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Reyes' Return To The Mets Is A Gamble

With David Wright recovering from neck surgery and unavailable to play for the foreseeable future, the New York Mets have found themselves looking for reinforcements at third base. During Wright's absence, the Mets have turned mostly to utility infielder Wilmer Flores to step into the third baseman's cleats. Flores has been adequate but not impressive, posting a slash of .240...
Via The Sports Quotient
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wilmer Flores makes great catch falling into tarp

It’s been 15 games since Wilmer Flores took over the starting third base duties from injured David Wright. In that span, he’s hit better than .350. But it was his glove that was the story in the early going of the Mets’ game against Atlanta on Sunday afternoon. In the top of the second, Jace Peterson lifted a high pop-up. Flores drifted over into foul territory — near the...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets 3rd baseman David Wright to have surgery

Yesterday, New York Mets’ David Wright announced that he will opt for surgery on the herniated disk in his neck. He was already put on the disabled list a couple weeks ago for that injury, but he began to notice that this issue was not getting any better.  There was not much hope that David Wright would return this season anyway, as a herniated disk requires a couple of months...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

David Wright reportedly discussing neck surgery with doctor

The troublesome neck issues of Mets third baseman David Wright seem to be getting progressively worse, and now he may be forced to go under the knife. Wright is discussing the possibility of neck surgery with Dr. Robert Watkins along with team doctors and will reach a final determination soon, according to a report by Anthony DiComo of on Tuesday. David Wright is discussing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Mets: Is Wilmer Flores the answer at third?

It is well known by now that the captain and starting third basemen of the New York Mets, David Wright, will be out for an extended time and possibly the entire season with complications around his herniated disc. The team looked in disarray immediately after the news as there was no back up plan. Rumblings started that Sandy Alderson would have to look outside of the organization...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: W.B. Mason Post Game Extra - 06/08/16 - Flores wins it with RBI in 10th

Wilmer Flores drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning as the Mets edged the Pirates 6-5 on Wednesday night.
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mets team doctors spiking Carlos Gomez trade last year was huge for franchise

Last July, the New York Mets picked up the steam that led them to the NL East title and National League pennant. Providing a big boost to the Mets’ run was Yoenis Cespedes, acquired from the Detroit Tigers at the MLB trade deadline. Prior to getting Cespedes, however, the Mets were close to adding Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez. The trade was widely reported as a done...
Via The Comeback
May 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets minor league affiliate to give away Wilmer Flores crying bobbleheads

Remember last year’s MLB trade deadline, when Wilmer Flores took the field thinking he had been traded and then started crying at shortstop? Well, the first 2,500 fans in attendance at the Brooklyn Cyclones game July 31 won’t soon forget it. The Cyclones, a Mets Single-A affiliate, are hosting a “From Tears to Cheers” bobblehead night to celebrate this year’s trade deadline...
Via The Comeback
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Signed photos of Mets' Wilmer Flores crying sell out

By Darryn Albert. In a shocking and raw display of emotion that nearly made Tom Hanks keel over, Mets infielder Wilmer Flores openly wept on the field during a game last July thinking that he had been traded to the Milwaukee Brewers. Then, the proposed deal fell apart a few hours later, Flores remained a Met, clubbed an unforgettable walkoff home run against the Nationals two...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilmer Flores emotional on field after finding out he would be traded (Video)

Surreal scene. Mets trade Wilmer Flores but leave him in game. Flores then cries on field while playing. — Jimmy Traina (@JimmyTraina) July 30, 2015 On Wednesday, the Mets agreed to trade Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers in exchange for Carlos Gomez. While word of the trade began to circulate as...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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