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Mets trade Curtis Granderson to Dodgers | What it means

Mets trade Curtis Granderson to Dodgers | What it means

Reports began coming out over Twitter from journalists, before the team officially tweeted out the transaction. "But an opportunity to be able to go play in the postseason is exciting". Andre Ethier is expected back in September. But Granderson gives manager Dave Roberts yet another option off the bench along with center fielder Enrique Hernandez, and his speed and defense could be valuable assets in the postseason.

With Van Slyke gone in a trade, Ethier continuing to rehab his injury and Toles out for the season even with Taylor the outfield depth became depleted.

Granderson, 36, will join the Dodgers amid his fourth season with the Mets and 14th overall, after four seasons with the New York Yankees and six with the Detroit Tigers, who chose him in the third round of the 2002 draft out of the University of IL at Chicago.? He's struck out an eye-raising 509 in 421.0 innings and limited opponents to a.228 batting average.

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It didn't take long for the Mets and Dodgers to complete their deal for Curtis Granderson. By Saturday afternoon, he joined his new team in Detroit in time for the Dodgers game against the Detroit Tigers.

New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson (3) runs to first base during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Joker Marchant Stadium.

Pederson hit 20 home runs with the Dodgers in September of 2014 and the first three months of 2015. Both had extensive playoff experience like Granderson.


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