Tag: Wilmer Flores

Thoughts on Flores Demotion, Shortstop and “The Plan”

An article by posted on June 26, 2014 0 Comments
Thoughts on Flores Demotion, Shortstop and “The Plan”

The Mets will send down infielder Wilmer Flores to Triple-A Las Vegas before tomorrow’s game to make room for Juan Lagares, who is coming off the DL. Lagares has been sidelined for a few weeks with a right intercostal strain. Flores has received only sporadic playing time at shortstop, losing time to Ruben Tejada, who […]

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MMO Game Recap: Cubs 7, Mets 4

An article by posted on June 5, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Cubs 7, Mets 4

The Mets (28-32) lost to the Cubs (23-34) by a score of 7-4 on Thursday night at Wrigley Field. Jacob deGrom got the start for the Mets and figured that, with the run support he had gotten (or lack thereof) in his first few starts, he shouldn’t even bother trying. deGrom had his worst outing […]

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From Left Field: Sloppy Defensive Fundamentals Dooming Amazin’s

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
From Left Field: Sloppy Defensive Fundamentals Dooming Amazin’s

I was sitting on the edge of my seat at Citi Field last night in the top of the eighth inning with one out and runners on the corners for the Dodgers. The dangerous Hanley Ramirez was up with the Mets only down by one run. Boy did we need a double play in that […]

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MMO Morning Grind: Stop Playing Around, Start Playing Flores

An article by posted on May 22, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Morning Grind: Stop Playing Around, Start Playing Flores

Good morning, Mets fans! Tough loss last night. But even though we came up short, there were a few bright spots. One of those bright spots was Wilmer Flores, who got the start at shortstop and had 3 hits. Flores was called up a couple weeks ago, but due to sickness and Terry Collins, had […]

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MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 9, Mets 4

An article by posted on May 20, 2014 0 Comments
MMO Game Recap: Dodgers 9, Mets 4

Starting a nine-game homestand, the Mets got off to a bad start. The Dodgers defeated them 9-4. Josh Beckett collected the win. Rafael Montero, making his second major league start, got the loss, not having his best stuff. He lasted only 4.1 innings, giving up five earned runs on seven hits and four walks. The Dodgers […]

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Mets Save Money By Having Flores On Bench Over Quintanilla

An article by posted on May 19, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Save Money By Having Flores On Bench Over Quintanilla

According to Mike Puma of the Post, the New York Mets did not have to pay Omar Quintanilla the rest of his $800,000 contract because they designated the shortstop for assignment before a deadline set in his contract. Adam Rubin of ESPN New York disputes that Quintanilla was demoted ahead of a specific deadline as a money saver, as Kyle Farnsworth […]

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Tejada To Get Bulk Of Playing Time At Short

An article by posted on May 17, 2014 0 Comments
Tejada To Get Bulk Of Playing Time At Short

Updated 1:30 PM Adam Rubin is reporting that Ruben Tejada is going to get the bulk of playing time at shortstop. Wilmer Flores may get a start at second base for Daniel Murphy next time the Mets are due to face a lefthander. Flores is in today’s lineup against southpaw Gio Gonzalez. Said Collins, “I think […]

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Collins Going With Tejada, Flores Will Stay On Bench

An article by posted on May 14, 2014 0 Comments
Collins Going With Tejada, Flores Will Stay On Bench

UPDATE: Terry Collins went back on what he told reporters last night and again earlier today, and just announced that Ruben Tejada will start at shortstop tonight and NOT Wilmer Flores. Flores is not sick. More in the game notes. Original Post Things have been going pretty good the last couple of days.  After losing […]

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Baseball America Hot Sheet: Cecchini No. 4, Flores in Team Photo

An article by posted on May 10, 2014 0 Comments
Baseball America Hot Sheet: Cecchini No. 4, Flores in Team Photo

After a hot week in Savannah, Gavin Cecchini joins the list of Mets Prospects that have been recognized this season on Baseball America’s Hot Sheet – that featured Brandon Nimmo and Noah Syndergaard a week ago. After a torrid week at the plate, Cecchini has raised his  average to .286 this season with a .353 […]

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Mets Farm Report: Flores Collects Four Hits, Blasts Two Homers

An article by posted on May 3, 2014 0 Comments
Mets Farm Report: Flores Collects Four Hits, Blasts Two Homers

TACOMA 6, LAS VEGAS 4 Logan Verrett would have his best start of the season wasted on Friday, as the Las Vegas 51′s bullpen couldn’t hold up their end of the bargain dropping the game against Tacoma 6-4.   Verrett would go a strong seven innings allowing just one run before handing the ball over to […]

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