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NewYorkMetsputJuanLagaresonDL

Lagares(thumb)likelyoutsixweeksfor
Mets
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Juan Lagares placed on DL as Mets


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CollinstostrugglingMets:'Gottolighten

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NEW YORK METS 7h Adam Rubin

NEWYORKMetscenterfielderJuanLagareswasplacedonthedisabledlist
Fridayandwillundergosurgerytorepairapartiallytornligamentinhisleft

thumb.
BossgetsaneyefulasYankees,Ivan
NovafalltoRays
7h Wallace Matthews

Lagareshadbeentryingtoplaythroughtheinjurysincehefirstsufferedit

whilemakingadivingcatchJune4inMiami,buthetoldmanagerTerryCollins
Byebyeplayos?Mets'futilityatplate
continuesinlosstoRockies
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afterThursday'sseriesopeneragainsttheColoradoRockiesthatheisunableto
continue.

Bullpentakesbackseattooenseas
CubsbreakoutinwinoverMarinersCollinsestimatedLagaresshouldreturninsixweeks.
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Schilling's38Studiosnotchargedafter
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MLB 12h

RoyalsactivateCainfromDLafter
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KANSAS CITY ROYALS 12h

Hillhassetback;teamsstillinterested,
A'ssay
OAKLAND ATHLETICS 12h

Ononeyearanniversary,WilmerFlores
reectsontears

13h Adam Rubin

JavierBaezgetsshovedoutoftheway
Juan Lagares had struggled signicantly at the plate since rst hurting his thumb.David Hahn/Icon Sportswire
byanumpire
11h Jesse Rogers

WhenitcomestoAaronSanchez, Sincesufferingtheinjury,Lagareswashitting.189withonehomerandtwo
Torontohasoptionsandnoneareeasy
RBIsin53atbats.
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Currentstandingscomplicatetrade"Hecameinlastnightwhenthegamewasoverandsaid,'Ican'tkeepplaying
deadlinemaneuvering

likethis.Ican'tplaywiththeconditionofmythumb,'"Collinssaid."Sowegot

16h David Schoeneld

himinthetrainingroomandgotthedoctorstogether,andtodayitwasdecided
Suzuki:'IwanttokeepplayinguntilI'm
thathe'sgoingtoneedtheprocedure.
50'
22h

"He'llbeoutsixweeks,butItipmycaptohimbecausehegavealegitimate
MarlinslandCashner,Reain7player
effort.Hewentoutthereandplayedlikehealwaysplayswithgreatdesire
trade

andgreatheart.We'lljusthavetofillin."

MIAMI MARLINS 16h

ProspectBrandonNimmohasbeenpromotedfromTripleALasVegas.
Collinsacknowledgedthatthefrontofficeislookingforarighthandedhitting
centerfielder,perhapsjusttoplatoonwithMichaelConforto.Thereisno
obvioustradecandidate,though,especiallywithPeterBourjosjusthaving
landedonthedisabledlistwiththePhiladelphiaPhilliesduetoarightshoulder
sprain.
YoenisCespedesreturnedtothelineupFridaynightafterthelatestflareupofa
rightquadricepsinjurykepthimoutofThursday'sgame.ButtheMetsare
restrictingCespedestoleftfield.
WithLagaresontheDL,theremainderoftheMets'outfieldcontingentCurtis
Granderson,AlejandroDeAza,ConfortoandNimmoallhitfromtheleftside,
leavingnorighthandedhittingcenterfielder.Confortoshouldgetthebulkof
theactionincenteragainstrighthandedpitching,butheishittingonly4for
44againstsouthpawsthisseason.
CollinsbelievesDeAzamaybethebestinhouseoptiontostartincenterfield
againstlefthanders.DeAzacouldalsobealategamedefensivereplacement
forConfortowhentheMetshaveasmalllead,aroleLagareshadpreviously
filled.
InpromotingthelefthandedhittingNimmo,theMetsshowedtheydidnot
haveanattractiverighthandedhittingoptionintheminorstoplaycenterfield.
Theyconsideredpromoting27yearoldTravisTaijeron,whoishitting.297
with15homersand73RBIsin347atbatswithLasVegas.Butteamofficials
weredissuadedbecauseTaijeronhas122strikeoutsthethirdhighesttotalin
thePacificCoastLeagueandmighthavedifficultymakingcontactinthe
majors.
Nimmohit.235withonehomerandfourRBIsin51atbatsduringanearlier
stintwiththeMets.
"Ihadthingstoworkon,definitelyintheoutfield,stayinglowandgetting
goodreadsonballs,"hesaid."Iwentbackandworkedonthat.Attheplate,it
wasjustmoreaboutgettingbacktobeingdisciplinedwiththestrikezone.
ThosearethepersonalthingsItookawayfromit,butIdefinitelyfeltlikeIcan
playhereandIcanhelpcontribute."
Lagares'injuryisthelatestjolttotheMets.

ThirdbasemanJoseReyescontinuestobesidelinedwithastrainedintercostal
muscleonhisleftside.ReyessufferedtheinjuryonaswinginGame1ofa
doubleheaderonTuesdayandhasnotplayedsince.
"He'salittlecloser,butIdoubtyou'llseehimtonight,"Collinssaid."Theyput
himthroughsometeststoday.He'sbettersignificantlybetterthantheother
daybutIjustthinkbecauseofthatparticularinjurywe'vegottobecareful

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