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Wilmer Flores 2013 Outlook


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#1 TheWrightStuff

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 10:39 PM

Promoted to the Mets, per Adam Rubin (on twitter)

Adam Rubin@AdamRubinESPN  7m
Wilmer Flores has been promoted to #Mets. Looks like the source was good.

Edited by TheWrightStuff, 05 August 2013 - 10:39 PM.

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2014:
C-C.Santana (1B/3B), S.Vogt (1B/OF)
1B-F.Freeman, A.Craig (OF)
2B-N.Walker, J.Harrison (3B/OF)
3B- M.Machado, C.McGehee (1B)
SS- B.Zobrist (2B/OF), X.Bogaerts(3B)
OF-A.McCutchen, Y.Puig, J.Bautista (1B), S.Pearce (1B), M.Byrd, B.Revere

SP-Y.Darvish, G.Cole, J.Shields, C.Hamels, H.Iwakuma, AJ Burnett, H.Bailey,
J.Lackey,D.Hutchison, J.deGrom, C.Morton, J.Quintana, JA Happ, J.Kelly


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Posted 05 August 2013 - 10:50 PM

If he has 2B eligibility, he's a godsend (Kendrick owner in two leagues).
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#3 Choo on Wieters

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 10:52 PM

I like his AAA batting numbers and if the reason he wasn't called up is defensive related, I'll take a flyer as a former Everth owner.
12 team H2H 6X6 (R, HR, RBI, SB, Avg, OPS.-- W, L, K, Sv, ERA, WHIP)

Where's Oswaldo- 2-6-0 - 11th place

C-        Devin Mesoraco
1B-      Edwin Encarnacion
2B-      Howie Kendrick
3B-      Ryan Zimmerman
SS-      JJ Hardy
1B/3B- Eduardo Escobar
2B/SS- Neil Walker
OF- J. Hamilton, B. Hamilton, J. Jones, R. Davis, N. Markakis
Util- Oswaldo Arcia
Bench- Joey Votto(DL15), Matt Adams(DL15), C. Carter
SP-Price, Liriano, Roark, Ventura, Richards, Alvarez
RP- Frieri, Chapman, Grilli, Belisario
DL- W. Myers(DL15)

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Posted 05 August 2013 - 11:35 PM

Alrighty, a contact hitter with a little pop and no speed coming out of Vegas. Can't wait to be disappointed. Any reason for hope besides the Kurt Rambis praise of 'he does something positive every game'?
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Posted 05 August 2013 - 11:58 PM

What makes Vegas such a hitter's park?  And why does the Triple A team for New York play in Vegas?

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 01:25 AM

View PostDavid Light, on 05 August 2013 - 11:58 PM, said:

What makes Vegas such a hitter's park?  And why does the Triple A team for New York play in Vegas?

hitters park because of the climate. hot and dry... and the mets use to have the buffalo bison... Toronto stole them away and we were stuck with the blue jays' sloppy seconds... being the las vegas 51's

as someone who likes to rep minor league hats, it probably the worst logo in the sport... my cyclones hat gets extra miles

#7 Choo on Wieters

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 02:26 AM

View Postldphifty, on 06 August 2013 - 01:25 AM, said:

View PostDavid Light, on 05 August 2013 - 11:58 PM, said:

What makes Vegas such a hitter's park?  And why does the Triple A team for New York play in Vegas?

hitters park because of the climate. hot and dry... and the mets use to have the buffalo bison... Toronto stole them away and we were stuck with the blue jays' sloppy seconds... being the las vegas 51's

as someone who likes to rep minor league hats, it probably the worst logo in the sport... my cyclones hat gets extra miles

Didn't the Dodgers used to use them also?

Edited by Choo on Wieters, 06 August 2013 - 02:26 AM.

12 team H2H 6X6 (R, HR, RBI, SB, Avg, OPS.-- W, L, K, Sv, ERA, WHIP)

Where's Oswaldo- 2-6-0 - 11th place

C-        Devin Mesoraco
1B-      Edwin Encarnacion
2B-      Howie Kendrick
3B-      Ryan Zimmerman
SS-      JJ Hardy
1B/3B- Eduardo Escobar
2B/SS- Neil Walker
OF- J. Hamilton, B. Hamilton, J. Jones, R. Davis, N. Markakis
Util- Oswaldo Arcia
Bench- Joey Votto(DL15), Matt Adams(DL15), C. Carter
SP-Price, Liriano, Roark, Ventura, Richards, Alvarez
RP- Frieri, Chapman, Grilli, Belisario
DL- W. Myers(DL15)

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 03:26 AM

View Postldphifty, on 06 August 2013 - 01:25 AM, said:

View PostDavid Light, on 05 August 2013 - 11:58 PM, said:

What makes Vegas such a hitter's park?  And why does the Triple A team for New York play in Vegas?

hitters park because of the climate. hot and dry... and the mets use to have the buffalo bison... Toronto stole them away and we were stuck with the blue jays' sloppy seconds... being the las vegas 51's

as someone who likes to rep minor league hats, it probably the worst logo in the sport... my cyclones hat gets extra miles
51's?  Like they are named after Area 51?  Too funny.  (Do they have flying saucers on the cap?).

So if this guy is eligible at 2B, which it sounds like he already is from the posts above, does he also have 3B or do we have to wait the 5 games (Yahoo) for that?

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 05:03 AM

Looks like he has shortstop eligibility in espn... Welcome to my team

It feels like this guy has been around forever though. I think some of his stats are a product of the ballpark and league, but he has always been a talented player.

Edited by klove42, 06 August 2013 - 05:04 AM.

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 05:10 AM

his stats are pretty ordinary even though he plays in Vegas. Except for really deep leagues(14+ teams)/NL-Only leagues i think this has Bust written all over it
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Posted 06 August 2013 - 05:11 AM

Here is a brief write up about him  http://www.faketeams...f-new-york-mets
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Posted 06 August 2013 - 11:38 AM

How come I cant find him in my Yahoo! league? He is nowhere to be found.

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 11:44 AM

View Postrage166, on 06 August 2013 - 11:38 AM, said:

How come I cant find him in my Yahoo! league? He is nowhere to be found.

Like many players that are called up, Yahoo doesn't have him in their system. He'll be added soon.
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Posted 06 August 2013 - 11:47 AM

View Postbaltimore_boy, on 06 August 2013 - 11:44 AM, said:

View Postrage166, on 06 August 2013 - 11:38 AM, said:

How come I cant find him in my Yahoo! league? He is nowhere to be found.

Like many players that are called up, Yahoo doesn't have him in their system. He'll be added soon.

I like the little dig at Yahoo there... I am actually pretty excited about him this year.
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Posted 06 August 2013 - 11:48 AM

they always say 'a player needs to be a MLB team's 40 man roster'....well, he is...yet, NOT in Yahoo! always half-assed
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2014:
C-C.Santana (1B/3B), S.Vogt (1B/OF)
1B-F.Freeman, A.Craig (OF)
2B-N.Walker, J.Harrison (3B/OF)
3B- M.Machado, C.McGehee (1B)
SS- B.Zobrist (2B/OF), X.Bogaerts(3B)
OF-A.McCutchen, Y.Puig, J.Bautista (1B), S.Pearce (1B), M.Byrd, B.Revere

SP-Y.Darvish, G.Cole, J.Shields, C.Hamels, H.Iwakuma, AJ Burnett, H.Bailey,
J.Lackey,D.Hutchison, J.deGrom, C.Morton, J.Quintana, JA Happ, J.Kelly


N/A: N.Syndergaard

Let's go, Mets!

#16 Choo on Wieters

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 11:54 AM

ESPN is the only way to go folks.  Best thing I can say about them is their fantasy games.
12 team H2H 6X6 (R, HR, RBI, SB, Avg, OPS.-- W, L, K, Sv, ERA, WHIP)

Where's Oswaldo- 2-6-0 - 11th place

C-        Devin Mesoraco
1B-      Edwin Encarnacion
2B-      Howie Kendrick
3B-      Ryan Zimmerman
SS-      JJ Hardy
1B/3B- Eduardo Escobar
2B/SS- Neil Walker
OF- J. Hamilton, B. Hamilton, J. Jones, R. Davis, N. Markakis
Util- Oswaldo Arcia
Bench- Joey Votto(DL15), Matt Adams(DL15), C. Carter
SP-Price, Liriano, Roark, Ventura, Richards, Alvarez
RP- Frieri, Chapman, Grilli, Belisario
DL- W. Myers(DL15)

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 12:47 PM

3B/CI in CBS ... for keeper leagues, my bet is he is the Mets 2B in 2014 or even 1B to replace Ike. Obviously 3b is not his future.
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CI/ Bautista
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Posted 06 August 2013 - 02:14 PM

batting 6th and playing 3B tonight
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2014:
C-C.Santana (1B/3B), S.Vogt (1B/OF)
1B-F.Freeman, A.Craig (OF)
2B-N.Walker, J.Harrison (3B/OF)
3B- M.Machado, C.McGehee (1B)
SS- B.Zobrist (2B/OF), X.Bogaerts(3B)
OF-A.McCutchen, Y.Puig, J.Bautista (1B), S.Pearce (1B), M.Byrd, B.Revere

SP-Y.Darvish, G.Cole, J.Shields, C.Hamels, H.Iwakuma, AJ Burnett, H.Bailey,
J.Lackey,D.Hutchison, J.deGrom, C.Morton, J.Quintana, JA Happ, J.Kelly


N/A: N.Syndergaard

Let's go, Mets!

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 03:08 PM

View PostTheWrightStuff, on 06 August 2013 - 11:48 AM, said:

they always say 'a player needs to be a MLB team's 40 man roster'....well, he is...yet, NOT in Yahoo! always half-assed

Yeah, Yahoo kind of lied about a player needing to be on the 40 man roster to be available. As far as I know, this isn't really the case. After tonight, once Flores has played his 1st game is when I believe his will be available in Yahoo.

Edited by NYR Fan 116894, 06 August 2013 - 03:08 PM.

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Posted 06 August 2013 - 03:58 PM

View PostTheWrightStuff, on 06 August 2013 - 11:48 AM, said:

they always say 'a player needs to be a MLB team's 40 man roster'....well, he is...yet, NOT in Yahoo! always half-assed
Theres a list in yahoos complaint section somewhere that details all the guys that violate this old school rule of theirs, in both directions.  Theres a bunch of guys in the player pool who arent on the 40 man as well as the guys who should be that aren't.  Its my last big gripe with Yahoo, but as another poster said he will be in after his first game played
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