Lagares Saved 11 Runs With His Arm Last Season

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According to John Dewan, Mets center fielder Juan Lagares saved 11 runs last season with his arm. 

Most Outfield Arm Runs Saved, 2013
Player OF Arm Runs Saved
Gerardo Parra 12
Juan Lagares 11
Jose Bautista 9
Adam Jones 7
Leonys Martin 6
Chris Denorfia 6
Carlos Gomez 6
Alex Gordon 6
Jeff Francoeur 5
Juan Perez 5
Norichika Aoki 5

Rookie center fielder Juan Lagares saved the Mets an estimated 11 runs with his arm, and he did that in only 820 innings at the position.

His lofty total was supported by his 12 kills—runners thrown out without the assist of a relay man. That is the sixth-highest total in the last five seasons. 

So in addition to all the runs Lagares saves with his spectacular play in the outfield which includes countless leaping grabs and many diving stops, his arm is also rated among the best in baseball.

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