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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...
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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
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Elbow injury may force Mets’ Lagares to miss rest of season

Juan Lagares’ season hasn’t been pronounced over, but time could expire on 2014 before his ailing elbow improves. The Mets center fielder departed Tuesday’s game after feeling discomfort on a throw and said he’s unsure of what is next. An MRI exam on Wednesday revealed he has a right elbow sprain. Lagares said there has been discomfort in the elbow for about the last 10...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Juan Lagares’ Season Likely Over

New York Mets CF Juan Lagares suffered a hyperextended right elbow Tuesday night that could stand to end his 2014 season, according to’s Anthony DiComo. The 26-year-old Gold Glove candidate tweaked his right elbow while fielding a ball hit in front of him in the fourth inning. Lagares previously hyperextended the same elbow on May 13th, forcing a trip to the disabled list...
Via Around Citi
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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
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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
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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
2 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
15 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...
23 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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