To be fair, he was paraphrasing the words of others, but that sound bite has already had a ripple effect in the Big Apple.
Here's Grandy's full quote:
"A lot of the people I've met in New York have always said true New Yorkers are Mets fans. So I'm excited to get a chance to see them all out there."
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