Updated Post 11:30 AM
Ike Davis said the following to the New York Post regarding reports that the Mets will consider trading him this offseason:
“If they trade me, they trade me. I can’t do anything about it. I have to do my job where I am at. … I think I can help teams win baseball games. That is all I want to do.”
Now it’s starting to become real…
When the players respond and it reaches them, the speculation or rumors begin to take on more relevance and a life of their own.
Of course, Sandy Alderson could put this to rest with one of his well prepared quotes and diffuse the situation, but I’m betting he doesn’t because there is a real truth to this.
All I hear is crickets.
MLB Trade Rumors is saying that the Indians, Rays, Red Sox, and Marlins could all be in the market for a first baseman.
One more item…
This morning I read Howard Megdal’s take on this. I was particularly taken by something he said:
“You could build an all star team of the guys the Mets have publicly disparaged on