Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 6/25/13
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This morning on WFAN, Craig Carton was ripping Ike Davis over a report from a source who told him that Davis went ballistic in the clubhouse after the Mets opted to promote Zack Lutz instead of him. “How can they promote him over ****ing me,” he reportedly screamed at manager Wally Backman.. He became such a distraction, that Backman called Sandy Alderson to intervene and calm the slighted and infuriated first baseman down. Davis homered again in last night’s game to give him five homers in his last four games played. Yesterday, Terry Collins told reporters that the Mets did not promote Davis because they were facing three left-handers. Terry Collins said before Sunday’s game, ”We don’t want to put him in a funk right away.” Several reports are suggesting that Davis could join the team for Thursday’s makeup game in Colorado. Entering yesterday’s game, Davis was batting .310/.463/.690 with four home runs, 15 runs scored, and 8 RBIs. In 42 at-bats he has drawn 12 walks and struck out ...
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