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JUAN LAGARES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Did Juan Lagares earn management’s trust in 2014?

There are conflicting reports as to the severity of the injury to Juan Lagares. There’s not a ton to be gained by having him rush back this year as earlier Sandy Alderson made it clear that Terry Collins is not going to be judged on what happens the last dozen games of the season. The prudent thing would be to shake his hand on a successful year and let Kirk Nieuwenhuis get...
Via Mets360.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Juan Lagares may not return this year

The New York Mets dropped their 80th game of the season last night, falling to the Miami Marlins by the score of 4-3. A pitching staff ranked 14th in the Major Leagues in ERA is a positive moving forward, but the Mets need to improve upon their 21st ranked offense. On the injury front, there is question as to whether or not outfielder Juan Lagares will play again this season after...
Via MLB Injury News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

MRI Reveals Sprained Elbow For Lagares, Return Uncertain

Juan Lagares left Tuesday night’s game against the Marlins with what the team initially called a hyper-extended right elbow. He was removed prior to the top of the fifth and was replaced by Kirk Nieuwenhuis. Lagares hyper-extended it while making a strong throw to nail Garrett Jones at second base after trying to run down a fly ball by Jarrod Saltalamacchia to shallow center...
Via Mets Merized Online
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Injury Update: Juan Lagares exits after hurting elbow

New York Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares came out of Tuesday's win with what was described as a hyperextended right elbow on the team's official Twitter account:Lagares left tonight's game with a hyperextended right elbow. #Mets— New York Mets (@Mets) September 17, 2014According to ESPN's Adam Rubin, Lagares hurt his elbow making a throw in the fourth inning to...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Lagares Leaves Game With Hyper-Extended Elbow

Juan Lagares left tonight’s game against the Marlins with what the team is calling a hyper-extended right elbow. Lagares was removed prior to the top of the fifth and was replaced by Kirk Nieuwenhuis. It wasn’t entirely clear how he injured the elbow, but it’s believed he hyper-extended it while making a strong throw to throw out Garrett Jones at second base after trying to...
Via Mets Merized Online
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Exactly Did Juan Lagares Come From?

Juan Lagares has been a saving grace this year for the Mets. Sure he’s saved a ton of runs and seems to shrink the outfield day after day but the true saving grace for Mets fans has been him saving the 2014 season. There hasn’t been much winning but each and every day, Lagares puts on a show and has become the most exciting player on the field for the Mets. The question surfaced...
Via Mets Merized Online
27 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: is Juan Lagares’ glove golden?

I predicted at the beginning of this season that Juan Lagares would finish in the top 10 in Gold Glove voting. As it turns out, he has a chance to do significantly better than that. New York Mets fans are all aware of Lagares’ defensive wizardry. Nationally, however he isn’t the first name to anyone’s lips despite what the statistics may show. Lagares’ defensive prowess does...
Via isportsweb.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

MMO Fan Shot: Is Juan Lagares The Best Defensive Outfielder Since Willie Mays?

An MMO Fan Shot by Juan Manuel Fernandez Is Juan Lagares the best defensive outfielder since Willie Mays? My uncle Chago would scream blasphemy! It is tough enough to compare players from different eras especially with a defensive metric that wasn’t in use until about 40 years after Willie Mays played his final game. But let’s take a look at where the stats lead us. One thing...
Via Mets Merized Online
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Lagares could be the best defensive CF since Willie Mays

That’s a pretty blasphemous headline to some people. It’s hard enough to compare the offensive and pitching stats from one era to another, so imagine how hard it is to do with defense. We don’t have the ability to really watch an extremely large portion of Willie Mays career because baseball wasn’t televised as it is now. We don’t have the luxury of advanced defensive statistics...
Via Mets360.com
August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Juan Lagares and his Gold Glove Award candidacy

With just a little over of two months of baseball remaining, talks of leading candidates for awards is starting to ramp up. Already mentioned is Jacob deGrom’s push for NL Rookie of the Year honors, but today is about Juan Lagares. There aren’t many Mets fans that would disagree with the statement that Lagares is the best defensive center fielder in the game. Some would argue...
Via Mets360.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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