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Wilmer Flores, Mets Will Go To Arbitration

This The Mets have agreed to sign nine of their ten arbitration-eligible players to contracts. The only one remaining is Wilmer Flores, who according to ESPN’s Adam Rubin, will take the team to an arbitration hearing. According to FanRag Sports’ Jon Heyman, the Mets have filed at $1.8 million, while Flores is requesting $2.2 million. The front office took a harder stance on...
Via Mets Merized Online
9 days ago

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 is a bigger ‘Friends’ fan than you are

In the past, we’ve seen plenty of baseball players select strange songs for their walk-up music. Whether it’s Hunter Pence using “The Circle of Life” or Bryce Harper using Frank Sinatra. New York Mets third baseman Wilmer Flores, however, has set the bar pretty high with his latest walk-up song selection. During Sunday night’s game versus the Washington Nationals, Flores...
Via The Comeback
September 05, 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

Reyes' Return To The Mets Is A Gamble

With David Wright recovering from neck surgery and unavailable to play for the foreseeable future, the New York Mets have found themselves looking for reinforcements at third base. During Wright's absence, the Mets have turned mostly to utility infielder Wilmer Flores to step into the third baseman's cleats. Flores has been adequate but not impressive, posting a slash of .240...
Via The Sports Quotient
June 28, 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

Mets minor league affiliate to give away Wilmer Flores crying bobbleheads

Remember last year’s MLB trade deadline, when Wilmer Flores took the field thinking he had been traded and then started crying at shortstop? Well, the first 2,500 fans in attendance at the Brooklyn Cyclones game July 31 won’t soon forget it. The Cyclones, a Mets Single-A affiliate, are hosting a “From Tears to Cheers” bobblehead night to celebrate this year’s trade deadline...
Via The Comeback
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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