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During the 2010 season, Lagares played in 67 games for Savannah before being promoted to High-A St. Lucie, where he slugged .300/.318/.459 with 5 HR, 39 RBI, and 18 SB before breaking his ankle on July 28.

Binghamton promoted Lagares to Double-A Binghamton in 2011. He had a slash line of .349/.383/.500 with nine home runs, 71 RBI, and 15 steals in 120 games.

On November 18, 2011, Lagares was added to the Mets’ 40-man roster. He moved on to the LIDOM’s Cibaeas after the 2011 season.

Juan Lagares
Juan Lagares

He hit .283/.334/.389 in 130 games with Binghamton in 2012, including 4 home runs, 48 RBI, and 21 stolen bases. Cibaeas of LIDOM signed him after the 2012 season.

At Triple-A Las Vegas, Lagares appeared in 17 games before being called up to the New York Yankees for the season. When Kirk Nieuwenhuis was sent down to the 51s on April 23, Lagares was called up by the Mets.

In the fifth inning of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ game against the New York Yankees, Lagares came in as part of a double switch.

He got his first hit, a single, in the bottom of the seventh inning against Paco Rodriguez. On May 19, against the Chicago Cubs’ Travis Wood at Wrigley Field, Lagares hit his first major league home run.

As of July 15–21, 2013, Lagares had been named the National League Player of the Week for that week. Lagares had a.700 average, a home run, and five RBI over that span.

He had a slash line of .242/.281/.352 with four home runs and 34 RBI in 121 games with the Mets.

fielder Lagares led the MLB in assists (14), defensive runs saved (26), and Range Factor/9 innings in center field for the NL in his first season (2.98).

He was second among center fielders in Defensive Runs Saved on August 20, behind Carlos Gómez, who had a total of 27, on that day.

How Tall Is Juan Lagares?

Juan Lagares is 1.85 m tall.