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Wilmer Flores | Third Baseman | #4

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/6/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 203
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / NYM
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Wilmer Flores will undergo surgery on his right wrist on Friday.
Friday's surgery will remove the hook of the hamate in the right hand. Flores has not played since injuring his wrist in a home plate collision on September 10. The surgery will sideline him through the Mets' playoff run, regardless of how long that lasts. Prior to the injury, Flores posted a .267/.319/.469 triple-slash while swatting 16 homers and driving in 49 runs over the course of 307 at-bats. Oct 5 - 5:46 PM

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Mets manager Terry Collins said that Wilmer Flores' right wrist injury is "more than a [bone] bruise."

ESPN's Adam Rubin writes that Flores will "apparently" need to undergo surgery. He won't be appearing in any of Mets playoff games this month and has not played since September 10. The 25-year-old infielder hit .267/.319/.469 with 16 homers, 49 RBI and nine steals over 307 at-bats prior to being sidelined for the season.
Source: ESPN.com
Oct 5 - 5:31 PM

Wilmer Flores (wrist) has officially been ruled out for the rest of the season.

Flores missed most of September with a left wrist issue and just hasn't had enough time to recover. It's a blow for the Mets, especially if they wind up facing Madison Bumgarner in the Wild Card Game on Wednesday. "Here’s a guy who was absolutely murdering left-handed pitching and here’s a spot where he can come up big," Terry Collins said. T.J. Rivera will continue to hold down second base for the Mets, while Lucas Duda and James Loney will cover first.
Oct 2 - 9:09 AM

Wilmer Flores (wrist) will attempt to swing a bat Friday.

It's been 20 days since Flores hurt his left wrist and four days since his last (unsuccessfully) tried to swing a bat. This looks like a last-ditch effort from Flores in hopes of being available for a potential Wild Card Game.
Source: ESPN.com
Sep 30 - 4:23 PM

Wilmer Flores felt lingering pain in his wrist while trying to swing a bat on Monday.

He'll be shut down for another couple days and could very well be done for the year, unless the Mets can muster a deep postseason run. Flores hasn't appeared in a major league game since September 10 due to a bone bruise in his left wrist. He was slashing .267/.319/.469 with 16 homers and 49 RBI in 307 at-bats.
Sep 27 - 4:12 PM

ESPN New York's Adam Rubin reports Wilmer Flores (wrist) may be done for the season.

He isn't close to swinging a bat and has already received two cortisone shots since going down with a bruised wrist two weeks ago. Flores could return if the Mets make a deep postseason run but it's a near certainty he won't be back for the final week of the regular season. Assuming that's the case, Flores will close out the 2016 campaign with 16 HR, 49 RBI and a .267 average across 307 at-bats.
Sep 24 - 4:46 PM

Mets manager Terry Collins has ruled out Wilmer Flores (wrist) for Thursday's game against the Phillies.

Collins deemed the worry-level surrounding Flores' wrist as a "DEFCON 4," so that is somewhat disconcerting. The team had hoped that the 25-year-old infielder would be able to return to the lineup against Phillies southpaw Adam Morgan on Thursday. Flores is currently sidelined by a left wrist injury suffered in a collision at home plate on September 10. He has been given two cortisone shots in the intervening days, but Collins said Flores has not been able to swing a bat since the collision.
Source: ESPN.com
Sep 21 - 4:26 PM

Wilmer Flores was given a second cortisone injection for his injured left wrist.

Flores hasn't appeared in a game for the Mets since suffering a bone bruise in an awkward home-plate collision with A.J. Pierzynski on September 10 in Atlanta, and it's going to be at least another couple days before he can return. T.J. Rivera is at second base and James Loney is at first base on Tuesday night against the Braves.
Sep 20 - 4:13 PM

Wilmer Flores has been diagnosed with inflammation in his left wrist.

He's been given a cortisone shot and the expectation is that he'll be ready to go in a couple days. Flores hasn't played since getting involved in a home-plate collision with A.J. Pierzynski last Saturday.
Sep 16 - 3:44 PM

Wilmer Flores will have his sore right wrist examined by a doctor on Thursday.

Flores has been experiencing both neck and wrist discomfort since an ugly home-plate collision with A.J. Pierzynski on Saturday night. X-rays taken in Atlanta over the weekend came back negative, but Flores is still unable to swing a bat. There should be an informative update coming sometime Thursday afternoon.
Sep 14 - 7:01 PM

Wilmer Flores (neck) is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Nationals.

Flores has dealt with neck stiffness since his home plate collision on Saturday and wasn't even able to hit on Monday. It's unclear when he could be ready to return to the lineup. T.J. Rivera is getting the start at second base against right-hander A.J. Cole.
Sep 13 - 3:44 PM

Wilmer Flores was unable to do any hitting on Monday because his neck was still too stiff from Saturday's home plate collision.

As a result, Mets manager Terry Collins is unsure if Flores will be available as a pinch-hitter on Monday against the Nationals. He's considered day-to-day for now.
Sep 12 - 4:54 PM

Wilmer Flores has a stiff neck Sunday but is feeling better following Saturday's collision with A.J. Pierzynski at home plate.

X-rays came back negative and Flores could be available to pinch-hit Sunday. He should be available to start before long. Kelly Johnson is at second base Sunday.
Source: ESPN.com
Sep 11 - 11:13 AM

Wilmer Flores left Saturday's game against the Braves with a bruised neck.

His X-rays came back negative. Flores injured himself in a collision with A.J. Pierzynski at home plate. He was able to walk off on his own power but was replaced in the field by James Loney. Flores went 1-for-4 with a double before exiting in the eighth inning. It's safe to assume he won't be on the field for Sunday's series finale.
Sep 10 - 10:27 PM

Wilmer Flores went 3-for-4 with a double in Monday’s win over the Reds.

It was an adventurous day on the bases for Flores, who couldn’t keep his foot on the bag while trying to go for a double in the first inning and was thrown out attempting to stretch a double into a triple in his next at-bat in the fourth inning. Still, it was an encouraging day at the plate for him after he came into the day hitless in his last 13 at-bats. Flores is batting .269 with 15 homers and a .789 OPS in 99 games this season and should continue to see steady playing time with Neil Walker (back) done for the year.
Sep 5 - 4:53 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Rene Rivera
3Kevin Plawecki
4Tomas Nido
1B1Lucas Duda
2Wilmer Flores
2B1Neil Walker
2T.J. Rivera
3Ty Kelly
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Matt Reynolds
3Gavin Cecchini
4Amed Rosario
3B1David Wright
2Jose Reyes
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
2Michael Conforto
CF1Curtis Granderson
2Juan Lagares
RF1Jay Bruce
2Brandon Nimmo
3Wulimer Becerra
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Noah Syndergaard
2Jacob deGrom
3Matt Harvey
4Steven Matz
5Zack Wheeler
6Robert Gsellman
7Seth Lugo
8Rafael Montero
9Chris Flexen
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeurys Familia
2Addison Reed
3Hansel Robles
4Josh Edgin
5Sean Gilmartin
6Gabriel Ynoa
7Josh Smoker
8Erik Goeddel
9Jenrry Mejia