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WILMER FLORES RUMORS

Mets360 2017 projections: David Wright, Jose Reyes, Wilmer Flores

Today’s multiple projection piece focuses on infielders, with a look at David Wright, Jose Reyes and Wilmer Flores. Lucas Duda may figure in here, too, but the idea was to hold him off for last to see if we can learn anything about his ability to play during Spring Training. We seemingly get daily updates on Wright but Duda information hasn’t been quite as available. Wright...
Via Mets360.com
4 days ago

Wilmer Flores is the Odd Man Out on the 2017 Mets

This offseason, I marveled at the fact that Wilmer Flores was the first New York Met since Oliver Perez in 2008 to take the club to arbitration. Flores ultimately won with the independent arbitrator, upping his salary to $2.2 million for the 2017 season. After having to sit out the remainder of the 2016 season with a wrist injury suffered on September 10 colliding with Atlanta Braves...
Via Legends On Deck
6 days ago

Infielder Wilmer Flores wins arbitration case against Mets

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Infielder Wilmer Flores defeated the Mets in New York's first salary arbitration hearing since pitcher Oliver Perez won in 2008. Flores was awarded a $2.2 million salary Saturday by arbitrators Mark Irvings, Sylvia Skratek and Robert Herzog, who heard the case a day earlier. The Mets contended he should be paid $1.8 million. Flores made more than $526...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Flores 1st Mets player in arbitration hearing since 2008

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Infielder Wilmer Flores has become the first New York Mets player to go to salary arbitration since Oliver Perez in 2008. Flores asked for a $2.2 million salary, and the Mets argued for $1.8 million during Friday's hearing. A decision is expected Saturday from arbitrators Mark Irvings, Sylvia Skratek and Robert Herzog. Originally slated to serve as a...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: SNY's Mets Hot Stove checks in with Wilmer Flores

New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores calls in to SNY's Mets Hot Stove to reflect on last season, his recovery from wrist surgery, and his role in the lineup in 2017.
Via SNY
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Is Now Using Theme Song From ‘Friends’ As His Walk-Up Music

Wilmer Flores had three hits Monday, but the New York Mets infielder had a forgetful day on the base paths, being thrown out three times while trying to be a little too aggressive. You could say it wasn’t his day … or week, or month or even his year. That’s a rather roundabout “Friends” joke, which the New York Mets infielder surely would appreciate given his newfound obsession...
Via NESN.com
September 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores' new walk-up music has great backstory

Wilmer Flores may suddenly be Major League Baseball’s biggest “Friends” fan. The Mets infielder admitted that he used the TV show to help him learn English when his career was just starting out, and the story has taken off so much that the show’s theme song is now his walk-up music at Citi Field. Flores signed with the Mets as a 16-year-old in 2007, and when he came to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jose Reyes gets ovation from fans in return to Mets

Jose Reyes spent the first nine seasons of his major league career with the Mets before departing as a free agent to sign with the Marlins. After subsequent stints with the Blue Jays and Rockies, Reyes has returned to New York. Last October, Reyes was arrested on domestic violence charges, which were eventually dropped. However, Major League Baseball still suspended the 33-year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wilmer Flores makes great catch falling into tarp

It’s been 15 games since Wilmer Flores took over the starting third base duties from injured David Wright. In that span, he’s hit better than .350. But it was his glove that was the story in the early going of the Mets’ game against Atlanta on Sunday afternoon. In the top of the second, Jace Peterson lifted a high pop-up. Flores drifted over into foul territory — near the...
Via The Sports Daily
June 19, 2016  |  Discuss

David Wright reportedly discussing neck surgery with doctor

The troublesome neck issues of Mets third baseman David Wright seem to be getting progressively worse, and now he may be forced to go under the knife. Wright is discussing the possibility of neck surgery with Dr. Robert Watkins along with team doctors and will reach a final determination soon, according to a report by Anthony DiComo of MLB.com on Tuesday. David Wright is discussing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss
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