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Juan Lagares

27-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Mets

2016 Stats

AVG

.239

HR

3

RBI

9

R

15

SB

4

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Lagares was hampered by a thumb injury for much of the season, as he was limited to just 79 games and only started in 31 of those. Though he hit a career-worst .239 with an OPS of just .681, his worst...

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  3/1/2017
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 215   DOB: 3/17/1989
BORN: Constanza, DR   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: No  Show ContractHide Contract

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Juan Lagares Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $23 million contract with a $9.5 million team option for 2020 with a $500,000 buyout. He reportedly will make $2.5 million in 2016, followed by salaries of $4.5 million, $6.5 million and $9 million.

December 12, 2016  –  Juan Lagares News

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Lagares sprained his shoulder in the Dominican winter league, but he's expected to be ready for spring training, Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports.

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Juan Lagares Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 18 A SAV 83 299 281 26 59 20 12 6 2 16 11 7 18 64 0 0 0 .210 .262 .317 .579
2008 19 A BRO 19 76 72 8 18 8 7 0 1 7 1 3 1 10 3 0 0 .250 .280 .389 .669
2008 19 A SAV 46 196 181 14 46 11 9 0 2 17 3 4 8 28 4 3 0 .254 .285 .337 .622
2009 20 R GCL 6 25 24 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 .208 .240 .250 .490
2009 20 A SAV 47 175 168 23 46 8 6 2 0 13 9 4 6 42 0 1 0 .274 .305 .333 .638
2010 21 A SAV 67 307 290 42 86 26 13 8 5 39 18 2 7 44 2 5 3 .297 .315 .448 .763
2010 21 A+ ST. 33 137 133 16 31 7 5 0 2 16 7 3 2 18 0 1 1 .233 .248 .316 .564
2011 22 A+ ST. 82 335 308 51 104 28 15 6 7 49 5 6 21 47 3 2 1 .338 .380 .494 .874
2011 22 AA BIN 38 170 162 21 60 16 11 3 2 22 10 2 5 29 1 1 1 .370 .391 .512 .903
2012 23 AA BIN 130 547 499 69 141 39 29 6 4 48 21 10 37 93 2 5 4 .283 .334 .389 .723
2013 24 AAA LAS 17 82 78 13 27 8 3 2 3 9 2 3 4 14 0 0 0 .346 .378 .551 .929
2013 24 MAJ NYM 121 421 392 35 95 30 21 5 4 34 6 3 20 96 5 2 2 .242 .281 .352 .633
2014 25 R GUL 2 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2014 25 A+ ST. 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
2014 25 AA BIN 2 9 8 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .250 .333 .250 .583
2014 25 AAA LAS 3 10 9 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .444 .500 .556 1.056
2014 25 MAJ NYM 116 452 416 46 117 31 24 3 4 47 13 4 20 87 3 6 7 .281 .321 .382 .703
2015 26 MAJ NYM 143 465 441 47 114 27 16 5 6 41 7 3 16 87 1 3 4 .259 .289 .358 .647
2016 27 AA BIN 4 19 18 2 6 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 .333 .368 .444 .812
2016 27 MAJ NYM 79 160 142 15 34 12 7 2 3 9 4 2 11 27 4 1 2 .239 .301 .380 .681
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3-Year Averages     112 357 333 36 88 22 15 3 4 32 8 3 15 67 2 3 4 .264 .301 .363 .665
Career  (View All)     459 1,498 1,391 143 360 100 68 15 17 131 30 12 67 297 13 12 15 .259 .298 .366 .664

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Juan Lagares Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 2 @Phi 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .239 .301 .380 .681
Oct. 1 @Phi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .299 .383 .682
Sep. 30 @Phi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .299 .383 .682
Sep. 28 @Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .299 .383 .682
Sep. 27 @Mia 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .243 .301 .386 .687
Sep. 26 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 25 Phi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .303 .386 .689
Sep. 24 Phi Did not play.
Sep. 23 Phi 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .303 .386 .689
Sep. 22 Phi Did not play.
Sep. 21 Atl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .303 .386 .689
Sep. 20 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 19 Atl Did not play.
Sep. 18 Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .303 .386 .689
Sep. 17 Min Did not play.
Sep. 16 Min Did not play.
Sep. 14 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 13 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 12 @Was Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Atl Did not play.
Sep. 7 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 6 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 5 @Cin Did not play.
Sep. 4 Was Did not play.
Sep. 3 Was Did not play.
Sep. 2 Was Did not play.
Sep. 1 Mia Did not play.
Aug. 31 Mia Did not play.
Last 7 Games 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Last 14 Games 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Last 30 Games 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 .000 .250 .000 .250

Juan Lagares: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 71 1 68 2
2015 139 137 2
2014 112 112
2013 116 108 14

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Juan Lagares Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016735140.260.342.650
2015121153153.273.438.771
2014869272.349.488.875

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20166910254.217.420.715
2015320323264.253.328.599
20143303724011.264.355.658

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016717252.197.310.570
2015229232185.253.323.614
2014208212245.279.389.703

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016718142.282.451.792
2015212244232.264.396.683
2014208252238.284.375.702
Juan Lagares Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 18 A SAV 299 281 6% 21.4% 0.28 77% .265 .107
2008 19 A BRO 76 72 1.3% 13.2% 0.10 86% .279 .139
2008 19 A SAV 196 181 4.1% 14.3% 0.29 85% .291 .083
2009 20 R GCL 25 24 4% 16% 0.25 83% .250 .042
2009 20 A SAV 175 168 3.4% 24% 0.14 75% .365 .059
2010 21 A SAV 307 290 2.3% 14.3% 0.16 85% .336 .151
2010 21 A+ ST. 137 133 1.5% 13.1% 0.11 86% .257 .083
2011 22 A+ ST. 335 308 6.3% 14% 0.45 85% .382 .156
2011 22 AA BIN 170 162 2.9% 17.1% 0.17 82% .443 .142
2012 23 AA BIN 547 499 6.8% 17% 0.40 81% .341 .106
2013 24 AAA LAS 82 78 4.9% 17.1% 0.29 82% .393 .205
2013 24 MAJ NYM 421 392 4.8% 22.8% 0.21 76% .312 .110
2014 25 R GUL 8 8 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2014 25 A+ ST. 4 4 0% 25% 0.00 75% .333 .000
2014 25 AA BIN 9 8 11.1% 33.3% 0.33 63% .400 .000
2014 25 AAA LAS 10 9 0% 10% 0.00 89% .500 .112
2014 25 MAJ NYM 452 416 4.4% 19.2% 0.23 79% .348 .101
2015 26 MAJ NYM 465 441 3.4% 18.7% 0.18 80% .310 .099
2016 27 AA BIN 19 18 0% 26.3% 0.00 72% .462 .111
2016 27 MAJ NYM 160 142 6.9% 16.9% 0.41 81% .277 .141
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3-Year Averages     357 333 4.2% 18.8% 0.22 80% .321 .099
Career     1,498 1,391 4.5% 19.8% 0.23 79% .318 .107

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Juan Lagares Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 CF 999 4 271 7 4 547 2 216 -1
2015 RF 4.7 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0
2016 LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
2016 CF 325.7 14 91 7 14 160 4 61 0
2016 RF 17.7 -1 2 0 -1 9 0 3 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 CF 7 4 -4 0 0 -2 0 4 0 2
2015 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 CF 4 0 3 0 0 -1 2 7 0 8
2016 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2016 Stat Review for Juan Lagares    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.41 BB/K
AVERAGE
6.9% BB Rate
WEAK
16.9% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.681 OPS
TERRIBLE
.301 OBP
POOR
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.239 AVG
POOR
.277 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.380 SLG
POOR
.141 ISO
WEAK

2017 Projected Stats Breakdown for Juan Lagares

Overall Ratings

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Juan Lagares: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lagares left a Dominican winter league game Saturday after he injured his right shoulder making a diving catch, but X-rays came back negative, Adam Rubin of ESPN reports.

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Lagares (thumb) will be activated from the DL on Friday, ESPN's Adam Rubin reports.

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Lagares, who had surgery to repair a partially torn thumb ligament at the end of July, has been cleared to swing a bat and could return shortly as a defensive replacement and pinch runner, ESPN New York.com reports.

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Lagares will have surgery to repair a partially torn thumb ligament Tuesday, sidelining him about six weeks, James Wagner of the NY Times reports.

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Lagares is likely headed for the DL and surgery to repair a partially torn thumb ligament, ESPN.com reports.

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Lagares went 1-for-2 with a solo homer, two walks and two runs in Friday's 5-3 victory over the Phillies.

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Lagares is out of the lineup Monday against the Marlins.

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Lagares (thumb) was activated from the 15-day DL on Saturday.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Fears that Lagares might require Tommy John surgery were erased in November when it was revealed that he would not require a procedure to repair the partially torn ligament in his throwing elbow. Playing through the injury impacted him at the plate, and in the field, as his defense graded out below his typical elite levels. His bat also regressed after he showed signs of progress in 2014. Lagares' defense ability will keep him in the lineup as a near everyday player, but he will need to show improvement against right-handed pitching (.253/.271/.328) in order to take advantage of his playing time volume. It's entirely possible that the 2014 numbers are his peak as a hitter, but it would be foolish to completely rule out the possibility of hitting coach Kevin Long finding a way to get more mileage out of his bat, and Lagares can be utilized in deeper formats against left-handed pitching in his current state.

2015

Even while being derailed by two stints on the disabled list and a sprained elbow that cost him time late in the year, Lagares established himself as a premier defensive center fielder for the Mets in 2014, earning Gold Glove honors. Now 26, there are still questions as to just how much he will hit big league pitching, but the results last season were better than in his first stint in the big leagues in 2013. Not surprisingly, Lagares runs very well, which enabled him to steal 13 bases in 17 attempts last year, and he piled up 46 runs scored while spending most of his at-bats outside of the leadoff spot. With a more discerning eye at the plate, it's not unreasonable to think that Lagares could receive regular nods atop the Mets' lineup, but his 4.6% career walk rate suggests that aspect of his game is still a work in progress. As long as he's able to avoid a setback with his elbow, Lagares is positioned for an everyday job again in 2015, while the potential for further growth at the plate and on the basepaths makes him an intriguing endgame target.

2014

Lagares got off to a hot start in 2013, batting .346 with three homers and nine RBI through 78 at-bats with Triple-A Las Vegas, to earn a late-April promotion to the big leagues. He got off to a slow start, but started turning it around on June 5 and was on a tear until early August. Lagares really struggled in September, as his lack of plate discipline - 20:96 BB:K in 421 plate appearances -- and fatigue caught up with him. Lagares showed he could hit in the upper minors from the time he broke out in 2011, and his plus defense should help him find a path to big league at-bats. The Mets' plans for him in 2014 are less clear now, however, after the addition of free agents Curtis Granderson and Chris Young.