Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 4 Days

Curtis Granderson is back in Thursday's lineup against the Brewers.

Granderson missed the previous two games due to illness, but he's ready to give it a go. He'll bat leadoff against Matt Garza.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 6 Days

Curtis Granderson (illness) remained out of the Mets' lineup Wednesday.

Granderson is still under the weather. The Mets do have Chris Young back in the lineup, as he's playing right field in Grandy's place.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 6 Days

Curtis Granderson didn't start Tuesday's game against the Mariners due to an illness.

"He came in and said, 'I don't think I can go,'" Mets manager Terry Collins said of Granderson. "He's been sick since midnight. We've got him on fluids and he'll be unavailable." The Mets are hopeful that Granderson will be ready to go on Wednesday.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 20 Days

Curtis Granderson hit a leadoff home run and finished 2-for-5 with two runs scored in Tuesday's win over the Braves.

Granderson hit his 14th home run of the season and his second in as many days to lead off the game against Julio Teheran. Granderson turned it around in June after a slow start, batting .300/.411/.522 last month. He's carried that over to July, hitting .296 with three home runs, six RBI and seven runs scored in seven games.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 27 Days

Curtis Granderson went 2-for-5 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Braves.

Granderson, batting in the lead-off spot again, tied the game up at 2-2 with a third-inning homer off of lefty Mike Minor. The outfielder has now homered in back-to-back games, giving him 12 on the season with 38 RBI and a .234/.349/.415 slash line.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 28 Days

Curtis Granderson hit a leadoff homer and later added a single Monday against the Braves.

Granderson was leading off even though the Braves were throwing a lefty in Alex Wood, but he's had pretty even splits for years now anyway. He's been the Mets' best player the last two months, even if he still has just a .231 average to show for it.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 1 Month

Curtis Granderson went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's win over the Athletics.

Granderson belted his 10th home run of the season, taking Scott Kazmir deep in the second inning to put the Mets up 2-1. The 33-year-old outfielder has been much better at the plate as of late and now owns a .234/.356/.409 slash line with 35 RBI on the season.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 1 Month

Curtis Granderson returned to action on Saturday June 14.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 1 Month

Curtis Granderson (calf) is not in the Mets starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Padres.

It's the third straight game that Granderson has missed due to his calf injury. The hope is that he'll be able to avoid a trip to the disabled list and return in a couple of days. Bobby Abreu will make a fourth consecutive start and hit cleanup for the Mets on Saturday.

Curtis Granderson LF/CF.. NYM 2 Months

Curtis Granderson (calf) remained out of the Mets' lineup Friday.

It's the second straight game Granderson has missed with a calf injury. Manager Terry Collins said Thursday that he preferred to sit the outfielder for 2-3 days, so it sounds like there's a chance he'll be back in action sometime over the weekend.