Curtis Granderson Expected To Play Friday Against Marlins

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Terry Collins told reporters that Curtis Granderson is expected to play in Friday’s Grapefruit League game against the Miami Marlins.

Granderson was diagnosed with pinkeye on Tuesday, but has been working out and said the condition has improved.

“He feels good, the medicine has worked,” Collins said. “Tomorrow he won’t go on the trip, but he’ll be ready for Friday.”

March 1

According to team officials, right fielder Curtis Granderson has been diagnosed with pinkeye after visiting an eye specialist.

Granderson told reporters that the issue has already cleared up, will not participate in team workouts today.

Last season, Granderson hit .259 with a .364 OBP and .457 SLG with 26 home runs and 70 RBI while batting leadoff for the Mets.

Original Report

Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson skipped Monday morning’s team workouts with what the team is calling an an eye issue.

It’s unclear how serious the issue is but the team will update reporters later today after Granderson is examined by doctors. Manager Terry Collins believes he could be suffering from pink eye.

“He came today, it was pretty red,” Collins said. “To be cautious, pink eye can be very contagious, so we sent him to the doctor to see what it was.”

Granderson underwent surgery in November to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb that he played through during the World Series. He is 100 percent healed from that procedure and arrived to camp healthy.

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