Tag: Wilmer Flores

Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

An article by posted on 24/12/2016 0 Comments
Do the Mets Have Room for Kelly Johnson?

For the second consecutive season in 2016, the New York Mets traded for Kelly Johnson when they were in need of a super utility type player. As Johnson remains on the open market, it is worth wondering if the team yet again may have a need for the versatile player. Jonson has always seemed to […]

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Could Wilmer Flores and T.J. Rivera Platoon at Second Base?

An article by posted on 02/11/2016 0 Comments
Could Wilmer Flores and T.J. Rivera Platoon at Second Base?

One of the questions surrounding the Mets’ 2016-2017 offseason is, “What the heck are the Mets going to do at second base?” There are certainly many options, a popular one being to bring back Neil Walker, who played very well before having his season cut short by back surgery. There were many injuries like his […]

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Mets Offseason Planner: Payroll Commitments, Arbitration, Free Agents

An article by posted on 13/10/2016 0 Comments
Mets Offseason Planner: Payroll Commitments, Arbitration, Free Agents

Good Morning, everyone. I wanted to put together an offseason planner and I included some upcoming important dates to remember. Essentially what follows is a summary I compiled of our 2017 Payroll Commitments, Arbitration Eligible Players and Free Agents, along with some observations and a current payroll projection. Important Dates Five days after World Series: […]

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MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

An article by posted on 10/10/2016 0 Comments
MLBTR: Mets Projected Arbitration Salaries

The Mets have 12 players eligible for arbitration this offseason and here are the projected salary figures as per MLB Trade Rumors: Lucas Duda - $6.7MM Rene Rivera - $2.2MM Justin Ruggiano - $1.5MM Addison Reed - $10.6MM Matt Harvey - $5.2MM Jeurys Familia - $8.7MM Jim Henderson - $1.4MM Zack Wheeler - $1.0MM Josh Edgin - $800K Travis d’Arnaud - $1.7MM Wilmer Flores - $1.9MM […]

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Another Terry Collins Flub Leads To Loss

An article by posted on 13/09/2016 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 01/09/2016 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 01/09/2016 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 30/08/2016 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 26/08/2016 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 24/08/2016 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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