Tag: Juan Lagares

Mets Mid-Season Report Card

An article by posted on June 30, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Mid-Season Report Card

At 37-45, the Mets are just over halfway through the 2014 season. So far this season, we’ve seen an exciting month of April, a dreadful May, and an only slightly better month of June. We’ve seen certain players play unexpectedly well and others not live up to expectations. From the players to the manager to […]

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Thoughts on Flores Demotion, Shortstop and “The Plan”

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts on Flores Demotion, Shortstop and “The Plan”

The Mets will send down infielder Wilmer Flores to Triple-A Las Vegas before tomorrow’s game to make room for Juan Lagares, who is coming off the DL. Lagares has been sidelined for a few weeks with a right intercostal strain. Flores has received only sporadic playing time at shortstop, losing time to Ruben Tejada, who […]

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Lagares Set For Return To Mets This Week

An article by posted on June 22, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Set For Return To Mets This Week

June 22 Outfielder Juan Lagares was hitless in four at-bats, while playing his second rehab game in center field on Saturday with the Gulf Coast League Mets. Lagares continues to make progress as he works his way back to the Mets and rejoin the team at some point this week. Batting mostly in the lower half of the […]

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Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

An article by posted on June 16, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Notes: Lagares Swings, Gee Throws

The roster is about to get as back to normal as it can.  Adam Rubin of ESPN has reported that Juan Lagares took like batting practice on Monday in Port St. Lucie.  His last appearance was back on June 1st.  Lagares has been nursing a strain on his right side and hopes to be back […]

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Collins Rewards Tejada’s Hot Bat With Lead-Off Spot

An article by posted on June 11, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Rewards Tejada’s Hot Bat With Lead-Off Spot

Ruben Tejada batted lead-off for the first time this season on Tuesday night, but as Adam Rubin of ESPN NY writes, it was actually his 100th career start atop the lineup. Terry Collins replaced Matt den Dekker atop the order with Tejada, because over the past few weeks, the shortstop has been wielding a hot bat. […]

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Three Reasons Mets Fans Should Be Comfortable With Conforto

An article by posted on June 7, 2014 0 Comments
Three Reasons Mets Fans Should Be Comfortable With Conforto

I’m pretty positive the Mets draft room during Thursday night’s First Year Player Draft was more surprised that Oregon State outfielder Michael Conforto was still on the board at number ten, than most Mets fans were when the Mets made him the first college bat selected by the team in six years. While some reactions […]

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Batting Abreu Leadoff Not A Consideration For Collins

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Batting Abreu Leadoff Not A Consideration For Collins

Terry Collins told Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal, that he is not considering Bobby Abreu as a possible leadoff hitter for the Mets. “No,” Collins replied. “Because he drives in runs for us.” Despite his advanced age and diminished ability, writes Diamond, Abreu’s skill set probably still translates as an ideal leadoff hitter better […]

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Double-D Getting Opportunity To Show His Stuff

An article by posted on June 4, 2014 0 Comments
Double-D Getting Opportunity To Show His Stuff

At NYSEG Stadium in Binghamton we called him Double-D. After Matt den Dekker joined the Mets Double-A roster, it didn’t take long for a B-Met mainstay, a fan who dutifully mans a seat behind home plate a nudge to the third base side, to shout out, “Come on Double-D, hit it hard somewhere,” when den […]

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Lagares Headed To NY For MRI On Monday Morning

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Lagares Headed To NY For MRI On Monday Morning

June 1 The team has announced that center fielder Juan Lagares is heading to NYC for an MRI on Monday morning. After testing his rib cage injury before the game today, Lagares was inserted in the starting lineup. However late in the game he felt it tighten up running the bases on Sunday, and he was […]

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Ruben Tejada: Maybe We Were All Wrong?

An article by posted on June 1, 2014 0 Comments
Ruben Tejada: Maybe We Were All Wrong?

Don’t look now because I’m afraid we might jinx it, but what the hell, here comes Ruben Tejada. Yes that Ruben Tejada. The same kid who had been much maligned and dragged through the mud by even his own manager and general manager for most of 2013. The same kid who has been painted as […]

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