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Wilmer Flores leaves game with lower back soreness

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Luis Guillorme replaced him at third base in the bottom of the fourth

MLB: New York Mets at Milwaukee Brewers Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports

Wilmer Flores left today’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers due to what the Mets are calling lower back soreness. He was replaced by Luis Guillorme at third base to start the bottom of the fourth inning. Flores has had his ups and downs this season, currently hitting .252 with three home runs and 13 RBIs. After not playing much to start the season he has seen more playing time lately due to the injury to Todd Frazier.

The Mets have not stated yet whether or not Flores will need to spend time on the disabled list. There is thought that this might be the case, as shortly after Flores was removed from the game infielder Phillip Evans was also replaced out in Las Vegas. Evans, who has spent multiple stints in the majors this season and plays third base is 1-for-8 with the Mets and is hitting .248 in Triple-A Las Vegas. The Mets do have a double header against the Braves tomorrow in Atlanta, so if Flores is unavailable the Mets might send him to the DL just to avoid having a short bench.