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'Baffling' Davis playing his way out of New York


07:08 AM ET 05.23 | The options are, no doubt, being discussed in Queens. Send Ike Davis to the minor leagues. Don't send him to the minor leagues. It doesn't make a difference in the big picture. Here's the greater takeaway, as the Mets saw Matt Harvey's turn in the rotation overshadowed by yet another Ay Yi Y-Ike moment: He just isn't good enough a player to be generating this much agita. So he shouldn't be part of the Mets' plans next year and beyond, when they vow to be out of full rebuilding mode. "This is absolutely baffling to everybody," manager Terry Collins said, after a very questionable Davis decision on defense led to the Mets losing, 7-4, to the Reds at Citi Field. ... "We've got to get this guy going, because we've got to figure out where he's going to fit."

New York Post

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May 23, 2013  07:32 AM ET

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May 23, 2013  08:03 AM ET

They DON'T like Ike?

May 23, 2013  08:36 AM ET

His season long hitting slump is now carrying over to his defensive play at first base.

May 23, 2013  08:49 AM ET

He needs to stop thinking he's this great HOF ballplayer ..when in fact he's barely got a year and a half of MLB experience under his belt...he expects to get the respect of a full blown veteran at the plate by the umpires when in fact their still viewing him as a rookie.....some of the greats were sent down early in their careers i.e. Willie Mays,Mickey Mantle,Keith Hernandez....not to say Davis is this caliber of player...but sending him down is the only way to save this guy right now......

May 23, 2013  09:52 AM ET

Look how low his hands are in that picture. You can't hit like that. I don't know if a trip to AAA will help him, but the Mets can't afford to keep him in the lineup.

May 23, 2013  11:05 AM ET

It is way past due,he needs to find himself at the plate, not at the mets expense

May 23, 2013  11:57 AM ET

Its karma for beating on Tina all those years.

May 23, 2013  01:09 PM ET

Perhaps sending Davis to triple A might light a fire under hisass and make him realize if he wants to get back to ML club he has to show management he can be more productive at plate and on defense. Mets would have to do some shuffling to cover first base.

May 23, 2013  02:06 PM ET

Its karma for beating on Tina all those years.

I think she made all that up. You know, for the sympathy and publicity.

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May 23, 2013  10:22 PM ET

Why would Mariners give up Smoak for Ike Davis unless Mets Threw in Wheeler in the deal.

May 24, 2013  03:48 PM ET

The Yankees sent Mickey Mantle to the Minors, Enough Said!!!


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