Originally written August 26, 2013 on Mets Merized Online:
Wilmer Flores will get a chance to play second this week, according to Kristie Ackert of the Daily News. . The infielder, who spent the majority of his season playing second in Triple-A, had started 14 games at third base since he was called up, filling in for the injured David Wright. On Sunday, Collins gave Flores a day off, in part to keep him off his right ankle, which he sprained Aug. 12. It will be great to finally see Flores get a good look at second base, especially with Wright getting ready to play in rehab games. Original Post 8/24 Lost in the debut of Daisuke Matsuzaka last night, was the three-hit performance of third baseman Wilmer Flores, the player whose numbers were mostly the product of the Pacific Coast League, according to some so-called experts. Experts I took pride in calling out a couple of weeks ago, one of them projecting Flores as a .240-ish hitter in the majors. It was the fourth multiple-hit game in 13 starts for the right-handed phenom who is now batting ...
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