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Juan Lagares

27-Year-Old Outfielder – New York Mets

2016 Stats

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.297

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0

RBI

2

R

3

SB

0

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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. Play...

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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.

May 1, 2016  –  Juan Lagares News

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Lagares will lead off and start in right field Sunday against the Giants, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York 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 SAV 46 196 181 14 46 11 9 0 2 17 3 4 8 28 4 3 0 .254 .285 .337 .622
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
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 MAJ NYM 20 40 37 3 11 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 .297 .350 .405 .755
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3-Year Averages     126 444 416 42 108 28 20 4 4 40 8 3 18 90 3 3 4 .260 .295 .356 .651
Career  (View All)     400 1,378 1,286 131 337 91 63 14 14 124 26 10 59 274 9 11 13 .262 .299 .365 .664

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Juan Lagares Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 3 Atl 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .350 .405 .755
May. 2 Atl Did not play.
May. 1 SF 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .359 .417 .776
Apr. 30 SF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .324 .375 .699
Apr. 29 SF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .324 .375 .699
Apr. 27 Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .303 .355 .658
Apr. 26 Cin 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .310 .370 .680
Apr. 25 Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .320 .417 .737
Apr. 24 @Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .304 .333 .435 .768
Apr. 23 @Atl 5 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .350 .350 .500 .850
Apr. 22 @Atl 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .400 .733
Apr. 20 @Phi 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .357 .643
Apr. 19 @Phi 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .357 .643
Apr. 18 @Phi 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500
Apr. 17 @Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .364
Apr. 16 @Cle Did not play.
Apr. 15 @Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444
Apr. 13 Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444
Apr. 12 Mia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Apr. 11 Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Apr. 10 Phi Did not play.
Apr. 9 Phi Did not play.
Apr. 8 Phi Did not play.
Apr. 5 @KC 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800
Apr. 3 @KC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .666
Last 7 Days 13 2 4 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .400 .385 .785
Last 14 Days 26 2 9 2 1 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .346 .414 .500 .914
Last 30 Days 37 3 11 2 1 0 2 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .350 .405 .755

Juan Lagares: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 18 1 16 1
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
2016151010.400.467.904
2015121153153.273.438.771
2014869272.349.488.875

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016222010.227.364.655
2015320323264.253.328.599
20143303724011.264.355.658

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016182010.222.278.578
2015229232185.253.323.614
2014208212245.279.389.703

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016191010.368.526.926
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 SAV 196 181 4.1% 14.3% 0.29 85% .291 .083
2008 19 A BRO 76 72 1.3% 13.2% 0.10 86% .279 .139
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 MAJ NYM 40 37 7.5% 10% 0.75 89% .333 .108
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3-Year Averages     444 416 4.1% 20.3% 0.20 78% .323 .096
Career     1,378 1,286 4.3% 19.9% 0.22 79% .324 .103

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2016 Stat Review for Juan Lagares    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.297 AVG
GREAT
89% Contact Rate
ELITE
.333 BABIP
HIGH
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.405 SLG
WEAK
.108 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.75 BB/K
ELITE
7.5% BB Rate
AVERAGE
10.0% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

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.755 OPS
AVERAGE
.350 OBP
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Juan Lagares: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lagares is starting in center field Saturday against the Braves.

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Lagares is on the bench for Tuesday's game against Chris Young and the Royals, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Lagares will play center field against lefty pitchers, the NY Post reports.

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Manager Terry Collins said Friday that Lagares could see some time in left field to keep Yoenis Cespedes anchored in center field, Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reports.

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Lagares returned from missing three days with a dental issue, going 2-for-2 and reaching base in all three plate appearances Tuesday.

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Lagares, who played last year with a partial tear in his elbow, had no difficulties in Winter Ball and is expected to air out some throws in spring training to make sure he is 100 per cent, the NY Post reports.

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Lagares claims he lost 20 pounds during the offseason, MLB.com's Anthony DiComo reports.

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Lagares' elbow examination Wednesday confirmed that he will not need surgery, ESPN New York reports.

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2016

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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.