Juan Lagares is drawing comparisons to Willie Mays for this catch.
During Wednesday night’s game against the Washington Nationals at Citi Field, New York Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares made a catch that drew comparisons to Willie Mays’s famous catch.
Lagares caught the second out of the seventh inning after running down a fly ball from former Met Daniel Murphy.
Watch the catch below:
Mays’s notable catch was during the 1954 World Series.
The Nationals led the Mets 4–1 through the seventh inning.