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Wilmer Flores sits after suffering ankle injury, may land on DL

Wilmer Flores hits an RBI fielder's choice to

(Credit: Mike Stobe)

LOS ANGELES -- Rookie Wilmer Flores was not in the starting lineup Tuesday against the Dodgers, one night after he turned his right ankle in the second inning when his cleat slipped off the bag while rounding second base.

Manager Terry Collins said the third baseman might wind up on the disabled list if the lingering stiffness in his ankle does not improve.

Initially, Flores played through...

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