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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Juan Lagares hit a go-ahead double and the New York Mets made it stand up, ending a 12-game home skid against Washington.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Tuesday night, den Dekker went 2-for-5 with a run and a stolen base out of the leadoff spot.
The Mets have placed center fielder Juan Lagares on the disabled list with a right intercostal strain.