Originally posted on MetsMinor.net  |  Last updated 8/8/13
Following his 22nd birthday and MLB debut on Tuesday, Wilmer Flores said he was a little bit too excited on the field. He made an error and went 0-for-4 in the Mets’ victory over the Rockies. Last night, he looked a lot more relaxed, which led to him getting his first two big league hits, along with his first three RBIs. Hopefully, these will be the first of many we see from Wilmer while he dons the Orange and Blue. I’m happy he was able to get his first hit reasonably soon; there’s enough pressure to perform in the big leagues as a rookie, let alone the added pressure of trying to get that first hit. He was able to line a single back through the box in his first at-bat last night, coming in the second inning. What I liked about his first hit was that he’s clearly not trying to do too much. Flores got a pitch on the inner half of the plate, and put a wonderful looking inside-out swing on it, resulting in a line drive to the outfield. That’s refreshing to see instead of him clearing his
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