Found October 05, 2012 on Mets Merized Online:
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According to Jon Heyman from CBS Sports, the Red Sox could have some serious interest in the Mets’ Ike Davis should he be available this offseason.The Red Sox will be looking for a first baseman this winter, Heyman writes, after sending Adrian Gonzalez to the Dodgers in late August and seeing placeholder James Loney continue to struggle offensively.Ike Davis has recently been a hot subject in the New York sports circuit and mostly for the speculation that he could be on his way out rather than his incredible second half performance at the plate.Heyman say that the Mets haven’t ruled out a trade for Davis, who will be arbitration eligible for the first time and eligible for a significant raise in 2013 at a time when the GM admittedly said he has very little payroll flexibility.Reportedly, the Red Sox had two scouts in attendance during Mets-Marlins series. Heyman adds that it’s curious the Mets would consider trading Davis, since he is by far their main source of home runs, but that ...
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