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Baseball Expanding Efforts To Grow Baseball Among America's Youth, But Are They On Target With Latino Community?

Julio Pabon | Posted 06.23.2016 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) held a press conference at NY Mets Citi-Field this week to annou...

Your Mets 2016 Preview

Kelli Gail | Posted 04.01.2016 | Sports
Kelli Gail

What a difference a year makes. Last year during Spring Training in Port St. Lucie, Florida, the Mets were expected to contend with the cellar. The Nationals were predicted to win the National League East. Then something crazy happened on the way to last place -- they never reached it.

Curtis Granderson Would Be a Fit With the Ailing San Francisco Giants

Ben Berkon | Posted 06.24.2016 | Sports
Ben Berkon

The San Francisco Giants received some unfortunate news today, as left fielder Nori Aoki will be out indefinitely with a fractured right fibula.

Curtis Granderson: Mets Roll Call Is A 'Sign Of Respect' To Yankee Fans

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.15.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

New York Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday and weighed in on the roll call that cheering Mets fans initiated at ...

Jordan Schultz

Curtis Granderson: Mo'ne Davis Should Be Compensated

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports

On Jackie Robinson Day, New York Mets outfielder and three-time MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson joined me on HuffPost Live. Granderson, 34, believes th...

Jordan Schultz

Curtis Granderson: Shortage Of Black Baseball Players Is A 'Big Problem'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports

On Jackie Robinson Day, New York Mets outfielder and three-time MLB All-Star Curtis Granderson joined me on HuffPost Live. Granderson, 34, discussed t...

Meet the (Mess) Mets!

Kelli Gail | Posted 05.31.2015 | Sports
Kelli Gail

Welcome to the 2015 season -- a faint glimmer of hope arrives on warmer winds for long-suffering Mets fans. After a frozen offseason, the Mets are set to open against the Washington Nationals this Sunday on ESPN. But there's something different in the air around CitiField.

Stories the Mets Tell Themselves

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Despite four pennants and two World Series victories, the Mets have embraced the lovable loser narrative. This is a difficult thing to define; clearly Mets fans to prefer their team to win, but the existence of this narrative, even though its relationship to reality is more tenuous, gives the Mets a more forgiving environment than some teams.

Fan Learns Quickly That You're Not Supposed To Touch Baseball Players

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Sports

An Angels fan needed to be reminded on Friday night that spectators aren't allowed to touch players during the game. After Mets outfielder Curtis Gran...

Granderson Has Been Told That 'True New Yorkers Are Mets Fans'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.10.2013 | Sports

In his first official act as a member of the New York Mets, Curtis Granderson seemed to take a playful jab at fans of the other team in the Big Apple....

New York Mets Should Have Targeted A.J. Pollock

Ben Berkon | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Jubilation for the Mets actually spending money aside, if the team's offseason focus was to add a two-win player, they should have instead coveted Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder A.J. Pollock.

The New Yankee Mess

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.07.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

After a flurry of expensive free agent signings the Yankees have upgraded modestly in center, and significantly behind the plate, but they have gotten much worse at second base and have done nothing about big holes at shortstop and third base.

The Yankees Need a New Approach, Not New Free Agents

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This will be a difficult and possibly strange off-season for the New York Yankees. The lawsuit between their star, aging and scandal-ridden third baseman Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball has drawn the most attention, but there is more.

If A-Rod Plays Well What Will the Yankees Do?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 09.26.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

As Alex Rodriguez's return to the Yankees continues to be delayed the question of whether the aging superstar will ever play again has begun to loom. There are other questions surrounding Rodriguez as well.

Have We Seen the Last of the Greatest Yankee Infield

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.16.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This foursome was the more or less regular Yankee infield from 2009-2012, leading the Yankees to one World Series victory and three other post-season appearances. This raises the question of where this infield fits among the greatest infields in Yankee history.

10 Best-Dressed Baseball Players

Vanity Fair | Posted 07.07.2013 | Style
Vanity Fair

Julie Miller During the game, they're in scuffed-up cleats and smeared eye-black, hawking spit gobs into the dugout dust. But off the field, where th...

New York Yankees: Can the Yankees Still Win in 2013?

Ben Shapiro | Posted 05.07.2013 | Sports
Ben Shapiro

The Yankees appear primed to get off to a poor start this season, but that doesn't mean they can't come back and become a contender, or even a playoff team.

Fresh Ulnar Fractures in MLB

Abby Sims | Posted 05.06.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

The hot injury of the young spring training season appears to be ulnar fractures. First it was Curtis Granderson, who throws right-handed but bats left, and was hit on the right forearm on February 24th by the first pitch he faced in a spring training game.

Aging Yankees Face First Postseason Sweep in Nearly 4 Decades

Jordan Schultz | Posted 12.17.2012 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

One of the saddest things for any aging superstar is to realize one is no longer "the guy." Perhaps the same can be said of an aging team...

Curtis Granderson: Just Getting Started

Malaika Bobino | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

Excellent both at the plate and in center field, Granderson is back in the race for MVP. His stats speak loudly and there's still a lot of baseball left to be played.

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Len Berman | Posted 01.03.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Three of baseball's glamour franchises now have managerial openings, the Red Sox, Cardinals and Cubs. Just wondering why the name Bobby Valentine isn't being tossed around?

You're Welcome, New York: How My Reverse Juju Helped The Yankees Win Game 4

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports
Tony Sachs

My absence gave the team strength. My lack of faith improved A.J.'s control. My despair brought A-Rod's bat back to life. My fore-ordained knowledge that the Yankees would lose paradoxically put them ahead.

MLB Playoff Performers Before They Were Stars

Snakkle | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

After a long and rain-soaked season, the Major League Baseball playoffs are upon us! Here's an idea we'd like to pitch you — can you guess who these...

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Len Berman | Posted 10.30.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Rules are rules. But what other sport has one strike and you're out? The world's greatest sprinter Usain Bolt was disqualified after a false start. The first big victim of the new rule.

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Len Berman | Posted 10.10.2011 | New York
Len Berman

With runners on first and third, a pitcher sometimes fakes a pickoff throw to third, while trying to catch the runner at first. It worked last night. Angels pitcher Jordan Walden nailed Curtis Granderson with the ploy.