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Wilmer Flores is not doing what was expected, and we love him for it

For the year, we writers surmised that Wilmer Flores would put together a campaign of hitting .265/.310/.400 in 484 plate appearances. We also thought he’d have 11 home runs, and drive in 55 runs. While a full analysis of Flores’ season will not be complete until November, it certainly couldn’t hurt to find out just where we were close, where we were off and how...
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Of The New Guys, Who Stays?

Unquestionably, the Mets are a better team today than a week ago. They added depth with Kelly Johnson and Juan Uribe; strengthened their bullpen with Tyler Clippard; and gave their offense a tremendous boost with Yoenis Cespedes. Do they have enough now – remember, they can always add more in August with waiver deals – to overtake Washington? Yes, they are good enough to not...
Via New York Mets Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores goes from tears to walk-off home run (VIDEO)

On Wednesday night there was Wilmer Flores sopped in tears, thinking the New York Mets had traded him. Now, just 48 hours later, here was the young infielder being drenched in a Gatorade shower after hitting a walk-off home run in the 12th inning of the Mets' 2-1 win over the Nationals. Talk about an emotional roller coaster ride.  Happily for Flores, and luckily for...
Via The Other Paper
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Mets 2, Nationals 1 #I’mWithWilmer

Flores Delivers An Instant Mets Classic! The Mets (53-50) defeated the Washington Nationals (54-47) by a score of 2-1 in twelve innings tonight at Citi Field Wilmer Flores, who gained nationwide attention on Wednesday night after he was shown tearing up in the field after he heard that he had been traded to the Milwaukee […]
Via Mets Merized Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tiffany Oshinsky's take on what happened with the Carlos Gomez/Wilmer Flores debacle

Tiffany Oshinsky's interpretation of what happened to Mets fans Wednesday night with the Carlos Gomez/Wilmer Flores trade debacle.Soooo glad NY didn't lose Zach Wheeler and Wilmer for what is a mediocre bat in a lineup that requires 2 large ones.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets’ trade for Carlos Gomez called off despite reports

Reports said that the New York Mets had acquired Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night, but the team later said that was not the case, completing a bizarre and emotional evening for fans and players alike. Late on Wednesday, reports first started to leak out saying the Mets had acquired Gomez in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Deal With Brewers Falls Through

The Mets had every right to keep Wilmer Flores in the game during tonight’s loss to San Diego. After all, said GM Sandy Alderson and manager Terry Collins, they were trying to win a game. However, caught in the crossfire was an emotional Flores, who received a standing ovation from the Citi Field crowd, which also thought there was a trade sending the young infielder Zack Wheeler...
Via New York Mets Report
6 days ago  |  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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets fan tumbles onto field chasing foul ball (Video)

A New York Mets fan tumbled over a railing and onto the field while attempting to scoop up a foul ball off the bat of Wilmer Flores during the second inning of Friday night's game at Citi Field. Although the Mets fan was able to save himself from falling completely flat on his face, he was unable to come up with the foul ball. The fan quickly scampered off the field and back to...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  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...
Via Mets Merized Online
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

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