Updated by HoJo on 5/25
Hitting coach Count Dave Hudgens continues to voice his strong opinion that the Mets need to stick with Ike Davis and not send him to Triple-A Las Vegas according to a report in the New York Post.
“I don’t even want to think about it, to be honest with you,” the Mets hitting coach told The Post yesterday before Davis went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts in the Mets’ 5-5 suspended game against the Braves Friday night.
“I really like the idea of him being here, because I know what he can do. I know what he’s capable of and I have full confidence in him. I really do. I just think every time he goes up he’s going to do something and it’s just that one little breakthrough that he needs.”
Meanwhile, manager Terry Collins is now okay with the idea of sending Davis back to the minors for the first time this season.
“We’ve got to get him to believe in himself, get the confidence back, because that’s where it starts.,” Collins said. “ Sometimes you send him to a place