Tag: Wilmer Flores

Another Terry Collins Flub Leads To Loss

An article by posted on September 13, 2016 0 Comments
Another Terry Collins Flub Leads To Loss

For the second time in a week, Terry Collins made a costly decision that may have lead to another loss. The Mets are at a time of year where they cannot afford to throw away any games. In Monday’s 8-1 loss to the Washington Nationals, Collins opted to let Rafael Montero hit for himself in […]

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Neil Walker Explains Decision To Have Season-Ending Back Surgery

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
Neil Walker Explains Decision To Have Season-Ending Back Surgery

Neil Walker told reporters that after seriously deliberating his situation and considering the advice of several doctors, he made the difficult decision to end his season and have surgery to repair the herniated disc in his back which also caused numbing in one of his toes. The surgery typically has a three-month recovery, and Walker […]

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The Spotlight is on Wilmer Flores

An article by posted on September 1, 2016 0 Comments
The Spotlight is on Wilmer Flores

Yet again for Wilmer Flores, another injury brings another opportunity. With the news breaking that Neil Walker will opt for season-ending surgery, Flores is again expected to receive regular playing time. Flores, who mainly has only been starting against left-handed pitching due to his splits will now also see time against some right-handers as well. […]

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Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

An article by posted on August 30, 2016 0 Comments
Montero Shuts Out Marlins For Five, Cespedes Keeps Mets Playoff Fever Alive

Yoenis Cespedes set Citi Field on fire with a walk off homerun in the bottom of the 10th to bring the New York Mets even with the slumping Miami Marlins in the Wild Card standings, just 2.5 games behind the front-running St. Louis Cardinals. Returning to the line-up after missing Sunday’s painful loss, Cespedes and […]

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Flores Slams Phillies, Mets Open Home Stand With 9-4 Victory

An article by posted on August 26, 2016 0 Comments
Flores Slams Phillies, Mets Open Home Stand With 9-4 Victory

The New York Mets (65-63) defeated the Philadelphia Phillies (59-69) by a score of 9-4 at Citi Field Friday evening. Pitching: Bartolo Colon was on the mound for the Mets tonight and he was terrific until he ran into trouble late in the game. Colon took a two-hitter into the eighth inning before finally running […]

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Flores and Ruggiano Come Through With Big Blasts In Win

An article by posted on August 24, 2016 0 Comments
Flores and Ruggiano Come Through With Big Blasts In Win

Wilmer Flores and Justin Ruggiano continue to mash left-handed pitching. The two provided big homers for the Mets in their 7-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in what has become the team’s biggest series of the season thus far. Flores got it going for the Mets early, providing a three-run blast in the first, […]

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Collins, Flores and Setting Up Players to Fail

An article by posted on August 4, 2016 0 Comments
Collins, Flores and Setting Up Players to Fail

I’m one of the biggest Wilmer Flores fans you’ll ever know, but for crying out loud when will Terry Collins come to his senses and realize that he should only be limited to starting against left-handed pitchers and never, ever, should he be playing shortstop? Why was Flores in the starting lineup on Wednesday given […]

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Flores Enraged, Collins Ejected After Umpires Overturn Home Run Call

An article by posted on July 30, 2016 0 Comments
Flores Enraged, Collins Ejected After Umpires Overturn Home Run Call

During Saturday night’s 7-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies, Wilmer Flores hit what looked like his 11th home run of the season, a deep shot to left field to lead off the ninth inning. However, as left fielder David Dahl went back to the wall to try and catch it, a young fan reached over the […]

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What Does Wilmer Flores Need To Do For More Playing Time?

An article by posted on July 21, 2016 0 Comments
What Does Wilmer Flores Need To Do For More Playing Time?

Wilmer Flores is red hot. There is no denying it at this point. When he plays, he hits. Period, end of story. It is time for Terry Collins to go by his own mantra and play the man who continues to hit and sit those who have not. Flores again in Wednesday’s 6-2 loss to […]

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3 Up 3 Down: Mets Drop Series to Nats, Fall Six Games Back

An article by posted on July 11, 2016 0 Comments
3 Up 3 Down: Mets Drop Series to Nats, Fall Six Games Back

3 Up  1. Jose, Jose, Jose Amidst all of the controversy with his return to the Mets, Jose Reyes has been solid at the leadoff spot, collecting five hits this series including three home runs and three RBI. Reyes has started every game since joining the team, and looks as though he is settling in […]

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Do We Really Know Wilmer Flores?

An article by posted on July 8, 2016 0 Comments
Do We Really Know Wilmer Flores?

Reading through an old scouting report on Wilmer Flores that was written prior to his debut back in 2013, it becomes immediately apparent that his future value was rather transparent for a prospect.  Despite knowing his strengths and weaknesses, the Mets front office has spent the last four seasons shifting the always cooperative cult icon all over the diamond. The former […]

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