Curtis Granderson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Curtis Granderson is staying away from Mets camp because he has pinkeye

    Hardball Talk "Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson skipped Monday’s workout with what the team called a minor eye issue and now he’s been diagnosed with pinkeye, so he’ll stay away from camp for a while longer." March 01

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    Marc Carig @MarcCarig

    Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson left the complex this morning. Heard his absence is related to a medical issue. No other details yet.

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    Anthony DiComo @AnthonyDiComo

    #Mets believe Curtis Granderson may be suffering from pink-eye, but not entirely certain. He went to the eye doctor earlier today.

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    Marc Carig @MarcCarig

    Granderson’s thumb is fine, he says. Started hitting in January like normal.

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    #Mets announce that Granderson had surgery to fix a ligament in his left thumb and they expect him to be ready for spring training

  • Curtis Granderson gives thumbs up after Chicago jam

    ESPN "New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson jammed his left thumb on a slide in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series in Chicago. He had it taped on Monday at Kauffman Stadium, but insisted it is a non-issue entering the World Series. “It feels good,” Granderson said Monday..." October 27

  • Granderson steals third on his own after Murphy's 'joking' sign

    CBS Sports "Even when they're joking around, the New York Mets are dominating the Cubs in the NLCS. In the third inning of Game 2 on Sunday night, when Curtis Granderson stole third base, he thought he was running on a head's up suggestion by teammate Daniel Murphy. One batter after Granderson stole..." October 19

  • Curtis Granderson: Lack of black players in MLB is ‘big problem’

    Larry Brown Sports "Curtis Granderson remains concerned about the lack of black players in professional baseball. The New York Mets outfielder spoke with “HuffPost Live” on Jackie Robinson Day and said the lack of black players in MLB is “definitely a big problem.” “We consider baseball the American pastime,”..." April 15

  • Collins again benches struggling Granderson

    New York Post "Curtis Granderson has a simple reason for not breaking bats in frustration over his nosedive. “There’s never been a point in breaking bats — then I’ve got nothing to swing with the next at-bat,” the Mets outfielder said Wednesday. Granderson’s season has progressed in a manner that would..." September 04

  • Stomach ailment forces Mets’ Granderson to the bench

    New York Post "Curtis Granderson wasn’t in much condition to play on Tuesday. After coming down with a stomach ailment the previous night, the Mets outfielder told manager Terry Collins he belonged on the bench against the Mariners. It left Collins to go with a starting outfield of Eric Young Jr., Juan..." July 23

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    #Mets have a 4-yr agreement with Curtis Granderson, the Post has learned

  • Mets in no hurry to offer Granderson 4th year

    New York Post "The Mets are in no hurry to bid against themselves for Curtis Granderson’s services. With it unclear if there is another team willing to offer the free-agent outfielder three years, never mind four, the Mets were holding steady in negotiations on Thursday. On the table for Granderson was a..." December 06

  • Sources: Curtis Granderson talks with Mets heat up

    Newsday "After three years of financial austerity under the watch of general manager Sandy Alderson, the Mets moved closer Wednesday to making a major free-agent splash of their own. Negotiations with outfielder Curtis Granderson have heated up, according to sources, with the Mets expressing some..." December 05

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    Matthew Cerrone @matthewcerrone

    @MLB insiders say @cgrand14 is scrambling to find another 4-yr offer, otherwise he may soon lock in a deal with the #Mets.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Mets “moving forward” on Granderson, have cooled on Nelson Cruz.

  • Mets, Curtis Granderson talks intensify

    ESPN New York "Talks between the New York Mets and Curtis Granderson's representatives intensified late Tuesday, and a source familiar with the negotiations told the organization is negotiating to land the free-agent outfielder on a three-year deal. A second source said late Tuesday night that..." December 04

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    Gordon Edes @GordonEdes

    Sox haven't "ruled out" Granderson

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Mets general manager Sandy Alderson met yesterday with free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson.

  • Mets' links to Granderson, Cruz overstated

    ESPN New York "Despite the Mets publicly acknowledging interest in Curtis Granderson and various reports linking them to free-agent outfielder Nelson Cruz, a team insider severely downplayed to the likelihood of signing either. A Mets source said early in the offseason that the team was..." November 13

  • Curtis Granderson could be on Mets' radar

    Newsday "The Mets' lengthy to-do list includes upgrading at shortstop, bolstering the starting rotation and securing outfielders capable of bringing some thump to the lineup. The team's emphasis is squarely on improving its offense, and according to sources, that means making a play for more power. Yet..." November 12

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    Matthew Cerrone @matthewcerrone

    @Mets, White Sox, Cubs and Astros showing interest in @@cgrand14, who may require at least a 4-yr deal >

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    Curtis Granderson is turning down #Yankees qualifying offer, 100 percent person involved tells me

  • Mets showing “preliminary interest” in Curtis Granderson

    Hardball Talk "In a report which should come as no surprise, Andy Martino of the New York Daily News passes along word that the Mets have shown “preliminary interest” in free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson. It would be more noteworthy if the Mets weren’t putting out some early feelers, as they are known..." November 09

  • Granderson Could Reject Qualifying Offer

    Fox Sports "One school of thought on Curtis Granderson is that he will accept the Yankees’ qualifying offer, return on a one-year, $14.1 million contract and re-enter the free-agent market next offseason. I wouldn’t bet on it. Sure, Granderson played in only 61 games last season after twice getting hit..." November 08

  • Yankees Make Qualifying Offers To Cano, Granderson, Kuroda

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees made qualifying offers to Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson, and Hiroki Kuroda, according to a team press release. As the top free agent on the market, making the $14.1MM qualifying offer to Cano was a no-brainer and ensures the Yankees will at least receive a draft pick if he signs..." November 04

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughSL

    Yankees have until 5 p.m. today to make qualifying offers. They were expected to debate one for Curtis Granderson up to the deadline.

  • Granderson has tough call with $14.1M qualifying offer

    New York Post "The qualifying offer teams have to extend to either keep their own free agents or gain a draft pick if the free agent departs will rise to $14.1 million this offseason The Post has learned. The figure which was $13.3 million last year is derived from the average salary of the top 125 players in..." October 12

  • Source: White Sox will make push for free agent Curtis Granderson

    Chicago Sun-Times "Curtis Granderson makes sense as a free-agent target for the White Sox on two levels: † He’s a left-handed hitter who slugged a combined 84 home runs in 2011 and 2012 and can play all three outfield positions. The Sox need offense power and better defense in the outfield and covet a flexible..." October 07

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Curtis Granderson activated by Yankees batting fifth. Melky Mesa sent to AAA and Thomas Neal DFA.

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Cashman said Yankees are planning to activate Granderson Friday in SD.

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    Daniel Barbarisi @DanBarbarisi

    Girardi says its possible Granderson could be activated for San Diego series at the end of this week

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    Sweeny Murti @YankeesWFAN

    Jayson Nix is here. Thinks he will be activated for the LA series. Told me Granderson has been swinging well in his rehab almost ready.

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    Anthony McCarron @AnthonyMcCarron

    Granderson says he and Nix will play for the Class A Tampa Yankees tomorrow night.

  • Curtis Granderson 'getting close'

    ESPN "Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson said Monday he's optimistic he can return later this month as he continues to recover from a broken left pinkie. Granderson, who last played on May 24 and has played in just eight games this year, has had no setbacks but has to continue to build up strength..." July 15

  • Curtis Granderson takes next step in recovery from fracture in left hand

    Newark Star-Ledger "Curtis Granderson was at Yankee Stadium today, making his return as he rehabs from a fractured fifth metacarpal on his left hand. The appearance was not without significance. Thursday, Granderson had the pin in his hand taken out. "Another step closer," he said. His next one will be to see..." June 22

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    Lohud Yankees Blog @LoHudYankees

    Brian Cashman says that, as scheduled, Curtis Granderson had the pin removed from his broken hand today. #yankees #puthiminthelineup

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    Andy McCullough @McCulloughSL

    Granderson will get the pin out of his hand on the 20th, Cashman says.

  • Curtis Granderson had surgery to insert metal pin in finger, out at least four weeks

    Hardball Talk "Curtis Granderson, who suffered a broken pinkie knuckle when he was hit on the hand by a pitch Friday, underwent surgery today to insert a metal pin into the finger. Bryan Hoch of reports that Granderson will be out for at least four weeks following the surgery, which is the same..." May 29

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Curtis Granderson had surgery to insert a pin in his broken left hand. Minimum recovery time of four weeks, Joe Girardi said.

  • Weepy Tex: Grandy injury just ‘cruel’

    New York Post "Having known what Curtis Granderson went through to return from a fractured right forearm, Mark Teixeira was visibly upset Friday night when Granderson suffered a fractured left pinkie. “It’s cruel, I had tears in my eyes saying good-bye to Curtis,’’ Teixeira said Saturday after participating..." May 26

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Yep, Ichiro now playing right field for the Yankees. Have to imagine x-rays are in Curtis Granderson's future.

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    Bryan Hoch @BryanHoch

    Girardi said Granderson will miss a minimum of 4 weeks.

  • Granderson has fractured knuckle on left hand

    Newark Star-Ledger "Curtis Granderson suffered another unfortunate strike from fate. This one came to his left hand. He was hit by a pitch in the fifth inning and left the game to undergo X-Rays. The results showed that the Yankees' outfielder had fractured the knuckle on his left pinky finger. It is the second..." May 25

  • Curtis solid in return

    New York Post "The Yankees had their Opening Day on April 1. Curtis Granderson — out since fracturing his right forearm in spring training — finally had his last night. Granderson, activated before the game, started in left field and scored a run in the Yankees’ 4-3 come-from-behind win over the Mariners at..." May 15

  • Curtis Granderson may make season debut tonight in Bronx

    New York Post "Joe Girardi didn’t rule out the possibility of Curtis Granderson returning to the Yankees in time for tonight’s game in The Bronx. And with the team sending Brennan Boesch to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre yesterday, they’re already making room for him. “That means he’s getting closer,”..." May 14

  • Granderson batting cleanup, playing left field for Yanks tonight

    New York Post "Curtis Granderson, who fractured his right forearm in February, will make his season debut Tuesday night against the Mariners. Granderson will play left field and bat fourth in the lineup. Granderson, who was activated from the disabled list Tuesday, has been rehabbing with Triple A..." May 14

  • Granderson gets three hits in latest rehab appearance "An early day game following a night game proved to be no challenge for Curtis Granderson in his fourth rehab game with the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. He inched closer to returning to New York, recording three hits and playing all nine innings. "The big thing today was facing..." May 13

  • Yanks' Granderson to play Triple-A game

    New York Post "Curtis Granderson is taking a big step in coming back from a fractured right forearm early in spring training. Granderson is scheduled to play for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Thursday night, and though manager Joe Girardi didn’t put a timetable on Granderson’s return to the big leagues it’s..." May 09

  • Yankees' Granderson may move to left field upon return

    New York Post "After scrapping the idea of shifting Curtis Granderson to left field when he fractured his right forearm in February, the move is back on the table. Joe Girardi didn’t guarantee Granderson would return to his former position when he recovers from his injury. “We’ll decide that as time goes..." May 06

  • Teixeira, Granderson slowly working way back to Yankees

    New York Daily News "Mark Teixeira did tee and toss batting practice Wednesday, the first time he’s done a contact drill since tearing the tendon sheath on his right wrist this spring. “He took some swings, tee and toss, so that’s a move in the right direction,” Yankees’ manager Joe Girardi said. “He said he felt..." May 02

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