Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/12/13
Terry Collins said there’s no chance when asked if he will use Wilmer Flores in the outfield, according to Adam Rubin. “Is he strictly an infielder going forward?” a reporter asked.  ”Yes,” Collins said. As for using Flores at first base: “We have too many guys there. To move him back to second, I don’t think is a big deal. This kid in the past has played shortstop and gone to winter ball and played third or short or second. You’d like to keep him in a comfort zone as best you can.” Collins said he plans to give Flores a look at second base by the end of the season. “Still, I think it’s important to see how he plays when he gets an opportunity to play second base, see how he handles it, so we can have a better judgment of whether or not we think he can play the middle of the infield at the major league level.” Original Post Congratulations to Wilmer Flores who walloped his first major-league home run on Sunday as the Mets beat the Diamondbacks 9-5. Flores extended his streak to fiv
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