Mets Activate Niese From DL, Option Flores To Triple-A

After Saturday’s exciting walk-off win over the Cincinnati Reds, the Mets announced that they had activated Jon Niese from the 15-day disabled list. To make room for him on the roster, the Mets optioned Wilmer Flores to Triple-A Las Vegas. This was widely expected and Flores will continue to get reps at both shortstop and second base while the Mets continue to monitor his progress...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

This is Wilmer Flores’ time to shine

Wilmer Flores is back with the Mets. Flores was called back up after Daniel Murphy was placed on maternity leave. That will leave Murphy away from the team for the next couple of days. While he is gone, it seems that either Flores or Eric Young Jr. will take his place. After struggling on Monday, it seems that Eric Young might return to the bench in place for Flores to play for...
Via Mets360.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores reassigned as New York Mets roster takes shape

With less than a week until Opening Day, the roster for the New York Mets is starting to take shape, although some would still say that shape is a question mark. Infield prospect Wilmer Flores has been reassigned to the minor league camp, along with Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Zach Lutz. While none of these moves would be classified as a surprise, Flores’ departure from...
Via NYMetsLife
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Optioned, Will Begin Season At Triple-A

Wilmer Flores has been optioned to minor league camp and will begin the season with Triple-A Las Vegas along with Matt den Dekker, Kirk Nieuwenhuis and Zach Lutz. The Mets will use Flores at shortstop and second base with Las Vegas to continue to gauge his worthiness, writes Adam Rubin. “I feel good,” Flores said after receiving the news. “I did a great job. I’ll just...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Sent To MiLB Camp

Mets Roster Moves: Wilmer Flores, Zach Lutz, Matt den Dekker and Kirk Nieuwenhuis were optioned.— New York Mets (@Mets) March 24, 2014 Despite the pleas of many within the team's fan base, Wilmer Flores will not assume the shortstop role from Ruben Tejada.  After an early injury scare this spring, Tejada's 2014 campaign got off to a very rocky start, committing more errors...
Via Effing Mets
28 days ago  |  Discuss

When Did Wilmer Flores Become A Good Shortstop?

Yesterday afternoon Metsblog had an interesting poll about what the Mets should do at the shortstop position. With Ruben Tejada continuing his uninspiring play during the spring, the poll gave people five options to choose from. 1. Sign Stephen Drew to a two-year, $24 million contract 2. Give the job to Wilmer Flores 3. Trade Plawecki and Montero for a Owings or Gregorious...
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March 14, 2014  |  1 Comment

Wilmer Flores To Start At Shortstop Today

If Wilmer Flores is going to make a late run at the Opening Day roster, today's the day he needs to start his push.  Flores will finally see a long awaited start at shortstop, as the Mets continue to search for answers at the position.  Thought to be too slow for the position in recent years, Flores' offseason body transformation has some within the Mets hoping for increased...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

All we are saying, is give Wilmer Flores a chance…

photo © 2013 slgckgc , Flickr The New York Mets are at a crossroads. For years we have heard about Wilmer Flores and his movement through the farm system. We have watched his various position changes just so the Mets could find a place for this “pure hitter” to play. Flores has played shortstop, second, third in big leagues, and then first base. Yet, every time you read an article...
Via NYMetsLife
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Could Be Viable Shortstop Option

The New York Mets have long touted Wilmer Flores as one of their future stars. To some degree, having Flores and Ruben Tejada made it easier to let Jose Reyes walk. FLORES: Could get shortstop time. With Tejada coming off a bad year and striking out in the free-agent shortstop market, the Mets are considering giving Flores another chance at shortstop. And, it’s a good idea. The...
Via New York Mets Report
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores to Play SS for the Mets?

Yes you read that correctly. Here is a quote from Sandy Alderson that was pulled from Adam Rubin's blog.“I wouldn’t say [Flores to shortstop] is dead. I think that one of the things we want to see is how well he has done with his training regimen in Michigan. Before this off season, I’m not sure he ever had any sort of structured, regimented conditioning program. The work...
Via Effing Mets
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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