Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/6/12
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About two weeks ago, I questioned if hype got the best of us with regards to Ike Davis. Today, I was hoping I’d write about how he has snapped out of it. The truth is, it’s time to go Ike. This is not about last night. I don’t think last night was a pack it in night as some seem to feel. It was a bad loss, we move on. This is about April-June 5. I understand the reason Terry Collins told him “you’re not going to Buffalo.” It was meant to make him comfortable, and maybe stop playing with fear. However, I think it has backfired. I think what it did was make him comfortable in mediocrity. Now, there’s no threat of losing his job. It’s just “wait and see,” and frankly, he doesn’t deserve that much leeway. There is no sense of urgency anymore. You know, with Jason Bay coming back, I find myself hoping he turns it around. Hoping that he proves all the naysayers wrong. How many of us want Jason Bay to be cut? I’m sure plenty of you reading this today have had that thought at least once. Take
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