Found August 05, 2013 on MetsMinor.net:
Ben Badler of Baseball America put Mets prospect Wilmer Flores at the top of today’s Prospect Notebook. Badler notes that Flores is a very talented prospect that has the unlucky fortune of being in the Mets organization. Why is that? He’s a natural third baseman, but New York now has David Wright signed through 2020, effectively blocking Flores’ path to the majors at his natural position. He’s played a lot of second base in Triple-A for the Las Vegas 51s this season, but scouts have said his range at that position is a stretch. However, he’s recently been penciled in at third base by manager Wally Backman. Here’s what Badler had to say about the prospect, who is turning 22-years-old tomorrow: So while Flores has been playing second base this year (with some occasional time at first) to try to find a spot for him, he’s spent the last two games with Triple-A Las Vegas back at third base with Wright going on the disabled list with an injured right hamstring. Las Vegas and the Pacific C...
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