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Curtis Granderson

33-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Mets

2014 Stats

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.170

HR

1

RBI

4

R

5

SB

2

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Granderson had an amazingly star-crossed year in 2013, missing half the season with a forearm injury sustained when he was hit by a pitch in spring training, then breaking a finger when he was again h...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  General Soreness
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 199   DOB: 3/16/1981
BORN: Blue Island, IL   COLLEGE: UIC  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Curtis Granderson Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract with the Mets worth $60 million in December 2013. He will earn $13 million in 2014, $16 million in each 2015 and 2016, and $15 million in 2017.

April 15, 2014  –  Curtis Granderson News

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Granderson (forearm/ribs/knee) is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Diamondbacks, Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork.com reports.

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Curtis Granderson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 23 AA ERI 122 548 458 88 139 47 19 7 21 93 11 8 79 95 3 4 4 .303 .407 .513 .920
2005 24 AAA TOL 112 508 451 80 130 58 30 13 15 65 22 6 48 131 2 5 2 .288 .356 .512 .868
2005 24 MAJ DET 47 174 162 18 44 17 6 3 8 20 1 1 10 43 2 0 0 .272 .314 .494 .808
2006 25 MAJ DET 159 679 596 90 155 59 31 9 19 68 8 5 66 174 7 6 4 .260 .335 .438 .773
2007 26 MAJ DET 158 676 612 122 185 84 38 23 23 74 26 1 52 141 5 2 5 .302 .361 .552 .913
2008 27 A Wes 3 12 11 1 4 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .364 .417 .727 1.144
2008 27 AAA TOL 2 9 9 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .444 .777
2008 27 MAJ DET 141 629 553 112 155 61 26 13 22 66 12 4 71 111 1 1 3 .280 .365 .494 .858
2009 28 MAJ DET 160 710 631 91 157 61 23 8 30 71 20 6 72 141 3 2 2 .249 .327 .453 .780
2010 29 AAA Scr 5 18 16 0 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 .250 .333 .250 .583
2010 29 MAJ NYY 136 528 466 76 115 48 17 7 24 67 12 2 53 116 4 3 2 .247 .324 .468 .792
2011 30 MAJ NYY 156 691 583 136 153 77 26 10 41 119 25 10 85 169 4 7 12 .262 .364 .552 .916
2012 31 MAJ NYY 160 684 596 102 138 65 18 4 43 106 10 3 75 195 1 7 5 .232 .319 .492 .811
2013 32 A+ Tam 4 14 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .154 .214 .154 .368
2013 32 AA Tre 2 9 6 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .556 .667 1.223
2013 32 AAA Scr 5 21 20 2 8 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 .400 .429 .550 .979
2013 32 MAJ NYY 61 245 214 31 49 22 13 2 7 15 8 2 27 69 2 1 1 .229 .317 .407 .724
2014 33 MAJ NYM 13 55 47 5 8 5 4 0 1 4 2 0 8 16 0 0 0 .170 .291 .319 .610
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Curtis Granderson
3-Year Averages MAJ   125 539 464 89 113 54 19 5 30 80 14 5 62 144 2 5 6 .244 .337 .500 .837
Career  (View All) MAJ   1191 5071 4460 783 1159 499 202 79 218 610 124 34 519 1175 29 29 34 .260 .340 .487 .827

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Curtis Granderson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 15 @Ari Did not play.
Apr. 14 @Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .291 .319 .610
Apr. 13 @LAA 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .159 .288 .318 .606
Apr. 12 @LAA 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .146 .286 .317 .603
Apr. 11 @LAA 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .135 .256 .324 .580
Apr. 10 @Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 .125 .263 .313 .576
Apr. 9 @Atl 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .138 .242 .345 .587
Apr. 8 @Atl 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .154 .241 .385 .626
Apr. 6 Cin 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .200 .417 .617
Apr. 5 Cin 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .238 .500 .738
Apr. 4 Cin 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .235 .375 .610
Apr. 3 Was 4 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .308 .462
Apr. 2 Was 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 31 Was 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 21 3 4 1 0 0 1 5 8 1 0 0 0 0 .190 .346 .238 .584
Last 14 Days 47 5 8 4 0 1 4 8 16 2 0 0 0 0 .170 .291 .319 .610
Last 30 Days 47 5 8 4 0 1 4 8 16 2 0 0 0 0 .170 .291 .319 .610

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Curtis Granderson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 13 13
2013 46 13 25 14 15
2012 157 157 1
2011 155 155 1
2010 134 134
2009 160 160

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Curtis Granderson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013626241.242.435.792
20122163614352.218.458.762
20111914516445.272.597.944

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013152255117.224.395.695
20123806629718.239.511.839
201139291257520.258.531.902

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20139815263.255.388.730
20122865426565.241.542.871
201127966216212.262.563.921

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201311616595.207.422.718
20123104817505.223.445.755
201130470205713.263.543.911
Curtis Granderson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2004 23 AA ERI 548 458 14.4% 17.3% 0.83 79% .345 .210
2005 24 AAA TOL 508 451 9.4% 25.8% 0.37 71% .377 .224
2005 24 MAJ DET 174 162 5.7% 24.7% 0.23 73% .324 .222
2006 25 MAJ DET 679 596 9.7% 25.6% 0.38 71% .337 .178
2007 26 MAJ DET 676 612 7.7% 20.9% 0.37 77% .362 .250
2008 27 A Wes 12 11 8.3% 16.7% 0.50 82% .444 .363
2008 27 AAA TOL 9 9 0% 11.1% 0.00 89% .375 .111
2008 27 MAJ DET 629 553 11.3% 17.6% 0.64 80% .317 .214
2009 28 MAJ DET 710 631 10.1% 19.9% 0.51 78% .276 .204
2010 29 AAA Scr 18 16 11.1% 11.1% 1.00 88% .286 .000
2010 29 MAJ NYY 528 466 10% 22% 0.46 75% .279 .221
2011 30 MAJ NYY 691 583 12.3% 24.5% 0.50 71% .300 .290
2012 31 MAJ NYY 684 596 11% 28.5% 0.38 67% .265 .260
2013 32 A+ Tam 14 13 7.1% 28.6% 0.25 69% .222 .000
2013 32 AA Tre 9 6 33.3% 11.1% 3.00 83% .400 .334
2013 32 AAA Scr 21 20 4.8% 19% 0.25 80% .467 .150
2013 32 MAJ NYY 245 214 11% 28.2% 0.39 68% .304 .178
2014 33 MAJ NYM 55 47 14.5% 29.1% 0.50 66% .233 .149
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Curtis Granderson
3-Year Averages MAJ   539 464 11.5% 26.7% 0.43 69% .286 .256
Career MAJ   5071 4460 10.2% 23.2% 0.44 74% .307 .227

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2014 Stat Review for Curtis Granderson    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.170 AVG
TERRIBLE
66% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.233 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.319 SLG
TERRIBLE
.149 ISO
AVERAGE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.50 BB/K
GOOD
14.5% BB Rate
ELITE
29.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.610 OPS
TERRIBLE
.291 OBP
POOR

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Best Matchups for Curtis Granderson (by OPS, min 12 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Scott Feldman HOU 17 7 4 8 3 3 0 .412 1.235 1.711
Kyle Lohse MIL 17 8 2 5 3 1 0 .471 1.000 1.550
Carlos Carrasco CLE 12 5 2 4 0 1 0 .417 1.000 1.417
Brian Matusz BAL 19 6 4 8 2 5 0 .316 1.000 1.381
Roberto Hernandez PHI 41 17 3 6 7 8 2 .415 .854 1.354
Jered Weaver ANA 28 10 5 6 5 7 1 .357 .893 1.347
Matt Guerrier MIN 14 5 1 3 6 3 0 .357 .786 1.336
Tommy Hunter BAL 12 5 1 1 1 5 0 .417 .833 1.333
Jake Arrieta CHI-N 20 7 3 7 1 2 0 .350 .950 1.331
Daisuke Matsuzaka NY-N 17 7 2 6 1 1 0 .412 .824 1.245

Worst Matchups for Curtis Granderson (by OPS, min 12 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Gio Gonzalez WAS 19 2 1 2 1 7 0 .105 .263 .413
Brandon Morrow TOR 21 2 0 2 4 11 0 .095 .143 .412
Justin Masterson CLE 15 2 0 2 3 1 0 .133 .133 .411
Matt Thornton NY-A 20 3 0 2 0 6 0 .150 .150 .340
CC Sabathia NY-A 19 3 0 0 0 7 0 .158 .158 .316
Craig Breslow BOS 16 2 0 1 0 9 2 .125 .125 .301
Miguel Gonzalez BAL 14 1 0 0 0 6 0 .071 .143 .214
John Danks CHI-A 25 2 0 0 1 4 0 .080 .080 .195
Johan Santana BAL 18 1 0 0 1 7 0 .056 .056 .161
Scott Downs CHI-A 12 0 0 1 2 8 0 .000 .000 .143

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Curtis Granderson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Granderson (forearm/ribs/knee) will avoid the disabled list for now, according to Mike Puma of the New York Post.

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X-rays were negative on Granderson's injured left forearm, rib cage and knee following his departure from Monday's game in Arizona, according to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York.

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Granderson, who crashed into the outfield wall early in Monday's game, was later removed from the contest in the sixth inning, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports.

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Granderson hit a two-run home run, his first of the year, in the Mets' 6-3 win over the Reds on Saturday.

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Granderson got his first two hits as a Met on Thursday, collecting a pair of doubles and an RBI in four at-bats.

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Granderson went 0-for-5, including three strikeouts, in his first game as a Met on Monday.

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Granderson is having a good spring, hitting .357 in six games with two homers.

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The Mets signed Granderson to a four-year deal worth $60 million Friday, Joel Sherman of the NY Post reports.

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Mets GM Sandy Alderson met with Granderson on Sunday, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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Granderson didn't accept the Yankees' qualifying offer Monday and will test the free-agent waters, Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Granderson's power numbers have made his low batting averages tolerable, even as his overall production decreased dramatically between 2011 and 2012. He hit just .187 over August and September of last season, struck out 195 times on the year, lost 45 points of OBP and 105 points of OPS over 2011, and stole just 10 bases after putting up 25 the previous year. Granderson is likely to be out through mid-May after breaking his forearm while being hit by a pitch, but it's the type of injury that should allow him to return at full strength once the bone heals. He should still put up 20-25 home runs when he returns, albeit with a low batting average and overall declining skills.

2012

Granderson had an unbelievable 2011, hitting 41 homers, driving in 119, stealing 25 bases and leading the majors by a significant margin with 136 runs scored. †Much was made of Granderson's work with hitting coach Kevin Long starting in late 2010, and the improvement he made against lefties in particular is very real, as he hit .272 with 16 homers in 191 at bats against lefthanders. †Granderson remains something of a batting average liability, hitting .262 in 2011 after languishing in the .240s the previous two years. While some regression is likely, Granderson has taken a legitimate step forward, and should remain one of the top outfielders chosen on draft day.

2011

Nine home runs in August helped masked what was a somewhat lackluster debut in pinstripes for Granderson. His batting average sunk even further from a disappointing 2009 mark (to .247), and for much of the year he didn't demonstrate the type of power many expected from him in hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium. However, the mechanical tweak that led to his hot August is reason for optimism entering 2011, and a healthier campaign (he was limited to 136 games last season) should improve his hitting totals. You'll still probably have to deal with some batting average woes, however.

2010

Many looked at Grandersonís 2009 campaign as a disappointment due to his lackluster .249 batting average, but the center fielder still managed to help out fantasy owners by connecting for a career-high 30 home runs along with 20 stolen bases. The drop in battling average was due to an atrocious .183 clip against lefties. Granderson struggled against southpaws earlier in his career, but he managed to hit .259 against them in 2008, so a bounce back in batting average is possible. Granderson will once again be a top-notch fantasy option due to his power/speed combination, and his value should increase -- likely with more runs scored in a potent Yankees lineup -- even with the possible struggles in batting average.

2009

Granderson took another step forward last season despite missing time with a broken hand to begin the year. He fell only one home run short of his 2007 total in 59 fewer at-bats, and also improved his eye at the plate, cutting down on his strikeouts while increasing his walks. Granderson also had his best season ever against left-handed pitching, posting a .259 average with five home runs. That helps to alleviate some of our concerns from years past that Granderson might be destined to be platooned. The only area where Granderson regressed was with his stolen base output. He could swipe a few more bags this season but Granderson's production at the plate makes him valuable even if he settles in around 10-15 stolen bases again this year.

2008

Granderson was able to cut down on his strikeouts last year, leading to quite the breakthrough season. He still struggled against lefties however, hitting only .160 in 119 at-bats. The Tigers did platoon Granderson somewhat last season but they may have to consider going with something a bit more strict down the road as he's showing very few signs of improvement. He's also a bit miscast as a leadoff hitter and probably should move down in the order although that doesn't appear to be in Detroit's plans for 2008.

2007

Granderson won the starting center field job in Detroit last spring and was installed as the team's leadoff hitter mostly because they lacked any other solid candidates for the job. He performed well in his first year in the majors but he'd really be better off hitting lower in the order since his excessive strikeout numbers often had the Tigers starting innings with one out. Granderson doesn't stand out in any specific category but is a solid outfielder who provides a little pop and a few stolen bases. If he can cut down on the strikeouts a bit he might even contribute with a better average in 2007.

2006

Granderson has been penciled in as a nearly full-time center fielder for the Tigers this season. He'll lose some at-bats to the speedy Nook Logan, but since Granderson is the superior hitter, he'll end up with the vast majority of playing time. Granderson flashed some solid power in limited at-bats last season but never really got his running game going after swiping 22 bags at Triple-A. He may run a bit more as he gets more comfortable in the majors.

2005

Granderson is widely considered the Tigers top hitting prospect and should start the 2005 season at Triple-A Toledo. If he performs well, he could get called up to the majors early in the season, where the Tigers will give him a chance to show he's ready. When the Tigers finally tire of Alex Sanchez, Granderson should get the call.