Curtis Granderson

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

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

DeGrom Helps Own Cause With Tiebreaking Single, Mets Blast Marlins 9-1

Jacob deGrom had a tiebreaking single and again shut down the Marlins with seven impressive innings.

07/14/2014

Bartolo Colon grounds out to first in the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on July 10, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Pitchers Batting 8th? Going Away From Book Helps Mets

It might have been asking too much for Bartolo Colon to become an offensive force out of that spot. Still, there was some clear thinking from manager Terry Collins.

07/11/2014

DENVER, CO - JUNE 7: Corey Dickerson #6 of the Colorado Rockies watches his game-tying RBI single during the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Coors Field on June 7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Rockies defeated the Dodgers 5-4 in 10 innings to end their eight game losing streak. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 13 Starts And Sits

By Chris Cwik, CBSSports.com Each Friday the fantasy baseball experts at CBSSports.com break down who to start and who to sit for the upcoming week of fantasy baseball. It’s always tough to start a platoon […]

06/20/2014

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets is congratulated by manager Terry Collins #10 after his first-inning home run against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field on June 15, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Grandy Leads Off, 40-Year-Old Club & More

After going 3-3 on their homestand, the Mets go back on the road this week to face the St. Louis Cardinals and Miami Marlins.

06/16/2014

Daisuke Matsuzaka #16 of the New York Mets shakes hands with manager Terry Collins #10 after the first inning of a game against the San Diego Padres at Citi Field on June 15, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Matsuzaka did not return to the game. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Granderson Hits Leadoff Homer, Mets Beat Padres 3-1

Curtis Granderson hit his first leadoff homer in five years, Carlos Torres and two other relievers filled in admirably for an ailing Daisuke Matsuzaka and the New York Mets beat the San Diego Padres 3-1 Sunday.

06/16/2014

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Curtis Granderson, Nursing Sore Left Calf, Out Of Mets’ Lineup Again

Granderson has been one of the few productive bats in the lineup lately, reaching base safely in 24 consecutive games.

06/13/2014

New York Mets v Chicago Cubs

Cubs Win 2-1, Cut Short Mets’ Winning Streak

Nate Schierholtz hit a two-out game-ending RBI single, after Chris Coghlan homered to tie it in the eighth, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Tuesday night.

06/04/2014

Curtis Granderson (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Granderson Doesn’t Understand Why Fans At Citi Field Boo Mets

“I’ve always wanted to know why someone would boo, because in the next second they’ll cheer,” Granderson said. “So which one is it? You like your team or dislike your team? You call yourself a fan and then you’ll boo?”

05/23/2014

Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Searching For Answers As Mets Continue To Tumble

The Mets got 13 hits and another encouraging outing from rookie Jacob deGrom. That still wasn’t enough to overcome the homer-happy Dodgers.

05/22/2014

General view of Citi Field as the St. Louis Cardinals play the New York Mets on June 11, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets Need New Attitude At Pitcher-Friendly Citi Field

There’s no reason for this team to be floundering at home. An attitude adjustment, not shorter fences, is what this squad needs.

05/21/2014

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