Curtis Granderson has announced his retirement.
Granderson, who played four seasons with the Mets (2014-2017), issued a statement on his Twitter feed on Friday. He wrote:
“As I close out this wonderful chapter in my life and step away from my days on the field, I know that my role in this game is only just getting started. I look forward to continuing my work helping to diversify the sport, paving the way for young kids to learn and grow.”
Granderson, a career .249 hitter, played for seven teams over his 16-year career. During his four-year tenure in Queens, Granderson batted .239 with 95 HR and 247 RBI. He batted .283 (15-for-53) in 14 games during the Mets 2015 postseason run including three HR and 12 RBI.