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Scouting Report: C Jesus Flores

Flores could pull a Hanley Ramirez

Lost to the Nationals on Thursday in the Rule V Draft, the Mets signed Jesus Flores as an international free agent out of Venezuela back in March of 2002. Widely considered the best all-around catching prospect in the Mets' farm system, he had a breakout year with the St. Lucie Mets and tied for the league lead in home runs.

Vital Statistics: Name: Jesus Flores Position: Catcher DOB: November 26, 1984 Height: 6'1" Weight: 185 Bats: Right Throws: Right Flores entered the 2006 season with a world of talent but had not yet proven it on the field. He hit just a meager .216 with seven home runs in the South Atlantic League in 2005, but a broken hand in the final game of Spring Training prior to the start of that...

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