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2012 Player-By-Player Wrap Up: Jesus Flores

  Throughout the offseason, The Nats Blog will look back at every player’s 2012 season to summarize and analyze his performance, and we’ll look ahead to his possible role in 2013. We’ll go from #1 Steve Lombardozzi all the way to #63 Henry Rodriguez until Spring Training. Enjoy. Nicknamed “The Human Bruise” by MASN commentator F.P. Santangelo, Jesus Flores was...
Via The Nats Blog
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Making Moves: Peter Moylan & Jesus Flores Sign Minor Deals, 3 More Dominicans Inked

The Dodgers have signed former Braves righty reliever Peter Moylan and former Nationals backstop Jesus Flores to minor-league deals with invitations to Spring Training. Flores has shown enough flashes that he could feasibly challenge for the backup job should Tim Federowicz falter, though he’s almost certainly going to spend the majority of the season in Albuquerque. Moylan figures...
January 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers Sign Veteran Catcher to Minor League Deal

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed former Nationals back-up catcher Jesus Flores to a minor league deal that also includes an invitation to spring training at Camelback Ranch. Adding Flores to the club gives the Dodgers more catching depth behind starting backstop A.J. Ellis and rookie catcher Tim Federowicz.  He played  with the Washington Nationals for the past five seasons...
Via Dodgers Rumors
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

C Flores agrees to minor-league deal with Dodgers

Former Washington Nationals catcher Jesus Flores has reached an agreement on a minor-league contract that includes an invitation to spring training with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Flores, 28, hit .216 in 83 games with the Nationals last season and threw out nine of 60 base stealers (15 percent). He moved into a starting role in mid-may after Wilson Ramos suffered a knee injury before...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers sign Jesus Flores

The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed catcher Jesus Flores to a minor-league deal with an invite to Spring Training, Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports. Last season with the Nationals, Flores hit .213/.248/.329 with six home runs and 26 RBIs in 83 games. Over his five year career, Flores is a .241/.289/.375 hitter with 23 home runs and 127 RBIs in five major league seasons...
Via PRO Rumors
January 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Jesus Flores blindsided by Kurt Suzuki trade

Uh oh...nobody told Jesus Flores about the Kurt Suzuki trade? "I didn't know. I just know because you (told me). I didn't know. Nobody has told me anything. ...I don't even want to talk about it. I'm just in shock. I didn't know we had a new catcher." (Jesus Flores, via Nationals Pastime/MASN, 8/3/2012) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow...
Via Nationals Enquirer
August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Gio Gonzalez says Jesus Flores sucks at golf

(Jesus Flores and Gio Gonzalez, with fans. Wait, wasn't Stephen Strasburg Papa Smurf? Photo via @LoraGravatt) How to spend an off day in Washington, DC if you're Gio Gonzalez? Head to TopGolf in Alexandria. And if you're Gio Gonzalez, bring your battery mate Jesus Flores along with you to make you feel better about your own golf game: Befriend the Nats Enquirer...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilson Ramos gets tattoo about kidnapping

Up there is a photo of Wilson Ramos' new tattoo, via Craig Heist of WTOP (@cheistWTOP). Translation: "I put everything in Jesus because he has my back." Pretty sure Ramos doesn't mean Jesus Flores. Befriend the Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
Via Nationals Enquirer
February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Flores and Nationals agree at $815,000

Catcher Jesus Flores and the Washington Nationals have agreed to an $815,000, one-year contract, a raise of $65,000. The 27-year-old hit .209 in 86 at-bats last year after missing the 2010 season following surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder. He was hit by a foul ball on May 9, 2009, returned for three at-bats that September and then had the operation. Washington...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Jesus Flores: "Contento por los batazos en la primera semana."

Apparently Jesus Flores is pleased by all the hits so far in his 2011 Venezuelan Winter League campaign. Indeed, to say Flores is raking through nine games for Navegantes del Magallanes would be an understatement: 462/.488/.795, 18 hits, 4 2B, 3 HR, 9 RBI. Wait, did Flores just say "I hope Wilson Ramos breaks both his legs this Winter."? Befriend the Nats Enquirer on...
Via Nationals Enquirer
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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