Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 10/14/14
The New York Mets have done a bit of an about-face in recent days regarding two of their more valuable trade assets. The team will not be trading first baseman Ike Davis, a decision likely spurred on by Lucas Duda's broken wrist, but will apparently be listening on NL Cy Young finalist RA Dickey. Keeping Davis around is something we've advocated since the end of the regular series, but we did break down what teams could potentially be interested in Davis on the trade market. Despite hitting just .227 overall, Davis had a major bounceback in the second half of the year, hitting .255 with an .888 OPS and 20 homers, twice as many as David Wright (who had the second most on the team in the second half). Davis will be entering his first of four arbitration years this offseason. As for Dickey, I understand both sides of the coin in regards to trading him or giving him a contract extension. I wouldn't necessarily call the Mets a pitching rich team, but their rotation ...
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