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Wilmer Flores reinstated from DL

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Ty Kelly sent back to Triple-A in corresponding move

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New York Mets utility infielder Wilmer Flores was reinstated from the 10-day disabled list before last night’s game. To make room on the roster, Ty Kelly was sent back down to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Flores went to the disabled list following back soreness that was at one point referred to rather ominously as a “disc issue.” But after a few rehab games with Single-A St. Lucie—including a homer in his last rehab appearance last night—he’s back.

In his 46 games before going on the DL on May 28, Flores was slashing .248/.320/.398 with three home runs for a wRC+ of 101.

Kelly, who was called up on Tuesday, did not appear in any games during his brief stint on the 25-man roster.

Flores was not in the lineup for tonight’s matchup against the Arizona Diamondbacks, though he did double-switch into the game and drove in the Mets’ third run of the game.