Tag: Wilmer Flores

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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Wilmer Flores Continues To Rake With Starting Job In Jeopardy

An article by posted on July 7, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Continues To Rake With Starting Job In Jeopardy

With the signing of Jose Reyes, it was known that Wilmer Flores‘ time in the starting lineup would diminish. Flores though is doing everything he can to prove he deserves to continue to be an everyday player for this team. For the second time in a span of four days, Flores had himself a two-homer […]

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Wilmer Flores Explodes With Record 6-For-6 Game At The Plate

An article by posted on July 4, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Explodes With Record 6-For-6 Game At The Plate

Wilmer Flores had an amazing day at the plate in the Mets’ 14-3 drubbing of the Chicago Cubs as the team completed their four-game sweep. Flores became the second Metropolitan to have six hits in one game, tying the record set by Edgardo Alfonzo on August 30, 1999. “I’m not going to lie. My sixth […]

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Lester Chased From Game In Second As Mets Rout Cubs 14-3

An article by posted on July 3, 2016 0 Comments
Lester Chased From Game In Second As Mets Rout Cubs 14-3

The New York Mets (44-37) defeated the Chicago Cubs (51-30) by a score of 14-3 this afternoon at Citi Field, and in the process, completed the four game sweep over Chicago. However, the Nationals also won today, so the Mets were not able to make up any ground in the standings and remain five games […]

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Asdrubal Cabrera To Have MRI Today, Matt Reynolds Called Up

An article by posted on July 1, 2016 0 Comments
Asdrubal Cabrera To Have MRI Today, Matt Reynolds Called Up

Update – August 1 Asdrubal Cabrera, who left Sunday’s game against Colorado with a patella tendon strain in his left knee, will have an MRI on Monday according to Jon Heyman of Fan Rag. Additionally, as expected the Mets have called up Matt Reynolds from Triple-A Las Vegas. We’ll know a lot more on the severity […]

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Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

An article by posted on June 26, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer, Weaver and Waving Goodbye to De Aza

From 2012 to 2014, Wilmer Flores hit over .300 in whichever level of the Mets minor league system he was in. In 2012 he hit .300 with 18 home runs and an .827 OPS at St. Lucie and Binghamton, two places notoriously known for being pitchers parks and leagues. He was a top 100 prospect […]

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