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This is why statistically-inclined folks generally disregard the Gold Glove Award.
Rookie Juan Lagares was a defensive revelation for the Mets in center field during 2013. Among all players with at least 800 innings at one position last season, Lagares had the sixth-most Defensive Runs Saved with 26. DRS is an important stat since it’s the key defensive component in the oft-cited Wins Above...Read more »
Cubs outfielder David DeJesus was traded to the Nationals yesterday on a waiver claim for a player to be named later. It appears, however, that that claim was merely an attempt to block DeJesus from going somewhere else, because the Nationals have reportedly turned around and put DeJesus right back on waivers.
DeJesus is certainly a useful player, but the Nats believe their outfield is set...Read more »
Mets outfielder Eric Young Jr. was a late scratch for Friday's doubleheader matinee against the Nationals.
Young injured his right knee when he stepped on the ankle of Braves pitcher Tim Hudson during Wednesday's game at Citi Field. Though the pain he complained of on Thursday is gone, Young said he needed another day of rest and treatment.
Mets manager Terry Collins initially inserted...Read more »