Curtis Granderson

A view of Citi Field after the outfield walls were altered prior to the 2012 season (Photo by Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Palladino: New Citi Dimensions Won’t Solve All Mets’ Problems

Sandy Alderson wants fan-friendly? Shorter dimensions in Flushing alone won’t provide that. He needs hitters.

10/17/2014

Jacob deGrom of the New York Mets smiles as he walks off the mound in the sixth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field on Sept. 9, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins Off 2014 And Looking Ahead: ‘We’re Very, Very Close’

New York wrapped up its sixth straight losing season Sunday since moving into Citi Field, and one more would match the longest streak of futility in franchise history. But with a promising pitching staff, the Mets are talking big about 2015.

09/29/2014

Danny Espinosa #8 of the Washington Nationals tags out Matt den Dekker #6 of the New York Mets trying to steal second base in the third inning during the first game of a doubleheader on September 25, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Mets Get Rare Win Over Nats, Keep Push For .500 Season Alive

Matt den Dekker singled home the go-ahead run off Tyler Clippard (7-4) in the eighth inning to help the Mets (77-81) avoid clinching a sixth consecutive losing season for at least a few hours.

09/25/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

Although Terry Collins has yet to post a winning record in any of his years at the helm, he can move into fourth place on the club’s all-time wins list.

09/23/2014

Mets outfielders Juan Lagares, left, and Curtis Granderson watch a two-run homer by San Francisco’s  Buster Posey land over the fence at Citi Field on Aug. 3, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Mulling Another Round Of Moving In The Fences At Citi Field

The Mets, who have been one of the weakest-hitting teams in the sport during that time, have messed with the outfield set-up twice before.

09/10/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

DeGrom Dominant Through 8, Mets Blank Rockies 2-0

Jacob deGrom burnished his rookie of the year credentials by pitching three-hit ball for eight dominant innings, and the New York Mets held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 Tuesday night.

09/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets celebrates his ninth inning game winning sacrifice fly against the Colorado Rockies with teammates Rafael Montero #50 and Eric Young Jr. #22 at Citi Field on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Granderson, Flores Boost Mets To 3-2 Win Over Rockies In The 9th

Curtis Granderson hit a tying triple off former-Met LaTroy Hawkins and scored two pitches later on Wilmer Flores’ sacrifice fly, giving New York a 3-2 win Monday night.

09/08/2014

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 7:  Anthony Recker #20 of the New York Mets and Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets celebrate after they both scored in the sixth inning off a two-run home run from Recker against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 7, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Granderson, Recker Go Yard, Mets Knock Off Reds 4-3

Curtis Granderson and Anthony Recker homered, and the New York Mets scored four unearned runs in a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday.

09/07/2014

Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the New York Mets congratulates Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets after scoring a run during the second inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 5, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Granderson, D’Arnaud Homer, Mets Beat Reds 14-5

Curtis Granderson and Travis d’Arnaud each hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs on Friday night, powering the New York Mets to their third straight victory, 14-5 over the Cincinnati Reds.

09/05/2014

Curtis Granderson  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ranking The 10 Most Disappointing Local Baseball Players Of 2014

The Bombers spent nearly $500 million in the offseason and this was the year that the Mets were finally expected to contend. Let’s just say it hasn’t worked out for either party.

09/04/2014

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: What Is It About The Mets That Stars Continually Become Busts?

So if it’s not just a matter of the physical, what about the metaphysical? Do the Mets foster a losing culture? Do new players arrive as optimists and leave as cynics?

08/28/2014

Travis d'Arnaud #15 of the New York Mets is doubled off first by Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning at Dodger Stadium on August 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers Top Error-Prone Mets 6-2

Dan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night.

08/23/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Palladino: Do The Right Thing And Get Terry Collins Some Big Bats

Mets brass has gone halfway with Collins, and that beats the heck out of the alternative. But they’ll do him an even greater service by actually spending some money this offseason.

08/15/2014

New York Mets v Philadelphia Phillies

Mets Hold On To Edge Phils, Colon Gets 200th Win

Bartolo Colon pitched eight innings for his 200th career victory, Travis d’Arnaud homered and the New York Mets held on for a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.

08/08/2014

David Wright (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ed Coleman: Not-So-Amazin’ Lineup Is Killing The Mets

So you can see why it sometimes takes Terry Collins hours to figure out what his lineup will be that day. He constantly has to wipe the tears from his eyes.

08/08/2014

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