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
Source: #Mets “moving forward” on Granderson, have cooled on Nelson Cruz.
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 ESPNNewYork.com 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
Sox haven't "ruled out" Granderson
Sources: #Mets general manager Sandy Alderson met yesterday with free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson.
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 ESPNNewYork.com the likelihood of signing either. A Mets source said early in the offseason that the team was..." November 13
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
Curtis Granderson is turning down #Yankees qualifying offer, 100 percent person involved tells me
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
Foxsports.com "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
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
Yankees have until 5 p.m. today to make qualifying offers. They were expected to debate one for Curtis Granderson up to the deadline.
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
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
Curtis Granderson activated by Yankees batting fifth. Melky Mesa sent to AAA and Thomas Neal DFA.
Cashman said Yankees are planning to activate Granderson Friday in SD.
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.
Girardi says its possible Granderson could be activated for San Diego series at the end of this week
Granderson says he and Nix will play for the Class A Tampa Yankees tomorrow night.
ESPN.com "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
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
Granderson will get the pin out of his hand on the 20th, Cashman says.
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 MLB.com reports that Granderson will be out for at least four weeks following the surgery, which is the same..." May 29
Curtis Granderson had surgery to insert a pin in his broken left hand. Minimum recovery time of four weeks, Joe Girardi said.
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
Yep, Ichiro now playing right field for the Yankees. Have to imagine x-rays are in Curtis Granderson's future.
Girardi said Granderson will miss a minimum of 4 weeks.
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
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
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
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
MLB.com "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
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
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
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
New York Post "Curtis Granderson was forced to hit inside in Tampa Tuesday because of a rainstorm. With the way the Yankees’ injury luck has been, he’s fortunate he still didn’t get struck by lightning. Instead, the center fielder continues to progress and there’s a chance he could begin playing in extended..." May 01
Curtis Granderson took two ABs in an extended spring game, Girardi said. Important step.
MLB.com "Curtis Granderson had two at-bats in an extended spring game on Wednesday, according to Yankees manager Joe Girardi, and Mark Teixeira also appears to be making progress as he rehabs an injury. One day after Girardi speculated that Teixeira may not be able to return until June, Teixeira tweeted..." May 01
New York Daily News "Curtis Granderson bounced into the Yankees’ clubhouse at Tropicana Field on Monday afternoon, bumping fists with several teammates as he showed off his new and improved, brace-free right arm. Granderson has been rehabbing his arm in Tampa while the Yankees play on without him, but now that he’s..." April 23
Granderson started tee and toss today. Also making throws from 90 feet. Still not sure of his timetable for a return to games.
Newark Star-Ledger "On April 11, Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson threw a baseball for the first time since an inside fastball broke his right forearm on Feb. 24. More than a week later, he is still making slow advancement on his route back to the majors. Granderson is working out at the team’s minor-league..." April 20
New York Daily News "As students at Brooklyn's Abraham Lincoln High School crowded around Curtis Granderson Monday for a group photo, one cracked, "Watch his hand!" a reference to Granderson's fractured right forearm. There's one in every crowd. Even on a nice morning of giving back and celebrating Jackie Robinson,..." April 16
New York Post "Curtis Granderson still hasn’t swung a bat in his rehab from a broken right forearm, and until that happens, he can’t do more than guess about when he will be back on the field in The Bronx. For now, he continues to throw and shag balls in the outfield. “Swinging was something that could..." April 15
New York Post "Curtis Granderson still hasn’t picked up a bat in his recovery from a fractured arm, but he was able to start throwing yesterday in Tampa. The center fielder threw from 60 and 90 feet and he had his brace removed. “That’s big,’’ manager Joe Girardi said of the fact Granderson no longer needs..." April 12
New York Post "It was a strange experiment from the outset. The team with the short right field porch decided to have a pair of lefty hitters who might combine for 10 homers make up two-thirds of its outfield. The hope was that what Brett Gardner and Ichiro Suzuki lacked in power they would compensate for..." April 10
New York Post "With heavyweights like Derek Jeter, David Ortiz and Robinson Cano nowhere near the box score, you could be charged with fraud for calling yesterday’s Yankees-Red Sox game at JetBlue Park a “preview” of the April 1 season opener at Yankee Stadium. Yet with lefty Jon Lester on target to start for..." March 04
Detroit News "The Yankees, oh, they're in trouble. We already knew the franchise was changing, having pledged — with a straight poker face, and then stunningly backing it up with an underwhelming series of signings this offseason — to get under the payroll luxury tax ($189 million) by Opening Day..." February 28