The Mets are interested in free agent OF Curtis Granderson, the team’s assistant GM told reporters in early November.
The Cubs, Tigers, White Sox and Astros are said to also have interest in Granderson, who is reportedly seeking at least a four-year deal.
11:20 am: The Mets are still monitoring the market for Granderson (Puma)
Nov. 13: Despite the public statement, a Mets insider severely downplayed the likelihood of signing Granderson (Rubin).
Nov. 12: Mets are serious about their interest in Granderson (Martino).
Nov. 12: Granderson’s priority is to sign with a winning team this winter (Rosenthal).
The Mets will need to relinquish their 2014 second-round pick if they sign Granderson, who rejected a qualifying offer from the Yankees.