New York Mets, Wilmer Flores prevail 5-4

Wilmer Flores What could have been a gut-wrenching home loss for the Mets turned into celebration Tuesday night as the New York Mets prevailed 5-4 against the Philadelphia Phillies. Fans will almost certainly have to thank Wilmer Flores for making last night’s scenario possible. A young and agile shortstop from Venezuela, Flores has been fighting to make a name for himself since...
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Phillies send O'Sullivan to the hill in hopes of avoiding sweep

View image | gettyimages.com Having lost the first out of three against the Mets (26-21), the Phillies (19-29) will look to salvage a game in the series during a mid-week matinee. On Monday, the Phillies and Mets were tied at three before Wilmer Flores hit a three-run home run to...
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May 27, Mets’ Lineup Against Phillies

Here’s the Mets’ lineup for this afternoon’s game at Citi Field against the Phillies: Curtis Granderson – RF Juan Lagares – CF Lucas Duda – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B Michael Cuddyer – LF Wilmer Flores – SS Danny Muno – 3B Kevin Plawecki – C Noah Syndergaard – RHP ON DECK: Information on Dwight Gooden appearance.
Via New York Mets Report
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flores Not Mets’ Biggest Flaw

Critics of the Mets, and there are many, are missing the point when it comes to Wilmer Flores. I just read somewhere of a list of the Mets’ biggest flaws, and of course, Flores is right up there as they point to his errors. FLORES: Comes through in clutch. (AP) Unquestionably, Flores is a flawed player, but who isn’t? He’s in the lineup for his bat, plain and simple. That’s...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 1:10 PM (Bring Your Brooms!)

The New York Mets will look to sweep the Philadelphia Phillies when the two teams play the series finale this afternoon at Citi Field. Noah Syndergaard (1-2, 3.63) will get the starting nod for the Mets and he will oppose right-hander Sean O’Sullivan (1-3, 3.54) for the Phillies at 1:10 PM. Mets Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson – RF Juan Lagares – CF Lucas Duda – 1B Daniel...
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Let Them Eat Crow…

He did it again… Wilmer Flores, who had been hitting the ball on the screws all night without a base hit to show for it, wouldn’t be denied in the tenth inning as his game-winning walk off single would attest. “I faced the guy before and I was looking for a breaking ball,” Flores said. “I got it up, he threw it, I was ready for it.” For Flores, it was his second career...
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Three Takeaways From Tuesday’s Walk-off Victory

In case you missed it, the Mets beat the Phillies 5-4 in walkoff fashion on Tuesday night. So, what to make of it? 1. Hindsight is 20/20 Terry Collins caught his fair share of flak in this game after the Mets turned a 3-0 lead into a 4-3 deficit in the top of the eighth. Jacob deGrom had been cruising until, with one out in the eighth, he allowed two hits. Terry yanked the long...
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Flores delivers again, Mets beat Phillies 5-4 in 10 innings

NEW YORK (AP) Wilmer Flores singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning for his second huge hit in two days, giving the New York Mets a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night. The Mets pulled it out after Jacob deGrom and the bullpen blew a three-run lead in the eighth, improving to 19-6 at home this season. They have won seven consecutive...
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Wilmer Flores plays hero again as Mets defeat Phillies in extras

New York, NY - Yesterday, it was Wilmer Flores' three-run home run that gave the Mets the lead they needed to put the Phillies away. Today, Flores delivered again, this time with an RBI-single in extras to propel the Mets to a 5-4 win. After falling behind 3-0 early in...
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May 26, Mets’ Lineup Against Phillies

Here’s tonight’s lineup for the Mets against Philadelphia: Curtis Granderson – RF Juan Lagares – CF Lucas Duda – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B Michael Cuddyer – LF Wilmer Flores – SS Eric Campbell – 3B Kevin Plawecki – C Jacob deGrom – RHP
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MMO Game Thread: Phillies vs Mets, 7:10 PM (#deGromination)

The Mets and Phillies hook up for round two of their three game set tonight at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom (5-4, 2.75) will take the mound at 7:10 PM against Philadelphia’s Jerome Williams (3-4, 5.44). Mets Starting Lineup Curtis Granderson – RF Juan Lagares – CF Lucas Duda – 1B Daniel Murphy – 2B Michael Cuddyer – LF Wilmer Flores – SS Eric Campbell – 3B Kevin Plawecki...
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The Greatest Elixir

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 25: Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets connects on a three run home run in the sixth inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on May 25, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) Yes Virginia, the team meeting did all the difference. Playing the Phillies on Memorial Day helped too...
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Wilmer Flores Leads All Shortstops With Seven Home Runs

The Mets bounced back from a deflating weekend sweep in Pittsburgh against the Pirates, with a convincing 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. The decisive blow was a three-run shot by shortstop Wilmer Flores, a sixth inning blast that would put the Mets up for good in front of a great Memorial Day crowd at Citi Field. Flores now leads all major league shortstops with seven home...
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New York Mets use the Long Ball to Knock off Philadelphia Phillies

New York Mets’ Wilmer Flores (4) runs past Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz to be greeted at home plate by Daniel Murphy (28) and Michael Cuddyer (23) after Flores hit a three-run home run that scored Cuddyer and Murphy in the sixth inning of a baseball game at Citi Field on Monday, May 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek) A three-run homerun by New York Mets...
Via The Sports Journal
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MMO Game Recap: Mets 6, Phillies 3

The Mets (25-21) beat the Phillies (19-28) by a score of 6-3 on Monday afternoon at Citi Field. Bartolo Colon pitched well for the Mets after a horrendous performance his last time out. The newly-minted 42 year-old allowed three runs on six hits and two walks in six innings, striking out six. The Mets got going early against Severino Gonzalez. Curtis Granderson led off the bottom...
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Flores, Colon lead Mets over Phillies 6-3

NEW YORK (AP) Wilmer Flores hit a tiebreaking three-run homer off Justin De Fratus in the sixth inning to help Bartolo Colon win a day after the pitcher's 42nd birthday, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-3 Monday to stop a three-game losing streak. With the score 3-all, Daniel Murphy led off the sixth with a single off Elvis Araujo (1-1), De Fratus walked Michael...
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Gut Reaction: Mets 6, Phillies 3 (5/25/15)

Bartolo Colon pitched a quality start for the first time since May 5th and the Mets received home runs from Lucas Duda, Michael Cuddyer and Wilmer Flores to push past the lowly Phillies. I never get tired of saying “lowly Phillies”. Cuddyer and Flores in particular needed to step up to Terry Collins’ call-to-arms after Sunday’s brutal loss and sweep at the hands of the Pirates...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Duquette: Constructing the Perfect Mets and Cubs Trade

Baseball analyst and former GM Jim Duquette came up with three potential scenarios in trying to construct the perfect Mets and Cubs trade in an article for MLB.com. He points out that Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer recently acknowledged that the two sides have had ongoing dialogue to see if there is a good fit. The Cubs of course are loaded with talented middle infielders, while...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

May 23, Mets’ Lineup At Pittsburgh

Here’s today’s Mets’ lineup against Pittsburgh: Curtis Granderson – RFJuan Lagares – CFLucas Duda – 1BDaniel Murphy – 2BWilmer Flores – SSEric Campbell – 3BDarrell Ceciliani – LFKevin Plawecki – CMatt Harvey – RHP  
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Matt Reynolds Be An Everyday Shortstop? One Scout Doesn’t Think So…

While the Mets continue to monitor whether Wilmer Flores is viable at shortstop, and making the decision to stick with him for another month, there has been a lot of speculation about infield prospect Matt Reynolds. The Mets have been hesitant to promote Reynolds, preferring instead to leave him in Las Vegas where he can show the organization that last season’s breakout wasn...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s Tulo Time For The Mets

Not at all lost amidst the Mets strong start to the 2015 season is the inconsistent play from Wilmer Flores. Wilmer has been good with the bat, but his nine errors in the field are second only to the enigmatic Ian Desmond. As the Mets inch closer and closer to legitimate title contention, it is becoming more apparent every day that this team needs a viable shortstop. Matt Reynolds...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

May 19, Mets’ Lineup Against Cardinals

Here’s tonight’s batting order for the Mets tonight against St. Louis: Curtis Granderson, RF Eric Campbell, 3B Lucas Duda, 1B Michael Cuddyer, LF Daniel Murphy, 2B Wilmer Flores, SS Anthony Recker, C Jon Niese, LHP Juan Lagares, CF    
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Week 7 Injury Report

View image | gettyimages.com Another year, another Troy Tulowitzki injury (*sigh*). The Rockies’ shortstop made it all the way to May 15 before finally succumbing to his first real health scare of 2015 (picking up any sarcasm?). A simple quadriceps “strain” relegated him to the bench for all but 12 innings of the four-game weekend series against the Dodgers, though a...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores Hitting Well but Struggling with Fielding

New York Mets’ Wilmer Flores watches as he hits a grand slam against the Milwaukee Brewers during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) It’s not every day that a team’s leader in homeruns bats in the bottom of the order in the majority of their games. But that’s exactly where New York Mets’ manager, Terry Collins...
Via The Sports Journal
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets Considering Trading Murphy, Moving Flores to 2B, and Promoting Reynolds

Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports is reporting that at some point this season the Mets could eventually trade Daniel Murphy so that they could promote infielder Matt Reynolds to play shortstop and then have Wilmer Flores slide over to second base. Any change would not happen right away, Rosenthal added, until a market for Murphy developed. Additionally he states that it would all...
Via Mets Merized Online
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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