Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 5/27/13
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Ike Davis is easily the most perplexing player on the Mets roster right now.  Now in his fourth season since being called up in 2010, Davis has posted one-and-a-quarter good seasons, and one-and-a-quarter horrendous ones.  He has looked like two completely different ballplayers. Davis’ early triumphs on the field have perhaps given him some leeway within the organization when it comes to his struggles at the plate.  I have been a vocal supporter of Davis during his down times, preferring to point to the .271/.357/.460 line he posted from 2010-2011 instead of the .210/.293/.415 of the last two seasons. The stats confirm what everyone’s eyes see; Ike Davis has lost his way.  He is simply not the same player that he used to be. Before we get into who he is now, we have to understand who he was. Ike Davis: The Prospect Years Ike Davis was the 18th overall pick in the first round of the 2008 MLB draft.  Upon his selection, Anthony DiComo, writing for the Mets’ official website, had t...
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