Originally written on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 5/5/14
The 2014 season in Las Vegas had been headlined by storylines of pitching performances.  Met fans in Flushing sit salivating over Syndergaard, Montero and even deGrom but the 51’s also have some hitting.  We mentioned Allan Dykstra, who is still hitting comfortably over 1.000 (OPS) on the year, and the majority of the team sport OPS numbers North of .700, but we had seemingly forgotten Wilmer Flores. On the year, Flores has decent numbers: .290 Avg .351 OBP .460 SLG Over the last 10 games, those numbers have been raised a lot.  He hit 3 of his four home runs over his last two games and he is maintaining his typical trend of getting on base whenever he plays.  Yet, what could the Mets possibly do with Flores?  The answer lies in the box scores. Flores has been playing shortstop more often than we expected him to and he’s even gotten some time at first.  If you look back, he’s also been coming off the bench as a pinch hitter frequently and coming out of games late.  If we extrapolat...
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