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Terry Collins (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

Although Terry Collins has yet to post a winning record in any of his years at the helm, he can move into fourth place on the club’s all-time wins list.

09/23/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 16: Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets celebrates with teammates Travis d'Arnaud #15 and Daniel Murphy #28 after hitting a home run in the fifth inning during a game against the Miami Marlins on September 16, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Flores Goes Yard Twice As Mets Squish Fish 9-1, End 3-Game Skid

Wilmer Flores homered twice and drove in six runs for the second time this year, Ruben Tejada capped a four-run fourth inning with a two-run double, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 9-1.

09/17/2014

Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets celebrates his ninth-inning game-winning sacrifice fly against the Colorado Rockies with teammates Juan Lagares #12 and Matt den Dekker #6 at Citi Field on September 8, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Eddie C’s Mets Notebook: Sandy On Wilmer, Herrera, Noah And More

The general manager dishes on Wilmer Flores’ potential, why Noah Syndergaard wasn’t called up, what to do with Dilson Herrera when Daniel Murphy returns and much, much more.

09/09/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 08:  Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets celebrates his ninth inning game winning sacrifice fly against the Colorado Rockies with teammates Rafael Montero #50 and Eric Young Jr. #22 at Citi Field on September 8, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Granderson, Flores Boost Mets To 3-2 Win Over Rockies In The 9th

Curtis Granderson hit a tying triple off former-Met LaTroy Hawkins and scored two pitches later on Wilmer Flores’ sacrifice fly, giving New York a 3-2 win Monday night.

09/08/2014

Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets celebrates his solo home run in the eighth inning against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 7, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. New York defeated Cincinnati 4-3. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The New York Mets won back-to-back road series on the same trip for the first time this season, taking two of three from both the Marlins and Reds.

09/08/2014

Mets GM Sandy Alderson (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Alderson Hints That Internal Options Might Be Answers In Left Field, Shortstop

“We’ve got to assess what we have before we start going out and canvasing the free-agent market,” the GM said. “Free agents aren’t always the solution.”

09/05/2014

Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home by Gerald Laird #11 of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning at Citi Field on August 27, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Terry Collins Defends Decision To Bunt Wilmer Flores In 9th Inning

“We’ll play to tie another time,” Mets manager Terry Collins said. “We’ve got to win this game. We’re short pitching, we’re short on the bench. We don’t have a lot of moves if we go extra innings.”

08/28/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27:  Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home by Gerald Laird #11 of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning at Citi Field on August 27, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Fight Back But Fall Short Against Atlanta 3-2

Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday.

08/28/2014

Juan Lagares (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Mets Activate Juan Lagares From DL, Option Wilmer Flores

Center fielder Juan Lagares has been activated from the 15-day disabled list by the New York Mets and is in the starting lineup, batting sixth, for Thursday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

06/26/2014

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets forces out Marlon Byrd #3 of the Philadelphia Phillies at second base on an attempted double play in the second inning at Citizens Bank Park on June 2, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Flores Hits Grand Slam, Mets Bash Phillies 11-2

Wilmer Flores hit a grand slam and drove in a career-high six runs, and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-2 Monday night in a makeup from an April rainout.

06/03/2014

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Scout On Mets’ Infield Defense With Flores: ‘Good Luck With That’

Flores has struggled with the glove in Triple-A this season, committing seven errors in 25 games for the Las Vegas 51s.

05/09/2014

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Wilmer Flores On Way In Mets’ Shortstop Shakeup

Omar Quintanilla is being DFA’d. But this could be more about embattled infielder Ruben Tejada, who figures to see more time on the pine while the Mets get a look at Flores.

05/08/2014

Wilmer Flores (Photo by Joel Auerbach/Getty Images)

Mets Send Wilmer Flores, 3 More To Minors

It looks like it’ll be Ruben Tejada at shortstop on Opening Day, barring a last-minute move by the Mets.

03/24/2014

Ruben Tejada at Mets camp in 2013 (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets Shouldn’t Settle For Ruben Tejada At Shortstop

Typical Mets. Stephen Drew’s price tag is too high? Don’t pay. The timing of the signing would force them to give up a draft pick? Don’t sign until he comes for free.

03/17/2014

Wilmer Flores  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Wilmer Flores Willing To Play ‘Anywhere’ To Stay In Lineup

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?

08/13/2013

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