Originally posted on Mets360.com  |  Last updated 12/25/13
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The Mets have yet to find a partner for an Ike Davis trade.  The theory that Davis would attract a suitor hoping to bag the next Chris Davis seems to have been overblown.  Now, a deal could still happen and the Mets could wind up with a platoon of Lucas Duda and Josh Satin but it occurred to me, the Mets could use the next Crash Davis. Ignore, for the moment, that the Mets don’t have a leadoff hitter and that Bartolo Colon has a solid chance of starting on opening day.  The Mets now have Daniel Murphy, David Wright and Curtis Granderson in the heart of their batting order.  That’s pretty good, but it doesn’t make them playoff contenders.  What would change that?  Why not Davis? In 2011 Davis was 149 plate appearances into a monumental season when injury struck on a freak play.  How good?  Let’s see what that season could have been if he continued on that pace: R: 84 2B: 34 3B: 4 HR: 29 RBI: 105 That is the Davis the Mets have been waiting for.  The one we thought we saw l...
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