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.
Wilmer Flores capped the Mets’ Sunday night victory in Arizona with a ninth inning home run.
Dillon Gee followed Matt Harvey’s first career shutout with an impressive outing of his own, helping the Mets beat Colorado, 2-1, Thursday and sending the Rockies home after matching the worst road trip in team history.
Matt Harvey tossed a four-hitter and prospect Wilmer Flores drove in three runs in the Mets’ 5-0 win over the Colorado Rockies’ on Wednesday evening.
The Mets have called up 22-year-old — he turned 22 on Tuesday — infielder Wilmer Flores to the major leagues. Flores is the Mets’ No. 4 rated prospect in the system, according to MLB.com.
Harvey pitched his initial two innings of the spring against the Astros, concentrating on keeping his fastball down in the zone, and he thought d’Arnaud did an excellent job of helping him get strikes.
“Delayed somewhat” means being pushed back to the March 10-15 range, which makes it highly doubtful that Santana could get enough work in to be ready by April 1.
Still in the mix? Yes, though it seems increasingly likely New York would have to choose between its top draft pick and the free-agent outfielder.
Mets fans will get a glimpse of the future next month when right-handed pitcher Zack Wheeler and shortstop/third baseman Wilmer Flores take part in the MLB All-Star Futures Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
With the Winter Meetings around the corner in December, and the annual Rule 5 draft scheduled to take place, the Mets moved some of their top prospects onto their 40-man roster to protect them from being selected by other clubs.
Trading Jose Reyes may seem unthinkable to most Mets fans — but it would be logical for the organization to move their franchise player before the July 31st trading deadline.