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Curtis Granderson

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.

Report: Star Outfielder Leaving Yankees For METS

AP | MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says free-agent outfielder Curtis Granderson and the New York Mets have agreed to a $60 million...

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...

This Date In Baseball History

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.19.2013 | Sports

-- Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA April 19...

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.

Bad News For Yankees

AP | Posted 04.26.2013 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. — Curtis Granderson jogged to first base after being hit on his right forearm as if it was a minor annoyance. Back at the ballpark i...

Yankees Make Some Moves

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.29.2012 | Sports

Baseball's business began Monday with the New York Yankees exercising $15 million options on second baseman Robinson Cano and center fielder Curtis Gr...

SWEEP

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

DETROIT -- Prince Fielder waved his arms frantically, gleefully calling off his teammates while the crowd at Comerica Park roared. From the moment th...

Yankees' Lineup Still Without A-Rod

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

DETROIT — Alex Rodriguez was benched twice for the same game. Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson were still out of New York's starting lineup for ...

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...

Yankees' AL East Lead Trimmed Down

AP | Posted 11.29.2012 | Sports

TORONTO — The New York Yankees are making the last week of the season very difficult for themselves. Adeiny Hechavarria doubled home the tiebre...

Granderson Helps Yanks Shut Down Tigers' Streak

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 10.09.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers had at least a couple opportunities to beat the New York Yankees and take a four-game series. Joaquin Benoit blew ...

Detroit Tigers Crushed By Yankees After Former Teammate's Grand Slam

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 06.02.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Casey Crosby was one strike away from escaping a bases-loaded jam in his major league debut. Then he walked Derek Jeter, and Curtis Grande...

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.

Yankees Stars Notches 3-Homer Game

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 04.19.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Curtis Granderson hit three home runs in the first four innings and matched a career high with five hits, leading the New York Yankees to ...

Top 5 Sports Stories

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.