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.
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.
When real life invades sports, that’s when the true measure of an athlete is taken. The rest is a storybook.
I’m sure all the Terry Collins bashers had a field day after Juan Lagares’ big game Saturday. But keep in mind — the Mets’ manager is not dumb.
“He got into a little bit of a funk,” the Mets manager said Sunday. “It’s not like I sat him for seven days. I sat him for two days, for cripes sake. We’re getting a little carried away here.”
On Friday night against the Nationals, Eric Young, Jr. is staring in left field, Curtis Granderson is starting in center field and Bobby Abreu is starting in right field.