Wilmer Flores (ankle) has shed his walking boot and is scheduled to begin hitting this week.
Wilmer Flores could serve as the Mets' backup first baseman in 2016.
Wilmer Flores was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of the left ankle bone.
Wilmer Flores is returning home from winter ball after getting hit in the ankle by a pitch.
Wilmer Flores (calf) returned to action with his Venezuelan Winter League team on Wednesday.
Mets manager Terry Collins said that Wilmer Flores lost 10 pounds in five days while dealing with strep throat.
Wilmer Flores said Tuesday that his back feels good.
Wilmer Flores (back) is not expected to play Friday either.
Wilmer Flores left Wednesday's game with lower back stiffness.
Wilmer Flores left Wednesday's game against the Phillies with an undisclosed injury.
Mets manager Terry Collins said Friday that the coaches believe Wilmer Flores is "running out of gas."
Wilmer Flores went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run but the Mets lost on Sunday to the Marlins.
Wilmer Flores rejoined the Mets on Friday after returning home to Venezuela for a family emergency on Wednesday.
Wilmer Flores has been excused from the Mets until Friday due to a family emergency.