Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 10/14/14
Dear Ike, It’s me Joe D. just checking in with you to see how things are coming along. I hope you’re still not mad at me because I suggested you go to the minor leagues to recharge your batteries almost a month ago. I was only saying it in the best interest of what was right for this team and mostly for your benefit. Now it’s been three more weeks and you are still batting .160 and even those who thought I was being too harsh and too hasty, have since come around and joined the chorus. It’s not because we hate you, it’s because we know that you can work on some things which are almost impossible to do while toughing it out here at the majors. Plus, you’re not really helping the team tight now and we know you’re very big on that whole team concept thing. I bet your stay wouldn’t last long longer than two weeks tops. And that when you do come back you’ll be the same Ike Davis that used to put that powerful charge into the middle of the Mets lineup. That’s the Ike Davis we all know and...
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