Juan Lagares Hits First Career Home Run in Crucial Spot

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Juan Lagares Hits First Career Home Run in Crucial Spot
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CHICAGO – Juan Lagares' Sunday began by misreading a line drive in center field, a rare mishap from the stout defender that led to a leadoff double for David DeJesus. The day ended with him returning to his locker in the crammed visitors' clubhouse at Wrigley Field to find 15 text messages from family and friends congratulating him on his first career home run.

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