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Wilmer Flores Embraces New Utility Role, Wants To Be A Met For Life

An article by posted on February 13, 2016 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Embraces New Utility Role, Wants To Be A Met For Life

Wilmer Flores has been hard at work at the Mets spring training facility at Port St. Lucie preparing for his new role as the team’s utility infielder. He recently told MLB.com that he is excited about his new role and he is dedicated to making the most of his opportunity. “I just want to play. […]

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Topps 2016 Baseball Cards Series 1: Meet The Mets!

An article by posted on February 7, 2016 0 Comments
Topps 2016 Baseball Cards Series 1: Meet The Mets!

Here they are, hot off the press…. Topps released their 2016 Baseball Cards Series 1 sets, packs and hobby boxes this week, and there are plenty of Mets to go around including Curtis Granderson and Wilmer Flores as shown above. There are 17 Mets cards in all within the 350 regular card set. Travis d’Arnaud […]

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Fun With Mets Lineups

An article by posted on January 26, 2016 0 Comments
Fun With Mets Lineups

It looks like everyone is having a little fun with projected lineups the last few days, so I thought I’d toss my hat into the ring as well. I took a good look at player splits in designing mine and I also decided to use different variants based on left and right handed pitching. The […]

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Wilmer Flores To Play Some First Base During Spring Training

An article by posted on December 18, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores To Play Some First Base During Spring Training

According to Mets manager Terry Collins, infielder Wilmer Flores could possibly get some playing time at first base during Spring Training because there’s a good chance he’ll be the primary backup to Lucas Duda this season barring any new additions. “We’re got to give Wilmer a chance to play around the infield a little bit […]

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Mets Make It Official, Announce Two-Year Deal With Asdrubal Cabrera

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Mets Make It Official, Announce Two-Year Deal With Asdrubal Cabrera

The Mets have officially announced the completion of their deal with shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera who passed his physical today. The deal is worth $18.5 million over two years and includes a third-year team option for 2018. Cabrera, 30, can play both shortstop and second base but will likely predominantly play shortstop for the Mets next […]

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Walker and Cabrera Give Mets Excellent Depth and Flexibility

An article by posted on December 11, 2015 0 Comments
Walker and Cabrera Give Mets Excellent Depth and Flexibility

With the Mets looking to add more versatility to their infield, they acquired Neil Walker from Pittsburgh and signed shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera as a free agent, both of whom are switch-hitters. They provide the Mets with much needed depth and flexibility, and give Terry Collins a lot of creative options to consider. “That’s what we […]

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Wilmer Flores Suffered A Fractured Ankle

An article by posted on December 8, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Suffered A Fractured Ankle

Wilmer Flores has been diagnosed with a fractured left ankle and has been fitted with a walking boot, assistant general manager John Ricco told reporters on Tuesday. He says Flores should be ready for spring training. As first reported by MMO, Flores suffered the injury when he was struck by a pitch while playing winter […]

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Wilmer Flores Homers In Return To Winter Ball Action

An article by posted on December 3, 2015 0 Comments
Wilmer Flores Homers In Return To Winter Ball Action

Last Thursday Wilmer Flores was hit by a pitch on his left heel and was out of the lineup until last night for the Bravos de Margarita. In game one of Venezuelan League action, Flores played second base and batted fifth. He crushed a solo home run to left field in his first at bat which you […]

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Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

An article by posted on December 1, 2015 0 Comments
Cubs Could Trade Starlin Castro If They Land Ben Zobrist

According to a report by Jesse Rogers of ESPN, in the event the Chicago Cubs sign Ben Zobrist, team sources say they will almost certainly end up trading 2B/SS Starlin Castro. A three-time All Star, Castro had a very pedestrian season in 2015, batting .265 with a .296 on-base and .671 OPS. However, the 25-year old Castro […]

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ICYMI: Juan Lagares Plates Winning Run In Winter Ball Debut

An article by posted on November 30, 2015 0 Comments
ICYMI: Juan Lagares Plates Winning Run In Winter Ball Debut

  On Friday night, Mets center fielder Juan Lagares made his winter ball debut with the Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican League and what a game he had. He batted third in the lineup while playing the entire game in center field. He is returning to Aguilas for the fifth winter league season, he hit .342/.379/.412 […]

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