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  1. Mets' Lucas Duda fine with platoon at first base if need beRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 |

    ... the mix. Duda could also benefit from working with new hitting coach Kevin Long, who had success helping Curtis Granderson with similar troubles during their time with the Yankees. Long says he has some ideas on how to minimize those struggles. "The ...


  2. New York Mets Make Right Choice Non-Tendering Eric Young Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... to get on base. Looking ahead to 2015, the Mets' everyday outfield is all but spoken for with Lagares, Curtis Granderson and the newly acquired Michael Cuddyer . The only role that would be available for Young Jr. would be a bench role. However, ...


  3. Amazin' Ten of 2014: #6 - May 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Rising Apple

    May 12, 2014; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson is congratulated by third baseman David Wright after hitting a two run home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports In 2013, the Mets swept the season series from their American League neighbors for the first time ever.


  4. Don't believe the odds: Mets still have miles to travel before surpassing Yankees in credibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... that continues to operate on a limited payroll, absurd for a New York team. One that needs David Wright, Curtis Granderson and Michael Cuddyer to be healthy and productive next year. And one that remains, on paper, the third-best team in their own ...


  5. Sandy Alderson says Mets would give up another draft pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Rising Apple

    ... starting pitchers away between now and February. With the Mets currently set with a starting outfield of Curtis Granderson , Juan Lagares , and Michael Cuddyer , both Nelson Cruz and Melky Cabrera are not fits. Even if the Mets had an opening, Cruz ...


  6. Granderson will not change approach, may visit Long in AZRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 |

    Curtis Granderson will not change his approach to hitting now that the outfield fence is a bit closer in Citi Field, he told reporter Anthony McCarron . Granderson already has started preparing for next season and hopes to soon visit new hitting coach Kevin Long in Arizona, he told McCarron.


  7. 5 Things the New York Mets Should Be Thankful ForRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Rant Sports

    ... done so since Citi Field opened in 2009. The new, closer wall should benefit the likes of Lucas Duda, Curtis Granderson and captain David Wright. With the potential to be a better offensive team, Mets fans should be excited for 2015. Everyone knows ...


  8. Grandy expects to be a hit for Mets at new Citi FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | New York Daily News

    Curtis Granderson has heard how cozier Citi Field dimensions would've netted him nine more home runs last season, according to a Mets video review. But the outfielder isn't interested in playing, as he put it, "the would've, could've game."


  9. Eric Young Jr. Still Has a Future With New York MetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Rant Sports

    With the addition of Michael Cuddyer , the New York Mets are quickly filling up their outfield. Juan Legares and Curtis Granderson are expected to be the starting outfielders, alongside Cuddyer, right now, but they also have Kirk Nieuwenhuis , Matt den Dekker and Eric Young Jr .


  10. Detroit Tigers: Don't Discount the Tigers Making a Big Offseason MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | BleacherReport

    ... performers like Price and J.D. Martinez, the Tigers will have little wiggle room financially. This sent Curtis Granderson and Edwin Jackson packing in a three-team trade with the Yankees and Diamondbacks to avoid giving them hefty raises and to ...


  11. Amazin' Ten of 2014: #7 - April 25Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Rising Apple

    Apr 20, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Teammates mob New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson after winning the game against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field. Mets won 4-3.


  12. MLB hot stove: Shortstop and what else? The Mets' offseason plan updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 |

    ... Long was fired by the Yankees after eight seasons in the Bronx and can now rekindle a relationship with Curtis Granderson, among others. The next big task on the agenda for Sandy Alderson and Co. is to find an upgrade at shortstop. Though Alderson ...


  13. David Wright and Travis D'Arnaud Will Visit Hitting Coach Kevin Long This WinterRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | Sports Media 101

    ... confirmed both players will visit him in January. Long is also expected to spend some time with outfielder Curtis Granderson , although that hasn't been finalized yet. Granderson struggled in his first season in Flushing after spending years under ...


  14. Welcome, THB Class of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Faith and Fear in Flushing

    ... making sure the managers are all represented, including the interim guys. Anybody got a Salty Parker card? Curtis Granderson: The big free-agent acquisition of the 2012-13 offseason, Granderson arrived to equal parts relief that the Mets were ...


  15. Brian McCann's Lack Of Performance Blamed On Hefty ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Yanks Go Yard

    ... a toll on him. He came to this conclusion because he witnessed something similar happen to former Yankee Curtis Granderson , who signed a four-year, $60-million contract with the Mets last off-season. "I think it's common that the first time you ...


  16. Can Mets' hitting coach Kevin Long help Lucas Duda, others hit lefties? He's got ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 |

    Before Curtis Granderson became a 40-home-run hitter with the Yankees , he was a left-handed hitter who struggled hitting left-handed pitching and was at risk of becoming a platoon player. After refurbishing his swing with hitting coach Kevin Long, Granderson became a fearsome slugger.


  17. Mets: Kevin Long, Curtis Granderson glad to be reunitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 |

    In Kevin Long's first year working with Curtis Granderson in 2010, he found a lefty hitter with an inconsistent swing, particularly against left-handers. The two sought to rectify the situation, with Long working with Granderson to shorten his stance and get his foot down earlier, as well as moving his hands farther back in his swing.


  18. Mets hitting coach wants to fix Curtis Granderson's swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | New York Daily News

    ... Long said. After spending eight seasons in the Bronx, Long was also finalizing plans to reunite with Curtis Granderson, who flourished in four seasons with him in the Yankees organization. Long has looked at video from Granderson's disappointing ...


  19. Did new contract weigh on Mets' Curtis Granderson? Hitting coach ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    New York Mets COO Jeff Wilpon spoke to reporters in front of the new right field wall at Citi Field and said the new dimensions will increase the entertainment value of a trip to the ballpark. He also said that players like Michael Cuddyer and Curtis Granderson like the closer wall.


  20. Kevin Long eager to hit it off this offseason with Mets' batsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Newsday

    ... plans include visits with third baseman David Wright, catcher Travis d'Arnaud and potentially rightfielder Curtis Granderson, who thrived under Long when both were with the Yankees. The Mets ranked eighth in the NL in runs (629) and languished in ...