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It’s time to start Wilmer Flores over Jose Reyes

Baseball is a beautiful game, but it is rare that a tear is shed on the diamond. The most memorable tear ever shed on the grounds of Citi Field was undoubtedly the one that fell from the eye of Wilmer Flores, who thought that he was about to be traded from his team. The Mets had been his only team, and he had grown attached. This much love for one’s team is rarely displayed in...
4 hours ago

Can Wilmer Flores Keep This Up?

With Wilmer Flores‘ performance Sunday in the Mets series finale against the San Francisco Giants, the infielder racked up another solid performance, going 2-for-4 at the dish while also drawing a walk and scoring a run. The 25-year-old is now hitting at a .299/.325/.487 clip with seven long balls and 24 RBI. Late last month, I wrote a piece on how Flores was putting together...
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6 hours ago

Rapid Reaction: deGrom, Flores Lead Mets To 5-2 Win Over Giants

The New York Mets (33-41) defeated the San Francisco Giants (27-50) by a score of 5-2  Saturday evening at AT&T Park. Pitching Jacob deGrom dominated all afternoon and into the night. The righty fired eight innings and allowed one run on four hits while walking one and striking out seven. The lone flaw of deGrom’s outing came in the bottom of the seventh when Brandon Belt...
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2 days ago

WATCH: Wilmer Flores and the New York Mets are not happy with Yasiel Puig

On SNY's Daily News Live, the panel debates whether or not the New York Mets should take action after Yasiel Puig's home run celebration Wednesday night.
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Mets' Wilmer Flores unleashes expletive-laced tired about Yasiel Puig

The Mets infielder didn't hold back when talking about the altercation with the controversial Dodgers' outfielder. LOS ANGELES -- An intentional walk backfired, Tyler Pill left a pitch out over the zone and a full-blown feud erupted between the Mets and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night.  Yasiel Puig, the often controversial and...
5 days ago

Mets upset with Yasiel Puig over slow home run trot

Yasiel Puig has done it again. The Cuban slugger is at the center of another controversy over his celebration methods.Puig clubbed a 3-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning against the New York Mets on Wednesday night and really admired his shot. As he rounded first, Wilmer Flores said something to him. Puig then slowed up and shouted back at Flores. Puig ended up taking...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets' Terry Collins pretty upset with Syndergaard's injury

The New York Mets’ horrendous April continued Sunday with the loss of star pitcher Noah Syndergaard in the second inning against the Nationals, which led to a 23-5 rout and an amazing meltdown from manager Terry Collins. After the game, Collins gave some terse answers to reporters asking about several aspects of the injury, including Syndergaard’s decision to decline a MRI after...
Via The Comeback
April 30, 2017  |  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...
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

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