Flores asked for a $2.2 million salary, and the Mets argued for $1.8 million during Friday’s hearing. A decision is expected Saturday from arbitrators Mark Irvings, Sylvia Skratek and Robert Herzog.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 10/23 Saturday Morning Forecast
Originally slated to serve as a backup last season to second baseman Neil Walker, shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera, third baseman David Wright , Flores appeared in 103 games, had 335 plate appearances and saw time at all four infield positions. He hit .267, matched his career high with 16 homers and had 49 RBIs.Manhattan, Brooklyn Residents Sue City To Stop Permanent Outdoor Dining
Flores made $526,014 last year and was eligible for arbitration for the first time.
Perez won his hearing in 2008 and made $6.5 million instead of the team’s offer of $4,725,000.MORE NEWS: 'Phantom Of The Opera,' Broadway's Longest Running Show, Resumes Performances
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