John Harper of the New York Daily News published an article this morning discussing Ike Davis and the Mets’ need to figure out if he’s part of the future plan. Harper leans more toward yes, stating that:
“They need to find out if Davis can be counted on as part of their plan for next year and beyond. Certainly that’s more important than trying to squeeze a few more hits out of Josh Satin’s hot streak.
On the other hand, the Mets are playing their best baseball of the season, in part because Satin is delivering some big hits, and that can’t be dismissed as insignificant either for a young team trying to put an end to years of losing.”
I certainly understand where Harper is coming from. His point throughout the article seems to be that if the Mets want to continue moving forward and seeing progress like they’ve been seeing as of late, they need to make a decision sooner rather than later about whether or not Davis is a vital part of their long term plan. Numbers don’t lie: since Davis...