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Newark Star-Ledger Nov 20, 2014

Did new contract weigh on Mets' Curtis Granderson? Hitting coach Kevin Long sees improvement coming

Long sees a confluence with the outfielder's dip in production to that of Brian McCann, another marquee player who received a large contract last winter before stumbling with the Yankees in 2014. Granderson ended 2014 with a strong September, ending a season of highs and lows with a positive coda.
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 20, 2014

Will Mets' hitting coach Kevin Long help Lucas Duda, others hit lefties? He's got ideas

The Mets' new hitting coach has some ideas on how to help Duda and others, citing the the results he received with the Yankees with Curtis Granderson, Brett Gardner and Robinson Cano.
MetsBlog Nov 20, 2014

In case you missed it on MetsBlog…

New hitting coach Kevin Long will work closely with David Wright, Curtis Granderson, and Travis d’Arnaud this winter >> Read more at MetsBlog The Mets may be interested in Stephen Drew as a fallback option at shortstop >> …
New York Post Nov 19, 2014
Kevin Long has spotted Curtis Granderson’s 2014 flaw

Kevin Long has spotted Curtis Granderson’s 2014 flaw

Kevin Long helped fix Curtis Granderson once and doesn’t see any reason that magic can’t be replicated with the Mets. The new Mets hitting coach said Wednesday that a video...

Kevin Long excited for Mets tenure

In Kevin Long’s first year working with Curtis Granderson in 2010, he found a lefty hitter with an inconsistent swing, particularly against left-handers. The two sought to rectify the situation, with Long working with Granderson to shorten his stance and …
MetsBlog Nov 19, 2014

Kevin Long to work closely with Wright, Granderson and d’Arnaud

Kevin Long, the Mets new hitting coach, will work closely with David Wright, Curtis Granderson and Travis d’Arnaud this offseason, he told reporters on Wednesday (Rubin, Nov. 19). The three players will travel to Phoenix, where Long …

Wright, d'Arnaud to visit new hitting coach

NEW YORK -- David Wright plans to visit Kevin Long in Phoenix in early January to work with the new hitting coach, Long indicated Wednesday. Long, who lives in Arizona, said he also has an upcoming appointment to work in person with Travis d'Arnaud. D'Arnaud will be traveling to Phoenix to work on catching with coach Bob Geren. "We'll tag-team that and do some hitting as well," Long said. Long also expects to spend time with Curtis Granderson this offseason, although they have yet to work out the dates.
MetsBlog Nov 5, 2014

Keith Hernandez likes the addition of Kevin Long

Keith Hernandez thinks the pitching coach and manager are the most important coaches on a baseball team. That said, he likes the addition of Kevin Long as hitting coach, he told SNY on Tuesday… “Curtis Granderson has always spoken very …
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 5, 2014

Mets 'really close' to playoff contender says Curtis Granderson

Even before any possible signings or trades, Curtis Granderson, who hit .227 with 20 home runs and a .714 OPS this season, believes the Mets are already near their goal.
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 4, 2014

Mets' Curtis Granderson reunited with hitting coach Kevin Long as he looks to rebound

Granderson expressed happiness that Long was in the same organization again and said he is "looking forward to" working with him. In Long, Granderson gets a hitting coach intimately aware of his swing but also skilled in buoying him during tough stretches.
New York Post Nov 4, 2014
Let’s hope Curtis Granderson is wrong about a smaller Citi Field

Let’s hope Curtis Granderson is wrong about a smaller Citi Field

Here is the long and short of it as far as Curtis Granderson is concerned. The Mets are bending over backward to make Granderson feel at home at Citi Field,...
New York Daily News Nov 4, 2014
Early offseason returns all positive says Mets' Curtis Granderson

Early offseason returns all positive says Mets' Curtis Granderson

Curtis Granderson enthusiastically endorsed the Mets’ biggest offseason moves to date. The Mets right fielder was excited to reunite with hitting coach Kevin Long, who was hired last month, and approved of the clubs decision to bring in the right and right-center field walls.
Newsday Nov 4, 2014

Curtis Granderson believes the Mets are 'really close'

Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson weighed in on several topics during an appearance on Tuesday, ranging from the ongoing changes to shorten the dimensions at Citi Field to his reunion with new hitting coach Kevin Long.
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 4, 2014
Is Mets' Juan Lagares a Gold Glover? Curtis Granderson says he's best he's seen

Is Mets' Juan Lagares a Gold Glover? Curtis Granderson says he's best he's seen

Curtis Granderson played a full season in right field next to Lagares and believes that the Mets center fielder is the best outfielder he's ever seen.

Granderson on dimensions, Long & Juan

NEW YORK — Curtis Granderson met with the media today and touched on an assortment of topics. Here are some of the highlights from his session: Granderson is excited to be reunited with ex-Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long, who he …

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