As an update to the Ike Davis and 2012 fatigue discussion from Wednesday, here is an update from Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, who spoke to Ike Davis today at Port St. Lucie:
Ike Davis publicly portrayed his diagnosis of valley fever last February as a non-issue, insisting it was giving him no problems and was a latent case at worst.
In reality, Davis confessed Friday, he would retreat home after Mets workouts last spring training and retire to his couch because of exhaustion.
He feels far more energy now, he added.
“I had to limit a lot of things last year as far as workload,” Davis said. “I didn’t have a beer all of spring training last year. I went home and laid on the couch. And I usually fish for another six hours every day after Mets workouts. I didn’t say anything to anybody, besides maybe the trainers.”
Read Rubin’s entire interview here.
I’m expecting great things from Ike Davis this season.
You know, the more I think about it, even when Davis got into that great groove in t...