Wilmer Flores is so calm in the clutch, he blew a bubble while waiting for his walk-off home run to land
Call it clutch, call it luck, call it destiny, call it
He did it again in the Mets' 4-3 victory in the first game of Monday's doubleheader against the Phillies. Leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, the SNY broadcasters seemed to know what was coming as they continued to refer to his past game-winning exploits with the Mets.
It almost didn't come to pass, though, as Flores was nearly hit by
Clearly, Flores wasn't too stressed as he was here to chew bubble gum and hit game-winning dingers.
"Some guys just step up in those situations, so it's good to have him on the bench," manager Mickey Callaway said after the game.
For the curious, this was Flores' 10th walk-off hit for the Mets, breaking a tie with
Two MLB players have four walk-off HRs since the start of 2015:— Andrew Simon (@AndrewSimonMLB) July 9, 2018
1. Manny Machado
2. Wilmer Flores