Granderson, a .234/.350/.421 hitter overall entering Tuesday, was batting .265/.383/.571 in 13 games batting first. Granderson, who homered in Monday night's 4-3, 11-inning win, hit his 14th home run of the season off Braves All-Star righty Julio Teheran to open the bottom of the first Tuesday.
• The Mets' win Monday was their 3,999th as a franchise.
• Daniel Murphy is an All-Star, and now fans get to reap the benefits. The Mets announced Tuesday a "2 for $28" ticket-sales promotion in honor of their second baseman. Fans can visit mets.com/murphy to buy two Field Level tickets for $28, Murphy's uniform number, for any game through Sunday's against the Marlins.
Tim Healey is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.