The rookie third baseman will eventually lose his position when captain David Wright returns from a hamstring injury. So what then? A move to the outfield?
Flores is the third player in Mets history to collect nine or more RBIs in his first six games with the club.
David Wright is going on the 15-day disabled list with a right hamstring injury. Mike Baxter was recalled from Triple-A Las Vegas.
Ike Davis had a go-ahead RBI double in a three-run seventh inning, Daniel Murphy drove in three runs, and the New York Mets snapped a five-game skid against the Miami Marlins with a 6-5 victory Monday night.
The Mets have lost three games in a row for the first time since the middle of June as they head to Miami to take on the Marlins.
Terry Collins’ contract will expire at the end of the season. I’m not suggesting that Fred Wilpon should give him a four-year extension. But I’d like to see him finally have a chance with a team that’s built to contend.
Daniel Murphy homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs and Jenrry Mejia pitched seven innings in his season debut as the Mets defeated the Nationals, 11-0, Friday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Why not attempt a bunt against the infield shift? Well, Davis tried it Tuesday at Citi Field. And he was booed — relentlessly.
Carlos Torres pitched six impressive innings and had an RBI single, Ike Davis turned an angry crowd in his favor with a go-ahead double in a three-run sixth and the Mets beat the Braves 4-1 Tuesday.
The Braves’ Jason Heyward made a diving catch with runners on first and second and two outs in the ninth inning Monday night, putting the finishing touches on a loss the Mets won’t soon forget.
This is not about standings. It’s about sex appeal. With Saturday’s official selection of David Wright and Matt Harvey to the All-Star team, Mets fans can now settle for the title of sexiest team in the majors.
Ike Davis has rediscovered his stroke in Las Vegas and the Mets ready to call him up.
Davis is hitting it big in Vegas. The demoted Mets first baseman slugged his fifth home run in four games on Monday night, doubling and driving two runs.
Duda has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained muscle between his ribs.
Duda felt discomfort following New York’s 4-3 win over Philadelphia on Friday night.