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It’s no surprise that as the Mets sit here in July, many new faces have come up and seen time in the big leagues. One of those new faces has come up and taken over at first base. That is none other than Josh Satin.  With Ike Davis finding himself in the minors and Lucas Duda hurt, the Mets turned to a prospect that they liked, but just couldn’t find room for at the big league level. Now Satin is getting his chance to play every day and is making the most of it. But, what does this mean for his future and the Mets’ future? To answer this, a closer look at the numbers is required.  Satin in 2013: 16 Gs/51 PAs/.390 AVG/.510 OBP/.561 SLG Satin has been able to achieve success here at the big league level this year, so far. But a look at his last full season in Triple A shows that this isn’t something new. Satin in 2012 (AAA): 131 G’s/527 PA’s/.286 AVG/.391 OBP/.442 SLG And in a short time down in Las Vegas this year Satin had a .305/.420/491 line in 59 games. This isn’t new to Satin. ...

Hot Josh Satin Could Hurt Mets’ Chances Of Trading Ike Davis

The New York Mets are close to entering the dilemma stage with first baseman Ike Davis. At the beginning of the season Davis was considered part of the Mets’ core, but for the second straight year slumped out of the gate. This time, the Mets tired of waiting for the flourish that never came and shipped him to Triple-A Las Vegas where he would presumably get “fixed,’’ by manager...

Decision Time is Coming for Ike Davis

John Harper of the New York Daily News published an article this morning discussing Ike Davis and the Mets’ need to figure out if he’s part of the future plan. Harper leans more toward yes, stating that: “They need to find out if Davis can be counted on as part of their plan for next year and beyond. Certainly that’s more important than trying to squeeze a few more hits out...

What does Ike Davis have to do to get his job back?

Sure, why not write another Ike Davis column! You see, a lot has changed in the last week, as Josh Satin (Davis’ direct replacement) has gone on a tear and appears steadfast in wanting to keep the job at first base. Also, Davis is doing his best to reclaim the job, as he has now gone back-to-back games with hitting a home run in Las Vegas. Satin, who hit his first career home run...

Ike Davis Promotion Imminent; Mets To Have Decisions To Make

Reports are the New York Mets are about to recall first baseman Ike Davis from the minor leagues in time for Friday’s game in Milwaukee. Davis was demoted June 10, and although his Triple-A Las Vegas numbers are good, the timing is interesting. When Zack Wheeler as in Vegas, the Mets harped on disregarding statistics because the atmosphere was conducive to hitting. DAVIS: Hope...

Ike Davis Doubles and Homers For Triple-A Las Vegas

Ike Davis had a big night for Triple-A Las Vegas tonight as they beat the Fresno Grizzlies 2-0. Davis went 3-for-4 with a double and his seventh homerun since being demoted. He is now batting .293 in 74 at-bats with the 51s. Original Post 7/3 John Harper of the New York Daily News published an article this morning discussing Ike Davis and the Mets’ need to figure out if he’s...

Ike Davis Being Promoted From Triple-A Las Vegas

According to Adam Rubin of ESPNNewYork, Ike Davis will be rejoining the Mets. The Mets have been playing with four bench players and eight relievers. Gonzalez Germen is likely to be sent down for Davis. Davis is batting cleanup in tonight’s lineup for the Las Vegas 51s. The 51s are playing in a playing against Triple-A Tucson.

Davis Will Play Everday At First Base And Push Satin To The Bench

Updated by Joe D. on 7/5 Based on comments made by Terry Collins Thursday and Wednesday, Ike Davis will return to the Mets and be immediately installed as the everyday first baseman. “We’re not bringing Ike up to be a platoon player I can assure you of that.” Wow… Not even to be considered in a platoon… Davis batted .293 during his stint with Las Vegas and slugged seven...

Mets expecting to recall Ike Davis

The New York Mets may soon recall first basemen Ike Davis. Davis has been spending time at Triple-A Las Vegas since a early year demotion. In 21 games at Las Vegas the former first basemen of the Mets has compiled a .293/.424/.667 batting line with seven homers. Source says Ike Davis returning to #Mets. More coming to ESPN New York: — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) July 5, 2013 ...

Mets excel minus Davis and Tejada (and Duda not in OF)

On May 29th, the concept of the Terrible Trio was introduced. In the previous 22 games, John Buck, Ike Davis and Ruben Tejada combined to go 32-217 (.147) and the Mets went 8-14. They only had that many wins thanks to some outstanding pitching efforts. In the eight wins, the Mets scored 24 runs. That night, Tejada was injured and his anemic bat went out of the lineup. The...

Terry Collins: Josh Satin Is Our Savior Right Now

According to a post by Adam Rubin on ESPN New York, it now appears that Josh Satin’s hot bat will be keeping Ike Davis in Triple-A Las Vegas longer than what some may have initially thought. Satin, whose RBI single in the bottom of the ninth forced extra innings last night, went 3-for-6 with two doubles and a walk in the Mets comeback win. He has now reached base safely in 12...

MMO Spotlight: Josh Satin Has Always Been A Good Hitter

It’s pretty easy rooting for Josh Satin. All the kid has really ever wanted to do is play baseball, and wherever he’s played, he’s excelled. Two things remain consistent about Satin’s baseball run over a lengthy span of years. The kid can hit and more often than not, he’s selected as an all-star. Satin was a three time all-star selection as a Wolverine for the Harvard Westlake...

Mets Designate Brandon Lyon For Assignment

The Mets have designated reliever Brandon Lyon for assignment. A corresponding move has not been announced, but it could open the door for Ike Davis to return to the team. The Mets have been playing with an extra arm on the roster and short one player on the bench. Lyon had a 4.98 ERA in 34.1 innings pitched for the Mets this season and has allowed ten earned runs in his last eight...
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