Curtis Granderson

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets pitches in the third inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Harvey Brilliant In Return; Mets Make Statement With Series Win Over Nationals

Matt Harvey was dynamic in his return from Tommy John surgery, outpitching Stephen Strasburg with six scoreless innings, regularly reaching 97 mph and striking out nine.

04/09/2015

Matt Harvey of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning of the game against the Detroit Tigers at Tradition Field on March 6, 2015 in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Season Preview: Harvey, Mets Look To Contend In Wake Of Tommy John Epidemic

The big names for the New York Mets this season: Matt Harvey, David Wright, Tommy John.

03/27/2015

The Mets’ Michael Cuddyer takes a swing during the second inning of a spring training game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Field on March 20, 2015. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Kallet: Outside Of Wright, Red-Hot Cuddyer Is Mets’ Offensive X Factor

If New York’s top offseason acquisition plays 140-plus games and hits like he’s capable of at the dish, the Mets will compete for a playoff spot.

03/23/2015

Dillon Gee (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Gee Doesn’t Miss A Beat, Cuddyer And Granderson Homer In Mets’ Win

Dillon Gee allowed two hits over 3 2-3 scoreless innings in his return to the Mets’ rotation, and a New York split squad beat the Houston Astros 3-1 Thursday.

03/19/2015

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets swings at a pitch during the second inning of a spring training game against the Miami Marlins at Roger Dean Stadium on March 11, 2015 in Jupiter, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Grandy, Cuddyer Go Yard As Mets Edge Nationals In Slugfest

Curtis Granderson and Michael Cuddyer hit solo home runs in the New York Mets’ 11-9 win over the Washington Nationals on Thursday.

03/13/2015

Matt Harvey #33 of the New York Mets poses for a portrait on February 28, 2015 at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Matt Harvey Wows Mets Coaches, Hitters With Nasty Curveball

Mets ace Matt Harvey might be returning from elbow surgery with another nasty pitch.

03/02/2015

Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson takes a question from CBS2 sports director Otis Livingston on Feb. 24, 2015. (Credit: Joe McLaughlin/CBS2)

Eddie C: Curtis Granderson Talks Upcoming Season, Kevin Long, Playoffs

Every player strives for consistency and not many achieve it, be it month to month or year to year. But Granderson is shooting for it again this year.

02/24/2015

Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson takes a question from CBS2 sports director Otis Livingston on Feb. 24, 2015. (Credit: Joe McLaughlin/CBS2)

Granderson: Mets Are ‘Primed And Ready’ To Take Over New York

Is the city’s baseball landscape about to shift? Curtis Granderson, who played for the Yankees from 2010-13 and is entering his second season with the Mets, certainly thinks so.

02/24/2015

Mets general manager Sandy Alderson (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Why Have Mets Been Quiet? Sandy: ‘We Have Quality Players At Every Position’

“We’ve got players with the potential to improve us by 10 games, which is what we need,” Alderson said.

02/03/2015

New right-center field fence being installed at Citi Field on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Long And Sandy Talk Hitters, New Dimensions

One day after unveiling the new dimensions in the outfield at Citi Field, the Mets rolled out their new hitting instructor, Kevin Long, to talk turkey a week before Thanksgiving.

11/20/2014

New right-center field fence being installed at Citi Field on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Happy Day For Hitters: Mets Move In Fences At Citi Field For Second Time

Mired in a streak of six straight losing seasons and hoping to boost offense, the New York Mets are moving in their fences at Citi Field for the second time.

11/18/2014

Citi Field from above (Credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Wright, Granderson Should Benefit Greatly From Citi Field Changes

On Monday, WCBS 880’s Tom Kaminski tweeted a picture from above the ballpark, and it looks like right-center is no longer going to be a place where balls go to die.

10/28/2014

Kevin Long (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images) and Curtis Granderson (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

New Mets Hitting Coach Kevin Long: This Team Is ‘On The Rise’

“I’m excited to get the opportunity to work with a team that I think is on the rise,” Long said in a statement on Thursday.

10/24/2014

Then-Yankee Brian Roberts (right) is congratulated by former hitting coach Kevin Long after he scored on a single by Brett Gardner in the second inning against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mets Officially Hire Ex-Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long

Long spent the previous eight seasons with the Yankees. He won a World Series ring in 2009 and under his tutelage the Bombers led the majors in runs scored three times and finished second twice.

10/23/2014

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

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