Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 8/15/13
Well Ike Davis got his little reward last night as promised by Terry Collins and started against a lefthander as many on this thread wanted. Davis went hitless against Chris Capuano going 1-for-6 overall and stranding four runners on base. His lone hit was against righthanded reliever Brandon League – a double in the eighth. His batting average against lefthanded pitching is now down to .141 for the season.with a team worst .394 OPS in 64 at-bats. Original Post I enjoyed reading this article today from Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal who digs deep into the numbers of Ike Davis who is batting batting .306 (26 for 85) since returning from his Exile on Main Street in Las Vegas. Diamond writes that since the All-Star break, Ike Davis has swung at just 18.1% of pitches outside the strike zone, the second-lowest mark in all of baseball, and that “the most incredible thing about Davis’s turnaround has nothing to do with how well he’s swinging, but rather how well he’s not swinging.” He
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