Mets insider downplays likelihood of signing Granderson

Curtis Granderson 2The Mets have said publicly they are interested in free agent OF Curtis Granderson and will soon reach out to his agent.

10:48 am:  Despite the public statement, a Mets insider severely downplayed the likelihood of signing Granderson (Rubin).

Nov. 12: The White Sox, Cubs, Mets and Astros are among teams showing early interest in Granderson, who will now likely require a four-year deal (Cerrone) << click to tweet.

Nov. 12: Granderson’s priority is to sign with a winning team, he said on air (MLB Network).

Nov. 11: The Mets interest in Granderson is ‘genuine,’ according to multiple sources (Coutinho).

Nov. 11:The Mets are more interested in Granderson than free agents Shin-Soo Choo and Jacoby Ellsbury (Martino).

The Mets will relinquish their 2014 second-round pick if they sign Granderson.