NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The Mets have reportedly agreed a four-year, $60 million contract with free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson, according WFAN/CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Mets fan are hoping that Granderson will provide a much-needed power boost and offer protection in the lineup. Granderson led the majors with 84 home runs between 2011 and 2012.
The 32-year-old slugger was plagued by injuries in 2013. Granderson hit .229 with seven homers in 61 games for the Yankees. He rejected the Yankees’ $14.1 million qualifying offer to become a free agent.
Apparently, the Mets were unconcerned by Granderson’s injury-hit season. Granderson suffered two “freak” hit by pitch injuries in 2013.
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