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Lookout Landing Jan 17, 2019
Mariners Moose Tracks, 1/17/19: Joey Curletta, Wilmer Flores, and Shawn Tolleson

Mariners Moose Tracks, 1/17/19: Joey Curletta, Wilmer Flores, and Shawn Tolleson

We’ve got some links to get your Thursday started. Hello folks! It’s Thursday, as I’m sure most of you are aware. I don’t know, sometimes I lose track of what day it is. Maybe this is a reminder for some of you that you have to do that thing you do every Thursday. Don’t you have something you were supposed to remember to do today? No? OK, then proceed to the links... In Mariners news... Learn more about Mariners prospect Joey Curletta thanks to this feature by Greg Johns. Around the league... Well this just delays the inevitable. The Anaheim City Council just voted 5-2 to...
AZ Snake Pit Jan 17, 2019
Snake Bytes 1/17: Something to talk about.

Snake Bytes 1/17: Something to talk about.

We welcome Wilmer. D-backs News: Beloved Met Wilmer Flores lands with the Dbacks. The infielder, who has spent his entire career, dating back to 2008, with the Mets, agreed Wednesday to a one-year deal with the Diamondbacks with a team option. Since 2013, Flores had been a Mets fan favorite, posting a .262 batting average and being a reliable right-handed bat, oftentimes off the bench. The 27-year-old famously cried on the field during a 2015 game when he believed he had been traded. The deal fell through, and it only endeared him more to the fan base. Another interesting video I found...
AZ Snake Pit Jan 16, 2019
How the Wilmer Flores signing impacts the Diamondbacks roster

How the Wilmer Flores signing impacts the Diamondbacks roster

The Diamondbacks made their first major move since December, signing utility infielder Wilmer Flores to a 1-year deal with a club option. The 1-year deal will cover his final arbitration eligible year with the club option potentially covering one free agent year. Given that the deal is $3.75M salary with a $6M club option for 2020, Flores will most likely play everyday on the infield. As mentioned in Jim’s article about the signing itself, MLB.com beat reporter Steve Gilbert speculates that the Diamondbacks plan to play Flores almost exclusively at 2B. This move in fact has major...
rssfeeds.azcentral.com Jan 16, 2019
Arizona Diamondbacks to sign infielder Wilmer Flores, according to report

Arizona Diamondbacks to sign infielder Wilmer Flores, according to report

The Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent infielder Wilmer Flores, ESPNs Jeff Passan reports.         
AZ Snake Pit Jan 16, 2019
Arizona Diamondbacks sign Wilmer Flores

Arizona Diamondbacks sign Wilmer Flores

It’s a one-year deal with a club option for the infielder Jeff Passan of ESPN [I’m still having consciously not to type Yahoo!] was the first to report the news, following up on a report by colleague Pedro Gomez. It’s pending physicals, and there’s no word to this point on the price. Flores was non-tendered by the Mets at the end of November: he was in his third year of arbitration eligibility and was probably going to have received a sizeable increase on his $3.4 million salary for 2018 (MLBTR estimated $4.7m). He appeared in 126 games for New York, hitting .267/.319/.417, for a...
New York Post Jan 16, 2019

Beloved Met Wilmer Flores lands with Diamondbacks

This time, Wilmer Flores is actually leaving. The infielder, who has spent his entire career, dating back to 2008, with the Mets, agreed Wednesday to a one-year deal with the Diamondbacks with a team option, according to ESPN. Since 2013, Flores had been a Mets fan favorite, posting a .262 batting average and being a...
NorthJersey.com Jan 16, 2019
Wilmer Flores to sign with Diamondbacks after six seasons with the Mets, per report

Wilmer Flores to sign with Diamondbacks after six seasons with the Mets, per report

After six seasons as a utility infielder with the Mets, Wilmer Flores will reportedly sign with the Diamondbacks in free agency.        
SNY TV Jan 16, 2019

Mets IF Wilmer Flores reportedly agrees to one-year contract with D-backs

Infielder Wilmer Flores has found a new home in Arizona.
Amazin Avenue Jan 16, 2019
Mets hold introductory press conference for Jed Lowrie

Mets hold introductory press conference for Jed Lowrie

Lowrie will wear number 4 as a Met, once worn by Wilmer Flores. The Mets introduced their latest free agent signing, Jed Lowrie, today at a press conference at Citi Field. Mets GM Brodie Van Wagenen opened up the proceedings by saying that he had some “very specific agenda items” in mind for this offseason, which included increasing run production, adding depth and versatility, and creating balance on both sides of the plate. Lowrie “checks all the boxes,” said Van Wagenen. Van Wagenen also noted that the entire front office was on the same page regarding wanting to bring Lowrie to...
SNY TV Jan 7, 2019

David Wright to begin role in Mets front office: Report

The seven-time All-Star will continue to have a voice within the Mets organization.
Rising Apple Jan 4, 2019

Former Mets utility man Wilmer Flores may end up with the Rays

Beloved former New York Mets utility player Wilmer Flores may find a new home with the Tampa Bay Rays this offseason. The team is rumored to have interest in signing Flores. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Tampa Bay Rays are rumored to be eyeing beloved former New York Mets utility […] Former Mets utility man Wilmer Flores may end up with the Rays - Rising Apple - Rising Apple - A New York Mets Blog Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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