Juan Lagares

baseball player

Juan Osvaldo Lagares (born March 17, 1989) is a Dominican professional baseball center fielder for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut during the 2013 season. Known for his defensive prowess, he won the National League Gold Glove Award in 2014.

Juan Lagares on April 28, 2013


  • I don’t see myself as a backup outfielder. I still feel like I can play every day. This is the time for me to show that.

Quotes about Lagares

  • The way Juan plays, he plays with great energy and fearlessness, so he gets banged up. When you're a guy like Juan Lagares, you've got to play that way. That's what makes him special.
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