youth. You’ve got experience, you have energy and you have athleticism. I think that is the main thing you have […]

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