Originally written October 06, 2012 on Mets360.com:
The buzz on the street is that the Mets, still strapped for cash and likely to bleed money for another season or two might need to part ways with their beloved 3B.  As David Wright would leave Flushing for a new franchise, this Met fan wonders, who the Mets will bill as the great hope of the team?  If not Wright, then who?Ike Davis seems to be an option.  He’s clean cut, and puts out effort.  Also doesn’t hurt that he hit 32 home runs in 2012.  Perhaps if he can get his numbers on the track they had been before the injury and keep his nose clean the Mets would pick him to represent them as the future of the franchise.  The issue is that Davis has had his highs and lows and should settle somewhere in the medium of those expectations… not above them.If not Davis, then who?  Ruben Tejada?  Daniel Murphy?  Surely nobody in the Met outfield…  How about… Matt Harvey?He’s a North East kid, born in New London, CT and a pitching legend of Fitch High School in Groton, CT.  He went to col...
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