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Wilmer Flores’s Walk-Off Homer Ends Mets’ Losing Skid at One Game

Had Carlos Gomez’s medical report turned out different three years ago, Wilmer Flores might not have found himself in the position he did on Sunday: circling the bases at Citi Field after hitting a game-ending home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers, 3-2.

In fact, he might even have been wearing a Brewers uniform.

One of the enduring images of the Mets’ 2015 season was that of Flores weeping on the field during a late-July game against the San Diego Padres because of reports that he had been traded to the Brewers in exchange for Gomez.