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Giants' Wilmer Flores: Homers in Saturday's loss

Flores went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Padres. Flores provided the Giants' lone run with a solo shot off Padres reliever Robert Suarez in the eighth inning. In his last seven games, Flores has been solid, going 7-for-24 (.292) with a homer, four RBI and five runs scored. The infielder is up to a .266/.329/.422 slash line with four homers, 23 RBI, 20 runs scored and eight doubles through 35 contests overall.
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Giants' Wilmer Flores: Added to Saturday's lineup

Flores was added to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Padres, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports. The 30-year-old was scheduled to get a day off Saturday, but he'll serve as the designated hitter and bat second after Brandon Belt (knee) was scratched from the lineup. Flores has gone 4-for-13 with a double, three runs, two RBI, a walk and a strikeout over the last three games.
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Giants' Wilmer Flores: Not starting Saturday

Flores isn't starting Saturday against the Cardinals, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. Flores returned to the field in Friday's series opener but went hitless in four at-bats. LaMonte Wade will serve as the designated hitter while Luis Gonzalez starts in right field.
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Giants' Wilmer Flores: Returns to lineup

Flores (back) is starting Friday against the Cardinals, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports. Flores missed two consecutive games due to lower-back tightness, but he'll be back in the lineup after Thursday's scheduled day off. Over his last three games, the 30-year-old has gone 3-for-10 with a homer, a double, six RBI, two runs and two walks. He'll start at the hot corner and bat third in Friday's series opener.
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Giants' Wilmer Flores: Scratched with back tightness

Flores was scratched from the lineup Tuesday against the Rockies due to lower-back tightness, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Flores was penciled in to make his fourth straight start at third base Tuesday, but he's instead out of the lineup with the back issue. He should be considered day-to-day for now, while Mauricio Dubon will take Flores' place at the hot corner.
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Giants' Wilmer Flores: Slugs grand slam Saturday

Flores went 1-for-3 with a grand slam, a walk and six total RBI in Saturday's 13-7 win over the Cardinals. Flores gave the Giants a big early lead with his first-inning grand slam off Steven Matz. Though he didn't collect another hit in the contest, the veteran produced two more runs on a fourth-inning sacrifice fly and an eighth-inning bases-loaded walk. The grand slam was the fifth of Flores' career, and his first since September of 2017, per Sarah Langs of MLB.com. Flores is slashing .269/.340/.419 with three homers and a team-high 19 RBI on the season.
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Wilmer Flores had a day only he could have

It was disappointing that the New York Mets didn’t get to play on Saturday. The anniversary of the ratcoon game, Matt Harvey’s bloody nose, and Bartolo Colon’s home run guaranteed something strange was going to occur. Instead, we all spent our nights aimlessly scrolling through our watchlists on the streaming services we have wondering why we’ve bothered adding so much garbage until finally settling on the first thing we can find with over 60% on Rotten Tomatoes.
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Giants' Wilmer Flores: Racks up three hits

Flores went 3-for-5 in Friday's 14-4 loss to the Nationals. Flores has posted multiple hits in four of his last six games, going 10-for-25 (.400) in that span. All three of his hits Friday were singles. The strong hitting has boosted his slash line to .290/.333/.449 with two home runs, 12 RBI, 10 runs scored and five doubles in 18 games. Flores has mainly served as the designated hitter versus right-handed pitchers while moving to third base against southpaws.
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