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  1. Mets Hire Hitting Coach Kevin LongRead the original story

    43 min ago | Sports Media 101

    ... seasons in the same position for the Bombers. As we mentioned earlier today , Long will be reunited with Curtis Granderson, who enjoyed some of his best offensive years under Long's watch, including back-to-back 40+ home run seasons from 2011-12. ...

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  2. Kevin Long is good, but he'll be better if Mets add some batsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Newsday

    ... Long is not going to drive in any runs for the Mets. That's the job of David Wright, Lucas Duda, Curtis Granderson and whoever else Sandy Alderson can drum up this offseason with limited funds -- or the team's surplus of young pitching. Maybe ...

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  3. 6 things you should know about new Mets hitting coach Kevin LongRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... He knows how to work with talent and to develop young players like Brett Gardner and Robinson Cano. He and Curtis Granderson work well together. Long helped Granderson refurbish his swing with the Yankees, turning him into a 40-plus home run hitter. ...

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  4. New York Mets Hire Former Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long to Same PositionRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    ... on the open market. Also important to note is the fact that Long will reunite with former Yankee turn Met Curtis Granderson, who had some of his best seasons at the dish under the tutelage of Long in the Bronx. Seeing your team play in the SuperBowl ...

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  5. Mets tab Long as hitting coachRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    ... Long, 47, was the Yankees' hitting coach from 2007-14. He has a close relationship with Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson , who enjoyed a pair of career years -- 84 home runs and 225 RBIs from 2011-12 -- under his tutelage. Helping Granderson ...

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  6. New York Mets Interview Kevin Long for Hitting Coach VacancyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Sports Media 101

    ... by the Yankees at the end of the 2014 season. If the Mets hire Long, he will be reunited with outfielder Curtis Granderson. Granderson had his best success under Long's tutelage, hitting 40+ homers in consecutive seasons with the Yankees in 2011 and ...

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  7. Michael Cuddyer: Mets will like him on a 2 year dealRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Metsblog.com

    ... most of the time and slots into first base against tougher lefties. This arrangement (which also assumes Curtis Granderson moves to left, where his defense plays better) would likely result in excellent production from first base and, at worst, ...

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  8. Reports: Ex-Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Set To Interview With MetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    ... in 2009, was fired by the Yankees earlier this month. If he's hired by the Mets, he would be reunited with Curtis Granderson. The slugging right fielder was very successful under Long's tutelage, hitting 41 and 43 homers in 2011 and 2012, ...

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  9. Mets meeting with ex-Yankees hitting coach Kevin LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | New York Post

    ... than three-to-four names. Long appeals to the Mets partly because of his tight working relationship with Curtis Granderson from their days together with the Yankees. The Mets' competition for Long has thinned in recent days, after the Red Sox hired ...

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  10. Source: Kevin Long to interview for Mets' hitting coach positionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Newsday

    ... that is favored by general manager Sandy Alderson. Long also earned rave reviews for his work with Curtis Granderson when both were with the Yankees. The Mets' offense could use a boost after finishing in the middle or near the bottom of the ...

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  11. Kevin Long to interview with Mets on Tuesday for hitting coach vacancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Amazin' Avenue

    ... season, and in 2009 when the Yankees won the World Series. Former Yankee and current Mets outfielder, Curtis Granderson, credits Kevin Long with re-tooling his swing to make him into a feared power hitter. The Mets fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens ...

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  12. Youth baseball team gets visit from Yankees pitcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 18 | News12.com

    ... roup's Kips Bay and Madison Square locations. Sabathia sponsors the league, along with and Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson.

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  13. Why Curtis Granderson's first year with Mets was better than you think: Season in review gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | NJ.com

    Curtis Granderson hit .227 with 20 home runs in the first year of a four-year, $60 million contract with the Mets. This month we'll take a look back at the Mets' 2014 season and look into detail at how it went for players on the roster.

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  14. Yankees scheduled to meet with Dave MagadanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Metsblog.com

    ... n't," Brian Cashman said this past weekend when announcing Long's dismissal. 5 It was reported in May that Curtis Granderson , who played four years under Long, and several teammates were using his 'Home Run Drill' during pre-game warm ups. 6

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  15. Mets have started to move in fences at Citi FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Newsday

    ... at shortening right-centerfield. The Mets believe that the changes will bolster the home run totals of Curtis Granderson, David Wright and Travis d'Arnaud. They also believe that their young pitching staff should be able to adjust to the cozier ...

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  16. MLB Rumors: Latest Rumblings Surrounding Team Coaching StaffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | BleacherReport

    ... so he certainly shouldn't be overlooked. The former New York Yankees hitting coach was a big reason why Curtis Granderson turned into a power hitter when he came to the Yankees. He has a knack for fixing glaring mechanical flaws and making an impact ...

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  17. Yankees, Mets reach out to Dave Magadan about hitting coach jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | New York Daily News

    ... talked to. They have also talked to Long, who has a long-term relationship with struggling Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson. The Mets are looking for a hitting coach who will preach Sandy Alderson's 'patient aggression,' approach at the plate, ...

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  18. 2014 Mets Season Review: Curtis GrandersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Amazin' Avenue

    Curtis Granderson came into the 2014 season as Sandy Alderson's big addition, seemingly to bring relief to a Mets outfield in dire need of help. Over the past few seasons, on the other side of town, Granderson put up big power numbers, despite his batting average and defense declining.

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  19. MLB rumors: Mets interested in Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long? So are Blue Jays and BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | NJ.com

    ... Long told the Daily News but would not go into further detail. Long has worked with Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson before, when they were together with the Yankees. Long helped Granderson refurbish his swing to become a 40-home run hitter in the ...

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  20. Mets pursuing former Yankees hitting coach Kevin LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | New York Post

    Long was fired last week by the Yankees and still has a strong relationship with Curtis Granderson, making him an attractive candidate for the Mets. But the Mets could have competition for Long from the Red Sox and Diamondbacks, among others.

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