Michael Cuddyer

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

David Wright and Michael Cuddyer have a catch in Port St. Lucie, Fla., on Feb. 23, 2015. (Credit: Otis Livingston/CBS2)

Eddie C: Mets Fans Are Going To Like Michael Cuddyer — A Lot

This is a guy who went to the postseason six times in nine years with the Twins, and he strongly believes that the Mets are built for the postseason — if they can get there.

02/23/2015

Matt Harvey (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

4 Questions Facing The Mets As Spring Training Commences

The Mets are getting better with each passing year, and with most of their key players healthy they figure to have a decent shot at a playoff spot in 2015. But they are certainly not without their question marks.

02/19/2015

Michael Cuddyer (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Cuddyer Believes Amazin’s Can Win This Year

Late in his career, Cuddyer is coming east after stints in Minnesota and Colorado. He’s coming closer to home because he believes the Mets can win this year.

01/23/2015

Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets sends the ball to first for the out in the sixth inning against the Miami Marlins on September 15, 2014 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kallet: Assuming Offseason Is Complete, Mets Are Not A Playoff Team

Heck, the Mets aren’t even the second-best team in their division. The Marlins, amazingly, have surpassed them following a highly productive winter.

01/20/2015

Terry Collins (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets’ Collins Eyes Playoffs: ‘2015 Is Gonna Be The Year’

Terry Collins thinks next season is going to be Amazin’. And after years of futility, that has to be music to Mets fans’ ears.

11/14/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets GM Alderson Deserves Praise, At Least For Now

It’s time to ease up on Sandy Alderson. Not forever, mind you. But for the next 15 minutes or so of this offseason, the Mets GM gets a respite from criticism.

11/12/2014

Michael Cuddyer hit for the cycle as a member of the Colorado Rockies against the Cincinnati Reds on Aug. 17, 2014 at Coors Field in Denver.  (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Chance To Play With Wright For Team ‘Eager To Win’ Brought Cuddyer To Mets

Michael Cuddyer frequently hears from longtime pal David Wright in the offseason, often about potential trades in their fantasy football leagues.

11/11/2014

Troy Tulowitzki (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Rockies GM Bridich Denies Tulowitzki Talks With Mets

Jeff Bridich refuted a report from Yahoo! Sports, and several media members added their own tweets Monday that said the Rockies and Mets had no such discussions.

11/11/2014

Michael Cuddyer during the Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mets Get ‘Aggressive’ In Bringing Cuddyer’s Big Bat To Queens

Eager to go on a long-overdue playoff run, the Mets realized they owed their pitching staff — and fans — a proven hitter. On Monday, they got one.

11/11/2014

Michael Cuddyer of the Colorado Rockies doubles, knocking in two runs and completing the cycle in the eighth inning of the second game of a split doubleheader at Coors Field on Aug. 17, 2014. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

SURPRISE! Mets Bolster Outfield, Sign Veteran Cuddyer To 2-Year Deal

In what was expected to be a quiet offseason from a spending standpoint, the Mets surprised many on Monday by signing veteran outfielder Michael Cuddyer.

11/10/2014

Michael Cuddyer #3 of the Colorado Rockies is greeted by on-deck batter Brandon Barnes #1 after Cuddyer scored a run in the fourth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Report: Mets Could Be Interested In Michael Cuddyer On 2-Year Deal

Cuddyer, 35, would fill one of the Mets’ two glaring holes (corner outfielder). The veteran right fielder would likely push Curtis Granderson and his weak arm to left field.

10/23/2014

Fans of the New York Jets (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fans Have Become Lost In Tornadic Narcissism That Surrounds Sports

The entire apparatus is so swathed in entitlement that you, the fan, the customer, client, and de facto employer have become lost in the tornadic narcissism. You’re just too dumb. You didn’t play the game.

07/15/2013

David Wright (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

David Wright Taking Heat For Home Run Derby Teammate Selections

Mets third baseman David Wright was announced as the NL captain for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and now he is receiving some major backlash for his teammate selections.

07/11/2013

Currently on the disabled list, designated hitter David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox tests his injured heel with team trainers. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Sims: Injured Baseball Players Continue To Return To Action Prematurely

Of the many current injuries in Major League Baseball, a number of them might have been avoided with a slower progression back to the field. Others appear to be exacerbations waiting to happen.

09/05/2012

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