Mets pitchers and catchers report tomorrow in Port St. Lucie, officially kicking off a new year of baseball. This time of year is generally filled with optimism and “in the best shape of my life” quotes galore. Though Ike Davis doesn’t quite go that far, he does note that he’s feeling much better this spring than last spring
Last year, Davis was recovering from an ankle injury that caused him to miss most of the 2011 season. On top of that, he was also fighting what was reported to be Valley Fever. The combination sapped his energy and, as he told Adam Rubin of ESPN.com, he”…had to limit a lot of things last year as far as workload.”
By all accounts, Davis is feeling much better and potentially poised to have a monster year at the plate. Specifically, fans are excited to see if Davis can top the 32 home runs he hit last year, quite a feat considering he hit 27 of them from mid-June to the end of the season.
Just how many home runs can a healthy Davis be expe...