Made his first Opening Day roster...Set career highs in nearly every offensive category: average (.263), hits (127), doubles (22), home runs (16) and RBI (59)...Led the team in walk-off RBI (May 26 vs.Philadelphia, June 15 vs. Toronto and July 31 vs. Washington)...Was tied for third in the majors with his three walk-off RBI. • Made 96 starts at shortstop and 30 at second base... Hit .310 (31-100) vs. lefthanders...Batted .286 (36-126) with RISP...Became the fifth Mets middle infielder in team history to hit 15 or more home runs in a season... Joined Edgardo Alfonzo, Jeff Kent, Jose Reyes and Jose Valentin....Connected for his first career walk-off home run on July 31 vs. Washington and drove in both runs in the Mets' 2-1 win...Was his first home run since June 12 (146 at-bats). ... Batted .296 (42-142) with 21 runs scored, eight doubles, six home runs and 19 RBI in 44 games from July 31 through the end of the season....Eight of his 16 home runs either tied the game or gave the Mets a lead...Had a career-high eight game hitting streak from April 16-25...Was 12-30 (.400) with three home runs and eight RBI over that span...Also hit in eight straight from May 30-June 7...Reached base safely in a career-high 14 straight games from April 11-27 with a .313 batting average (15-48) and .365 OBP over that streak....Connected on his second career-grand slam on May 16 vs. Milwaukee (off Matt Garza)... According to Elias, Flores became the fourth player in Mets history to hit a grand slam in a game in which he started in the ninth-spot in the batting order... Hit his eighth home run of the year in the third inning on May 31 vs. Miami...Was the first shortstop in team history to hit eight home runs by the end of May and it was tied for the fourth-highest single season total by a shortstop under
the age of 24...The only higher totals belong to Alex Rodriguez, who did it twice (10 in 1996 at
age 20; 20 in 1998 at age 22), and Cal Ripken (11 in 1984 at age 23)...Four other under-24 players had exactly eight homers from the shortstop position by the end of May: Arky Vaughan (1935 Pirates), Rico Petrocelli (1966 Red Sox), Rodriguez (1999 Mariners) and Jean Segura (2013 Brewers)...Research courtesy of the Elias Sports Bureau.
Batted .286 (4-14) during the NLCS...Hit .300 (3-10) in the NLDS....Went 2-3 with two runs scored in his first postseason start in Game 3 of the NLDS vs. Los Angeles-NL.
Opened the year with Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League, before the Mets recalled him on April 2...Optioned to Las Vegas on April 5 before returning to the majors on May 8...Optioned again on June 25...Recalled for the final time on July 24...Made starts at shortstop and second base, and also appearred at third base...Played shortstop 51 times, making 50 starts...Had 19 appearances, 17 starts, at second and one appearance, no starts, at third...Had two, career-high six-RBI games...Hit his first career grand slam (off Phillippe Aumont) and drove in six runs on June 2 at Philadelphia...Became the third Mets shortstop with six RBI in a game and first since Dick Schofield on July 19, 1992 vs. San Francisco...Jerry Buchek also did it on September 22, 1967 in Game 2 against Houston...Hit two home runs (off Brad Penny, 2), his first career multi-home run game, and drove in six on September 16 vs. Miami...Finished the season as one of two players in the majors with multiple games of at least six RBI (also, Justin Morneau)...The last Mets player to have two such games in a season was Carlos Delgado in 2008...Robin Ventura (1999) and Mike Piazza (2002) are the only other players in franchise history with two such games...The last rookie with two six-RBI games in a season was Geovany Soto in 2008 for Chicago (NL)...He drove in seven and six in separate games...Was the third Mets rookie to have six or more RBI in a game, joining David Wright (August 5, 2004 at Milwaukee) and Jeromy Burnitz (seven, August 5, 1993 at Montreal)...Became the seventh player since 1920 to have a game with at least six RBI as a second baseman and as a shortstop, and the only one to do so in the same season...The other six are: Jeff Blauser, Eddie Joost, Felipe Lopez, Dick McAuliffe, Juan Uribe and Jose Valentin.Had two career-best seven-game hitting streaks, going 11-28 (.393) during both runs (August 29-September 6, and September 13-September 20)...Hit his first career home run at Citi Field, August 27 vs. Atlanta (off Julio Teheran) and his first since June 2 at Philadelphia...Went 104 at-bats between home runs...Collected his first game-ending RBI, September 8 vs. Colorado...Lifted a sacrifice fly off LaTroy Hawkins to give the Mets a 3-2 win...Had an extra-base hit in a career-best four consecutive games (six total; two doubles, one triple, three home runs), September 13-September 16...Scored a team-best 15 times in September and finished the month with four home runs, which tied for the ninth most in the NL and 13 RBI...Hit safely in 22 straight games with Las Vegas from June 27-July 21...Batted .378 (34-90) with 29 RBI during the streak...Hit .332 with six home runs and 18 RBI with Margarita of the Venezuelan Winter League.
Started the season with Las Vegas (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League before he was recalled the Mets on August 6...Made his major league debut that night vs. Colorado. Went 0-4 with an error in his big league debut...Played third base and hit sixth in the line-up...Also became the second Mets player to debut on his birthday, joining righthanded pitcher John Pacella, who made his major league debut on September 15, 1977 at Philadelphia. Collected his first two hits and first three RBI, August 7 vs. Colorado...Singled against Jhoulys Chacin for his first major league hit...Became the sixth player in team history to collect three RBI in one of his first two games and the first Met since Mike Jacobs on August 21, 2005. Drove in 11 runs in his first 11 games, tied for the highest total through 11 games in franchise history...Jose Reyes drove in 11 in 2003...Had two, three-RBI game as part of the stretch...Had an RBI in five of his first six games, one of 12 major leaguers since 1916 to do this...Only two players since 1916 (George Shuba and Dale Alexander) drove in at least one run in six of their first six career games. Had an RBI in five straight games, August 7-August 11, tied for the fourth-longest streak in franchise history by a rookie...Justin Turner had a seven-game streak, May14-May 21, 2011. Hit his first major league home run, August 11 at Arizona (off Heath Bell). Finished with a career-best three hits, August 23 vs. Detroit... Singled three times. Made his first career start at second base, August 28 vs. Philadelphia...Made 26 appearances, 25 starts, at third base and two appearances, one start at second base. Closed out the season hitting .111 (5-45) over his final 13 games. Hit .321 (136-424) with 15 home runs and 86 RBI in 107 games for the 51s.