There have been all kinds of happenings in the Mets organization of late.
Ike Davis – who was supposed to be one of the big bats in the Mets’ line-up – was sent down to Triple-A along with Mike Baxter and Robert Carson.
Davis has struggled immensely this season with a batting line of .161/.242/.258 and has been on a downward plane since injuring his left ankle in a collision with David Wright in May of 2011.
Baxter had sub-par numbers hitting .212/.333/.282 in 102 plate appearances for the team and Carson had an ugly ERA of 8.50 in 13 games out of the bullpen.
All three moves had to be made and hopefully all of the aforementioned players can fix what needs to be fixed, regain some confidence and make their way back to the big leagues to help the Mets in the future.
The team also designated outfielder Rick Ankiel for assignment.
Ankiel hit a mere .194/.254/.387 for the Mets after they signed him to a contract after his release from Houston and despite his reputation for be...