Juan Lagares remains one of the most elite defensive gloves in baseball, but a combination of injuries and poor hitting has prevented him from everyday play. Headed into 2018, this might be his last best change to be a starter — and the Mets badly need him.
It wasn’t too long ago that the New York Mets were trying to trade Jay Bruce due to an over-saturation of outfielders on their big-league roster, but now, with their depth being tested due to injuries, Michael Conforto may end up making the team to begin the season. After Juan Lagares, who was expected to […]
Juan Lagares‘ latest injury isn’t sitting well with manager Terry Collins. The New York Mets outfielder, who’s struggled with multiple injuries in recent seasons, left Saturday’s contest against the Atlanta Braves with a left oblique strain, which his skipper is hopping doesn’t linger for the oft-injured center fielder. “I’m concerned. Those things can be one […]
Mets OF Juan Lagares left a winter league game early on Saturday after diving for a ball.Even in the offseason the Mets aren’t safe from injuries. Jeez. As if last season wasn’t enough, here’s our first news of more (potential) injuries.Lagares was playing in a winter league gam…
As Curtis Granderson’s right calf strain continues to linger, the Mets may be forced to bring back Juan Lagares earlier than expected.
Juan Lagares left his feet, doing what he does best, and for a brief moment was airborne. When gravity brought the Mets’ center fielder back to the turf, his glove hit first, a good many of his 215 pounds piling momentarily onto his left thumb.