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25 Smartest Moves of the Past 25 Years: Yankees trade for Curtis Granderson

In 2009 the Yankees opened a new stadium, won 103 games in the regular season, and won their 27th World Series championship. The season’s success was a team effort as much as any of the Yankees’ championships, as eight of the nine regulars in the starting lineup posted an OPS+ of 118 or better on the season.
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Curtis Granderson was an unexpectedly good leadoff hitter in 2015

Curtis Granderson couldn’t have been much worse for the 2014 New York Mets out of the leadoff spot. In 52 starts and 235 plate appearances, Granderson batted .210/.289/.348. It was what you might expect from your defensive-first catcher you hide in the number eight spot and sometimes debate about swapping with your pitcher in the nine-hole.

OTD 2013: Curtis Granderson Signs with Mets

Here was a reason to smile. The Mets’ stingy budget was broken somewhat when Curtis Granderson agreed to a four-year, $60 million contract on December 6th, 2013. For a team coming off a 74-88 record but stocked with promising young pitchers, it had now landed a veteran to provide leadership alongside David Wright — not to mention a good bat and range in the outfield.

MLB Rumors: Former Dodgers Outfielder Curtis Granderson ‘Not Interested’ To Become Mets Manager

Prior to team owners imposing a lockout late Wednesday night, there had been a flurry of activity in MLB free agency. The New York Mets were at the forefront of it, signing Max Scherzer, Starling Marte, Eduardo Escobar and Mark Canha for a combined total value of over $250 million. With all player activity now halted for the foreseeable future, the Mets figure to turn their attention to hiring a new manager.
Bleacher Report

Mets Rumors: Buck Showalter, Curtis Granderson Among Potential Managerial Candidates

The New York Mets reportedly have "preliminary interest" in veteran manager Buck Showalter, Houston Astros bench coach Joe Espada, Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Matt Quatraro, Pittsburgh Pirates bench coach Don Kelly and former Detroit Tigers and former Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus for their vacant managerial position, per SNY's Andy Martino.
New York Post

Curtis Granderson emerges as candidate for Mets’ manager opening

A familiar face presents the Mets with an option to fill their managerial void. Curtis Granderson, who played parts of four seasons in Queens, is on the Mets’ list of candidates to be their new manager, according to Robert Murray of Fansided. The 40-year-old retired from playing following the 2019...

Morning Briefing: Curtis Granderson, Others Under Consideration Mets Managerial Position

Robert Murray of FanSided reported that former-Met Curtis Granderson is one of the people under consideration for the Mets managerial position. Granderson, 40, spent almost four full seasons with the Mets. During that time, he had a slash line of .239/.341/.444 with 95 home runs and 247 RBI. His personality was infectious throughout his time in Queens, and even won the 2016 Roberto Clemente Award.
Sports Illustrated

Source: Bruce Bochy, Curtis Granderson, David Wright On Mets' Managerial List

The Mets have compiled an extensive list of potential candidates in their managerial search, and the latest three names that were unveiled should ring a bell. According to a source, former San Francisco Giants and San Diego Padres manager Bruce Bochy has emerged as a name that is on New York's initial list of candidates.