Mets infield prospect Wilmer Flores started at shortstop Tuesday. Ruben Tejada started there on Wednesday. Tejada will start at shortstop again Thursday, receive a day off, then start three of the next four games, Terry Collins told reporters earlier this week.
This is the final year of Kevin Burkhardt’s current contract with SNY. FOX recently announced he will host a new pre- and post-game studio show, based in Los Angeles, for their National baseball programming. Steve Gelbs will start the season as Burkhardt’s fill-in.