Wilmer Flores RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wilmer Flores headed to DL with left hamstring injury

    ESPN "The New York Mets plan to place infielder Wilmer Flores on the disabled list with a left hamstring injury before Thursday's series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers. They will promote left-hander Sean Gilmartin from Triple-A Las Vegas. Flores hurt the hamstring in Monday's series opener..." May 12

  • Mets' Wilmer Flores diagnosed with non-displaced fracture of left ankle

    Newark Star-Ledger "Mets infielder Wilmer Flores has a non-displaced fracture of the left ankle, assistant general manager John Ricco announced Tuesday. Flores suffered the injury after being hit by a pitch while playing winter ball in his native Venezuela." December 08

  • Signed photos of Mets shortstop Wilmer Flores crying sold out

    ESPN New York "Signed photos of Wilmer Flores crying on the night he thought he was traded have sold out. Steiner Sports, the memorabilia firm that had the New York Mets shortstop sign the photos at a signing earlier this month, said Friday that all of the 8-by-10-inch signed photos ($70) and the 16-by-20s..." August 22

  • Mets say trade for Carlos Gomez isn't happening now

    New York Daily News "Mets GM Sandy Alderson has said that the reported trade for Carlos Gomez - which would have sent Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers for Carlos Gomez has not and "will not" happen. The general manager was emphatic no deal had happened, despite multiple reports to the contrary, blaming..." July 30

  • Mets' Wilmer Flores brought to tears on the fied after allegedly being traded

    Sun Times "For those in management, baseball is a business. But for the players involved in the game it is so much more. Mets infielder Wilmer Flores put that on display Wednesday night after he was allegedly traded from the Mets to Milwaukee. The trade, sending Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers in..." July 30

  • Mets trade for Gomez, send Flores and Wheeler packing

    New York Daily News "Sandy Alderson continues to swing deals to support the Mets' chase for a playoff berth this season. The Mets have agreed to acquire Milwaukee centerfielder Carlos Gomez in exchange for injured pitcher Zack Wheeler and infielder Wilmer Flores, sources told the Daily News during Wednesday's game..." July 29

  • Mets eyeing move of Wilmer Flores from SS to second base

    ESPN New York "Wilmer Flores' days as a shortstop for the New York Mets, at least for the time being, appear numbered. A source familiar with internal discussions confirmed to ESPN.com that there is a "good possibility" that Flores will be shifted to second base when Daniel Murphy returns from the disabled..." June 25

  • Wilmer Flores not worried about missing Opening Day

    ESPN "Wilmer Flores continued to walk gingerly Monday morning, but the New York Mets shortstop said he did not believe he would miss Opening Day on April 6. Flores fouled a ball off the top of his left foot on Sunday. X-rays were negative and he was diagnosed with a bruise. "I'm not worried at..." March 23

  • Mets calling up SS prospect Wilmer Flores

    ESPN New York "Wilmer Flores is expected to be promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas, taking the roster spot that had belonged to Omar Quintanilla. How Terry Collins plans to divvy the playing time at shortstop remains to be seen, but clearly the Mets are dissatisfied with their production at shortstop and Ruben..." May 08

  • Flores may end up on DL

    New York Post "Wilmer Flores' big chance of making an impression on the Mets might have hit a glitch: a potential disabled list stint. The rookie infielder was absent from Tuesday's starting lineup against the Dodgers after twisting his right ankle running the bases the previous night. Manager Terry Collins..." August 14

  • Flores puts on power display

    New York Post "Wilmer Flores is already a hard-to-miss figure in the Mets clubhouse, but a few more swings like the one he took against Brandon Lyon yesterday will only increase his visibility. The 21-year-old infielder hit a three-run homer in the third inning that highlighted the Mets’ intrasquad scrimmage..." February 23

  • Paul DePodesta likes Wilmer Flores’s potential at 2B

    MetsBlog.com "This morning at Tradition Field, Wilmer Flores worked out at second base with Daniel Murphy. He took ground balls, worked on pivoting for the double play, and reacting to plays to his left and right… While watching Flores, Paul DePodesta told me Flores is one of the guys he will have his eyes..." February 11