Juan Lagares

Nelson Cruz is not the Answer for the Mets

November 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Even after last week’s signing of Chris Young, the Met outfield is still in dire circumstances. Although they have two starters set in place in Juan Lagares and Young, neither of them are sure bets at the plate. With the Mets presumably sticking with either Lucas Duda or Ike Davis at first [...]

Den Dekker Gets Unexpected Audition With Four Weeks To Go

August 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

With the Mets trading Marlon Byrd to the Pittsburgh Pirates today, the door is left open for one of the biggest enigmas in the organization: Matt den Dekker. Den Dekker, 26, was a fifth-round draft pick in 2010 after an illustrious career at the University of Florida. The outfielder gradually rose [...]

2013 Minor League Preview: Las Vegas 51s

April 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Mets changed Triple-A affiliates this offseason, going from Buffalo to Las Vegas and from the International League to the Pacific Coast League. The biggest storyline for this team will be how the move affects development. The Pacific Coast League, especially Las Vegas, is notorious for inflated [...]