After hitting two more home runs last night in a 4-for-5 outburst for Triple-A Las Vegas, Wilmer Flores now has 12 homers and 74 RBIs halfway through the season. His batting line of .325/.361/.537 along with his 33 doubles and 51 runs scored, puts him among the PCL leaders in all of those offensive categories.
He has nothing left to prove.
Today, Flores took home the No. 6 spot on Baseball America’s latest Prospect Hot Sheet. They had this to say:
Talk about linear progression—Flores’ OPS has climbed from .715 in April to .873 in May to .950 in June to 1.200 through 11 games this month.
He placed an exclamation point on his recent performance with a 4-for-5, two-homer, one-double game yesterday versus Tucson.
Flores has very quietly climbed to the top of the PCL heap in three categories—doubles (33), extra-base hits (49) and RBIs (74) – and while he’s had considerably more success in Las Vegas, he still has a .288/.333/.440 batting line in road games. Not bad for a 21-year-old secon...