Found April 22, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Juan Lagares Is Legit – (Photo by Gordon Donovan) Updated at 11:30 PM Outfield prospect Juan Lagares, who is tearing up the Pacific Coast League, likely will join the Mets as soon as Tuesday, baseball sources told ESPN New York. Lagares, 24, is hitting .346 with three homers and nine RBIs through 78 at-bats with Triple-A Las Vegas. All 17 of his appearances with the 51s have been in center field. He also has experience. See you again soon, Kirk… Nice getting to know you… I’m getting really good at this…. Original Post 3:00 PM  Prospect Spotlight: Juan Lagares Is Finally Getting His Due When we did our MMO Top 25 Prospects back in January, we caught some flack for including outfielder Juan Lagares at No. 21. Some of the blowback we received on Twitter and in our threads included some of these gems: Anyone can do a top ten, that’s easy. You need to really know the system to start doing top 25. Putting Lagaras anywhere on it speaks volumes. Having him at 21 is nuts. (Umm it’s Lagares,...
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Welcome To The Show: Lagares Singles In Major League Debut

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