Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 8/31/12
Wilmer Flores, 1B/2B/3B: This column is usually to bring attention to prospects not getting enough attention, but this week is different. To Mets fans that follow the Minor Leagues, Wilmer Flores is a prospect that gets a lot of attention and has been visible since he was 16 years old. However, in the mainstream sports media there is a lot to be desired. New York sports networks like SNY spend a lot of time talking about Matt Harvey, Brandon Nimmo, and Zack Wheeler, but I have not really heard them talk about Flores at all. So in retaliation to the lack of coverage Flores is receiving, this HYPE Files is a special edition entitled: NOT ENOUGH HYPE! After a disappointing 2011 where Flores put up a slash line of .269/.308/.380 with 9 HRs and 81 RBIs, he has enacted his revenge on pitchers everywhere in 2012. His first target was the Florida State League; a league he has struggled in for the past two years. Flores finally conquered the league with a slash line of .289/.336/.463 with 10
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