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Flores Working Through Sluggish Start

Flores is hitting .296, but wants more power

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – Wilmer Flores gained a lot of attention in the offseason and during spring training - and rightfully so. Flores is anticipated to have a breakthrough year, but that has yet to materialize as the shortstop is off to a comparatively slow start. But a slow start has not discouraged Flores, who is working hard to push through April and get his season going.

Wilmer Flores has become a large part of the St. Lucie Mets offense since joining the club last summer. However, he's struggled to find his power at the plate so far this season – he is hitting .296 but has zero home runs and only three doubles – but maintains his focus on changing that quickly. "I'm glad to be back here, I really liked it here last season. I'm still struggling at the plate... Recommended Stories