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Wilmer Flores Ready To Go After Battling Strep Throat

The crazy year that has been the 2015 season for Mets infielder Wilmer Flores took another turn this past week. Flores who sparsely played in the final two weeks of the regular season has been sidelined by strep throat. “It’s definitely been a different year with everything that happened. I don’t know how to describe […]
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Wilmer Flores loses 10 pounds in 5 days prior to NLDS

As he prepares for his first postseason run, Mets infielder Wilmer Flores has reportedly lost a substantial amount of weight – and not by his own volition, either. Manager Terry Collins revealed to reporters on Wednesday that Flores lost 10 pounds in five days while recently suffering with strep throat. "He's been extremely weak," Collins said of the 24-year-old middle infielder...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tejada Seeing More Action As Flores Recharges Batteries

Ruben Tejada who’s been the backup shortstop to Wilmer Flores for most of the season, has started in the last three games because the team want to recharge Flores who has looked tired. “They all thought Flo was starting to run out of gas a little bit,” Terry Collins told reporters. “So I said, ‘You know […]
Via Mets Merized Online
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores and Ruben Tejada give Mets a strong offensive shortstop

Following the 2014 season, the Mets had two big holes that they had to address: SS and LF. The big move of the offseason was to import outfielder Michael Cuddyer. The solution at short was to hand the position over to Wilmer Flores. Midway through the 2015 season, these decisions looked really bad. But a lot has changed since then, as neither SS nor LF is a particular weakness...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores still has a major offensive flaw

Wilmer Flores has had an interesting season, to say the least. Heading into the 2015 campaign there were two big and related questions: how would Flores fair at shortstop and, if he was bad, would his hitting develop to the point where it didn’t matter? The shortstop experiment sort of ended in late June without much fanfare as the team slid him over to second base with Daniel...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores: It’s His Party, He Can Cry If He Wants To

Wilmer Flores can cry as much as he wants to. In a 16-7 drubbing of the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park last night, the living legend that is Wilmer Flores continued his hot hitting with a huge offensive night. The Mets set a franchise record by hitting a total of eight homeruns, with Flores crushing two […]
Via Mets Merized Online
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Signed photos of Mets' Wilmer Flores crying sell out

    In a shocking and raw display of emotion that nearly made Tom Hanks keel over, Mets infielder Wilmer Flores openly wept on the field during a game last July thinking that he had been traded to the Milwaukee Brewers. Then, the proposed deal fell apart a few hours later, Flores remained a Met, clubbed an unforgettable walkoff home run against the Nationals two days after...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

A crying shame: Signed photos of teary-eyed Wilmer Flores sold out

New York Mets fans — or others who simply enjoy wallowing in the misery of others — who hoped to snag one of the autographed photos of shortstop Wilmer Flores’ teary-eyed reaction to a trade that ended up never actually happening, tough luck. The prints created, which documented Flores’ devastation upon learning he’d been dealt to the Milwaukee Brewers on July 29, are...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores emotional on field after finding out he would be traded (Video)

Surreal scene. Mets trade Wilmer Flores but leave him in game. Flores then cries on field while playing. — Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) July 30, 2015 On Wednesday, the Mets agreed to trade Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers in exchange for Carlos Gomez. While word of the trade began to circulate as...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Comes Through For Mets In LA

Mets infielder Wilmer Flores has had an up and down 2015 season. Early in the year, Flores was struggling with his defense at shortstop, but Flores was hitting at times and as long as he hit, the Mets could deal with his defensive deficiencies. Lately he has been fielding better especially since the Mets moved him to second base, but for most of June, Flores has struggled with his...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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