Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 7/22/13
And right on cue, Mets OF Juan Lagares has been named National League Player of the Week for the period ending July 21. Congratulations, Juan… Now go grab some pine… Damn you, Terry… Original Post 10:00 AM Lagares now batting .398 over his last 11 games with 9 RBIs. More playing time agrees with him. — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) July 21, 2013 @maggie162 That can only happen with more playing time. Lagares has the highest organizational OBP from 2011-2013. — Mets Merized Online (@MetsMerized) July 21, 2013 Too many people get hung up on small sample sizes, and worse yet, small sample sizes based ion inconsistent play. The reason I blasted Terry Collins as much as I did four weeks ago and again two weeks later was because of how he’s let Juan Lagares and Josh Satin squander on the bench. As I’ve been saying since April these players needed to play everyday and are better than any of their other alternatives. Both Satin and Lagares have been on-base machines and their minor league
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