Just two days ago, Wilmer Flores was in tears during a game over rumors that the Mets would trade him. On Friday night, he got a big welcome at the plate after hitting a walk-off home run in the 12th inning.
The Baltimore Orioles got a boost to their lineup by acquiring outfielder Gerardo Parra from the Milwaukee Brewers for minor league pitcher Zach Davies just hours before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.
Justin Upton hit a three-run homer with two outs in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday to complete the San Diego Padres' stunning comeback in an 8-7 victory over the New York Mets at Citi Field in a game that featured two rain delays totaling more than 3 1/2 hours.
Contrary to everything everyone tweeted about Wednesday night, the New York Mets will not be sending infielder Wilmer Flores and injured right-handed pitcher Zack Wheeler to the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for center fielder Carlos Gomez.
The New York Mets spent plenty of time Tuesday thinking about and talking about the stunning lack of judgment displayed by right-hander Jenrry Mejia, who earned a 162-game suspension from Major League Baseball for failing a second PED test.