|Dec. 6 10:34 AM PT11:34 AM MT12:34 PM CT1:34 PM ET13:34 ET18:34 GMT2:34 CST11:34 AM MST1:34 PM EST2:04 PM VEN22:34 UAE12:34 PM CT-A person familiar with the situation says Granderson and the New York Mets have agreed to a $60 million, four-year contract.
Analysis: The 32-year-old Granderson comes over from the crosstown Yankees, giving the Mets much-needed power in their punchless outfield. He batted .229 with seven homers and 15 RBIs this year, when injuries limited him to 61 games. But he surpassed 40 homers in each of the previous two seasons.
|Dec. 3 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET1:05 ET6:05 GMT14:05 CST11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST1:35 AM VEN10:05 UAE12:05 AM CT-Exploring the free-agent market, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson met Sunday with Curtis Granderson.
Analysis: New York wouldn't lose its first-round draft pick if it signs the outfielder because the Mets draft 10th and the top 10 selections can't be forfeited.
|Nov. 4 12:29 PM PT1:29 PM MT2:29 PM CT3:29 PM ET15:29 ET20:29 GMT4:29 CST1:29 PM MST3:29 PM EST3:59 PM VEN0:29 UAE (+1)2:29 PM CT-The Yankees made $14.1 million qualifying offers to second baseman Robinson Cano, Granderson and pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.
Analysis: A player has until Nov. 11 to accept the offers. If a player does not and signs elsewhere, the Yankees would receive an additional first-round draft pick next June. Free agents can start negotiating with all teams Tuesday.
|Aug. 23 12:32 PM PT1:32 PM MT2:32 PM CT3:32 PM ET15:32 ET19:32 GMT3:32 CST12:32 PM MST2:32 PM EST3:02 PM VEN23:32 UAE2:32 PM CT-Granderson hit his fourth homer in Thursday's 5-3 win over Toronto.
Analysis: Granderson is batting .382 with two homers, four RBIs and nine runs in his last 10 games.
|Aug. 14 11:23 AM PT12:23 PM MT1:23 PM CT2:23 PM ET14:23 ET18:23 GMT2:23 CST11:23 AM MST1:23 PM EST1:53 PM VEN22:23 UAE1:23 PM CT-Granderson had three hits in a 14-7 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Granderson is 5 for 8 halfway through this four-game set.
|Aug. 13 7:55 AM PT8:55 AM MT9:55 AM CT10:55 AM ET10:55 ET14:55 GMT22:55 CST7:55 AM MST9:55 AM EST10:25 AM VEN18:55 UAE9:55 AM CT-Granderson homered in the seventh inning of Monday's 2-1 win over the Angels.
Analysis: Granderson connected off Garrett Richards for his third homer of the season in his 59th at-bat of an injury-plagued season. "I'm getting there," Granderson said. "There's no way to mirror the four months I missed. The timing is not there right now."
|Aug. 4 10:57 AM PT11:57 AM MT12:57 PM CT1:57 PM ET13:57 ET17:57 GMT1:57 CST10:57 AM MST12:57 PM EST1:27 PM VEN21:57 UAE12:57 PM CT-Granderson hit a two-run home run, his first since coming off the DL to lead the Yankees to a 3-0 victory against San Diego on Saturday night.
Analysis: Granderson went 2 for 4 and is looking better at the plate. "It's good. Any way to help the team out," Granderson said.
|May 29 12:08 PM PT1:08 PM MT2:08 PM CT3:08 PM ET15:08 ET19:08 GMT3:08 CST12:08 PM MST2:08 PM EST2:38 PM VEN23:08 UAE2:08 PM CT-University of Illinois trustees have agreed to a deal in which New York Yankees star Curtis Granderson will pay for most of a new baseball stadium at his alma mater, the University of Illinois-Chicago.
Analysis: Trustees voted Wednesday to name the new stadium after Granderson, who announced in February that he will donate $5 million to the project. The total cost is projected to be $7 million. The open-air, brick-and-stone stadium will seat 1,200 and is expected to open in 2015. The plan calls for using the field for Flames games and events for Chicago Public Schools and youth organizations.
|May 24 6:03 PM PT7:03 PM MT8:03 PM CT9:03 PM ET21:03 ET1:03 GMT9:03 CST6:03 PM MST8:03 PM EST8:33 PM VEN5:03 UAE (+1)8:03 PM CT-The New York Yankees have activated Granderson from the 60-day disabled list.
Analysis: Granderson started in left field and batted fifth Friday night against the San Diego Padres. Granderson was on the DL for a second time this season after breaking a knuckle on his left pinkie when hit by a pitch at Tampa Bay on May 24. He missed the first 38 games of the season after breaking his right wrist when hit by a pitch by Toronto's J.A. Happ in his first plate appearance of spring training on Feb. 24.
|May 23 2:21 PM PT3:21 PM MT4:21 PM CT5:21 PM ET17:21 ET21:21 GMT5:21 CST2:21 PM MST4:21 PM EST4:51 PM VEN1:21 UAE (+1)4:21 PM CT-Granderson went 3 for 3 with his first homer in his seventh game back in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to the O's.
Analysis: Granderson, however, is a career .197 hitter at Tropicana Field for his lowest mark at any current AL ballpark heading into a weekend set with the Rays. He could turn that around Friday since he's a career .436 hitter (17 for 39 with three homers) against Tampa Bay starter Roberto Hernandez.
|May 17 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 CST2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Granderson had three hits Thursday in a 3-2 loss to the M's.
Analysis: Fantasy owners should be thrilled to see Granderson is back and looking good so far.
|Feb. 24 12:33 PM PT1:33 PM MT2:33 PM CT3:33 PM ET15:33 ET20:33 GMT4:33 CST1:33 PM MST3:33 PM EST4:03 PM VEN0:33 UAE (+1)2:33 PM CT-Granderson has rejoined the New York Yankees, 2 1-2 months after breaking an arm in his first at-bat of spring training.
Analysis: Granderson was activated Tuesday by the Yankees, and in the lineup against Seattle batting fourth and playing right field. New York optioned left-hander Vidal Nuno to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre a day after he beat Cleveland in his first major league start. The slugger, who led New York with 43 homers last season, broke his right forearm when he was hit by a pitch from Toronto's J.A. Happ on Feb. 24. The All-Star outfielder originally had hoped to be ready to p
|Feb. 11 1:27 PM PT2:27 PM MT3:27 PM CT4:27 PM ET16:27 ET21:27 GMT5:27 CST2:27 PM MST4:27 PM EST4:57 PM VEN1:27 UAE (+1)3:27 PM CT-Granderson is open to the idea of switching from center field to left field if the Yankees want to play Brett Gardner in center.
Analysis: Granderson, a potential free agent after the upcoming season, has not had any personal conversions with the team about a contract extension.
Curran calls the boys live from Gillette to break down today's game against the Browns. He thinks Cleveland will be a much tougher opponent than most. He also gets into the Ridley situation and if the Pats will look to sign Edelman.
Dale brings up Stephen Gostkowski and how he's becoming automatic, almost as automatic as Vinatieri was during his time in Foxborough. They discuss Gostkowski's ranking among other kickers this season.
Cleveland has struggled on offense this season and now with questions at QB, that doesn't help their situation. The trade of Trent Richardson to Indy earlier this season hurt the run game, so as Price says, it's starts and ends with Josh Gordon who has been on an absolute tear the last couple weeks. Talib will definitely be on Gordon, but he'll have help over the top. Chatham compares the way the Pats will play Gordon today to the way they played Julio Jones in Atlanta. The injuries have caught up to the Pats on defense where they've struggled as the season rolls on. They'll look to gain some confidence against the Browns this week.
Eagle checks in to give Grande and Max a perspective on the Brooklyn Nets after they acquired Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett via trade earlier this summer. He breaks down what he thinks the future holds for the Nets after completing this blockbuster deal.
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Shawn Thornton joined the show and discussed the teams long layoff leading into their game tomorrow night in Montreal. He told the guys that he anticipates fighting being a part of hockey for years to come.
Lucic joins Danny Picard to talk some hockey after the team’s overtime win against the Carolina Hurricanes. Danny asks Lucic about David Krejci’s game winner yesterday and hockey outsiders that are trying to change the game.
Shawn Thornton joined the show fresh off his big night at MSG and talked about his recent goal scoring prowess. Shawn said that no matter who his line mates are he is always going to be a fourth liner.
Kirk Minihane answered any and all questions from the listeners and John and Gerry.
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Brick makes his weekly appearance on Mut and Merloni and discusses the Bruins loss to Montreal and the hit on Johnny Boychuck.
Michael Fabiano, fantasy expert and Yankees fan, gives his opinion on the Cano signing, discusses Julian Edelman's rising fantasy value, and actually suggests starting Ryan Fitzpatrick
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