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New York Mets Rumors: Jung-Ho Kang Update

The New York Mets have remained undecided on who will play the shortstop position, with indecision on Sandy Alderson’s part about whether to make a bid for Korean infielder Jung-Ho Kang. Kang was posted by the Nexen Heros of the Korean Baseball Organization on Monday December 15th, and teams will be able to bid on Kang until 5pm this Friday, December 19th. The highest bidding team...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Wilmer Flores’ defense will be fine in 2015

Many fans are clamoring for the Mets to improve at shortstop before going into the season . Collins said that Ruben Tejada is still a possibility to start at short in 2015, even though he has been given many chances and profiles nicely as a backup middle infielder. For most other options, the Mets would have to give up a significant amount, Troy Tulowitzki, or trade for a player...
Via Mets360.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Winter Ball Update: Flores Stays Hot, Carrillo Has Big Week

Here’s how the Mets have fared at Winter Ball over the last week: Wilmer Flores had a nice week going 7-21 with a homer, 4 RBI and 3 stolen bases. He played SS in all five games and batted cleanup in four of them. He’s batting .310/.370/.452 for the season in 42 at-bats. Gonzalez Germen got into two games and pitched 2 scoreless innings. Have to wonder is he loses his 40 spot...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Are Mets Sabotaging Flores?

I have been writing over a month Wilmer Flores should be the Opening Day shortstop. Speaking to reporters at the Winter Meetings in San Diego, GM Sandy Alderson all but confirmed it. “I’d say where we are today, that’s the likelihood. But that doesn’t mean it’ll happen,’’ Alderson said. “But if you look around at all the possibilities, is it more likely than not...
Via New York Mets Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets may look outside US for shortstop

MLB’s winter meetings have officially begun, perhaps causing the hot stove to get much more interesting in the coming days. However, recent free agency news may have an even greater impact on the New York Mets. It has been reported that Korean shortstop Jung-Ho Kang will be posted and be available to be signed by a MLB team. Source: Korean SS Jung-Ho Kang expected to be posted...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alderson: More Likely Than Not That Flores Is Opening Day Shortstop

Sandy Alderson fielded questions from Mets beat writers at the Winter Meetings in San Diego on Sunday, and said that Wilmer Flores will likely be the Mets shortstop on Opening Day. “I’d say where we are today, that’s the likelihood. But that doesn’t mean it’ll happen. But if you look around at all the possibilities, is it more likely than not? Probably.” Before leaving...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: free agent rumors Everth Cabrera edition

Let the New York Mets be made aware, the free agent market for shortstops just added another name. Everth Cabrera was non-tendered by the San Diego Padres on Tuesday. Everth Cabrera now a free agent. Could spark a lot of interest for starting or backup shortstop around the league — Jake Wesley MLB (@mlb_nl_al) December 3, 2014 As has been discussioned to no end this offseason...
Via isportsweb.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Hits The Ground Running In Winter Ball

One of our MMO readers, Juan Manuel, shared an update on Wilmer Flores who is playing Winter Ball in Venezuela: Wilmer Flores, fresh off a stint at the conditioning camp with Mr. Barwis, has returned to the Venezuelan Winter League. In his first three games he has 5 hits in 14 at-bats with a home run, two RBIs, and two runs scored with a 971 OPS. Small sample for sure, but he has...
Via Mets Merized Online
17 days ago  |  Discuss

What If Sandy Is Blowing Smoke On Flores?

For the better part of two months now, Sandy Alderson has been telling everyone about how impressed he is with Wilmer Flores and the prospect of him being the Mets everyday shortstop next season. Last week, he said about Flores’ defense that it’s not a disqualifier. “He did a nice job for us last year. Can he do that on a whole season basis? Offensively he got much better...
Via Mets Merized Online
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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