Updated by Joe D. on 7/5
Based on comments made by Terry Collins Thursday and Wednesday, Ike Davis will return to the Mets and be immediately installed as the everyday first baseman.
“We’re not bringing Ike up to be a platoon player I can assure you of that.”
Wow… Not even to be considered in a platoon…
Davis batted .293 during his stint with Las Vegas and slugged seven homers in 75 Triple-A at-bats.
Obviously, this will have a huge impact on Josh Satin who will see his playing time reduced to a pinch-hitter with an occasional spot start. Only three days ago, Collins called Satin the team’ savior.
“He’s getting big hits for us. I’ll tell you what: Every team has someone that surprises you and saves you. And right now he’s our savior, because this guy has come up and filled a big hole for us.”
Satin is batting .353 with a homer and seven RBIs in 51 at-bats and is in the midst of a 10-game hitting streak and 25-game on base streak. During his last 15 games, Satin leads the major league i