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Wilmer Flores started at third base Sunday for the second straight game. Collins said Flores' ankles have been feeling better after work in the weight room and exercises with team physical therapists.

It showed in Sunday night's game as Flores went 1-for-4 with an RBI. Collins said the 22-year-old was able to use his lower half to hit.

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Wilmer Flores started at third base Sunday for the second straight game. Collins said Flores' ankles have been feeling better after work in the weight room and exercises with team physical therapists.

It showed in Sunday night's game as Flores went 1-for-4 with an RBI. Collins said the 22-year-old was able to use his lower half to hit.

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Still, Collins said it's a day-to-day situation.

"They're going to get beat up again," Collins said. "It's going to take a little time for them to be 100 percent again."

Chris Iseman is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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