Wilmer Flores

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One For Mets Record Books

By ROB MAADDI   AP Sports Writer     PHILADELPHIA (AP) _ David Wright hit a long home run on his first major league swing in 133 days, Wilmer Flores went deep twice and the New […]

08/24/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 19:  Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets jumps over Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles after starting a double play in the first inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on August 19, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Orioles Perseverance Pays Off Against Mets

By DAVID GINSBURG  AP Sports Writer       BALTIMORE (AP) _ Henry Urrutia broke a ninth-inning tie with his first major league home run, and the Baltimore Orioles ended a nine-game losing streak against […]

08/19/2015

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - AUGUST 7:  Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets celebrates his home run with teammate Yoenis Cespedes #52 during the eighth inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 7, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Daniel Murphy; Yoenis Cespedes

Mets Put On Late Show

By MARK DIDTLER  Associated Press       ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) _ Michael Conforto hit a tying double and Wilmer Flores had a go-ahead single in the ninth inning as the surging New York […]

08/07/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 21: Jacob deGrom #48 of the New York Mets throws to a Washington Nationals batter in the third inning at Nationals Park on July 21, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Clutch Hitting Carries Mets

By HARVEY VALENTINE  Associated Press     WASHINGTON (AP) _ Pinch-hitter Eric Campbell put New York ahead with his two-run single in the seventh inning, and a stagnant Mets lineup finally came through with several […]

07/21/2015

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Matz, Mets Shutout Dodgers

^AP Sports Writer= LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Steven Matz is having the time of his young baseball life, winning his first two career starts, including silencing the Los Angeles Dodgers’ powerful lineup. Matz scattered two […]

07/05/2015

MILWAUKEE, WI - JUNE 25: Jacob Degrom #48 of the New York Mets pitches during the first inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on June 25, 2015 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)  *** Local Caption *** Jacob Degrom

Mets End Miserable Road Trip On High Note

MILWAUKEE (AP) _ Jacob deGrom gave up four hits in eight innings, and the New York Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 Thursday to stop a seven-game losing streak, their longest since April 2011. Wilmer […]

06/25/2015

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When It Comes To Fantasy Baseball, Always Beware Wrist And Foot Injuries On Your Roster

Strange as it may seem, not all injuries are created equal in sports. In baseball, any kind of hand/wrist injury can really impact a hitter’s ability to turn on a fastball, and those players trying to come back from such injuries often struggle at the plate. Likewise, foot injuries are hard to overcome for hitters and pitchers, especially if it’s to a plant foot that gives the player power to swing or throw the ball.

06/20/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 15:  Wilmer Flores #4 of the New York Mets celebrates with his teamates after hitting the game winning single in the eleventh inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at Citi Field on June 15, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Mets defeated the Blue Jays 4-3. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Say It With Flores

By HOWIE RUMBERG  AP Baseball Writer    NEW YORK (AP) _ Wilmer Flores singled to cap a two-out, two-run rally in the 11th inning and the New York Mets ended Toronto’s team record-tying 11-game winning […]

06/15/2015

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12:  Bartolo Colon #40 of the New York Mets pitches in the first inning against the Atlanta Braves at Citi Field on June 12, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

“Old Man” Delivers

By HOWIE RUMBERG  AP Baseball Writer      NEW YORK (AP) _ Bartolo Colon moved into a tie for the major league lead with his ninth win, Wilmer Flores and John Mayberry Jr. homered, and […]

06/12/2015

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 26: Curtis Granderson #3 of the New York Mets scores on Lucas Duda's RBI single in the third inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on May 26, 2015 in Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Mets Rally After Blown Lead

By MIKE FITZPATRICK  AP Baseball Writer    NEW YORK (AP) _ Wilmer Flores singled home the winning run with two outs in the 10th inning for his second huge hit in two days, giving the […]

05/26/2015

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