Juan Lagares

Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets slides safely into third base during the third inning of a spring training game against the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Park at Fenway South on March 16, 2015 in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Reports: Mets, Juan Lagares Closing In On 4-Year Contract Extension

Lagares, 26, is one of the best defensive center fielders in baseball. He’s expected to lead off for New York in 2015.

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Juan Lagares (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Bowman Strong, Lagares And Reynolds Homer As Mets Beat Nats

Minor leaguer Matt Bowman, called up to make his first start of the spring, threw five scoreless innings for New York.

03/26/2015

Juan Lagares (Photo by Rob Foldy/Getty Images)

Mets Skipper Wants To Get Look At Red-Hot Lagares In 9-Hole

Juan Lagares has been making his case for the Mets’ leadoff spot with a scorching spring. But Terry Collins wants to see what his lineup will look like with Lagares batting behind the pitcher.

03/26/2015

Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tanaka, Betances Not At Their Best During Yankees’ Loss To Mets

Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets.

03/26/2015

A grounds crew member paints the Mets logo on the field during the 84th MLB All-Star Game on July 16, 2013 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Mets, Putting The ‘FU’ in ‘FUBAR’

Boomer and Craig got a call from a guy named Timmy who described himself as a ‘long-suffering Mets fan’ — as if there is another kind.

WFAN–03/26/2015

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19:  Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets slams his bat down after striking out swinging for the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park July 19, 2014 in San Diego, California.  The Padres won 6-0. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: More Mets ‘Joy Theft,’ Tanaka Concerns And A Bold Prediction

Thursday’s hot topic with regards to opening up this edition of the Morning Extravaganza turned out to be how the Mets are considering hitting rising star Juan Lagares ninth in the batting order.

WFAN–03/26/2015

Mets outfielder Curtis Granderson takes a question from CBS2 sports director Otis Livingston on Feb. 24, 2015. (Credit: Joe McLaughlin/CBS2)

Granderson: Mets Are ‘Primed And Ready’ To Take Over New York

Is the city’s baseball landscape about to shift? Curtis Granderson, who played for the Yankees from 2010-13 and is entering his second season with the Mets, certainly thinks so.

02/24/2015

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

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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

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