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Winter League Recap: Rivera Continuing Great Season, Lagares Hitless

  Wilmer Flores sat out his third straight game after being hit by a pitch in his left ankle/heel on Thursday. He is still considered day-to-day and could be back in the week. Puerto Rican... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Winter Ball Recap: Dilson Herrera Playing In Colombian League

  Wilmer Flores missed his second straight game after being hit by a pitch on his ankle/heel on Thursday night in his winter league debut. He was 1 for 4 with the hit by pitch while playing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets need to find roles for Wilmer Flores and Juan Lagares

If you go way way back in Mets history you know that the earliest off seasons featured the team’s front office just trying to add some major league caliber players to the roster. But if you fast forward to the modern era of bullpen usage you know that one off season task the Mets continually have is fixing the bullpen. And once again it is something that has to be addressed in...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Make Winter Ball Debut Playing Second

Mets infielder Wilmer Flores made his winter ball debut last night for the Bravos de Margarita in the Venezuelan Winter League. He played second base and batted third in the lineup going 1 for 4 with a hit by pitch. Flores hit .322/.365/.556 with five homeruns and 18 RBI last winter for the Bravos in 24 games. He has been playing for Bravos since 2010. The 24-yeard old Flores is...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets360 2015 projection review: Wilmer Flores

Next up in our projection series is Wilmer Flores.  Perhaps no player was more polarizing than Flores and our individual projections are a good indication of this.  Take a minute to review our original projection for Flores prior to the 2015 season.  Here was our group forecast: PA – 484 AVG – .265 OBP – .310 SLG – .400 HR – 11 RBI – 55 BABIP – .290 Here’s how...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Conforto gives Mets Game 4 lead with massive HR

The New York Mets got on the board first in Game 4 of the World Series thanks to this mammoth solo homer from Michael Conforto in the third inning. The Mets would add another run in the inning thanks to a Curtis Granderson sac fly that featured Alex Rios losing track of how many outs were in the inning *and* the Royals challenging whether or not Wilmer Flores left third base...
Via The Outside Corner
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ivy screws Mets out of run at Wrigley Field

The MLB league office needs to look into amending the ground rules at Wrigley Field, because the Mets got robbed of a run in Game 3 of the NLCS on Tuesday night. It didn’t really matter, though, when it was all said and done, as the Mets defeated the Cubs 5-2. But it should’ve been 6-2, and what happened in the sixth inning of the game could’ve potentially changed the outcome...
Via The Sports Daily
October 21, 2015  |  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...
September 12, 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

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

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