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Juan Lagares

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Mets | No Yoenis Cespedes vs. Red Sox

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 07:40:46 -0700

New York Mets OF Yoenis Cespedes is not in the starting lineup Sunday, Aug. 30. OF Juan Lagares is playing center field and leading off against Boston Red Sox SP Wade Miley Sunday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Cespedes ($5,900, 11.8% of cap) in all fantasy formats Sunday. He has eight home runs and 23 RBI through his 26 games with the Mets. Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) stands as a potential value play at FantasyScore Sunday, as he has performed extremely well when called upon of late. Lagares has a .327/.340/.571 slash line over his last 50 plate appearances, and he owns the handedness advantage.

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Mets | Michael Conforto playing left field

Sat, 29 Aug 2015 10:02:23 -0700

New York Mets OF Michael Conforto will bat seventh and play left field against Boston Red Sox SP Joe Kelly Saturday, Aug. 29. OF Curtis Granderson, who played left field Friday, Aug. 28, will start in center field, with OF Juan Lagares getting the day off.

Fantasy Tip: Conforto ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) is batting .421 (8-for-19) with four doubles and two RBIs over the past week and is a solid value option in FantasyScore.

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Mets | Juan Lagares starting vs. Boston

Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:33:22 -0700

New York Mets OF Juan Lagares is starting in center field and batting first against Boston Red Sox SP Henry Owens Friday, Aug. 28. OF Michael Conforto is not in the starting lineup Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) has only received 45 plate appearances in August, but he has made the most of them with nine runs, 11 RBI and a 1.014 OPS. Like most hitters for the red-hot Mets, he is worth considering at FantasyScore Friday. Conforto ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) remains worth owning in deeper mixed leagues, but he is unlikely to see anything more than semi-regular playing time down the stretch, so owners will want to keep that in mind.

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Mets | Michael Conforto draws out against Philly

Mon, 24 Aug 2015 12:55:51 -0700

New York Mets OF Michael Conforto is not in the starting lineup Monday, Aug. 24. OF Juan Lagares is starting in center field and batting leadoff against Philadelphia Phillies SP Adam Morgan Monday.

Fantasy Tip: Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) has received limited playing time of late with just seven starts in August. However, he does own a .378/.395/.622 slash line for the month. FantasyScore players should view Lagares as a solid value play Monday, as he'll set the table for a rolling lineup. Conforto ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) has also played well when called upon and owns a respectable .840 OPS through his first 21 games at the highest level. His uncertain playing time makes him a low-end outfield option in the majority of seasonal leagues, though.

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Mets | Juan Lagares leading off

Sat, 22 Aug 2015 14:34:33 -0700

New York Mets OF Juan Lagares is leading off Saturday, Aug. 22, against left-handed Colorado Rockies SP Chris Rusin.

Fantasy Tip: Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) is hitting .300 in 90 at-bats against lefties as opposed to .247 against righties. He's a low-end option on FantasyScore.

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Mets | Michael Cuddyer sitting vs. Orioles

Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:42:03 -0700

New York Mets OF Michael Cuddyer is not starting Wednesday, Aug. 19. OF Juan Lagares draws into the lineup in center field and is batting ninth against Baltimore Orioles SP Ubaldo Jimenez Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to avoid Cuddyer ($3,800, 7.6% of cap) in all fantasy formats Wednesday. He is just 4-for-20 without an extra-base hit since being activated off the disabled list Tuesday, Aug. 11. Seasonal owners should be looking for an upgrade. Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) hasn't been receiving many at-bats recently, as he has started just five games in August. He does have a .370/.393/.667 slash line through 28 plate appearances this month, though. Still, FantasyScore players can likely find better values than Lagares.

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Mets | Michael Conforto out against lefty

Sun, 16 Aug 2015 07:56:28 -0700

New York Mets OF Michael Conforto will again sit out of the starting lineup Sunday, Aug. 16, against the Pittsburgh Pirates and LHP Jeff Locke. OF Yoenis Cespedes will shift to left field, while OF Juan Lagares will start in center field and bat leadoff.

Fantasy Tip: Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) is hitting .294 against left-handed pitchers this season, and he's a strong FantasyScore option while at the top of the lineup.

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Mets | Juan Lagares starting again

Fri, 14 Aug 2015 13:12:11 -0700

New York Mets OF Juan Lagares is starting in center field and hitting leadoff against Pittsburgh Pirates SP J.A. Happ Friday, Aug. 14. OF Michael Conforto sits again against a left-handed pitcher.

Fantasy Tip: Conforto will likely only be in the starting lineup moving forward when facing right-handed pitchers. Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) has heated up a bit of late with some regular playing time, and his matchup against Happ is intriguing. Consider him a sleeper pick that could pay out if he stays hot.

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Mets | Michael Conforto out vs. Colorado

Wed, 12 Aug 2015 12:18:55 -0700

New York Mets OF Michael Conforto is out of the lineup for the second straight day against Colorado Rockies left-handed SP Jorge De La Rosa Wednesday, Aug. 12. OF Juan Lagares is starting in center field for the second straight night and hitting leadoff.

Fantasy Tip: Conforto should be back in the starting lineup when the Mets face a right-handed pitcher again. Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) was productive out of the leadoff spot last night but is still hitting only .257 (94-for-366) with three home runs and 30 RBI on the season. He remains a very mediocre offensive weapon for FantasyScore users.

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Mets | Juan Lagares makes most of opportunity

Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:26:24 -0700

New York Mets OF Juan Lagares went 3-for-5 with two doubles and two RBI during the Mets' 4-0 win over the Colorado Rockies Tuesday, Aug. 11.

Fantasy Tip: Lagares ($3,400, 6.8% of cap) had only started one other game in August, so he cannot be rostered in anything other than cavernous mixed and NL-only seasonal leagues. However, he could earn a few more at-bats going forward because of his big game Tuesday. FantasyScore players can look to Lagares as a potential value play when he is in the starting lineup.

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