Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/12/12
Ike Davis rebounded after a slow start to his 2012 season to show us his power potential with 32 jacks Ike Davis had a first half to forget in 2012. But he rebounded in the second half to produce high end power numbers. Ike became the first Met player to reach the 30 home run mark since Carlos Delgado jacked 38, and David Wright hit 33 in 2008. Davis displayed the kind of power you hope to get from a future clean up hitter. Ike will turn 26 just before opening day in 2013, and will enter a year where he will be counted on heavily to provide power and run production. Was what we saw from him in 2012 his ceiling, or is there more power to come from the Ike man? I have said all along that Davis has 30 home run power. I believed all along that he could potentially be our cleanup hitter of the future. I wasn’t sold on it, but he had the potential to do it. His home runs are not cheap ones by any means. When he gets the barrel on the ball, it travels a long way. So the question is, Does Davis
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