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After a three week exile to Triple-A Las Vegas, Mets first baseman Ike Davis returned with a vengeance last night, piecing together a 3-for-5 performance with a walk, two runs scored and two RBIs.
Davis was penciled into the cleanup spot and for all intents and purposes did his job and did it well. It was just one small step, but it was certainly a step in the right direction. All three hits were singles, but two of them were really ripped hard. It was his first three-hit game since September 15 of last season.
With his confidence somewhat restored, Davis acknowledged that the demotion that he was so resistant to, was actually the perfect medicine for an ailing swing that needed plenty of work.
“Obviously I wish I could have done it here,” Davis said. “But it’s hard to really work on stuff here because you need to win right away. You kind of couldn’t do anything.”
“My first six games down there, when I was working on stuff, I was terrible. But it was easier to work on that because I...
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The New York Mets recalled first baseman Ike Davis from Triple-A Las Vegas.
Davis, demoted on June 10 due to a poor start to the 2013 season, was batting fourth against Milwaukee on Friday night.
Davis was hitting .161 with five home runs and 16 RBIs in 55 games before being sent down. He made some mechanical adjustments during his stay in the minors and batted .293 with seven...
The average baseball fan will look at the Mets boxscore from last night and assume all is well with Ike Davis after his month long demotion to AAA Las Vegas. However, those who watched the game, including Mets broadcaster Keith Hernandez, may have seen a different picture than the boxscore depicted.
The story that the boxscore will portray is this: a 3-5 effort with two RBI and...
The New York Mets had not been happy with Ike Davis' under-performing ways when they sent him back down to Triple-A. Now, the Mets are willing to give him another chance. After showing his true talents in the minors (again), the Mets have recalled the 26-year old first baseman.
According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Davis will rejoin the Mets tonight as they take on...
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...
Ike Davis and Zack Wheeler, two key, but struggling players for the New York Mets, came up big Friday night in Milwaukee. In his return from the minors, Davis had three hits, while Wheeler, who was hit hard in his previous start, settled down by throwing more fastballs.
They didn’t have great nights, but most importantly persevered. Davis still had his hitch, but it wasn’t as...
Keith Hernandez, the man whose former mustache was the inspiration behind the name of this blog, has once again given us some wonderful material to use from his time on the air.
Kevin Burkhardt was giving us another one of his riveting reports, this time on how Josh Satin reacted to being benched for Ike Davis, and Keith then gave all of us this wonderful gem.
The MLB season is approximately at its halfway point, and so far, it has not been a good season for most Jewish position players.
The most accomplished active Jewish player, Ryan Braun, has been on the DL since June 10th with a bruised right thumb. This is the first ever trip to the disabled list for the five-time All-Star, and he is not expected back until after the All-Star break...
KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK, KIRK…
What a comedy of errors we had in this one as the New York Mets walloped the Milwaukee Brewers by the score of 12-5 tonight at Miller Park. This was a fun game and I hope you all got a chance to watch it.
I’m going to forego a retelling of all the many Brewer baserunning blunders and just get to the stuff we really care about – what did...
As we approach the trading deadline, anybody who has a keyboard will be coming up with trade ideas for the New York Mets. The truth is, I try to stay away from the “rumor” machine because I feel like I’ve learned my lesson with getting enthralled in things that never actually happen.
The Mets are in an interesting position because so much of what they do moving forward depends...
Tonight's #Mets Lineup:
1. Young Jr 7
2. Murphy 4
3. Wright 5
4. Davis 3
5. Kirk 9
6. Lagares 8
7. Buck 2
8. Quintanilla 6
9. Wheeler P
— Mets Family™ (@MetsFamily) July 5, 2013
Tonight's #Brewers lineup vs Mets: pic.twitter.com/p3JaNZgK6F
— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) July 5, 2013
Ike, Buck & Kirk in the #mets lineup… More K's in their names or in their...
Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap the week that was against the Diamondbacks and Brewers while weighing in on so many other Metsian storylines ranging from our two 2013 MLB All Stars as well Minor League All Stars Wilmer Flores and Brandon Nimmo.
Of course, no weekly Mets recap of any kind would be worth its weight in salt...
With the All Star Game coming to Citi Field, it might be fun to run down Mets in All Star Game history. First up the 1960s.
Game 1 7/10 DC Stadium, Washington, DC
The Mets’ first representatives for an All Star Game were centerfielder Richie Ashburn as a reserve outfielder, and skipper Casey Stengel on NL manager Fred Hutchinson‘s coaching staff. MLB...
When I was a kid Wisconsin was one of those places that existed in name only. Places like Wisconsin and Minnesota and Kentucky were as unlikely to actually exist as Bora Bora or the Canary Islands or Narnia. In a “tree falling in the forest that no one hears” kind of way, if I wasn’t aware of these places were they even real? Did I know anyone who had been there and returned...