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Mets' Granderson has thumb surgery; will be ready for spring training

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets bats during Game 3 of the 2015 World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field on Friday, October 30, 2015 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30: Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets bats during Game 3 of the 2015 World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Citi Field on Friday, October 30, 2015 in the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rob Tringali/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Curtis Granderson homered three times in the World Series.

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NEW YORK -- Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson has had surgery on a ligament in his left thumb.

The Mets said the operation took place Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery.

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Between the NL Championship Series and World Series, the team said Granderson was hurt while stealing a base in Game 3 against the Cubs. He hit .250 (5 for 20) with three homers and five RBI in the five-game loss to Kansas City.