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Curtis Granderson

34-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Mets

2015 Stats

AVG

.260

HR

23

RBI

58

R

76

SB

11

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The Mets' big splash in free agency following the 2013 season came with the addition of Granderson, who signed a four-year, $60 million contract. In addition to the financial commitment, the Mets gave...

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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.

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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 155 654 564 73 128 49 27 2 20 66 8 2 79 141 0 5 6 .227 .326 .388 .714
2015 34 MAJ NYM 130 566 488 76 127 52 28 1 23 58 11 4 69 132 0 4 5 .260 .355 .463 .818
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3-Year Averages     125 527 458 68 105 44 19 2 23 62 8 2 60 135 1 4 4 .229 .321 .430 .751
Career  (View All)     1463 6,236 5,465 927 1,406 595 253 82 260 730 141 40 659 1,432 29 38 45 .257 .340 .476 .816

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Curtis Granderson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 31 Phi 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .355 .463 .818
Aug. 30 Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .354 .458 .812
Aug. 29 Bos 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .355 .459 .814
Aug. 28 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .354 .457 .811
Aug. 27 @Phi 6 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .352 .460 .812
Aug. 26 @Phi 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .348 .455 .803
Aug. 25 @Phi 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .349 .456 .805
Aug. 24 @Phi Did not play.
Aug. 23 @Col 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .257 .348 .459 .807
Aug. 22 @Col 5 2 3 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .348 .461 .809
Aug. 21 @Col 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .253 .344 .455 .799
Aug. 19 @Bal 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .342 .455 .797
Aug. 18 @Bal 4 2 2 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .344 .456 .800
Aug. 16 Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .341 .442 .783
Aug. 15 Pit 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .252 .344 .446 .790
Aug. 14 Pit 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .346 .451 .797
Aug. 13 Col 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .348 .450 .798
Aug. 12 Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .347 .444 .791
Aug. 11 Col 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .350 .448 .798
Aug. 10 Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .257 .349 .448 .797
Aug. 9 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .349 .452 .801
Aug. 8 @TB 5 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .349 .454 .803
Aug. 7 @TB 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .348 .440 .788
Aug. 5 @Mia 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .352 .445 .797
Aug. 4 @Mia 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .352 .446 .798
Aug. 3 @Mia 5 2 3 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .351 .445 .796
Aug. 2 Was 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .347 .443 .790
Aug. 1 Was 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .348 .437 .785
Jul. 31 Was 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 .254 .349 .437 .786
Jul. 30 SD 4 2 2 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .350 .440 .790
Last 7 Days 28 6 9 3 0 1 3 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .457 .536 .993
Last 14 Days 55 13 18 6 0 3 8 11 13 2 0 0 2 0 .327 .426 .600 1.026
Last 30 Days 119 25 34 10 0 8 25 17 37 2 1 2 2 0 .286 .379 .571 .950

Curtis Granderson: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 126 2 125 1
2014 151 10 15 142
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
201511251101.161.250.478
2014155147240.245.413.742
2013626241.242.435.792

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201536970214610.290.523.914
20144095913428.220.379.703
2013152255117.224.395.695

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152363410334.250.445.784
2014282317261.195.340.630
20139815263.255.388.730

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152454112237.269.473.843
20142824213407.259.436.797
201311616595.207.422.718
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 654 564 12.1% 21.6% 0.56 75% .268 .161
2015 34 MAJ NYM 566 488 12.2% 23.3% 0.52 73% .312 .203
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3-Year Averages     527 458 11.4% 25.6% 0.44 71% .273 .201
Career     6,236 5,465 10.6% 23% 0.46 74% .304 .219

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2015 Stat Review for Curtis Granderson    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.260 AVG
WEAK
73% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.312 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.463 SLG
GREAT
.203 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.52 BB/K
GOOD
12.2% BB Rate
GREAT
23.3% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.818 OPS
GREAT
.355 OBP
GREAT

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

Granderson is out of the lineup Monday against the Phillies.

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Granderson went 3-for-5 with a pair of doubles, two runs, and two RBI in Saturday's 14-9 win over the Rockies.

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Granderson went 2-for-4 with two solo homers and a walk Tuesday against Baltimore.

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Granderson went 1-for-3 with his 20th homer of the year, a walk, three RBI and two runs against the Rockies on Thursday.

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Granderson is not in the lineup Tuesday against Colorado, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Granderson is in the lineup Sunday, despite his sore right foot, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Granderson is suffering from a sore right foot, and his status for Sunday's remains unclear, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Granderson went 2-for-4 with a homer, three RBI and two runs Thursday against the Padres.

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Granderson went 2-for-4 with his 15th home run of the season Tuesday against the Padres.

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Granderson went 2-for-4 with a double, two walks, two stolen bases, and two runs in Sunday's victory over the Cardinals.

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Granderson is out of the lineup Sunday against the Cardinals, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Granderson is out of the lineup Saturday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

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 hit by a pitch just eight games after his return. The Mets signed Granderson to a four-year, $60 million deal in December, a change that removes the short-porch in right field that Granderson enjoyed during his time playing half of his games at Yankee Stadium. A heavy pull hitter, Granderson's low average in 2012 and 2013 may be indicative of things to come thanks to the defensive shifts that opposing teams utilize against him, but with health, a return to the 25-30 homer range in the heart of the Mets' order seems reachable.

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.