Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/19/12
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With Adam Rubin’s report citing a baseball source that the Mets are open to trading Ike Davis this winter, the offseason rumor mill has officially started spinning.  Now, please keep in mind that I’m not necessarily opposed to the team trading Davis away, and while its comforting that the team’s front office is prepared to make changes, this particular change doesn’t necessarily add up for a variety of reasons. The most intriguing part of Rubin’s scenario is that the Mets are upset with Davis’ ability to accept instruction.  Furthermore, Rubin’s source indicates that the team is unhappy with the idea that Ike’s late night activities are impacting his ability to play good baseball.  Each would be a realistic gripe.  Specifically its reasonable to think that Davis may have pulled out of his early season slump if the supposed claims were true, however in my opinion that it’s nonsensical to think that we wouldn’t have caught wind of such problems before the team went as far as considering
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