• Granderson's sacrifice fly lifts Mets in 14th

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Apr 20, 2014
    Slumping newcomer Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 14th inning and the New York Mets outlasted the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a three-game sweep. And on this day, that move put Granderson in a perfect position to help his team win. The Mets had signed Granderson to a four-year, $60 million contract to be their cleanup hitter, a leader, a star alongside David Wright. Granderson, batting for the seventh time, found a way to render his statistics irrelevant. Daisuke Matsuzaka struck out five in three hitless innings for the Mets. "You've got to keep trying different things, continue to keep working. Things will turn. I understand that. I've done this before. It's just a matter of time."
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      For a lot of reasons and a lot of people, none more so than Curtis Granderson, for whom it has already been getting quite ugly in Queens, it’s a good thing the Mets were ultimately able to prevail in their Easter Sunday marathon with the Atlanta Braves.
    • Mets 4, Braves 3 (14 Innings): Granderson Finally Puts an End to His Otherwise Forgettable Day

      Curtis Granderson finished 0 for 6, grounded out with the bases loaded and made a horrible throwing error. But his sacrifice fly drove in the winning run.
      Source: nytimes.com

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