The Mets offense at the big league level has been pathetic recently. Actually, pathetic is probably the nice way to put it. Their inability to do anything at the plate was once again highlighted in last night’s affair, as Dillon Gee drove in the only run of the game for New York in their heartbreaking 2-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
With that being said, the lineup is in dire need of a boost. Over the weekend, Sandy Alderson stated in a Q&A with fans at Citi Field that top prospect Wilmer Flores could be promoted to the big leagues at any time. If you’re asking me, any time should be right now.
In 264 at-bats this season (67 games played) with the Las Vegas 51s, Flores is hitting an impressive .314/.356/.504 with seven home runs and 54 RBIs. He’s collected a total of 83 hits in 2013, including 23 doubles and three triples in addition to those seven round-trippers.
Flores experienced a slow start in April (.269 BA in 93 ABs), but has since turned it on, adjusting nicely to Triple...