Found June 09, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Ike DavisDavid Wright
TEAMS: New York Mets
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Over the past half-decade or so, Mets fans have developed a self-deprecating, Larry David-esque sense of humor. It is a coping mechanism to deal with some really awful baseball. Consider the following, the Mets cleanup hitter and everyday first baseman Ike Davis is currently hitting .164. Last year, Davis played in 156 games for the Mets and hit .227. The Mets franchise is so inept and poorly run that they’d rather keep trotting out a 26-year-old who hasn’t sniffed the Mendoza Line in months. Despite being the worst hitter in baseball, Davis is still a fan favorite in Flushing. Met fans never really thought he’d ever be sent down because he’s been struggling so long that they have just figured that the strategy with Ike was just to keep sending him out everyday because it just couldn’t get any worse. When he comes to the plate to not hit, Mets fans cheer for Davis harder than any other Met hitter aside from David Wright. If you walk around Citi Field, Roosevelt Field Mall, or any ot...
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