Flores isn't starting Wednesday against the Rockies. Flores will retreat to the bench once again after going 0-for-16 with six strikeouts over the last five games. Austin Slater will take over as the designated hitter, leading off.
Flores isn't in Monday's lineup against the Rockies. Flores has gone 0-for-12 with five strikeouts over the past three games, and he'll take a breather Monday. Darin Ruf will start as the designated hitter for the series opener against Colorado.
Flores is out of the lineup for Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Padres, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Flores started the last nine games and went 11-for-33 with one homer, six doubles, seven runs and five RBI during that stretch, but he'll head to the bench for the matinee. Justin Smoak will bat sixth as the designated hitter in Game 1.
Flores went 2-for-4 with a solo home run during Thursday's loss to the Padres. Flores got the Giants on the board with a solo shot off Chris Paddack in the second inning. It was the 29-year-old's team-leading ninth long ball of the season. He is slashing .296/.341/.546.
Flores went 1-for-3 with a double in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Diamondbacks. Flores has doubled in each of the first three games of the series with Arizona, extending his hit streak to a season-best eight games in the process. He'll look to continue his hot run at the plate Monday, when he'll serve as the designated hitter and bat fifth in the series finale, per Amy Gutierrez of NBC Sports Bay Area.
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