Juan Lagares

Juan Lagares (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

3 Up And 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

In a new weekly segment, we’ll take a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape. With that, here we go.

11/05/2014

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Mets Center Fielder Juan Lagares Wins First Gold Glove

St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.

11/04/2014

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets catches a line drive in the eighth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Citi Field on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets’ Juan Lagares A Finalist For National League Gold Glove Award

Juan Lagares is one of three finalists for the National League Gold Glove Award in center field. The other finalists are the Reds’ Billy Hamilton and the Nationals’ Denard Span

10/23/2014

Washington Nationals v New York Mets

Mets Snap 12-Game Home Skid Against Nationals Thanks To Lagares Double

Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead double and the New York Mets made it stand up, ending a 12-game home skid against Washington.

09/12/2014

Jacob deGrom (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

DeGrom Dominant Through 8, Mets Blank Rockies 2-0

Jacob deGrom burnished his rookie of the year credentials by pitching three-hit ball for eight dominant innings, and the New York Mets held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 2-0 Tuesday night.

09/10/2014

MIAMI, FL - SEPTEMBER 02: David Wright #5 of the New York Mets hits a double during the second inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 2, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Big Night From Wright Lifts Mets To 8-6 Win Over Marlins

David Wright broke out of his offensive woes with three hits and three RBIs and powered the New York Mets to an 8-6 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.

09/03/2014

Dilson Herrera #2 of the New York Mets runs the bases after hitting a home run during the third inning of the game against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park on September 1, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The Mets began September with an ugly 9-6 loss to the Marlins, committing six errors in the defeat. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, it was the ninth time in their 53 seasons that the Mets made at least a half-dozen errors in a game.

09/02/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets hits a two run home run during the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on August 26, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Lagares Homers, Gee Snaps Losing Streak As Mets Top Braves 3-2

Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory.

08/27/2014

Lucas Duda (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Juan Lagares (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) and Travis d'Arnaud (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Kallet: Unlikely Trio Is Making Mets’ Future Look Even Brighter

Fast forward to mid-August, and Travis d’Arnaud, Lucas Duda and Juan Lagares have made tremendous progress — and taken their games to new levels.

08/18/2014

Center fielder Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets overruns a ball for an error in the eighth inning of the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on June 30, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Can It Get Uglier? Mets Commit 3 Errors In 8th In Disastrous Loss

Errors by Familia (1-3), center fielder Juan Lagares and third baseman Eric Campbell in the eighth helped the Braves rally from a 3-1 deficit.

07/01/2014

Juan Lagares (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Mets Activate Juan Lagares From DL, Option Wilmer Flores

Center fielder Juan Lagares has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the New York Mets and is in the starting lineup, batting sixth, for Thursday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

06/26/2014

Matt den Dekker #6 of the New York Mets steals second base as Emilio Bonifacio #64 of the Chicago Cubs takes the throw in the first inning of a baseball game on June 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jeffrey Phelps/Getty Images)

Palladino: Matt Den Dekker Might Be Solution For Mets At Leadoff Spot

On Tuesday night, den Dekker went 2-for-5 with a run and a stolen base out of the leadoff spot.

06/04/2014

Juan Lagares (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Mets Place Juan Lagares On Disabled List, Recall Den Dekker

The Mets have placed center fielder Juan Lagares on the disabled list with a right intercostal strain.

06/02/2014

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets connects on a fourth inning RBI double against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citi Field on May 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Finally Get A Few Big Hits, Beat Pirates 4-2

The New York Mets finally managed some timely hits in their first game with a new batting coach, beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 Tuesday night.

05/28/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Palladino: Lagares, St. Louis, Cruz Took Life’s Knocks — And Came Back Stronger

When real life invades sports, that’s when the true measure of an athlete is taken. The rest is a storybook.

05/23/2014

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