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Wilmer Flores | Third Baseman | #4

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (24) / 8/6/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 203
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / NYM
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Wilmer Flores (hand) went 2-for-4 with an RBI single in Sunday's loss to the Braves.
While Flores was dealing with a left hand contusion entering the weekend series, he has played in-full during each of the last two games. On Sunday, he was the only Mets batter to finish with more than one hit. His ninth-inning RBI single drew the team to within 5-2, but that would be the last of the game's scoring. With a .240/.309/.368 triple-slash over 125 at-bats, Flores does not make for any sort of legitimate fantasy option. Jun 26 - 5:54 PM

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Wilmer Flores (hand) is back in the Mets' starting lineup Saturday against the Braves.

Flores was held out of Friday's lineup due to a left hand contusion, but he did pinch-hit later in the game. He is starting at third base and batting sixth on Saturday.
Jun 18 - 4:21 PM

Wilmer Flores (hand) struck out in a pinch-hit appearance Friday versus the Braves.

Flores was held out of the starting lineup after suffering a left hand contusion on a hit-by-pitch on Thursday, but he was asked to pinch-hit Friday with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning. While he didn’t come through, it’s a sign that he should be back in the lineup very soon. The 24-year-old is expected to get the bulk of the playing time at third base with David Wright (neck) sidelined.
Jun 17 - 11:02 PM

Wilmer Flores (hand) is not in the Mets' lineup Friday.

Flores departed Thursday's contest after being hit on the left hand by a pitch. X-rays came back clean, but he's likely still sore. Kelly Johnson will fill in at third base Friday.
Jun 17 - 3:37 PM

Wilmer Flores left Thursday's game against the Pirates with a bruised left hand.

Flores took a Juan Nicasio pitch off his left hand to open the second inning. He stuck around for a while but was eventually replaced at third base by Kelly Johnson. The good news is that Flores' X-rays came back negative, so he shouldn't miss much time. With Flores banged up David Wright recovering from surgery, the Mets aren't catching any breaks at third base.
Jun 16 - 8:46 PM

Wilmer Flores went 2-for-3 with an RBI single, a walk, and two runs scored against the Marlins on Friday.

It was a good night for Flores, who hasn’t had many of them so far this season. The Mets will be without David Wright (neck) well into the second half and Flores will get the first opportunity to fill in at third base. The 24-year-old offers pop and multi-position eligibility, so he could carve out some relevance in deeper mixed fantasy leagues.
Jun 3 - 10:14 PM

Wilmer Flores (hamstring) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout in his return from the disabled list Sunday.

Flores started at third base in this one. He's also expected to see significant playing time at first base while Lucas Duda recovers from a serious back injury. Flores has some power (16 homers last year) and is worthy of attention in deeper mixed fantasy leagues while he is receiving regular at-bats for the Mets.
May 30 - 8:44 AM

Wilmer Flores (hamstring) will not be activated from the disabled list on Friday.

The Mets have decided to extend Flores' rehab assignment a bit longer, but he could still conceivably return sometime over the weekend. Flores is slated to take over at first base for the Mets with Lucas Duda (back) on the shelf.
Source: ESPN.com
May 27 - 2:08 PM

Wilmer Flores (hamstring) went 2-for-3 in his rehab debut Tuesday with Double-A Binghamton.

He also played seven innings at first base without issue. Flores is on track to return from the disabled list when first eligible this Friday night against the Dodgers and he could see a good amount of starts at first base with Lucas Duda (back) sidelined.
May 24 - 8:43 PM

Wilmer Flores (hamstring) will begin a minor league rehab assignment on Tuesday.

Flores is expected to be activated from the disabled list as soon as he's eligible on Friday. He'll get a few games under his belt in the minor leagues to get his timing back before a return to a utility role with the Mets.
May 21 - 1:23 PM

Mets placed INF Wilmer Flores on the 15-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain.

Flores initially tweaked his hamstring Monday and probably made it worse by trying to play Tuesday. Now he could miss the next three weeks. Flores will fly to New York on Thursday for a full examination by team docs.
May 12 - 6:17 AM

With Lucas Duda sitting out, Wilmer Flores went 2-for-4 with a double as the Mets' first baseman on Friday.

The Mets could give Flores the occasional start at first base against a lefty if he proves capable. Flores is hitting .333 with a 4/8 K/BB ratio in 42 at-bats this spring.
Mar 25 - 4:50 PM

Wilmer Flores went 3-for-3 with two doubles on Monday and is 10-for-18 this spring.

With David Wright yet to debut and the team not entirely sure about his status for Opening Day, Flores has been playing plenty of third base this spring. He could also start at short if Asdrubal Cabrera needs some DL time. Either way, it seems likely that he'll be needed in April.
Mar 14 - 5:11 PM

Wilmer Flores had three singles in three at-bats versus the Braves on Tuesday.

Flores started at third base today. He projects to see more time there than anywhere else, what with David Wright being targeted for frequent rest days this year.
Mar 8 - 4:51 PM

Wilmer Flores skipped Tuesday's intrasqaud game due to illness.

He should be good to go in the next day or so. After the additions of Neil Walker and Asdrubal Cabrera over the winter, Flores is expected to serve as a backup all over the infield in 2016.
Mar 1 - 2:40 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Rene Rivera
1B1Lucas Duda
2James Loney
2B1Neil Walker
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
3B1David Wright
2Wilmer Flores
3Matt Reynolds
LF1Brandon Nimmo
2Alejandro De Aza
3Kelly Johnson
CF1Yoenis Cespedes
2Juan Lagares
RF1Curtis Granderson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jacob deGrom
2Matt Harvey
3Noah Syndergaard
4Steven Matz
5Bartolo Colon
6Zack Wheeler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeurys Familia
2Addison Reed
3Jim Henderson
4Jerry Blevins
5Hansel Robles
6Antonio Bastardo
7Erik Goeddel
8Sean Gilmartin
9Logan Verrett
10Jenrry Mejia